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On top of big salaries, companies pile on perks
Chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices bought the house CEO Rory Read struggled to sell for $790,000 - and gave him another $180,000 to cover his underwater mortgage.
Tue May 21, 2013
Goodbye, Lotus 1-2-3
"The first killer app was VisiCalc. This early spreadsheet turned the Apple II from a hobbyist toy to a business computer.
Heinrich Rohrer, Nobel laureate who opened the door to nanoscience 1933-2013
Dr. Heinrich Rohrer, IBM Fellow, Nobel Laureate and co-inventor of the scanning tunneling microscope, passed away on the evening of May 16, 2013.
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Cyber Network Gears Up for Growth in the Cloud with IBM PureSystems
The integrated design and management capabilities in Flex Systems will help Cyber Network to spend less time on IT maintenance and support and devote these resources to provide lower-cost services for its growing numbers of cloud-based customers.
IBM: Risk-Reward Still Compelling Despite The Price Recovery
The share price of International Business Machines has recently recouped some loss incurred in April following the company's lackluster Q1 earnings results .
Mon May 20, 2013
Miami-Dade Saves $1 Million Through Water Conservation
Recreation departments are facing a funding crisis, and parks, pools and community centers across the country are cutting back-or shutting down.
Bloomberg Appoints Samuel Palmisano as Independent Adviser
Bloomberg LP has announced the appointment of Samuel J. Palmisano, the former Chairman and CEO of IBM, to serve as an independent adviser regarding the Company's privacy and data standards.
Sun May 19, 2013
Bloomberg snooping scandal alerts China on data security
The recent snooping scandal involving global financial information and news provider Bloomberg LP has sounded an alarm for the Chinese financial industry and its heavy reliance on foreign data services.
Sat May 18, 2013
IBM Unveils New Software to Enable Mainframe Applications on Cloud, Mobile Devices
IBM today announced new software to help organizations extend crucial business applications running on System z mainframes to web, cloud and mobile environments.
Fri May 17, 2013
Tablet computers may be hindering education
With vendors offering tablets at a discount to boards of education, an IT consultant wonders if students end up losing the benefits of hands-on learning A little education never hurts, goes an old saying.
Bloomberg to review internal standards in wake of terminal-spying scandal
Financial news service appoints two advisors amid a series of apologies by executives over use of terminals to spy on clients A Bloomberg terminal displays news while traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.
Bloomberg appoints ex-Ibm Ceo as privacy advisor
The move comes a week after revelations that Bloomberg journalists had access to some information on customers' use of Bloomberg's data terminals, including when they last logged in.
Thu May 16, 2013
Wall Street Journal
Ibm Ceo Touts Watson, New 'Golden Era of Technology'
Watson , International Business Machines' Jeopardy-playing supercomputer, is about to become an advisor to research-oriented industries and the basis of an information ecosystem around which developers will build applications, according to IBM Chief Executive Ginni Rometty .
Nasdaq's PHLX Options Market Has 'Issues,' Halts Some Trading
Nasdaq OMX Group Inc. on Thursday halted trading in some stock-options contracts on its largest options exchange due to "system issues," according to notices sent to traders.
Wed May 15, 2013
Forrester Total Economic Impact of IBM Worklight: 363% five-year ROI
Earlier this month, Forrester released a new Total Economic Impact study, "The Total Economic Impact Of IBM's Worklight Platform: Cost Savings In The Development And Maintenance Of Multiplatform Mobile Apps." The study shows that the cost of creating and managing a single multi-platform app is significantly less expensive when using IBM Worklight ... (more)
L'Oreal USA Gains Purchasing Power with IBM Services and Cloud Analytics
The new services will enable the company to bring beauty products to consumers more quickly and efficiently.
Tue May 14, 2013
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It has been a somewhat perplexing reporting season for many companies in cyclical industries.
IBM Receives Buy Rating from TheStreet
's stock had its "buy" rating restated by equities researchers at TheStreet in a report issued on Tuesday, Stock Ratings Network reports.