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IBM Working On Electronic Blood For Powering And Cooling Supercomputers

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Inspired by the human brain, IBM is working on 'electronic blood' which could be used in the future to simultaneously power and cool supercomputers.

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Could Supercomputers Someday Replace Physicians?

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Is it possible that we could someday have robots and supercomputers in use as a replacement for human physicians?

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IBM Creates 10,000 Transistor Carbon Nanotube Computer Chip

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One very promising direction is with carbon nanotubes and IBM has just reached a major milestone. They have created a new computer chip based on carbon nanotube technology that has more than 10,000 transistors.

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IBM Developing Augmented Reality Shopping Assistant

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When you take out your smartphone or tablet and launch the yet unnamed IBM shopping assistant app, it uses the camera to recognize the different products on the shelf. Then, the app will "instantly display recommendations and offers based on their specific preferences."

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IBM’s 500 Mile Lithium-Air Battery Breathes Air (Video)

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Today’s car batteries are massive, yet can only go about 100 miles, and can never come close to gasoline. But a new technology currently being developed under IBM’s “Battery 500 Project”, could result in a battery that would power cars for more than 500 miles on a single charge. They are developing a light-weight, ultra high-density lithium-air battery, or air-breathing battery, which actually breathes air.

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Citigroup Hires IBM Watson to Work on Wall Street

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We've already seen what IBM Watson can do when it faces off against two of the best Jeopardy players of all time, but now we're going to see how it can handle the ongoing financial crisis on Wall Street.

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Google increases war effort against Apple, buys 1000+ patents from IBM

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In a conventional modern war, you want to arm yourself with guns, tanks, and fighter jets. In the war between Apple and Google, the ammunition comes in the form of patents and let's just say that Google has been busy with some stockpiling.

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IBM computer chip mimics the human brain

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IBM is working on a new class of computer chips that are designed to imitate the human brain's abilities for perception, action and cognition. The chips’ processing power is similar to that of Watson. IBM hopes to use these chips in “cognitive computers.” These computers would learn through experience instead of being programmed. Just like the human brain.

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Sliding Tablet Netbook Borrows Inspiration from Everyone

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Why knock off just one product when you can Frankenstein them all together to make for a mega product? That seems to be the idea behind this nameless contraption from China, but the net result actually looks pretty darn promising.

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Jeopardy Champion Watson Could Have A Career In Medicine

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So what’s next for Watson? Does the computer’s alleged superiority over human intelligence mean we should bow down and welcome our new computer overlord? Anyone who fears that Watson is dead set on world domination can relax. Watson wants to help us, not destroy us.

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IBM Invades Smartphone World with Enterprise Mail

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It's not exactly the first name that comes to mind when you consider the smartphone market, but it seems that IBM is ready to make a giant splash in the industry. Before you get your hopes up (or down), IBM is not preparing any hardware. Instead, the company is offering some great software.

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IBM lithium-air Oxygen battery to take EVs to the next level

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We all dream of the day we can step out of the house, unplug our car and drive for 500 miles on a single charge. If IBM has anything to say about it, we will be doing just that in no time at all.

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