- News tagged "ibm"
Monday, 16 Nov 2015
Mr. Gene Amdahl, who was credited for his pioneering efforts in building up IBM mainframe offerings, has passed away at age 92 last week. Find out more about his contributions to modern computing after the jump.
Wednesday, 19 Aug 2015
Known as TrueNorth, the latest IBM-made chip uses a mere 0.07 watts of electricity to perform 46 billion synaptic operations per second, per watt, and created a system with the processing power of a rodent's brain.
Friday, 10 Jul 2015
IBM and its partners have announced the world’s first 7nm processors. More about this breakthrough after the jump.
Thursday, 2 Jul 2015
Globalfoundries has completed the acquisition of IBM’s microelectronic business. This marks the finalization of the deal that was announced in October last year.
Monday, 20 Oct 2014
IBM has been looking to eject its loss-making semiconductor business and it finally convinced Globalfoundries to take up the business. In addition to paying Globalfoundries to take over its chip making business, IBM will continue to invest in semiconductor and materials research technologies among others.
Friday, 8 Aug 2014
According to Bloomberg, Globalfoundries has turned down a US$1 billion payout from IBM to take over the latter’s bleeding chip manufacturing business. Read further to uncover why this seemingly good deal fell through.
Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014
Apple and IBM have both announced a global partnership that will bring enterprise apps and services to iOS devices.
Tuesday, 3 Jun 2014
LTA, SMRT, StarHub, and IBM have announced a partnership to apply fusion analytics to create a state-of-the-art public transport system that will significantly improve the commuter experience across Singapore.
Friday, 24 Jan 2014
IBM has agreed to sell its x86 server business to Lenovo for US$2.3 billion. IBM isn’t exiting the server business just yet as it will retain its high-end servers like the Power Systems, Power-based Flex machines and System z mainframes, together with its storage and cloud solutions.
Thursday, 31 Oct 2013
The man, who was the main driving force behind IBM's first personal computer, has passed away. Mr. William C. Lowe died of a heart attack on 19 October in the United States. He was 72.