Tagged: IBM

PR Advanced: Be the Change

On Saturday, February 26, I attended PRSSA’s PR Advanced Conference: Be the Change. Attended by students from 22 different US colleges, the conference featured some of the brightest minds from the top public relations agencies from around the country. The day kicked off with an inspiring keynote speech by Jon Iwata, IBM’s Senior Vice President […]

EU antitrust probe of IBM

Euopean Union regulators launched two antitrust investigations against IBM, the world’s biggest provider of computer services, for allegedly abusing its dominant position on the mainframe computer market.  IBM says it’s cooperating with the EU probe and that it suspects the complaint is being driven by its largest competitors, led by Microsoft.  Law Professor Keith Hylton, an […]

IBM/Sun Microsystems merger talks collapse

School of Management Professor N. “Venkat” Venkatraman, chairman of the Information Systems Department, says the breakdown of the merger talks between IBM and Sun Microsystems is bad news for Sun. “I am wondering if HP or Dell may get into the fray now that IBM seems to be walking away.  Both could benefit from having […]

IBM and Sun meet in the ‘cloud’

School of Management Professor N. “Venkat” Venkatraman, chairman of the Information Systems Department, says a would-be acquisition of Sun Microsystems by IBM could well serve IBM’s push to lead the effort to create for a “smarter” business infrastructure. “IBM’s supposed move to acquire Sun Microsystems is seen in some quarters as a radical shift in […]