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IBM vs Microsoft and the battle for the corporate cloud business

It's a year since Microsoft overtook IBM in revenue terms, and now the two companies are lining up to fight for the corporate cloud. Are they two …

Ginni Rometty

IBM's Big Investments Will Take Time To Mature

IBM’s recent earnings announcement created quite the stir on Wall Street. It beat the top and bottom line projections, but the company was penalized in the financial markets for weak growth. The company’s quarterly revenue fell for the 16th-straight quarter in a row. While there has been ample …

Wall Street

Google takes aim at Microsoft and IBM's enterprise clients

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Mobile Industry Insider subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Google is targeting Microsoft's and IBM's mid-sized enterprise customers with a new promotion.<p>The offer gives businesses with an enterprise agreement with Microsoft or IBM …

Google Apps

Better Buy: Microsoft Corporation vs. IBM

In the not-too-distant past, both <b>Microsoft</b> and <b>International Business Machines</b> were sitting pretty. Microsoft, with its mighty Windows and Office businesses, seemed almost unassailable. And IBM's strategy of selling integrated solutions involving hardware, software, and services created high …

Inside IBM's plan to become a cloud broker and even resell AWS, Microsoft Azure

With the launch of cloudMatrix, IBM is pivoting from systems integration to services integration. And that means Big Blue will even resell customers …

Amazon Web Services

IBM and Cisco team up on enterprise collaboration to stave off rivals like Slack and Microsoft

Earlier this month, IBM and Cisco announced they would work together to integrate IBM’s Watson artificial intelligence technology into edge routers from Cisco, and today the two IT giants are deepening their partnership again, as they aim for a bigger piece of the enterprise collaboration market …

Cisco Systems

This rising star at IBM just signed a deal with Cisco to take on Slack, Microsoft, and Gmail

On Thursday, they announced that Cisco's Slack competitor, Spark, as well as its online meeting service, WebEx, will be integrated with IBM's new smart email system, Verse, and IBM Connections (also a Slack competitor, but a little bit more like Yammer, which itself is most like a Facebook news …

IBM

IBM to act as solutions integrator for Microsoft Surface business tablets

Microsoft is expanding its distribution network for Surface tablets for businesses and adding IBM to its list of partners in its Surface Enterprise …

Microsoft Surface

Microsoft Just Scored a Huge Win Over Customer Emails Stored Abroad

A federal appeals court on Thursday said Microsoft and other companies cannot be forced to turn over customer emails stored on servers outside the …

Privacy

Salesforce lost LinkedIn bidding war but made Microsoft pay $4.7 billion more

For all the glorious talk about the future, synergy, and joyous corporate harmony, Microsoft’s successful $26 billion bid for LinkedIn came down to the money and terms.<p>In a new filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, LinkedIn disclosed the history of the acquisition process that at …

The 7 best features coming in the big free Windows 10 update on August 2nd

This upgrade improves everything from the Windows Store to new stylus features and the Cortana virtual digital assistant.<p>Microsoft also announced that 350 million devices, mainly PCs and tablets, are now running Windows 10, which is an important milestone in the company's drive to hit one billion …

Windows 10

Apple and Microsoft are fighting a secret war for the future of technology

Since the advent of the Apple II and the rise of the mass-market consumer PC, you hear "computer" and you think "monitor, mouse, keyboard," in some variation.<p>But ever since the iPhone first launched in 2007, there's been a shift, first away from the PC and toward tiny, pocket-sized computers with …

Profit

Microsoft chairman: ‘I see a lot of stress at Microsoft’

captionMicrosoft CEO Satya Nadella during his keynote address at the company’s Build conference in San Francisco, California, on April 2, …

Singapore’s national university and Microsoft launch program to boost data science

NUS has launched the Institute of Data Science, which will become the hub of the university’s data-related work.

Artificial Intelligence

SAP teams up with Microsoft to integrate software, house databases in Azure

SAP is bringing its business database solution to Microsoft’s Azure cloud services, the company announced today.<p>SAP is pushing its own HANA databases …

Amazon Web Services

Salesforce Moving Much of Its Functionality to AWS

Is Salesforce, which does all its business in the cloud, in the process of moving all of its own core business processes to that same public …

Group 3

Apple and IBM add three more apps to MobileFirst portfolio

Apple and IBM’s partnership to bring iOS apps into the workplace produced 10 apps last year. Today at Mobile World Congress, IBM announced that it is launching three more MobileFirst apps aimed at the banking, airline, and retail industries.<p>The three new iOS apps are available for deployment and …

How Retailers Will Survive In The Amazon Era

Hire a service designer, for starters.<p>There’s no way around it—the past year has been rough for retail. Even the stalwarts have taken a hit: Nordstrom had a terrible run on NASDAQ; Macy’s cratered, with its stock ending 2015 40% down for the year; and Walmart is shutting down over 250 stores …

eCommerce
Software

IBM Creates A Molecule That Could Destroy All Viruses

One macromolecule to rule them all, from Ebola to Zika and the flu<p>Finding a cure for viruses like Ebola, Zika, or even the flu is a challenging task. Viruses are vastly different from one another, and even the same strain of a virus can mutate and change--that's why doctors give out a different flu …

Disease

IBM, Hasbro, Tata and the art of planned opportunism

by Vijay Govindarajan<p>In the first few years of the new millennium, at the height of the boom in the offshore call centre business, Tata Consultancy …

Innovation

Imagine The Future Of Consumer Products With Cognitive Computing

Technology is advancing more rapidly today than at any other time in human history.<p>Amid the ever-growing market of new technologies, one capability — cognitive computing — is expected to revolutionize multiple industries and, indeed, society in general.<p>For the consumer products industry in …

Cognitive Computing

IBM Updates Watson Analytics With New UI, Features

At its Vision 2016 conference, IBM announced a newly redesigned interface and new features for its Watson Analytics solution.

Data Warehousing

Can IBM's Watson outsmart hackers?

IBM says that organizations can bolster cybersecurity using the same skills that made its supercomputer a "Jeopardy!" champ.<p>Every year, some 720,00 …

Cognitive Computing

Your AI lawyer will see you now: IBM's ROSS becomes world's first artificially intelligent attorney

• <b>The ROSS platform is built on IBM's Watson cognitive computer</b>• <b><br>Lawyers ask questions in natural language and get relevant answers</b> <b></b>• <b><br>IBM is teaching ROSS</b> …

Meet IBM’s Brain-Inspired Neurosynaptic Processor

Dharmendra S. Modha, IBM Fellow and Chief Scientist, Brain-Inspired Computing of IBM Research with IBM Neuromorphic System.<p>The future of exascale …

Machine Learning