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IBM Chief Says Better Times Lie Ahead

Virginia M. Rometty says embracing new technologies like cloud computing can help reinvigorate the U.S. tech giant

Buffett’s Firm Buys About $10.7B in IBM Shares

OMAHA, Neb. — Investor Warren Buffett says his company bought about $10.7 billion of IBM stock this year, giving it a stake of more than 5 percent stake in the...

Virginia Rometty

In 2002, Virginia Rometty, then IBM's head of business consulting, championed the risky acquisition of PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting. Rometty led PWC's...

Why Google and IBM Are Ahead of the Competition

A huge population of red ants has bedeviled Texas farmers for years. By some estimates the insects cost state businesses close to $1 billion a year due to crop...

IBM and the Rebirth of Outsourcing

A couple of month ago, India's chief finance minister may have made calls to the heads of IBM and several other large U.S. tech companies to tell them that the...

IBM: It's Not Easy Being Blue

"Don't look back. Something might be gaining on you." That old admonition from Baseball Great Satchel Paige is taking on special meaning these days for IBM...

IBM Puts The PC In Its Past

It seems like an astonishing triumph for a Chinese company: Lenovo, China's biggest computer maker, is buying the PC division of American icon IBM. Yet Lenovo's...

IBM: Haunted by Nazi-Era Activities?

Edwin Black has thrown the book at IBM. The American researcher's controversial new volume, "IBM and the Holocaust: The Strategic Alliance Between Nazi...

IBM OWES MANKIND A REMATCH

In the article I wrote for TIME last year after my victorious match against IBM's Deep Blue supercomputer in Philadelphia, I expressed my surprise and amazement...

IN THE NEW IBM, MAINFRAMES ARE NEITHER BIG NOR BLUE

They still call it big blue, but maybe not for long. Back when IBM acquired the moniker, blue referred to the signature color of its computers, and big described...

Ibm's Unruly Kids

How quickly things change in the technology business. A decade ago, IBM was the awesome and undisputed king of the computer trade, universally feared and |...

How IBM Was Left Behind

When it comes to dominating an industry, few companies have done so with the overpowering force of International Business Machines. From gigantic mainframes and...

Sting II: IBM Strikes Again

A vigilant internal security force fights industrial spying If things keep going the way they have been lately, the next John Le Carré novel might feature not...

IBM Is Homeward Bound

The giant of office machines gambles on a new personal computer The $36 billion U.S. computer industry has for months been anxiously awaiting the entry of...