IBM Built “Brain-like” Processor “TrueNorth”, It Can Mimic Human Brain

IBM Built “Brain-like” Processor “TrueNorth”, It Can Mimic Human Brain

IBM has created a customized “brain-like” processor called TrueNorth that can mimic human brain. It comes with a whopping 4,096 processor cores. The chip contains 5.4 billion transistors. Furthermore, it is capable of mimicking 256 million synapses and 1 million human neurons.

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Teaching IBM’s Watson Slangs And Internet Abbreviations

Teaching IBM’s Watson Slangs And Internet Abbreviations

Artificial intelligence is pushing new frontiers in today’s digital age. IBM’s Watson is a striking example, being probably the most intelligent computer in the world. Whereas Watson can converse with humans well, it still can’t distinguish well between the underlying subtlety of different words, something Eric Brown is trying to help it with.

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Lenovo Will Soon Split Into Think Business Group And Lenovo Business Group

Lenovo Will Soon Split Into Think Business Group And Lenovo Business Group

Lenovo acquired IBM’s personal computer business back in 2005. Since then, the company has shown significantly improved performance in the mainstream computing arena but no notable improvement in high-end markets. To focus well on both, Lenovo has now decided to split the company into two groups.

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IBM Develops Light-Using Chip For High-Speed Data Transmissions

IBM Develops Light-Using Chip For High-Speed Data Transmissions

Computer chips conventionally make use of electric signals to transmit data. However, there are limits to the speed of signals and consequently, this limits the data transmission speeds. IBM now claims that it has developed a new chip which uses light instead of electric signals and ensures higher data transmission speeds.

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Big Data From Social Media May Directly Affect Movies In The Coming Days

Big Data From Social Media May Directly Affect Movies In The Coming Days

vThe success or failure of a movie is nearly always unknown until it hits the big screen. The response from initial screenings is sufficient to predict how well the movie is going to do on the box office. It now seems that the big data from social media is going to be increasingly significant in making such predictions.

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Mobile Devices Key In Generating Online Cyber Monday Sales

Mobile Devices Key In Generating Online Cyber Monday Sales

It appears that most of the sales done online on Cyber Monday this year by consumers were performed through mobile devices, giving these devices a key role in e-commerce.

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[Video] IBM Reveals Technologies For The Future

[Video] IBM Reveals Technologies For The Future

A new video aired on BBC last week has shown what IBM has under its sleeves. It’s fascinating how the computer industry giant subsided itself from the price-cutting competition of the consumer market, and developed some of the most intriguing technologies for the future.

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IBM Inches Towards A Viable Silicon Successor – Carbon Nanotubes

IBM Inches Towards A Viable Silicon Successor – Carbon Nanotubes

Although the size of computer chips has shrunk rapidly over recent years, it comprises of silicon and is bound to hit a limit soon. To counter that in advance, IBM has been working on a viable alternative, namely carbon nanotubes (CNTs), and the company recently had significant success on that front.

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Coca-Cola, Apple And IBM Top The List Of Most Valuable Global Brands

Coca-Cola, Apple And IBM Top The List Of Most Valuable Global Brands

There are a number of global brands which are wildly popular among the masses, not only in the developed countries but also in the developing nations. These brands range from technology to food to beverages and auto-mobiles and a whole range of other products. Interbrand has released its 13th annual Best Global Brands report revealing this years biggest brands. Coca-Cola has secured the top spot in the list, followed closely by Apple.

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IBM Plans Bring Watson Supercomputer Into Your Pocket With Super-Siri App

IBM Plans Bring Watson Supercomputer Into Your Pocket With Super-Siri App

Watson is IBM’s super-computer which the company has been using to crunch the huge amount of financial data and present intelligence solutions to companies such as Citigroup. Now, IBM intends to enter the mobile app realm by pitching Watson as a speech-based smart assistant.

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IBM Acquired Texas Memory Systems

IBM Acquired Texas Memory Systems

IBM has acquired flash memory system provider Texas Memory Systems (TMS). By acquiring this company, IBM has augmented its storage and data center systems product line. Both the companies did not unveil the actual financial terms of the deal.

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And The World’s Fastest Supercomputer Is …

And The World’s Fastest Supercomputer Is …

Last year, Fujitsu’s K Computer took the crown as the world’s fastest supercomputer which was nearly four times faster than the Chinese Tianhe-1A. At the International Supercomputing Conference (ISC) 2012, in Germany, IBM Sequoia was named the world’s fastest supercomputer which is 1.55 times faster than the previous record-breaker, the Fujitsu K Computer.

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Siri Blocked On Employees’ iPhones At IBM For Security Reasons

Siri Blocked On Employees’ iPhones At IBM For Security Reasons

More and more companies have come about to adopt the ‘bring your own device’ policy, given the sheer variety of smartphones that the employees can choose from. However, this policy comes with a number of limitations since the use of smartphone has to be restricted in a number of ways to ensure security at the company. So is the case at IBM where iPhone’s Siri is disabled for security reasons.

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Apple Remains On Top Of The Most Valuable Brands List

Apple Remains On Top Of The Most Valuable Brands List

In today’s world ingrained well in technology, it is no surprise that many of the most valuable brands are names from the tech world. The most valuable brand, the one that stands on top of the list, is Apple. Apple bagged the position last year too and has been able to sustain its position through a second year. IBM stands in second position while Google has slid to a third.

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IBM Celebrates 15th Anniversary Of Deep Blue’s Victory Against Garry Kasparov

IBM Celebrates 15th Anniversary Of Deep Blue’s Victory Against Garry Kasparov

In May 1997 a different kind of Chess game began, which draw the attention of the whole world. It was a game between a man and a machine. The man was none other than the world champion chess player Garry Kasparov, and the machine was IBM’s supercomputer Deep Blue. After several days and six matches, Deep Blue beat the world champion on 11 May, 1997 – two wins for Deep, one win for Garry Kaparov and three draws. Yesterday, IBM celebrated the 15 anniversary of Deep Blue’s historic victory.

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