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Want a Job? Analytics is the Thing, Says IBM

Posted by: Douglas Macmillan on December 09

By Spencer E. Ante Mr. McGuire: I want to say one word to you. Just one word. Benjamin: Yes, sir. Mr. McGuire: Are you listening? Benjamin: Yes, I am. Mr....

VMware Acquires SpringSource to get Stickier

Posted by: Aaron Ricadela on August 10

VMware took a big step today toward making its software less replaceable in corporate data centers. The company, which makes virtualization software that lets businesses run servers more efficiently, spent...

IBM, the (non) Computer Company

Posted by: Steve Hamm on January 21

It struck me hard when I was listening to IBM's quarterly earnings conference call yesterday: Computer hardware has become a tiny piece of this giant company. Big Blue reported $5.4...

Is HP-EDS Deal About the Cloud or the Heavy Metal?

Posted by: Rob Hof on May 13

Judging from Hewlett-Packard CEO Mark Hurd's conference call this morning, ably reported by Between the Lines' Larry Dignan, HP's $14 billion purchase of Electronic Data Systems is all about cutting...

Hewlett-Packard's Mark Hurd About to Make His Big Move?

Posted by: Rob Hof on May 12

With the big exception of that pretexting scandal in 2006, Hewlett-Packard has kept a remarkably low profile under CEO Mark Hurd. That may be about to change shortly, as the...

Hey, Somebody Has to Build the Hardware, Too

Posted by: Rob Hof on November 06

The cover story I just wrote on Amazon.com's move into utility computing may make it sound like computer hardware is passe. (Oddly enough, in fact, when I went to...

IBM Sues Amazon.com on Patents

Posted by: Rob Hof on October 23

After years of fruitless negotiations, IBM has sued Amazon.com for violating five patents that IBM claims are the foundation for Amazon's entire business. Investors yawned, probably for good reason, since...

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