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IBM, others unveil RFID offerings

Sep 17, 20032 mins

Latest IBM news.

IBM, others unveil RFID offerings, 09/16/03

IBM and a truckload of other vendors Monday joined the RFID – Radio Frequency ID – parade at a meeting in Chicago that is shaping up as a coming-out party for the object-identification technology.

 IBM notebooks go ergonomic, 09/17/03

IBM is tackling one of the biggest gripes of notebook users – that they can present ergonomic problems causing aches and pains – by designing new units that let you disconnect the keyboard and screen so you don’t have to crane your neck and type at awkward angles.

IBM, HP refresh low-end desktops, 09/15/03

Gearing up for the start of the holiday shopping season, HP and IBM are unveiling a slew of new desktops this week at the TechXNY conference in New York.

Sprint to save millions with IBM, EDS service contracts, 09/15/03

Sprint expects to save $150 million over five years on outsourcing contracts with IBM Global Services and Electronic Data Systems (EDS) Corp., with the two contractors developing and maintaining some software systems for the telecommunications company.

IBM supercomputers aid melanoma diagnosis, 09/12/03

Electro-Optical Sciences will be the first life sciences company to use on-demand supercomputing power from IBM to analyze data collected by a handheld skin-scanning device for detecting malignant melanoma.

IBM demos provisioning software, 09/11/03

IBM has been showing off a product recently that automates the provisioning of server software and processing resources.

IBM, Agilent to bring optical components to chips, 09/11/03

The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) will fund a four-year program to develop optical interconnect technology for chip-to-chip communications, headed by researchers at IBM and Agilent Technologies, IBM announced Thursday.

IBM-Boeing deal could renew interest in voice mgmt. outsourcing, 09/10/03

When experts evaluate the outsourcing opportunity these days, they seldom include voice network management as one of the hot markets. But late last month, IBM signed a deal with Boeing that might renew interest in the very old market for voice management services.