IBM Lotus this week introduced a slew of partners to help with its efforts to integrate traditional telephony and VoIP with collaboration software.
Most of the infected PCs are in Asia and Europe, with fewer than 6 percent of infections in North America.
A myriad of patent and licensing agreements make any merger discussions a complex affair.
IBM eyes a buyout of Sun Microsystems, possibly heralding a major shake-up of the server market.
Analysis: There's a lot of good stuff inside of Sun, which would work hand-in-glove with IBM's existing projects.
UPDATE: IBM, Sun Microsystems share many interests, but a $6.5 billion merger is no certainty.
Promotional materials for the Las Vegas appearance urged attendees to come "be inspired by special guest speaker, Olympic champion Michael Phelps."
IBM is helping its former workers find jobs in developing markets around the world.
The powerful supercomputer will perform at speeds 20 times faster than the runner-up, also from IBM.