Tech’s Rust Belt Takes Shape

Technology has long distributed its riches unequally. But the sector has seldom seemed so sharply divided between disrupters and the disrupted.

Computing pioneer International Business Machines Corp. on Thursday reported its revenue dropped 5 percent after failing to close big software and hardware deals.

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