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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...

IBM First Synaptic Chip Tries To Mimic Human Brain

08/20/2011, Backed by U.S Defense funding, IBM has recently announced the world’s first “synaptic” processor project: it’s a chip that which mimics the human brain architecture. The company calls this an unprecedented progress in building a...

Brain chips being pursued by IBM

08/18/2011, Computers have certainly come a long way since it was first unleashed upon the world, and IBM has been a name associated with computers for as long as I can remember. Well, the company is now working on a couple of prototype chips that is said to be able...

IBM patents new technology to improve virtual keyboards

07/24/2011,   While we all know that virtual keyboards will never replace physical keyboards anytime soon when it comes to speed and accuracy – engineers are constantly trying to make things better. The folks over at IBM recently filed a patent application for...

Wolfram Alpha is biggest calculator in the world

02/13/2011, Tomorrow should be something special as we take a break from the hubbub that is MWC 2011 in Barcelona – we’re looking at an IBM computer which will tackle a couple of humans in a special week of television’s “Jeopardy.”...