IBM achieved a computing breakthrough when the Watson supercomputer outperformed humans in game show "Jeopardy," but the company now wants to supercharge its high-end Power servers by tapping into graphics processors for the first time.
IBM will soon give third parties access to Watson, fostering applications that take advantage of the system's artificial intelligence capabilities.
IBM has licensed smartphone and tablet processor designs from ARM, which will be used in new communications and networking gear.
IBM and Libelium have teamed up to sell a starter kit to test sensor networks
Managing its way nimbly through times of economic sluggishness, IBM reported a 6 percent increase in profit for the third quarter even as its revenue declined.
IBM has begun integrating its cloud portfolio with cloud computing infrastructure from its US$2 billion acquisition of SoftLayer Technologies, starting with its social learning platform targeted at a variety of industries.
IBM's decision to license its future Power8 processor to third parties doesn't mean life has ended for the current Power 7+, which will go alongside x86 chips into new PureFlex System preconfigured servers announced on Wednesday.
Amazon Web Services has been handed a win in a court battle with IBM over a CIA contract for a cloud computing project worth up to $600 million.
Xtify, founded in 2009 and based in New York, has a range of large consumer-focused clients.
IBM and four universities are planning a research project into cognitive computing, which seeks to build computers that operate in a manner closer to the human mind.