International Business Machines Corp - the best personalized free web-based Email en en International Business Machines Corp Buffett cuts stake in IBM and shares slide NEW YORK (AP) — Warren Buffett says he's sold about a third of the 81 million shares he holds in IBM, sending the stock down sharply in early trading. Buffett bought into IBM when its stock as it was approaching an all-time high, but it's been in decline since then as Amazon and Microsoft have dominated the cloud. Buffet said Friday, "I... Fri, 05 May 2017 15:10:00 GMT 2017-05-05T15:10:00Z A look at some Israeli high-tech successes JERUSALEM (AP) — Intel announced Monday it will spend more than $15 billion to acquire Mobileye, an Israeli company that develops technology that essentially gives computers a sense of their physical surroundings — the largest high-tech acquisition in the history of the Jewish State. Faced with limited natural resources, Israel has fostered a vibrant high... Mon, 13 Mar 2017 17:33:00 GMT 2017-03-13T17:33:00Z Pennsylvania sues IBM over $170M jobless claims contract HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf's administration sued International Business Machines Corp. on Thursday, saying the company failed to deliver on a 2006 contract to replace an outdated system of processing unemployment claims. The lawsuit said the technology and consulting giant was paid $170 million, but had delivered a failed project by... Thu, 09 Mar 2017 20:29:00 GMT 2017-03-09T20:29:00Z Transgender Virginia student: Ruling leaves kids in limbo RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court's decision to back out of a lawsuit over transgender students' bathroom access is a disappointment that will keep transgender children in limbo, said 17-year-old plaintiff Gavin Grimm, who's become a national face of the issue. But Grimm, who sued his eastern Virginia school district to be able to use the boys' ... Tue, 07 Mar 2017 12:30:00 GMT 2017-03-07T12:30:00Z Supreme Court won't say if trans teen can pick bathroom WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is leaving the issue of transgender rights in schools to lower courts for now after backing out of a high-profile case Monday of a Virginia high school student who sued to be able to use the boys' bathroom. The court's order in the case of teenager Gavin Grimm means that attention now will turn to lower courts around th... Tue, 07 Mar 2017 03:29:00 GMT 2017-03-07T03:29:00Z Apple, IBM, Microsoft back transgender teen at Supreme Court WASHINGTON (AP) — Apple, IBM and Microsoft are among 53 companies urging the Supreme Court to rule that a transgender teenager has the right to use the boys' bathroom at his Virginia high school. The businesses signed onto a brief filed Thursday in high school senior Gavin Grimm's lawsuit against the Gloucester (GLAH'-stur) County school board. ... Thu, 02 Mar 2017 18:58:00 GMT 2017-03-02T18:58:00Z When Amazon's cloud storage fails, lots of people get wet NEW YORK (AP) — Usually people don't notice the "cloud" — unless, that is, it turns into a massive storm. Which was the case Tuesday when Amazon's huge cloud-computing service suffered a major outage. Amazon Web Services, by far the world's largest provider of internet-based computing services, suffered an unspecified breakdown in its eastern U.S. region ... Wed, 01 Mar 2017 00:51:00 GMT 2017-03-01T00:51:00Z How did the Dow get to 20K? Think Goldman, Boeing and IBM NEW YORK (AP) — Dow 20,000 wasn't exactly a team effort. The index climbed to the 20,000 mark from 19,000 largely because of three stocks: financial firm Goldman Sachs, aerospace giant Boeing, and technology and consulting company IBM. Put together, those three companies are responsible for almost half the gain that brought the blue chip index to its latest millennial mark o... Thu, 26 Jan 2017 22:14:00 GMT 2017-01-26T22:14:00Z Tech leaders to make peace, or press their case, with Trump SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Silicon Valley leaders were among Donald Trump's most outspoken opponents during the presidential campaign. On Wednesday, though, many of them will come face-to-face with the president-elect for the first time since the election. The tech industry had multiple concerns about candidate Trump, among them fears that he would stifle innov... Wed, 14 Dec 2016 18:07:00 GMT 2016-12-14T18:07:00Z Australia says IBM settles over online census failure CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Global technology giant IBM carried most of the blame for the crash of Australia's online census three months ago and had compensated the government for the financial cost of the debacle, the prime minister said on Friday. Australia's first attempt to conduct a census online shut down for 43 hours in August after the website fai... Fri, 25 Nov 2016 03:39:00 GMT 2016-11-25T03:39:00Z