GM buys 10 IBM Computers to form supercomputer-WSJ

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NEW YORK, Aug 29 (Reuters) - IBM Corp. said General Motors Corp. is buying 10 of its high-performance Unix computers with a plan to link them together to form one of the world's most powerful supercomputers, The Wall Street Journal reported in its online edition Thursday. The deal is a sign of the growing importance of high-powered computing in designing automobiles, a sector that is producing strong sales for IBM amid an overall slump in corporate purchases of information technology, ...

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