News tagged ‘ibm’
Thursday, 31 Oct 2013
The man, who was the main driving force behind IBM's first personal computer, has passed away. Mr. William C. Lowe died of a heart attack on 19 October in the United States. He was 72.
Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013
IBM Research has announced the participation of Watson supercomputer in two new medical initiatives with the Cleveland Clinic faculty in the United States. IBM's supercomputer will be tasked with assisting faculty members make more informed diagnoses by making use of its natural language capabilities.
Monday, 12 Aug 2013
The OpenPower Consortium has been announced and aims to license the technology behind IBM's Power system. The consortium hopes to encourage the development of advanced server, storage, networking and GPU computing technologies for next generation data centers, in an open-source environment.
Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013
IBM has prototyped a water-cooled solar collector dish that can safely harness the power of 2,000 suns by focusing the sun's rays on hundreds of photovoltaic chips. This High Concentration PhotoVoltaic Thermal (HCPVT) system is capable of converting up to 80 per cent of the collected solar energy.
Thursday, 20 Dec 2012
IBM has announced their yearly "5 in 5" that comprises five innovations that may have the potential to change the way we live, work and play over the course of the next five years. They are based on current trends as well as emerging technologies from IBM's R&D laboratories around the world.
Monday, 26 Nov 2012
Now that Black Friday is over, IBM has released a set of data that reveals Apple's iPad as the biggest contributor of online sales for mobile devices.
Monday, 29 Oct 2012
Scientists at IBM Research have reported a breakthrough in carbon nanotube technology, allowing them to arrange the nanotubes 100 times more densely than earlier methods
Monday, 18 Jun 2012
Built with the IBM System x iDataPlex Direct Water Cooled dx360 M4 servers with more than 150,000 cores, the SuperMUC is a powerful, high-performance system designed to aid researchers and industrial institutions across Europe take on scientific challenges.
Tuesday, 3 Apr 2012
IBM and Netherland's National Institute of Radio Astronomy (ASTRON) will research and develop low-powered, exascale supercomputer systems for the international Square Kilometer Array (SKA). The SKA is an international consortium to build the world's largest and most sensitive radio telescope.
Friday, 23 Mar 2012
According to the rumor mill, Facebook is said to have acquired 750 patents from IBM, possibly to help it counter allegations of patent infringement.