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Originally called International Business Machines. A major computer and information technology company. IBM develops software and hardware, provides network hosting, and offers IT consulting services. It is one of the only IT companies to trace its origins back more than 100 years. It was established in New York in 1896. After Coca-Cola, IBM is considered the second-most valuable brand name in the world.
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An IBM computer has handily beat two human competitors on the popular US quiz show Jeopardy in a three-day showdown, highlighting at the same time the progress people have made in making machines able to think like them.
What was the name of the IBM computer which world chess champion Gary Kasparov beat in a 1996 tournament?
computer that had to be programmed in machine language and an IBM computer programmed by punched tape.
So far, representatives from the UK Oracle User Group, the IBM Computer Users Association, the Corporate IT Forum, the Society of Information Technology Managers and others have joined the SSRG.
One student will win an IBM computer and a $1,000 gift certificate to Books Are Fun.
I love technology, but I keep telling my editor my 16 Megahertz IBM computer is plenty fast for me.
SPECULATION was intensifying yesterday that the IBM computer giant could be ready to pool its EUR16 billion European pension fund assets in Dublin.
co-production), Vikram Jayanti brings Gary Kasparov back to the scene of his 1997, controversial nine-day chess battle against the IBM computer, Deep Blue.
Information technology (IT) solutions can offer e-business planning and consulting services in addition to mid-range IBM computer systems and fully supported application software as part of a total-solution approach to individual business requirements.
the IBM computer systems subsidiary of El Camino Resources, Ltd.
Viewing the brain as a soft computational machine allows an interesting commentary on the recent chess match lost by Garry Kasparov to the IBM computer sometimes called Deeper Blue (because it is an improved version of Deep Blue beaten by Kasparov the previous year).
Bank bosses called in a team of IBM computer specialists - some in the USA - to solve the problem, which hit about 400 branches.