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image thumb7 IBM Dominates The Tech Service Industry.. Right, But For How Long?

IBM as a whole as had its ups and downs, but when in need of some good, reliable tech support it’s hard to match what they got going on in that arena. While Microsoft, Google, Apple, and others will continue to dominate the personal computer software market, places like IBM have become an industry standard for computer service as a whole. And I guess they will continue to enjoy this dominance as long as computing exists.

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ss100809pakistan04.ss full IBM Capable Of Predicting Floods 100 Hours In Advance

Floods have been devastating recently. Especially the ones last year in Pakistan that flooded an area that was larger than many European countries combined. Many lives were lost that could have been saved, had there been a flood forecast. Early warning systems can prove to be absolutely essential, especially in densely populated regions where whatever time that can be bought saves as many lives.

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image thumb132 IBM pockets SPSS for $1.2 Billion

SPSS, analytics software ad solutions provider, SPSS has been acquired by IBM. The cash value of the acquisition is close to the $1.2 Billion. The acquisition awaits shareholder approval of SPSS and the deal might most probably be closed in the later half of this year. SPSS analyses data from people to predict how they will behave in the future. It will be integrated into IBM’s Software Group and Information Management division.