Database giant Oracle has upgraded its high end server systems, putting pressure on rivals such as IBM.
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Scientists at IBM claimed today that it has cracked a materials conundrum that may well create a new class of memory and logic chips.
The global 3D integrated circuit market is forecast to grow by 19.7 percent between 2012 and 2016, with the major growth driver being strong demand for memory products, particularly flash memory and DRAM.
Big Blue and a Dutch team of scientists are trying to come up with a breed of servers that process more data than today's internet while coping with a sandstorm.
IBM's developed a new optical communications link that, it says, allows massive amounts of data to be transmitted with record-breaking low power consumption.
IBM has released its annual set of predictions for the next five years - and says it expects computers and smartphones to see, smell, touch, taste and hear.
IBM's developed a way of integrating optical computing onto standard silicon chips using standard 90-nanometer semiconductor manufacturing processes.
US shoppers spent 20 percent more on Black Friday than they did last year, with mobile purchases showing a particular boom.
IBM says it's made a big step towards the commercial production of carbon nanotube-based computer chips.
Not that it should surprise anyone, but Apple is now officially ranked as the second most powerful brand in the world.
IBM scientists recently managed to differentiate the chemical bonds in individual molecules - for the first time - using a technique known as noncontact atomic force microscopy (AFM).
IBM scientists say they've made a big leap towards the practical use of spintronic computing with the first-ever direct mapping of the formation of a persistent spin helix in a semiconductor.
IBM and the Leibniz Supercomputing Centre (LRZ) have announced the first commercially available hot-water cooled supercomputer.
The US can once again boast the world's most powerful supercomputer, after two and a half years during which Japan has held the crown.
The automotive industry isn't working alone in its perpetual quest to transform EVs and hybrids into mainstream vehicle options.
The sheer amount of research conducted for and about electric vehicles around the world never ceases to amaze me.
IBM is to take on one of the biggest information processing jobs imaginable - handling the data from the world's largest radio telescope in an attempt to explore the origins of the universe.
IBM scientists have produced a prototype optical chipset that can transfer a whacking terabit of data per second - the equivalent of downloading 500 high definition movies.
Big Blue has announced "major advances" in quantum computing device performance that could ultimately help accelerate the design of a practical, full-scale quantum system.