The Spirit Of Coopetition Is Alive And Well In The Cloud

Increasingly, companies that compete directly with another have been announcing major partnerships, and we saw a couple of good examples this week with Microsoft and Salesforce and IBM and SAP. Not

IBM Sees Salvation In Watson’s New York Home

Armed with $1 billion in financing, an unprecedented degree of autonomy within IBM, and an entire Manhattan city block, IBM launched its media blitz to show the world its vision of a future enhanced a

IBM’s New Watson Analytics Wants To Bring Big Data To The Masses

IBM today announced a new product called Watson Analytics, one they claim will bring sophisticated big data analysis to the average business user. Watson Analytics is a cloud application that does al

BlackBerry Ends Its Three-Year Workforce Reduction And Looks To Begin Modest Growth

BlackBerry has closed the book on its three-year extensive workforce reduction process, according to an internal memo to employees obtained by Reuters. The note from BlackBerry CEO John Chen says that

IBM Slips After Reporting Better-Than-Expected Revenue Of $24.36B, Non-GAAP EPS Of $4.32

IBM managed to best market expectations in the second quarter, but its shares have traded down since it released the details of its second quarter's financial results, which included revenue of $24.36

Apple Teams Up With IBM For Huge, Expansive Enterprise Push

Apple has announced a strategic partnership with IBM that will see the enterprise giant transfer over 150 of their enterprise and IT apps and tools to Apple platforms natively, and will also have IBM

IBM Launches New Cloud Services Marketplace

This week at IBM’s Impact Conference in Las Vegas, it announced a new cloud marketplace, a central place for customers to shop for IBM cloud services and those from third-party partners. Over th

IBM Looks To The Cloud To Fight Disruption

We are in an age of disruption and this is even more pronounced for a large technology company like IBM, but Big Blue finds itself in the position of having to reinvent itself yet again after survivin

IBM Drops 4% After Its $22.48B Q1 Revenue Fails To Meet Investor Expectations

This afternoon following the close of regular trading, IBM reported its first quarter financial results, including revenue of $22.48 billion, GAAP earnings per share (EPS) of $2.29, and non-GAAP EPS o

New IBM Services Target Security And Disaster Recovery

IBM has seen the technology world changing as much as any other vendor and that’s part of the reason it bought SoftLayer last year –to broaden its cloud offerings. Today, the company has

IBM Scoops Up Silverpop

IBM announced today it intends to buy Silverpop, a cloud marketing platform that gives marketers insight into customer activity online. Silverpop gives IBM a cloud-based marketing personalization tool

IBM Doubles Down On Cloud Services With Cloudant Acquisition

IBM is attempting to make up for its delayed push in cloud services by acquiring Cloudant, a YC alum and a cloud specialist in the area of NoSQL, database-as-a-service. This acquisition, the terms of

Twitter Acquires Over 900 IBM Patents Following Infringement Claim, Enters Cross-Licensing Agreement

Twitter announced today that it has acquired over 900 patents from IBM, and that it has entered into a cross-licensing agreement with the Internet services and software company. IBM had issued a compl

Google Is Making A Land Grab For The Internet Of Things

Before this past December, when Google acquired seven robotics companies back-to-back, the company's ambitions in the "Internet of Things" space looked as detailed as a freshly started jigsaw puzzle.

IBM Dumps Its Server Business On Lenovo For $2.3B

IBM has finally managed to sell its low-margin server business to the world’s largest PC maker Lenovo. The two companies have been negotiating this deal for past few years, and a potential sale

IBM’s Shares Slip After Its Q4 Revenue Falls On Weak Hardware Performance

This fine Tuesday, IBM reported its fourth-quarter financial performance and was greeted with raspberries from investors with period revenue of $27.7 billion and earnings per share excluding items o

IBM Buys Aspera, A File Transfer Company That Counts Apple And Netflix As Customers

<a target="_blank" href="">IBM </a>is acquiring <a target="_blank" href="">Aspera</a>, a bootstrapped file transfer company that counts media comp

Thanksgiving Digest (IBM E-Commerce Edition): Mobile 43% Of All Traffic, Over 25% Of All Online Sales

For many years, Black Friday -- the day after Thanksgiving -- marked the start of the holiday shopping rush. But with many (<a href="

IBM Thanksgiving Day U.S. Sales Data Shows 22% Of Online Transactions Made On Mobile, With Average Order $132

It's Thanksgiving, and <a target="_blank" href="">IBM, via its Benchmark data service</a> is once again tracking how U.S. consumers are

Short Shorts And Long Buses: Amazon Cloud Competitors Look A Bit Foolish At AWS Conference

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is obviously making it very difficult for competitors in the public cloud market. That could not have been made more clear than how IBM and Rackspace are choosing how t
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