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2015-01-21 08:25:04

New Coalesce App Leverages Watson for the Financial Services Industry NEW YORK, Jan.

2015-01-21 08:23:47

Sourcebooks to Debut Collaborative Cookbook in April 2015 NEW YORK, Jan. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- You don't have to be a culinary genius to be a great cook.

2015-01-19 23:04:57

Contract Supports Prime Contract Partner IBM Global Business Services Rockville, MD (PRWEB) January 19, 2015 Intervise, a leading IT services company

2015-01-19 23:02:44

Information governance solution provider features on-demand eDiscovery module PITTSBURGH, PA (PRWEB) January 19, 2015 Sherpa Software, a leading provider

2015-01-19 23:01:57

The company, in stealth mode, was founded by Shahar Kaminitz, a serial entrepreneur, whose last company, Worklight, was acquired by IBM in 2012 Tel Aviv, Israel

2015-01-16 23:01:38

ReportsnReports.com adds “Cloud Based Data Management Services Market by Type of Service (Integration, Security and Back-up and Quality), by Service Model (SaaS, PaaS and IaaS), by Delivery

2015-01-15 16:27:13

CUNY and IBM Announce Winners in Student App Competition NEW YORK, Jan.

2015-01-15 16:22:40

$100K in Seed Funding to Help Student Team Bring New Social Services App to Texas Residents NEW YORK and AUSTIN, Texas, Jan.

2015-01-15 08:21:30

Cognitive vehicles and industry co-creation with consumers will become commonplace by 2025, but not fully autonomous driving DETROIT, Jan.

2015-01-14 08:32:03

SANTA CLARA, California and PUNE, India, January 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Persistent Systems [http://www.persistent.com ] (BSE & NSE: PERSISTENT) today announced the


Latest IBM Reference Libraries

2010-09-07 17:51:13

A direct access storage device, or DASD, is a secondary storage device in mainframe computers that has low access time for all of its capacity. The term DASD was introduced by IBM to describe disk drives, magnetic drums, and data cells. The direct access capability of those devices was quite different than that of sequential access used in tape drives because it required a substantially long time to access a distant point in a medium. IBM computers access devices through channels, which are...

2010-09-02 14:56:06

A control store is the element of a CPUs control unit that stores the CPU's micro program and is usually accessed by a micro sequencer. A control store is usually executed as a diode-selection of read-only memory. This tradition dates back to 1947 when the program timing matrix on the MIT Whirlwind was initially introduced. The earliest models of IBM mainframe had read-only control store; however, the System/370 and successor models were made and loaded their micro programs from floppy disks...

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