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IBM considered purchasing RIM’s enterprise division

08/10/2012, Can you believe it? Word on the street has it that International Business Machines (IBM) did mull over the decision of purchasing Researcn In Motion’s (RIM) enterprise division. Bloomberg reported this based on a couple of unnamed sources, where IBM...

IBM Research looks into ninja polymers

07/04/2012, IBM might have a world champion in the form of a chess computer a fair number of years ago, but intellectual pursuits are not the only agenda on the computing giant’s radar. They have taken an interest in the world of biology this time around, where...

IBM bans Siri on internal networks due to privacy concerns

05/23/2012, IBM is banning Siri from operating on the company’s internal networks. In 2010, IBM adopted a “bring your own device” policy allowing employees to use non-company owned smartphones at work. But it appears that IBM’s previous policy...

IBM, Honda and PG&E Create Smart Charging System for Electric Cars

04/12/2012, As we know, electric cars are extremely good for the environment and as technology advances, they are slowly becoming as efficient if not more efficient than its petrol guzzling counterparts. Even then, electric vehicles have their own share of problems....

Multi-touch floor for future homes?

04/09/2012, So we have smartphones that more or less come with a full touchscreen display these days, so it is interesting to see the idea of a multi-touch floor being toyed around by IBM. In fact, IBM was granted a patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office...

IBM supercomputer to figure out universe’s origin

04/03/2012, Back in the 1980s, the IBM PC proved to be a powerhouse in bedrooms across the world, running on Microsoft’s DOS operating system. Well, the company has seen some lean times over the years, but they are far from finished. The latest that we hear...

IBM Holey Optochip chip boasts super fast data transfer

03/07/2012, Just when you thought that your USB 3.0 connection is the bee’s knees compared to USB 2.0, along comes IBM and their research team who has discovered a new way to transfer data, where it occurs at speeds of more data per second compared to just...

HTC and IBM partner up, will focus on the enterprise market

01/24/2012, Heads up enterprise users, if you’ve enjoyed HTC’s smartphone and tablet offerings from a regular consumer’s standpoint, you might be pleased to hear that the Taiwanese company has recently entered into a new partnership with IBM with plans to enter...

IBM working on EV battery with 500 mile range

01/16/2012, One of the drawbacks to owning or driving an electric vehicle would be the limited amount of range that one can drive it before requiring a recharge. This is not so bad if you use your EV mainly for short trips and can change it when you get back home,...

IBM predicts mind controlled computers and smartphones in 5 years

12/20/2011, With the deployment of Siri on Apple’s iPhone 4S, not to mention the steady improvement of voice recognition technology, it would appear as though one of the ways that we could be controlling our smartphones and gadgets in the future would be...

Smarter Vehicle platform showcased at Extreme Blue

09/12/2011, Don’t you hate it when you have many family members sharing the same car, and you need to use the car but you need to spend the next several minutes adjusting the seat, mirrors, radio station, etc? While it may not be making its way into our vehicles in...

IBM works on biggest ever disk at 120 petabytes

09/02/2011, If you’re feeling smug that you have a few TBs of storage space in your home computer setup, your eyes will definitely turn green with envy after hearing that IBM is currently developing what could very well be the largest capacity...