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IBM: Why Our Mainframes Are Really 'I/O Supercomputers'

IBM: Why Our Mainframes Are Really 'I/O Supercomputers'

TheStreet (Apr. 9, 2014) Hot on the heels of IBM's promise not to exit hardware, executive Steve Mills highlights the capabilities of the company's mainframe technology, which he describes as an I/O (Input/Output) supercomputer. The challenge in commercial workloads, he explains, tends to be less about computer, but more about moving the data quickly, enabling mainframes to deliver better cost of ownership to users. With the mainframe celebrating its 50th birthday, Mills also looks to the future. Video provided by TheStreet
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Jim Cramer: Best Tech Stocks Are Social, Mobile, and Cloud Based

Jim Cramer: Best Tech Stocks Are Social, Mobile, and Cloud Based

TheStreet (Feb. 5, 2014) TheStreet's Action Alerts PLUS Co-Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer says Google, Facebook, and Salesforce are the best technology names because the businesses are social, mobile and understand the cloud. Cramer points out how well these companies have fared despite the recent market decline. The primary reason these names are Cramer's "go-to" stocks is because they understand technology trends. Video provided by TheStreet
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Microsoft's Cloud Boss to Be Next CEO?

Microsoft's Cloud Boss to Be Next CEO?

Newsy (Jan. 31, 2014) A new report indicates Microsoft has likely chosen its next CEO, cloud guru Satya Nadella. And could Bill Gates be stepping down too? Video provided by Newsy
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Review: HP Elite Book 820 With Windows 7

Review: HP Elite Book 820 With Windows 7

TheStreet (Jan. 31, 2014) HP has a new business laptop, the EliteBook 820, which the company advertises as "ultra-portable" and "ultra secure." What HP isn't advertising is that the EliteBook allows users to dump Windows 8 and go back to Windows 7. The laptop is available with an i3 or i5 processor, 4 gigabytes of RAM, a 12.5 inch non-touchscreen display, a traditional or solid-state hard drive, and fingerprint scanner. The EliteBook also ships with Windows 7 Professional. TheStreet's Gary Krakow shows off the new EliteBook features in New York. Video provided by TheStreet
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