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  • The Mindset List Never Fails To Blow My Mind

    Every year at about this time I end up writing about the Beloit College Mindset List. I don't know why I do this to myself. Do I really need an annual reminder of how quickly time is passing and passing me by? The Mindset List, which the Wisconsin...
  • Ford, IBM win dismissal of 12-year lawsuit over apartheid abuses

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Manhattan federal judge has dismissed a 12-year-old lawsuit accusing Ford Motor Co and IBM Corp of encouraging human rights abuses in apartheid-era South Africa, reluctantly concluding that the case does not belong in U.S. courts....
  • Self-evaluation: Philbin calls audible

    Self-evaluation: Philbin calls audible
    Let's see if this helps: When Dolphins players arrived for their first meeting of training camp, the music video from the Pharrell Williams song, "Happy," was playing on the large screen typically reserved for football video. That started a different...
  • IBM launches Watson system for research, hopes for breakthroughs

    IBM launches Watson system for research, hopes for breakthroughs
    International Business Machines Corp on Wednesday launched a computer system that can quickly identify patterns in massive amounts of data, an ability that IBM said should hasten breakthroughs in science and medical research. The computer system, Watson...
  • Why have U.S. companies become such skinflints?

    Here's a depressing statistic: Last year, U.S. companies spent a whopping $598 billion — not to develop new technologies, open new markets or to hire new workers but to buy up their own shares. By removing shares from circulation, companies made...
  • Buffett puts shareholders ahead of patriotism in Canadian deal

    Buffett puts shareholders ahead of patriotism in Canadian deal
    Warren Buffett may be most famous for the billions of dollars he has made from investing but he is also well known as a cheerleader for the United States. The Oracle of Omaha routinely exhorts investors to put their money in America, "the mother lode of...
  • Apple to release 12.9-inch iPad in 2015, report says

    Apple to release 12.9-inch iPad in 2015, report says
    Looking to spark iPad sales, Apple is developing a 12.9-inch model that will go into production early next year, a report Tuesday by Bloomberg said.  Apple remains the leader in the tablet market, but it has seen year-to-year iPad sales decline the last...
  • ICBC deal shows U.S. tech giant IBM still engaged in China

    ICBC deal shows U.S. tech giant IBM still engaged in China
    Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) has deployed a new IBM mainframe computer system, the two companies said on Tuesday, boosting the U.S. technology giant's credentials in the country. IBM's joint announcement with ICBC, the world's largest...
  • IBM to help China's Inspur to design servers

    IBM to help China's Inspur to design servers
    IBM will help China's largest server vendor Inspur International design server systems, the two companies said on Friday, an unexpected development in what has been a politically charged rivalry in the Chinese technology market. Since last year Inspur...
  • Slowly, A Wave Of Walkable Town Development Gains Speed

    Slowly, A Wave Of Walkable Town Development Gains Speed
    A handful of people were already gathered around the stone fountain in Glastonbury center when a family of four parked on Main Street and walked to a table in the summer sunset to enjoy their burgers and fries. Nearby, a husband and wife from East...
  • Hewlett-Packard posts surprise revenue gain after PC sales jump

    Hewlett-Packard posts surprise revenue gain after PC sales jump
    Hewlett-Packard Co posted a surprise increase in quarterly revenue after sales from its personal computer division climbed 12 percent, but a flat to declining performance from its other units underscored the company's uphill battle to revive growth. HP...
  • John Akers dies at 79; former head of IBM

    John Akers, chief executive officer at IBM for eight years during the company's struggles to adapt its dominance in mainframes to the personal-computer era, has died. He was 79. Akers died Friday in Boston, IBM said in a statement on its website. The...