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Friday stumper: Find all of Apple’s 23 acquisitions from the past 16 months – VentureBeat

VentureBeatAt Apple’s annual meeting in Cupertino, Calif., today, chief executive Tim Cook dropped a curious factoid: In the past 16 months, Apple has bought 23 companies. Like Cisco, IBM, Salesforce.com, Oracle, Yahoo, and other aging tech giants seeking to stay …Tim Cook Chooses the Environment Over ProfitTidBITSApple Inc.’s Tim Cook takes pot shots at Google […]

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IBM seeks mobile apps for Watson – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleIBM Corp. is encouraging software developers to build applications on its artificial-intelligence system Watson, looking to data analytics to help reverse falling revenue. IBM will host a mobile developer challenge that urges programmers to create consumer …IBM Wants Its Jeopardy Supercomputer To Feed Your PhoneWiredIBM to take Watson mobile with developer challengeCNETIBM’s Virginia […]

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IBM’s Rometty makes developers an offer: the Watson mobile app challenge – PCWorld

PCWorldIBM CEO Ginni Rometty took to the Mobile World Congress stage Wednesday to announce a global competition to encourage developers to create mobile consumer and business apps powered by its Watson supercomputer platform. Watson is the heart of …IBM courts mobile developers for Watson platformZDNetIBM Challenges Mobile Developers to Bring the Power of Watson to […]

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Google Sales Top Estimates as Retail Offsets Ad-Price Drop (1) – Businessweek

BusinessweekA pedestrian walks past Google Inc. signage displayed in front of the company’s headquarters in Mountain View, California. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg. Google Inc. (GOOG:US) posted fourth-quarter sales that topped estimates as retailers …Lenovo CEO on Apple, Samsung: ‘Our mission is to surpass them’FortuneOver Just 7 Days, Lenovo Wraps Up Two Deals Totaling $5.2 BillionNew […]

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Lenovo to Buy IBM Server Business for $2.3 Billion — 4th Update – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalHONG KONG– Lenovo Group Ltd. said it has agreed to buy International Business Machines Corp.’s low-end server business for $2.3 billion in cash and stock, as the Chinese personal-computer maker tries to expand its business for corporate clients beyond …IBM sells its x86 server business to Lenovo for $2.3 billionCNETLenovo Agrees to Buy […]

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IBM Invests $1.2B in Cloud Infrastructure – eWeek

eWeekIBM has pledged to commit $1.2 billion to significantly expand its global cloud footprint, beefing up its SoftLayer infrastructure and other components. Big Blue said the investment includes a network of cloud centers designed to bring clients greater flexibility, …IBM to spend $1.2 billion to expand cloud servicesReutersIBM throws $1.2 billion at its global data […]

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Report: iOS Delivers More Christmas Day Sales Than Android – PC Magazine

PC MagazineReady for another data point in the ongoing “Android vs. iOS” battle that’s been waged around analysts’ desks for years now? According to new research from IBM, iOS users drove more online sales on Christmas Day than their Android counterparts – even …Apple devices popular for orders on ChristmasSan Francisco ChronicleApple’s IOS Defeats Android […]

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Apple CEO Tim Cook: Forbes’ Victoria Murphy Called Him “Unlikely Successor” In 2004

Apple CEO Tim Cook, Apple Founder and CEO Steve Jobs’ pick to replace him prior to his passing (both shown above), can look back and laugh at Victoria Murphy (now Victoria Murphy Barrett) an Associate Editor with Forbes Magazine to this day, who, in 2004 let loose with a character assassination that basically said he […]