IBM has declined to comment on just how much of its workforce is impacted by its layoffs this week, but employees in its Global Technology Services (GTS) division were hit the hardest, according to a report by our sister site WindowsITPro.IBM recently cut its severance from six months pay to just one month, making the layoffs particularly painful this time around.
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In a Q1 earnings call this week, HPE CEO Meg Whitman took some jabs at Dell, telling investors that its “super-focused” on being nimble for its customers; “I happen to like our hand better than the Dell-EMC hand,” she said.
More than two dozen Internet companies, including AT&T, Microsoft, and Facebook filed legal briefs this week asking a judge to support Apple in its battle with the US government. As Reuters notes, “the companies backing Apple largely echo the iPhone maker’s main argument, that the 1789 All Writs Act at the heart of the government’s case cannot be used to force companies to create new technology.”
PaaS vendor Apprenda announced this week that it is integrating its existing cluster management stack and operational suite with Kubernetes, in order to provide a single platform for both existing and new, cloud-native applications, and offer such benefits as fast scaling for containers.