The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Monday, May 11
China’s smartphone market slows down
The world’s largest smartphone market may be losing its appetite: first quarter shipments of the devices in China dropped by 4 percent year over year, according to IDC. It’s the first time in six years that China’s smartphone market has contracted.
IBM’s slimmed down Power servers aim at cloud, in-memory database
IBM has brought out another round of Power8 servers, targeting private, public and hybrid clouds as well as in-memory database applications and analytics. The multipurpose servers include the four-socket Power E850 and the more powerful Power E880.