IBM launches Linux only mainframe
Published in News
Monday, 17 August 2015 12:55

IBM launches Linux only mainframe


Super penguin

IBM has announced a new Linux-only mainframe aimed at both ends of the enterprise market.

Big Blue plummets further
Published in News
Tuesday, 21 July 2015 16:07

Big Blue plummets further


Reaching limbo levels

IBM revenues fell for the 13th quarter and missed the fairly low expectations of the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street.

IBM delivers 7nm to Gloflo
Published in Processors
Thursday, 09 July 2015 15:56

IBM delivers 7nm to Gloflo


That is what they were buying

IBM has flogged its fabrication plants to GlobalFoundries and what the outfit might be getting is the fruits of its 7nm processing research.

IBM adds Tesla GPU in cloud
Published in News
Thursday, 09 July 2015 14:18

IBM adds Tesla GPU in cloud


Nvidia Tesla K80 gets a job with the suits

Biggish Blue has added an option for its SoftLayer product which adds Nvidia Tesla K80 GPU acceleration in the cloud

GlobalFoundries completes IBM sale
Published in News
Thursday, 02 July 2015 14:07

GlobalFoundries completes IBM sale


GlobalFoundaries now a significant force

GlobalFoundries has signed off on the purchase of IBM's chip business making it one of chip industries key players and actually filling its bank acount.

IBM blows on Spark
Published in News
Monday, 15 June 2015 14:02

IBM blows on Spark


Apache's open-source cluster backed by the suits

IBM is backing Apache's open-source cluster computing framework Spark and said that it will form the basis of all IBM's analytics and commerce platforms. It will be sold as a service on its Bluemix cloud.

IBM suits to eat fruity dog food
Published in News
Friday, 29 May 2015 13:07

IBM suits to eat fruity dog food


Replace Thinkpads with expensive toys

IBM's partnership with Apple is probably not going the way that many in the industry would have played it with Big Blue having to swallow its own dog food and buy the expensive gear itself.

US Navy to sink IBM after Lenovo deal
Published in News
Thursday, 21 May 2015 18:06

US Navy to sink IBM after Lenovo deal


Because the US never spies on China

The US Navy is the latest to suffer from US paranoia about Chinese spying.

IBM trips the light fantastic
Published in News
Thursday, 14 May 2015 13:04

IBM trips the light fantastic


IBM shows off integrated Photonics chip

Biggish Blue has been showing off what it claims to be the world's first fully integrated wavelength multiplexed silicon photonics chip.

Intel mulls return to supercomputers
Published in News
Wednesday, 13 May 2015 11:49

Intel mulls return to supercomputers


Chipzilla comes a full circle

The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn that suggests that Chipzilla bigwigs want to get back into supercomputing.