Ginni Rometty, chief executive of IBM. Up to Tuesday’s close, IBM’s shares had fallen 18.5 per cent in the past 12 months

International Business Machines (IBM) forecast weak earnings for this year after reporting an 8.5 per cent fall in fourth-quarter revenue as a strong (...)

Phil Gilbert (centre), general manager IBM Design, at an IBM Design studio gathering

You might not be able to herd software programmers – the old joke is that this is like herding cats.But computing giant IBM is proving that you can ce(...)

Ginni Rometty,  CEO of IBM: “We saw a marked slowdown in September in client buying behaviour, and our results also point to the unprecedented pace of change in our industry.” Photograph: Reuters/Shannon Stapleton

IBM’s woes are interesting not simply because they tell us about the economy, but because they reveal broader truths about how, and for whom, companie(...)

The IBM facility at Damastown , near Clonee, in Co. Meath. The tech giant today released a poor set of results which sent its share price plummeting.

IBM said it will no longer reach its earnings forecast for 2015, ditching a five-year profit goal as the company struggles to transform quickly enough(...)

IBM is expected to announce today that it will pay Globalfoundries $1.5 billion to take an unprofitable chip-manufacturing unit off its hands. (Photograph:  ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images)

IBM is expected to announce today that it will pay Globalfoundries $1.5 billion to take an unprofitable chip-manufacturing unit off its hands. IBM wil(...)

IBM has announced new partnership with China’s Inspur following politically fuelled rivalry. Photograph: Reuters

IBM has announced a new partnership with China’s Inspur Group following the latter’s recent “IBM to Inspur” marketing strategy designed to lure its (...)

Investors can now bet that female chief executives, such as Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer, will lead their companies to out-perform the market. Photograph: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

Barclays is selling an exchange-traded note tied to public companies with female executives, betting on demand for products that promote women in lead(...)

Two men walk past an advertising banner at HTC stand during the closing day of Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

As Mobile World Congress drew to a close, organiser GSMA described it as the most successful year of the exhibition as it set (...)

IBM said “Project Lucy” would take 10 years and cost $100 million. Photograph: Craig Warga/Bloomberg

IBM began rolling out its Watson supercomputer system across Africa today, saying it would help to address continental development obstacles as diver(...)

IBM chief executive Ginni Rometty and her team will forgo their annual incentive payments for 2013.

IBM missed revenue expectations for the fourth consecutive quarter as the world’s biggest technology services company grappled with weakening demand f(...)