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2014-03-24 04:21:18

IBM Big Data and Analytics, and IBM MobileFirst Improve Efficiency, Customer Experience and Advance Development of New Traffic Services OSLO, Norway, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Norwegian Public Roads Administration (NPRA) has selected IBM (NYSE: IBM) to design, build and deliver a new centralised road toll system across Norway. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090416/IBMLOGO Drawing upon IBM's extensive traffic system management experience, big data and analytics...

2014-03-21 12:25:19

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pactera Technology International, Ltd. (NASDAQ: PACT) announced today it has been selected as a finalist for the 2014 IBM Beacon Award. Pactera was recognized for excellence in information management innovation using big data and analytics. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130118/CN37843LOGO The IBM Beacon Awards honor IBM Global Business Partners for exemplifying the ability to deliver business value to clients through...

Supercomputer To Contribute To Cancer Genetics
2014-03-20 12:31:15

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online IBM said this week that its Watson supercomputer that grew to fame on the TV game show Jeopardy is going to be used to help clinicians tailor treatments for cancer patients. The company announced it will be teaming up with the New York Genome Center (NYGC) to help doctors develop treatments that are customized for cancer patients according to their genetic makeup. NYGC will be using Watson’s ability to help oncologists develop...

2014-03-20 08:36:34

London Borough of Camden in the UK Harnesses Big Data and Analytics to Fight Fraud NEW YORK, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today introduced new software and services to help organizations use Big Data and Analytics to address the $3.5 trillion lost each year to fraud and financial crimes. Through sophisticated business expertise and analytics, organizations can take a holistic approach to address the financial losses caused by fraud while protecting the value of their...

2014-03-18 23:28:54

Connected World magazine names the 2014 Women of M2M in its Apr/May issue. Carol Stream, IL (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer, IBM’s Florence Hudson, Microsoft’s Julie Larson-Green, Ford Motor Co.’s Nancy Gioia, Qualcomm Technologies Inc.’s Peggy Johnson, and IBM’s Sandy Carter lead the blue chip roster that make up the 42 members of this year’s Connected World magazine Women of M2M. The women selected will be honored at an invite-only dinner, sponsored by...

2014-03-18 12:36:03

LONDON, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Computing Electronics - Global Trends, Estimates and Forecasts, 2011-2018 Global Market Watch: With a CAGR of 10 %, global market value for computing electronics application sector is anticipated to be worth US$436.7 billion by 2018. On a global scale, Asia-Pacific accounts for more than 35% of the market share. While US accounts for the largest share of the global market value on a...

2014-03-17 12:29:55

Reinforcing IBM's commitment to open cloud architectures to drive wide-spread adoption of cloud technologies ARMONK, N.Y., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced that it is a Premier-level sponsor for OpenStack Summit, which will be held May 12-16, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. The OpenStack Summit is the premier open cloud event, bringing together thousands of OpenStack contributors, users and ecosystem members....

IBM Denies Working With The NSA
2014-03-17 12:26:31

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online IBM denied allegations on Friday that it had cooperated with the NSA. In a letter published to its clients, tech giant IBM attempted to distance itself from the National Security Agency, stating that it had not cooperated with the embattled US spy agency. The letter was posted on IBM’s “Building a Smarter Planet” Blog, and reportedly written – or at least posted by – Robert C. Weber, IBM senior vice president, legal and...

2014-03-17 08:31:37

Interviews with Over 500 CMOs Show Data, Social Media Present Biggest Opportunities and Challenges ARMONK, N.Y., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new IBM (NYSE: IBM) study, high-performing CMOs are integrating internal and external data to garner deep insights that, in turn, provide them with a much deeper understanding of their customers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090416/IBMLOGO The study, entitled "Stepping up to the challenge: How CMOs can start to...

2014-03-14 23:21:31

Wombat Security will provide guidance on the best methodology for security awareness and training programs that help employees defend against cyber-attacks. Hoffman Estates, Illinois (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 CIOsynergy, a provider of thought leading conferences, today announced Wombat Security Technologies’ participation at its event on March 27, 2014 at the Four Seasons hotel in Toronto. Wombat Security Technologies provides information security awareness and training software to help...


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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