Author Archives: Patrick Thibodeau

IBM workforce cuts raise questions about pact with New York

IBM is laying off employees this week, a job action that began in a curious way, with the announcement with an agreement with New York to maintain minimum staffing levels in the state. Continue reading

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IBM workforce cuts raise questions about pact with New York

IBM is laying off employees this week, a job action that began in a curious way, with the announcement with an agreement with New York to maintain minimum staffing levels in the state. Continue reading

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Arizona tech firms fight anti-gay bill and a future in a pariah state

Arizona’s tech industry is united in fighting a state bill that allows a business to deny service to gay customers for religious reasons. Continue reading

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Arizona tech firms fight anti-gay bill and a future in a pariah state

Arizona’s tech industry is united in fighting a state bill that allows a business to deny service to gay customers for religious reasons. Continue reading

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There’s a rapid push to give tech something we’re born with: senses

Any product that can be connected to a network is also being given the ability to sense our environment, largely through use of MEMS sensors. Continue reading

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There’s a rapid push to give tech something we’re born with: senses

Any product that can be connected to a network is also being given the ability to sense our environment, largely through use of MEMS sensors. Continue reading

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The latest move to kill bad patents divides tech industry

Technology users — retailers, in particular — are being snared in patent infringement lawsuits, prompting Congress to eye reforms that could change how lawsuits are filed and who pays if they’re frivolous. Continue reading

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Why the U.S. may lose the race to exascale

In the global race to build the next generation of supercomputers — exascale — there is no guarantee the U.S. will finish first. Continue reading

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IBM and Amazon are battling for an ‘explosive’ fed cloud market

The fight between IBM and Amazon Web Services over a CIA cloud computing contract is just a preview of what’s ahead as federal investment in cloud computing shows remarkable growth. Continue reading

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Judge hits IBM in CIA cloud case

IBM was accused by a federal court of “gamesmanship” in its bid for the CIA’s cloud computing contract. The accusation is part of a ruling unsealed Friday. Continue reading

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