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September Sales Slowdown Hits Big Blue

IBM has made no secret that it wants to shed unprofitable hardware units, and it no doubt wishes it had been able to do some divesting ahead of its ...Full Article

Chip Designs Might Be On Table In IBM-Glofo Talks

IBM may again be moving closer to a long-anticipated exit from the semiconductor manufacturing business. According to a report in Bloomberg, IBM and Globalfoundries have resumed talks that broke ...Full Article

IBM Systems Biz Stabilizes In Q2

The systems business at IBM started to stabilize in the second quarter, with X86 servers and mainframes showing improvements and entry Power Systems machines based on the company‚Äôs Power8 ...Full Article

IBM Throws Power8 Gauntlet At The Feet Of X86

The systems business at IBM continued to stall in the first quarter thanks to product transitions in the Power Systems line, the System x business being sold off to ...Full Article

IBM System/360: The Original Enterprise Tech

Five decades ago, after three years of development in what was one of the most expensive and gutsy moves ever made by a public company, IBM launched the System/360 ...Full Article

IBM Chip Suitors Rumored To Narrow To GlobalFoundries

GlobalFoundries has reportedly emerged as the leading candidate to acquire IBM's remaining semiconductor manufacturing facilities. The Wall Street Journal reported on April 3 that Intel and foundry giant Taiwan ...Full Article

First X86 Servers, Now IBM Wants Out Of Chips?

IBM may be looking to part ways with its semiconductor manufacturing business. Citing a person familiar with the matter, the Wall Street Journal reports that IBM is considering selling ...Full Article