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Big Blue buttons down big data

IBM will introduce new products and features to help organizations manage their new big-data systems, according to the general manager of IBM information management.

IBM eyeing microservers to compete with HP's Moonshot

IBM is working to develop microservers based on low-power processors but isn't sure yet when the systems will be introduced.

IBM sells customer care outsourcing unit for $505 million

Citing low profit margins, IBM has sold its customer care outsourcing business to Synnex for $505 million, the companies said Tuesday.

IBM's Power8 opens up to component makers

Power8 is mostly targeted at high-performance supercomputers, and CAPI can support chips that require high bandwidth.

IBM starts restricting hardware patches to paying customers

IBM has started to require visitors of the IBM Fix Central website to provide a serial number in order to download a patch or update.

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IBM's Watson could get even smarter with Power8 chip

IBM disclosed some of the tchnical details of its Power8 chip on Monday, with the expectation that technologies like "Watson" will get even better.

IBM, Verizon to compete for $10 billion in government cloud work

IBM, Verizon and eight other companies will compete for US$10 billion worth of work to help move the U.S. Department of the Interior's IT systems to the cloud.

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IBM to acquire endpoint security company Trusteer

IBM has signed an agreement to acquire security company Trusteer, and plans to set up a cybersecurity software lab in Israel.

IBM, universities partner on 'big-data' skills training

IBM is hoping to help create the next generation of "big-data" specialists through a series of partnerships with universities around the world, as well as influence the curriculum.

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IBM to license Power chips to keep them relevant

IBM has decided to license the Power chip architecture to customers, who can then build chips based on the design. A collection of companies, including Nvidia and Google, will also join IBM in creating the OpenPower consortium to advance cloud computing.