Chip giants team up to promote Linux for consumer devices

Five chip makers have created a non-profit joint venture to boost investment in Linux and increase its presence in consumer devices such as cellphones, TVs and tablet computers.

Nvidia Tesla drives IBM iDataPlex servers

IBM has selected Nvidia's Tesla 20-series GPU to power a new line of HPC iDataPlex servers.

Seagate says 3TB drive requires 64-bit OS

Seagate has confirmed plans to release a 3TB hard disk drive later this year. However, the 3TB drive will only be recognized by 64-bit operating systems, such as Windows 7, Vista and Linux.

Intel’s Powerful New Atom: Can it Beat ARM or Topple Apple? Will they?


This week Intel brought out a powerful new Atom processor that, according to them, could fit into an iPhone form, is vastly more powerful with similar battery life, and is priced competitively.

IBM touts "real-world" sim for urban woes

IBM has introduced a "serious game" designed to help companies solve their "real-world" business, environmental and logistical problems.

Google acquires enigmatic hardware company

Google has reportedly acquired an engimatic San Jose-based startup staffed by former Apple and P.A. Semi employees.

IBM lends its powers to collect back taxes

You may love IBM for its market-leading innovation and valuable services, but if you owe back taxes, it's about to become your worst nightmare.

IBM reaches a hand out to start-ups

IBM has announced a new program called "Global Entrepreneur Initiative," designed to encourage small start-up companies to join the team, learn from some of IBM's best people and research, and help grow the companies that may some day be officially under IBM's corporate portfolio.

IBM ex-VP pleads guilty to biggest insider trading fraud ever

Robert Moffat, Jr, a man who probably used to pull down a 7-figure salary at IBM, will now be relegated to the life of a white-collar criminal.

OMG, $3 million computer market exploding

Some day, somewhere, someone will buy today's $3 million supercomputer for $19.95 and wear it on their wrist. In the meantime, we dazzle ourselves with IDC's HPC market research.

Switch from Microsoft Exchange says Google

Google wants you to ‘exchange’ your Microsoft Exchange software for its own Google apps, and is making it ever easier to make the switch with a new Google Apps Migration service.

IBM develops plant-based biodegradable plastics

Researchers at IBM and Stanford University have developed a potentially revolutionary method of producing environmentally-friendly plastic from plants.

IBM takes Power7 to the limit

You'd think from the barrage of publicity that the only two microprocessor companies in the world were Intel and AMD.

IBM graphene chip outperforms silicon

IBM has developed the world's fastest graphene transistor, which outperforms traditional silicon.