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2015-01-27 08:38:51

New digital learning environment based on the SoftLayer infrastructure will personalize education experience globally ECULLY, France, Jan.

2015-01-26 23:04:03

Former IBM Business Development Manager brings decades of experience in advanced analytic solutions to Haystax's growing portfolio of insider threat detection solutions. McLean,

2015-01-26 12:32:09

Also previews ProjExec 7, first project management software to include an offline mobile experience with full feature functionality ORLANDO, Fla., Jan.

2015-01-23 08:26:23

Fun food demonstration will give Canadians a 'taste' of cognitive computing TORONTO, Jan.

2015-01-22 12:30:49

Award Winning Solution By Badgeville Deploys Rapidly REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Jan.

2015-01-21 23:07:54

New tool enables merchandisers to make better-informed, real-time decisions, increase productivity and boost sales by integrating data from IBM WebSphere Commerce and others. WOODLAND

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


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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gammon
  • To play, gamble.
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  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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