• From Julia Child to mobile devices: How one group cooks up accessible media technology

    Posted October 17, 2012 - 1:31 pm

    The National Center for Accessible Media helps develop tools, standards and policies so people with disabilities can access new technology and content
  • Students turn social media skills into social business strategy

    Posted January 30, 2012 - 9:29 pm

    San Jose State University and IBM partner in a real-world project to help students translate their Facebook and Twitter prowess into powerful business strategies.
  • How IBM started grading its developers' productivity

    Posted November 7, 2011 - 1:32 pm

    Tooling and process can only go so far to assure code quality. IBM is analyzing application developers based on the volume and quality of the work they do.
  • Top Tech Vendors Renew Cloud Push

    Posted August 8, 2011 - 2:30 pm

    As the market for cloud services grows, big enterprise IT vendors are moving swiftly to develop cloud offerings that can attract the attention of large enterprises that have so far been slow to embrace the technology.
  • Can anyone afford an IBM Watson supercomputer? (Yes)

    Posted February 22, 2011 - 2:09 pm

    While Watson certainly impressed the nation with its sweeping victory on the game show Jeopardy last week, the medical community -- which IBM hopes will be first to use the technology -- may eventually become even more impressed with its affordability.
  • 2011's 25 geekiest 25th anniversaries

    Posted February 18, 2011 - 11:11 am

    Our fifth annual collection of the year's "geekiest anniversaries" kicks off with The Mentor's "Hacker's Manifesto" and includes such memorable characters as Captain Midnight and Ferris Bueller, institutions the likes of the IETF and Spy magazine, inventions like the Super Soaker and disposable camera, as well as the Challenger and Chernobyl disasters.
  • The state of BI tools

    Posted December 13, 2010 - 10:04 am

    If you're in the market for BI tools, here's the lowdown on who's offering what, from the major vendors to small startups.
  • Mobile CRM app helps construction firm diversify its business

    Posted September 1, 2010 - 8:48 pm

    VCC, a nationwide retail construction company, finds that giving project managers smartphone access to customer data is a big boost in attracting new business.
  • Are you stuck with Oracle's and IBM's middleware control?

    Posted February 23, 2010 - 12:53 pm

    As the two giants buy up other providers, IT may see higher costs -- and the cost of switching providers is often even worse.
  • Quiz: What were the first products from today's biggest tech companies?

    Posted January 25, 2010 - 12:46 pm

    Cisco, Microsoft, IBM: They all started somewhere.
  • Inside IBM's Southbury data center

    Posted October 21, 2009 - 9:11 am

    A glimpse inside IBM's sparkling, new 2,000-square-foot facility
  • IBM's internal innovations

    Posted October 19, 2009 - 4:27 pm

    If you had a blank check, access to IBM's latest products and its best talent, and your task was to renovate a 2,000-square-foot legacy data center, the result would be IBM's sparkling showcase in Southbury, Conn.
  • Bank of America touts mainframe work as a safe career

    Posted September 18, 2009 - 8:39 pm

    Large financial services companies like Bank of America are scouring colleges and universities in search of skills needed to run the mainframe systems that are still widely used at their firms.
  • USGA hooks into IBM cloud

    Posted May 18, 2009 - 5:05 pm

    Business resiliency was the main driver for the United States Golf Association when it recently chose the IBM cloud for e-mail and data protection services.
  • IBM looks to future after long history of virtualization

    Posted April 30, 2009 - 8:59 pm

    The future of technology always has roots in the past. And the past is indeed long in the case of virtualization, a technology that is reshaping today's IT industry and will likely play a huge role in the building of next-generation data centers. Few people are more aware of that history than Jim Rymarczyk, who joined IBM as a programmer in the 1960s just as the mainframe giant was inventing virtualization.
  • IBM labs promises five innovations

    Posted December 16, 2008 - 10:34 am

    The ability to "talk" to the Web, information collection and retrieval systems that alleviate forgetfulness, and solar technology built into asphalt, windows and even paint are among the advances IBM sees emerging from its research labs in the next five years.
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