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IBM Introduces RFID Enforced Hand Washing Technology

12/02/2013, Just because a hospital is a place where lives are rescued to the best of the doctor’s abilities each day in the operation theater, not to mention it is a sanctuary for those who need to recuperate from a serious illness, it does not mean that it is a...

IBM Looking To Use Big Data To Help Predict Heart Disease Early

10/09/2013, Heart disease has become a big problem for several years now that can become a silent killer if its effects aren’t caught early enough. IBM is hoping it can help predict heart disease before doctor’s are able to, which would make prevention...

Amazon Defeats IBM In $600 Million CIA Contract Case

10/08/2013, It was rumored back in March that Amazon had been awarded a $600 million contract by the CIA to develop a cloud computing infrastructure for the clandestine agency. It is believed that this new infrastructure will cut costs for the CIA as it looks to...

IBM Movie Shows Off Atomic Scale Claymation

04/30/2013, We have seen how IBM had come up with a new kind of storage device which is so small, we are not dealing in millimeters, but rather, at just the size of 12 atoms. A dozen atoms, that is all there is to it, and yet the folks over at IBM were able to store...

Solar Collector From An IBM-Led Group

04/21/2013, Solar power is definitely the way to go where mankind is concerned, as “green energy” could very well be the thing that keeps the earth around for the next generation. Well, modern day solar collectors are able to concentrate a certain degree of...

IBM Roadrunner Hits The End Of The Road

03/31/2013, All good things must always come to an end, as nothing is permanent except death and some say, taxes. Well, IBM’s Roadrunner, what was once the world’s fastest supercomputer, has arrived at the end of its distinguished life, as it will be...

IBM’s Watson Goes To School

01/30/2013, You’ve hear about Watson, IBM’s own child and artificial intelligence system that has been touted for its super-computing powers. Well, Watson might know a lot of stuff, defeated “Jeopardy!” champions, and memorized the Urban...

IBM Says Future PCs Will See, Hear And Touch

12/17/2012, If computing giant IBM’s assertions are correct, then the PCs of the future will be more and more like us humans, in the sense that advancements made in the realm of artificial intelligence would soon see computers mimic the five human senses, including...

Cassette tape makes a return to the data storage scene

10/21/2012, Many years ago, when it came to making backup of your computer data and hard disks came in sizes of 4MB (while costing hundreds of dollars), a far cheaper way for organizations to ensure their digital data remains preserved would be to used cassette tape...

A software bug helped Deep Blue psych Kasparov out

10/01/2012,   The story of how computers surpassed human chess players, never to be caught again, goes like this: Kasparov beats IBM’s chess-playing supercomputer Deep Blue in 1996. In 1997, however, Deep Blue beats Kasparov during the six-game rematch....

IBM’s Mira computer gears up to create an entire universe

09/27/2012, IBM’s supercomputer, Mira, happens to be the third-fastest computer in the world. Naturally, it can handle quadrillions of computations per second to accomplish some of the most difficult and complex tasks. Cosmologists are now gearing up Mira to...

IBM’s Watson is a genius compared to siri

08/28/2012, When Apple launched iPhone 4S with the voice-based personal assistant Siri, the world was mesmerized by the idea of Siri and this has popularized the concept of digital voice-activated assistant – in the real world, Siri wasn’t so hot (check...