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Topic - Ibm Corp.
A federal judge on Thursday declined to toss out decade-old lawsuits that accuse IBM Corp. and Ford Motor Co. of supporting apartheid by letting their subsidiaries sell computers and cars to the South African government.
IBM is teaming up with the New York Genome Center to help fight brain cancer.
China's Lenovo Group is buying IBM's low-end server business for $2.3 billion, expanding a product line-up dominated by PCs, tablets and smartphones.
IBM Chairman and CEO Virginia Rometty's pay doubled in her first year running one of the world's biggest and best-known technology companies, but she still took home less than her predecessor.
Dr. Watson is accepting new patients.
IBM's fourth-quarter earnings grew 6 percent even as revenue was largely flat, as the company benefited from growing, lucrative software businesses such as Internet-based computing and data analytics.
Cisco Systems Inc. isn't content to be the world's largest maker of computer networking gear. It says it wants to become the "No. 1" supplier of information technology to big businesses by broadening its offerings of services and software.
IBM says its board had added $5 billion to its stock buyback program, bringing the total buyback authorization to $11.7 billion.
IBM's stock fell more than 5 percent Wednesday, after the company reported disappointing third-quarter revenue and suggested that demand in key markets may be slowing.
IBM's revenue slipped below Wall Street's expectations in the third quarter as the technology company dealt with jittery customers and a weakening euro that undercut its results. Despite the problems posed by the wobbly economy, IBM's earnings held steady.
IBM President and CEO Virginia Rometty is taking on the added role of chairman, as Samuel Palmisano prepares to retire at the end of this year.
IBM is buying human resources management company Kenexa Corp. for about $1.3 billion, adding to its stable of cloud-based software.
The debate on the pros and cons of off-shoring jobs mirrors a long-standing debate within the tech industry about the need to recruit foreign workers to fill jobs in the U.S.
Groupon became the latest company to report quarterly earnings, and its revenue growth fell short of analyst estimates. Here is a summary of recent earnings and reports for selected technology companies and what they reveal about the state of spending and the overall economy:
That wasn't so bad, after all.