Former IBM Honcho Nabbed for Being Creepy and Horrible

Tokyo police revealed that charges have been filed against former IBM exec Takumi Otoshi. On August 22, Otoshi allegedly used his iPod to film up a young woman's skirt while riding the escalator at JR Yotsuya Station in Tokyo.

Otoshi was the president of IBM Japan between 1999 and 2008. As Tokyo Reporter points out,… » 8/30/12 6:00am 8/30/12 6:00am

Thirty Years of IBM PCs Means 29.9 Years of PC Gaming

Today's a special day: The 30-year anniversary of the launch of the IBM PC, a machine created for business that many of us soon discovered made a perfectly wonderful gaming machine. The PC wasn't my first gaming computer (that was a Radio Shack TRS-80), but it was certainly the one that turned me into a gamer. My… » 8/12/11 11:00am 8/12/11 11:00am

PS3's Cell Processor Powers World's Fastest Supercomputer

The United States' nuclear stockpile in Los Alamos will soon be monitored by a powerful computer made out of parts you might have in your living room - the PlayStation 3's Cell processor. Nicknamed the Roadrunner, the IBM-built supercomputer is comprised completely of off-the-shelf components, including nearly 7,000… » 6/09/08 12:40pm 6/09/08 12:40pm