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HOT NEWS | Today's Headlines

1. TOP NEWS STORIES
- IBM Connect 2014: Register Now!
- Experience IBM Notes
- IBM Redbooks: Making the move to IBM Connections 4.5 and IBM Connections =
Content Manager
- Social Business App Dev Virtual Event replay available
- IBM Redbooks: Installing and deploying IBM Connections
- New Release Of The IBM Social Business Toolkit SDK
- IBM releases the new IBM Social Business Toolkit SDK as Open Source
- Learn about IBM iNotes Social Edition
- Using Reseller and Distributed Software in IBM SmartCloud for Social Busi=
ness
- Developing OpenSocial gadgets for IBM Connections 4.0

2. ANNOUNCEMENTS AND OTHER RELATED TECHNOLOGY NEWS
- IBM puts business content in motion for mobile workforce, speeds access t=
o big data through mobile devices
- ECM: solutions for diverse content
- IBM's SmartCloud Docs: Social Business vs. Productivity Suites
- Business Women Get Social in the Cloud
- IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: The Benefits of Cloud-based Collaborati=
on with Ed Brill, IBM
- Lenovo Plans to Acquire IBM's x86 Server Business
- IBM Reports 2013 Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year Results
- IBM Rallies Tennis Fans with Innovative Technology at the Australian Open=
 2014
- Suzhou PowerCore Technology Co. Intends To Use IBM POWER Technology For C=
hip Design
- IBM Closes Acquisition of Aspera
- IBM Commits $1.2 Billion to Expand Global Cloud Footprint
- IBM Introduces X6 Architecture, Optimizes x86-Based Servers for Cloud, An=
alytics
- Multiplay and KUULUU Launch Games with SoftLayer, an IBM Company
- IBM Cloud Helps Leading Retailers Quickly Adapt to Changing Consumer Tren=
ds
- IBM Sets U.S. Patent Record
- 7,500 IBM Jobs Will Go To Lenovo With Unit Sale
- Video: Apple's Mac Celebrates 30 Years; Dell, IBM Envy Success
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LEAD STORY

IBM CONNECT 2014: REGISTER NOW!
Join us at IBM Connect 2014 to gain insights into how game-changing technol=
ogy and strategies in social, mobile, cloud, smarter workforce, cognitive s=
ystems, smarter commerce and business analytics are propelling companies to=
 competitive heights.
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OTHER HEADLINES

EXPERIENCE IBM NOTES
This single-page site is intended to drive user adoption of IBM Notes and e=
nhance the total client experience. This effort was inspired by feedback fr=
om customers requesting materials to help promote Notes to end users.
http://infolib.lotus.com/resources/experience/notes/

IBM REDBOOKS: MAKING THE MOVE TO IBM CONNECTIONS 4.5 AND IBM CONNECTIONS CO=
NTENT MANAGER
This comprehensive guide covers what you need to know to get ready to upgra=
de to IBM Connections 4.5
http://www-10.lotus.com/ldd/lcwiki.nsf/xpDocViewer.xsp?lookupName=3DIBM+Red=
books%3A+Making+the+move+to+IBM+Connections+4.5+and+IBM+Connections+Content=
+Manager#action=3DopenDocument&content=3Dcatcontent&ct=3Dredbooks

SOCIAL BUSINESS APP DEV VIRTUAL EVENT REPLAY AVAILABLE
With IBM Notes and Domino 9 Social Edition, IBM leads in integrating social=
 capabilities into market-leading email and collaboration client. Learn how=
 IBM did it, and how you can use OpenSocial standards to do the same for yo=
ur applications.
https://engage.vevent.com/rt/ibm~notesdominogoessocial

IBM REDBOOKS: INSTALLING AND DEPLOYING IBM CONNECTIONS
IBM(R) Collaboration Solutions and IBM Redbooks(R) have partnered together =
to create this comprehensive guide on how to install and deploy IBM Connect=
ions. Topics cover the spectrum from planning to performance tuning, with c=
hapters on high availability, metrics, customizing the user experience, and=
 more
http://www-10.lotus.com/ldd/lcwiki.nsf/xpViewCategories.xsp?lookupName=3DIB=
M%20Redbooks:%20Installing%20and%20deploying%20IBM%20Connections

NEW RELEASE OF THE IBM SOCIAL BUSINESS TOOLKIT SDK
A new version of the IBM Social Business Toolkit is available on OpenNTF. T=
he release features improvements to the Communities and Profiles Service AP=
Is and improved exception handling and run-time error reporting.
https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/mydeveloperworks/blogs/0f357879-ccee-492=
7-98c1-7bb88d5dc81f/entry/new_release_of_the_ibm_social_business_toolkit_sd=
k19

IBM RELEASES THE NEW IBM SOCIAL BUSINESS TOOLKIT SDK AS OPEN SOURCE
The IBM Social Business Toolkit SDK, now available on OpenNTF as Open Sourc=
e, lets Web and Java developers easily access the IBM Social Platform, incl=
uding IBM Connections and IBM SmartCloud for Social Business.
http://www.openntf.org/blogs/openntf.nsf/d6plinks/NHEF-92NHF9

LEARN ABOUT IBM INOTES SOCIAL EDITION
IBM iNotes Social Edition software is Web access to e-mail and collaboratio=
n. You can equip your employees with capabilities similar to those included=
 in IBM Notes(R) client software, but delivered through a Web browser. Try =
this demo to learn more.
https://greenhouse.lotus.com/wpsgh/wcm/connect/ghcontent/lotus+greenhouse+n=
ext+site/home/products/ibm+lotus+inotes

USING RESELLER AND DISTRIBUTED SOFTWARE IN IBM SMARTCLOUD FOR SOCIAL BUSINE=
SS
This article describes what Reseller is, how it works, and how to create a =
Distributed Software (DSW) order in IBM SmartCloud for Social Business.
http://www-10.lotus.com/ldd/bhwiki.nsf/dx/Using_Reseller_and_Distributed_So=
ftware_in_IBM_SmartCloud_for_Social_Business

DEVELOPING OPENSOCIAL GADGETS FOR IBM CONNECTIONS 4.0
This white paper explains how to develop gadgets for IBM Connections 4.0, p=
rimarily focusing on using the developer bootstrap page for quickly testing=
 gadgets.
https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/lotus/documentation/osgadgetconnections4=
/index.html
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IBM puts business content in motion for mobile workforce, speeds access to =
big data through mobile devices
IBM today introduced new software that helps employees tap into the broades=
t range of business information to do their jobs more effectively from thei=
r desktops, mobile phones and tablets. The new offering allows traditional =
and mobile workers to securely access, manage and gain insight from structu=
red and unstructured content such as emails, documents, images, Web data an=
d collaboration tools to improve productivity.
http://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/38093.wss

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ECM: solutions for diverse content
KMWorld Magazine writes about the growth of data and how content access is =
evolving to take into account the explosion in social technologies, includi=
ng wikis, blogs and videos. Content used to be a lot simpler. It consisted =
of documents and data. Together, those two categories encompassed most of t=
he digital information used in organizations. Now, not only the volume but =
also the variety of data has increased to include videos, digital audio, wi=
kis, blogs and little snippets of microblogging content. The information is=
 also beaing accessed for a much wider variety of purposes, including compl=
iance and e-discovery, sentiment analysis and customer relationship managem=
ent.
http://www.kmworld.com/Articles/Editorial/Feature/ECM-solutions-for--divers=
e-content-82696.aspx

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IBM's SmartCloud Docs: Social Business vs. Productivity Suites
In December, IBM finally released one of the missing pieces of its SmartClo=
ud social business platform in the shape of SmartCloud Docs on the public c=
loud. There was quite a bit of excitement, as it appeared that IBM had ente=
red the cloud-based productivity suite market. But as Ed Brill, Director of=
 Product Management for IBM Social Business, told us, this wasn't really th=
e case.
http://www.cmswire.com/cms/social-business/ibms-smartcloud-docs-social-busi=
ness-vs-productivity-suites-019126.php

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Business Women Get Social in the Cloud
Women in business are an intelligent and savvy group that relishes in helpi=
ng others succeed. It seems only natural they would gravitate towards socia=
l media platforms to seek out community with other women business owners an=
d entrepreneurs to share ideas, best practices, and gain insights for their=
 own organizations.=20
https://www-304.ibm.com/connections/blogs/socialbusiness/entry/business_wom=
en_get_social_in_the_cloud4?lang=3Den_us

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IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: The Benefits of Cloud-based Collaboration=
 with Ed Brill, IBM
There is no doubt that 2012 has been a breakthrough year for cloud computin=
g. We have witnessed a continuous growth curve in terms of adoption that ha=
s allowed for the emergence of new and innovative cloud services. Social an=
d cloud collaboration, for example, have paved the way for new applications=
 that support and enrich the corporate chain of relationships, and therefor=
 increase overall productivity. In the below interview, Ed Brill from IBM S=
ocial Business emphasizes the benefits of cloud collaboration and outlines =
ways in which businesses can overcome security and integration challenges a=
ssociated with the cloud.
http://www.itbriefcase.net/the-benefits-of-cloud-based-collaboration

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Lenovo Plans to Acquire IBM's x86 Server Business
Lenovo have entered into a definitive agreement in which Lenovo plans to ac=
quire IBM's x86 server business. This includes System x, BladeCenter and Fl=
ex System blade servers and switches, x86-based Flex integrated systems, Ne=
XtScale and iDataPlex servers and associated software, blade networking and=
 maintenance operations. The purchase price is approximately US$2.3 billion=
, approximately two billion of which will be paid in cash and the balance i=
n Lenovo stock.
http://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/43016.wss

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IBM Reports 2013 Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year Results
IBM today announced fourth-quarter 2013 diluted earnings of $5.73 per share=
, compared with diluted earnings of $5.13 per share in the fourth quarter o=
f 2012, an increase of 12 percent. Operating (non-GAAP) diluted earnings we=
re $6.13 per share, compared with operating diluted earnings of $5.39 per s=
hare in the fourth quarter of 2012, an increase of 14 percent.=20
http://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/43008.wss

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IBM Rallies Tennis Fans with Innovative Technology at the Australian Open 2=
014
IBM is bringing tennis fans even closer to the Australian Open 2014, with n=
ew ways to access and interact with the latest tournament news and courtsid=
e action from the Grand Slam as it happens. Through the use of innovative a=
nd interactive technology, IBM is providing fans a rich, immersive experien=
ce during the international tennis tournament. The official mobile apps for=
 the Australian Open deliver easy functionality with real-time scores and s=
chedules, comprehensive match and player analysis and Twitter feeds.=20
http://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/42981.wss

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Suzhou PowerCore Technology Co. Intends To Use IBM POWER Technology For Chi=
p Design That Pushes Innovation In China
IBM, the Suzhou PowerCore Technology Company and the Research Institute of =
Jiangsu Industrial Technology today announced the two Chinese organizations=
 will join the OpenPOWER Foundation, with Suzhou PowerCore intending to use=
 IBM's POWER architecture to provide customized chip design solutions to pu=
sh server innovation in such areas as Big Data, cloud computing and next ge=
neration data centers.=20
http://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/42980.wss

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IBM Closes Acquisition of Aspera
IBM today announced it has completed the acquisition of Aspera, Inc., a pri=
vately held company that securely speeds the movement of massive data files=
 around the world. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.=20
http://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/42965.wss

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IBM Commits $1.2 Billion to Expand Global Cloud Footprint
IBM today announced plans to commit over $1.2 billion to significantly expa=
nd its global cloud footprint. This investment includes a network of cloud =
centers designed to bring clients greater flexibility, transparency and con=
trol over how they manage their data, run their business and deploy their I=
T operations locally in the cloud.
http://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/42956.wss

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IBM Introduces X6 Architecture, Optimizes x86-Based Servers for Cloud, Anal=
ytics
IBM today announced the sixth generation of its enterprise X-Architecture f=
or System x and PureSystems servers, providing industry-leading improvement=
s in the performance and economics of x86-based systems for analytics and c=
loud.
http://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/42796.wss

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Multiplay and KUULUU Launch Games with SoftLayer, an IBM Company
SoftLayer, an IBM Company, today announced that game development studio KUU=
LUU and world's largest online game servers provider Multiplay are using IB=
M SoftLayer's cloud capabilities to power widely popular games such as Batt=
lefield 4 and RECHARGE. KUULUU tapped into SoftLayer's cloud for higher per=
formance and scale for their newest game created with Linkin Park, the most=
 popular band on Facebook with 55 million followers, called RECHARGE, while=
 Multiplay utilizes SoftLayer cloud to support the mega title Battlefield 4=
..
http://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/42928.wss

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IBM Cloud Helps Leading Retailers Quickly Adapt to Changing Consumer Trends
IBM today announced that leading retailers Wakefern and El Corte Ingl=E9s h=
ave adopted IBM Smarter Commerce on cloud to quickly respond to changing co=
nsumer trends, compete more effectively in local markets and extend their b=
rand into new regions. The news comes at this year's National Retail Federa=
tion convention (#NRF14), where IBM also unveiled a new solution that helps=
 retailers and marketers update their online storefronts in minutes with fr=
esh, relevant and targeted content.
http://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/42904.wss

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IBM Sets U.S. Patent Record
IBM today announced that its inventors received a record-setting 6,809 pate=
nts in 2013 - the 21st consecutive year the company topped the annual list =
of U.S. patent leaders.=20
http://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/42875.wss

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7,500 IBM Jobs Will Go To Lenovo With Unit Sale
Approximately 7,500 IBM employees around the world, including those based a=
t major locations such as Raleigh, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Taipei, are expec=
ted to be offered employment by Lenovo. Employees had previously told Busin=
ess Insider that this unit was the target of some of IBM's layoffs last sum=
mer. IBM took a $1 billion charge in 2013 for what it calls "workforce reba=
lancing," and some experts said that this amounted to between 6,000 and 8,0=
00 jobs cut worldwide.=20
http://finance.yahoo.com/news/7-500-ibm-jobs-lenovo-200247393.html

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Video: Apple's Mac Celebrates 30 Years; Dell, IBM Envy Success
Apple is celebrating Mac's 30th birthday and a lot has changed over the pas=
t thirty years. Inflation is better now than it was in 1984 and the Mac is =
cheaper. Interest rates are much lower thanks to the Federal Reserve, even =
if home prices have doubled. Many computer companies like Tandy and Commodo=
re are either gone are gobbled up by others and while Dell and IBM are stil=
l around, they are not nearly as competitive. Just surviving in today's com=
puter world is cause for celebration.
http://us.rd.yahoo.com/finance/external/video/tsmfe/SIG=3D13c06lq21/*http:/=
/www.thestreet.com/_yahoo/story/12266538/1/apples-mac-celebrates-30-years-d=
ell-ibm-envy-success.html?cm_ven=3DYAHOOV&cm_cat=3DFREE&cm_ite=3DNA
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