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.
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.
Because the US never spies on China
The US Navy is the latest to suffer from US paranoia about Chinese spying.
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.
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.
IBM takes on Xeon
Biggish blue is upgrading its Power chips so that they can better compete with Intels Haswell-EX Xeon E7 v3 processors.
Young dont want them any more
Apple and IBM's business partnership which was supposed to push iPads and iPhones into corporates seems to have reverted to hitting softer targets like Japanese pensioners.
IBM has Quantum breakthrough
IBM has revealed a new quantum chip which may or may not exist.
And it can't even try what it creates
Normally when people are set to retire they have a crack at writing a novel or a biography and it seems that IBM's supercomputer Watson is no different.
Things ain't wot they used to be
The ever shrinking Big Blue has said it will invest $3 billion over the next four years in a new 'Internet of Things" unit, aiming to sell its expertise in gathering and making sense of the surge in real-time data that the Internet of Stuff will generate.