Mainframe

01.14.15
IBM's monster mainframe is built to handle your mobile shopping
01.14.15

IBM's monster mainframe is built to handle your mobile shopping

Shopping from your phone is a big deal these days, but it requires a lot of effort behind the scen...

By J. Fingas,   01.14.15
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11.25.14
One of the first true computers is finally on public display
11.25.14

One of the first true computers is finally on public display

Seeing ENIAC, one of the first true programmable computers, has been tricky; the giant mainframe w...

By J. Fingas,   11.25.14
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01.23.13
New DCUO trailer highlights the mainframe feature
01.23.13

New DCUO trailer highlights the mainframe feature

DC Universe Online understands that everyone, even mighty superheroes and dastardly supervillai...

By E. ,   01.23.13
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11.20.12
Harwell Dekatron revived as the world's oldest working, original digital computer
11.20.12

Harwell Dekatron revived as the world's oldest working, original digital computer

Over 60 years since the first digital computers switched on, the chances of seeing one of these pi...

By J. Fingas,   11.20.12
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08.29.12
IBM debuts new mainframe computer as it eyes a more mobile Watson
08.29.12

IBM debuts new mainframe computer as it eyes a more mobile Watson

Those looking for a juxtaposition of IBM's past and future needn't look much further than two bits...

By D. Melanson,   08.29.12
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08.04.12
IBM pushing System z, Power7+ chips as high as 5.5GHz, mainframes get mightier
08.04.12

IBM pushing System z, Power7+ chips as high as 5.5GHz, mainframes get mightier

Ten-core, 2.4GHz Xeons? Pshaw. IBM is used to the kind of clock speeds and brute force power that...

By J. Fingas,   08.04.12
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02.14.12
NASA pulls the plug on the mainframe computer era
02.14.12

NASA pulls the plug on the mainframe computer era

It's the end of another era at NASA, although this one was perhaps more inevitable than others. Ch...

By D. Melanson,   02.14.12
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11.07.11
John Opel, IBM CEO during onset of the PC era, dies at 86
11.07.11

John Opel, IBM CEO during onset of the PC era, dies at 86

John Roberts Opel, the former IBM CEO who helped usher in the PC era, died last week at the age o...

By A. Toor,   11.07.11
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03.23.11
Hacker nets two years in jail after pilfering £7 million in virtual poker chips
03.23.11

Hacker nets two years in jail after pilfering £7 million in virtual poker chips

Crime, it just doesn't pay. Well, actually it does, to the tune of £53,612, but then you get...

By Vlad Savov,   03.23.11
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