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IBM Goes Brazilian

Move over, China and India, IBM is betting that the next developing technology hotspot will be Brazil.  The company has announced a new initiative to stimulate country’s developing technology sector. For starters, IBM will host its first-ever forum for São Paulo venture capitalists and entrepreneurs and FINEP, the Brazilian government organization dedicated …

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IBM, Cisco to Unveil Smart Grid Pilot in Amsterdam

IBM and Cisco have announced a pilot smart grid project for 500 households in Amsterdam to increase energy efficiency.  The program is part of the Amsterdam Smart City initiative which endeavors to make Amsterdam a more sustainable city.   The IBM and Cisco will take part in a consortium to implement smart metering and …

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IBM Acquires Software Risk-Management Firm Ounce Labs

IBM has disclosed its acquisition of Ounce Labs, Inc., a privately-held company based in Waltham, Massachusetts. Software produced by Ounce Labs automatically discovers Information Security  flaws in application source code and resolves compliance-based concerns faced by companies and federal agencies. It is a leading application security and digital risk-management firm and enables customers to reduce …

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IBM to Acquire SPSS in $1.2 Billion Deal

IBM has announced it will be buying SPSS, an analytical and software solutions provider for $50 per share, or $1.2 billion. IBM expects the move to strengthen its information-agenda initiative, which helps companies take information and transform it into a strategic asset. “We and IBM view this as a highly-complementary …

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Anne Altman To Manage IBM’s Global Public Sector

Anne Altman will be the general manager of the Global Public Sector division at IBM Corperation as of August 1st.  In her new position Altman will lead sales in the government, education, health care, life sciences and pharmaceutical industries. Altman is currently the management director of IBM’s System z mainframe division.  Altman said is a …

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IBM Joins ACP to Mentor Retired Veterans

American Corporate Partners (ACP) and IBM are partnering to help veterans returning Iraq and Afghanistan transition in to civilian life by supplying career development, networking and small business start-up advice. IBM plans to use their volunteer recruiting program, On Demand Community, to help find mentors in New York, Raleigh/Durham, Denver, Washington …

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