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IBM Wants to Put a ‘Rodent Brain’ in Your Phone

Dharmendra Modha has an array of 48 circuit boards, lined 6 by 8 on a rack, each with its own processor. Modha describes this set-up as a small rodent. Or, more accurately, a ...

August 17, 2015 at 6:00 pm by

IBM Manufactures World’s First 7nm Chip

IBM, in collaboration with leading companies including GlobalFoundries, Samsung and SUNY have finally cracked the sub 10nm process and produced a fully working 7nm chip. This ...

July 9, 2015 at 7:47 pm by

GlobalFoundries Seals IBM Deal

GlobalFoundries has been given the all-clear to complete its purchase of IBM’s chips division, in a deal worth $1.5 billion. An off-shoot of AMD, GlobalFoundries was founded ...

July 2, 2015 at 7:00 pm by

U.S. Navy Doesn’t Trust Lenovo With Their Weapon Systems

You don’t trust anyone with the control of your weapon systems and it looks like the U.S. Navy isn’t too pleased with Lenovo’s recent purchase of the IBM ...

May 20, 2015 at 2:58 pm by

IBM Chip uses Light to Transfer Data at 100Gbps

After a decade of research, IBM has finally developed a new silicon photonics chip that can transfer data at the speed of 100 Gbps. These are designed for data centers and ...

May 13, 2015 at 10:58 am by

IBM and FujiFilm Show That Tape Storage Still Has Potential

Most people would consider tape storage to be a thing of the past, but that’s far from the case. It is still the most efficient and cheapest-per-byte method of storing ...

April 10, 2015 at 9:58 pm by

Dyre Wolf Attack Reels in over $1 Million in Wire Transfers

IBM’s Security division has been researching a malware attack they have named ‘The Dyre Wolf’ which is said to have been responsible for stealing over $1 ...

April 5, 2015 at 12:58 am by

Apple is Now Twice the Size of the World’s Second Largest Company

Apple’s market cap has just risen to $775 billion – a new record making it twice the size of the world’s second largest company, Exxon Mobil. For the last ...

February 25, 2015 at 12:58 pm by

Imminent IBM Reorganisation Could Result in Massive Layoffs

A potential restructuring of computer hardware company IBM could result in layoffs of 26% of staff, or over 111,000 people. If true, it would be the biggest corporate layoff ...

January 27, 2015 at 1:28 am by

Intel, IBM, and Qualcomm Oppose Title II Net Neutrality

An alliance of 60 tech companies, including the likes of Intel, IBM, and Qualcomm, have signed a letter addressed to US Congress and the FCC opposing Title II reclassification ...

December 11, 2014 at 8:45 pm by

Discarded Laptop Batteries Could Power Slums, Claims IBM

An IBM study has determined that old laptop batteries could be used to power slums. 70% of discarded batteries were able to hold enough charge to power an LED light for four ...

December 8, 2014 at 5:29 pm by

Access IBM’s Watson Supercomputer for Free

IBM has opened up its Watson supercomputing platform to everybody for free. The decision to open up a public beta for the data analytics platform means that we now all have ...

December 7, 2014 at 3:40 pm by

Intel Announce 10nm Chips Capabilities and Release Plans

We reported early in 2014 of Intel’s 14nm “Fab 42” plant remaining closed and the rumors surrounding 10nm chip manufacturing that came with it – from ...

November 19, 2014 at 10:55 am by

U.S. Department of Energy to Spend $425 Million on Supercomputers

The US Government’s Department of Energy has announced it is to invest $425 million to build two supercomputers, which, when built, will be the fastest computers in the ...

November 14, 2014 at 6:51 pm by

IBM Pay $1.5B to Remove Chip Manufacturing Headache

IBM has just secured a deal with Globalfoundries Inc. to offload their chip-manufacturing unit for a cool $1.5 billion today. The news has been leaked by “two people ...

October 20, 2014 at 10:39 am by

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