IBM’s Power series chips are one of the last bastions standing against Intel in data centers.
Editor's Pick A host of companies have been scrambling for a leadership position in one of the hottest areas of the economy: providing the technology needed by businesses to embrace the cloud.
IBM acquired security company Trusteer today in order to create a security-focused software lab in Israel.
CloudBeat 2013 — our third annual event focusing on revolutionary instances of cloud adoption — is less than a month away.
Sponsored Post IBM’s Ed Brill talks about MessageSite, a low-power-consumption appliance that can process massive amounts of electronic transactions, and which helps power Sprint Velocity.
IBM’s journey to create brain-like computers has taken a leap forward with a new way of programming the brain chips.
IBM and Pivotal have teamed up to further promote Cloud Foundry, the open source project for developers to more easily deploy and scale applications.
How the times have changed. Apple is the new enterprise.
Lots of winners this week and fewer losers in the world of publicly traded technology companies. Go team!
IBM is partnering with Sprint Velocity to “drive connected cars into the future.” The joint endeavor will bring IBM’s data management technology together with Sprint’s connected car platform to create a faster, smarter in-car communication system.
Norwest Venture Partners partner Matthew Howard shares his views on what large tech companies can do to keep up with startups in a rapidly changing world.
Guest Post Nine patent filings reveal some of the ways in which telecommunications and computing companies might facilitate law-enforcement eavesdropping.
After numerous rumors that it was going to happen, IBM has agreed to acquire Dallas-based infrastructure-as-a-service provider SoftLayer.
To fix the plumbing with the technical equivalent of a plunger, IBM is creating its 9HP siclion germanium chip technology.
Apple should watch out, however. Its brand value grew just one percent, compared to mobile rival Samsung’s massive 51 percent growth to number 30 in the global rankings at $21 billion.
Watson is going from the stage of Jeopardy! to world of customer service. And that’s a great thing to hear.
Just how real is the threat that hackers can post to smart cities?
Apple’s in the top 10 for the first time ever, Facebook hits the list, and Dell sells more than Google as Fortune Magazine released its Fortune 500 companies today, ranking the top 500 companies by global income.
A robotic arm, equipped with audio and video hardware, provides a direct link from the supervisor to the situation and machinery. The arm also contains a projector, so the supervisor can literally draw out a plan of attack and overlay it on the onsite engineer’s view.
Editor’s Pick Researchers use microscopic tools to create a stop-motion animated film with atoms.They also use it to create Star Trek images.
IBM has acquired software delivery startup UrbanCode to better help businesses push out updates of mobile, cloud, social, and big data applications.
Computer maker IBM missed its estimates in the first quarter of 2013 with hardware sales slowing down. But the company sees a substantial future in flash storage.
IBM invests $1 billion in R&D for Flash-based systems and test data centers.
“Our mission, to help people everywhere see and understand data, isn’t all that different from Google’s,” Christian Chabot, the company’s cofounder and chief executive, told VentureBeat.
Editor's Pick Imagine this: You’re a founder of a Silicon Valley enterprise software company. It’s only 15 years old, but it’s already worth $3.5 billion. You’ve never lost money, and you’ve left your initial competition in the dust.
Editor’s Pick A new way of creating on-off switches could lead to brain-like computing devices.
Enterprise behemoths EMC and IBM are taking a close look at buying major infrastructure-as-a-service provider SoftLayer in a deal that could be worth more than $2 billion.
IBM just announced that its cloud products and services will be based on open cloud architecture.
To prevent a horse meat scandal in the U.S., The Cheesecake Factory is using IBM’s tools to analyze large data sets from 175 locations.
IBM’s Watson, a supercomputer designed for artificial intelligence, isn’t just good at answering Jeopardy questions — it’s also smart at diagnostic medicine and creating new recipes.
Don’t worry, just because you didn’t get to watch a VentureBeat reporter on a blind date, or hear our interview with a legendary game developer doesn’t mean you’re not cool. You just can’t sit at our table.
Editor’s Pick Are you ready for the era of the nanomeds? These tiny synthetic molecules can tear bacteria cells apart.
IBM reported favorable earnings for the fourth quarter of 2012 thanks to year-over-year increases to its cloud services, analytics, and other software products.
IBM purchased high-flying software company Lotus for $3.5 billion in 1995. Its Lotus division still makes money, but it lags far behind the industry in innovation.
For the 20th consecutive year, IBM has held its ground as the king of patents. And it will now devote considerable resources to big data and analytics technologies.
IBM says the technology is ready for commercialization, just in time for the era of Big Data.
Facebook was either an amazing driver of purchases and traffic over the holiday shopping weekend or a complete non-factor. So which is it?
iPhones and iPads may be losing ground to Android-based smartphones and tablets, but iPad is still king of online content. And online sales.
Holiday shoppers didn’t totally forgo long lines and early call times on Black Friday, but they did grab their smartphones and iPads to help them navigate to the best destinations, online or off.