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IBM Q2 Earnings In — A Gain, Then a Slide. What I See Looking Forward

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IBM Q2 earnings are in. We had a gain, then a slide, but all in all, they’ve got the right things in place moving forward. The company’s cloud commitment, the unique Z and LinuxONE offerings, and the company’s commitments in areas like Blockchain and AI are all sound positions in important emerging market spaces. Now CEO Ginni Rometty and team need to deliver on growth.

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DOJ Weighs In To Halt FTC and Koh’s Questionable Ruling Against Qualcomm

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The DoJ has intervened to request a stay in the FTC ruling against Qualcomm, citing national security. This ruling against Qualcomm never made sense, and certainly did not make sense based upon what the FTC presented in its case. I feel strongly that the ruling will be paused to allow a deeper look on the security implications prior to the case being heard for appeal — it will be interesting to keep an eye on what happens next.