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One Terabit-Per-Second Transfer Speed Available With Holey Optichip
2012-03-08 11:27:08

IBM researchers have developed a prototype optical chip, called Holey Optochip, with the ability to transfer a terabit of data per second, which could enhance the power of supercomputers, such as those found in the Power 775 and Blue Gene systems from IBM.

2011-12-01 14:32:39

As sophisticated as modern climate models are, one critical component continues to elude their precision—clouds.

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2011-08-18 11:05:00

IBM has developed a computer chip that may be able to predict tsunamis and highlight risks of financial markets.

2011-08-17 23:01:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, IBM (NYSE: IBM) researchers unveiled a new generation of experimental computer chips designed to emulate the brain's abilities for perception, action and cognition.

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2011-08-09 10:40:56

IBM and the University of Illinois' National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) said they have abandoned plans to build a petaflop-speed computer.

2011-04-12 08:41:00

ARMONK, N.Y., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced new workload-optimized POWER7® systems, including a performance boost to the Power 750 -- the same server used in Watson, the Jeopardy! winner -- that provides even faster processing capability than each machine used in the computer genius.

2010-06-01 13:00:00

ARMONK, N.Y. and COLLEGE STATION, Texas, June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that Texas A&M University used IBM supercomputing technology to carry out potentially life-saving tuberculosis research at a rate more than four times faster than was previously possible.

2010-05-05 23:01:00

WARSAW, Poland, May 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that Agora SA, one of Poland's largest media companies operating across print, Internet, radio and outdoor advertising channels, has acquired four of IBM's new POWER7 systems to reduce its data center costs and provide better service to its customers by managing millions of data-intensive transactions across its media channels and analyzing that data in real time.

2010-04-13 16:19:00

ARMONK, N.Y., April 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today added new servers, services and software to its lineup of 2010 systems designed to put a lid on the rising costs and complexities of operating modern data centers.


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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.