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2014-04-09 12:35:41

IBM physicist and pioneer in his field, Dr. Stuart Parkin, honored for inventing the "spin-valve" in 1989 -- found in nearly every hard drive sold today SAN JOSE, Calif. and HELSINKI, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that researcher and IBM Fellow, Dr. Stuart Parkin, is the winner of the prestigious Millennium Technology Prize, awarded every two years by the Technology Academy Finland (TAF), an independent foundation aimed at supporting scientific...

2013-10-09 08:28:48

Three-year collaboration will develop groundbreaking, big data analytic methods to improve care and reduce costs for treatment of heart disease SACRAMENTO, Calif., DANVILLE, Pa. and YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y., Oct. 9th, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Sutter Health, IBM Research (NYSE: IBM) and Geisinger Health System announce the award of a $2 million joint research grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop new and sophisticated big data analytics and application methods that...

2013-10-02 00:21:41

Carnegie Mellon, MIT, New York University and Rensselaer Polytechnic to study artificial intelligence technologies to extend human expertise YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y., Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced a collaborative research initiative with four leading universities to advance the development and deployment of cognitive computing systems - systems like IBM Watson that can learn, reason and help human experts make complex decisions involving extraordinary...

2012-07-11 22:21:10

MARSEILLE, France and DUBLIN, July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Paoli-Calmettes Institute (IPC), France and IBM Research - Ireland (NYSE: IBM) announced today they are collaborating on a study that will demonstrate the effects of how oncologists, integrating visual information into their consultations, assist in communicating the diagnostic and treatment risks to cancer patients. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120712/NY39131 ) (Logo:...

2012-04-03 02:31:46

ARMONK, N.Y., April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced new software to provide clients with a sophisticated way to tame the data deluge and speed up business processes, making it easier for decision makers to gain insights from data. Based on innovations from IBM labs, the new software continuously accesses, compresses, and analyzes data, freeing up IT staff to work on higher value tasks such as big data and business analytics. (Logo:...

2012-03-14 07:58:00

HAIFA, Israel and MILAN, March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced it has developed a unique biomedical analytics platform for personalized medicine that could enable doctors to better advise on the best course of medical treatment. This could lead to smarter and more personalized healthcare in a wide-range of areas, including cancer management, hypertension, and AIDS care. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120314/NY70125 )(Logo:...

2011-05-17 06:06:00

ZURICH, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) and ETH Zurich, a premiere European science and engineering university, hosted more than 600 guests from industry, academia and government, to open the Binnig and Rohrer Nanotechnology Center located on the campus of IBM Research - Zurich. The facility is the centerpiece of a 10-year strategic partnership in nanoscience between IBM and ETH Zurich where scientists will research novel nanoscale structures and devices to advance energy...

2010-12-23 13:32:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Highlights: IBM Research is the first to measure the movement and processing of digital data as a magnetic pattern on nanowires 1,000 times finer than a human hair. New memory uses the spin of electrons to move data at hundreds of miles per hour to atomically precise positions along the nanowire racetrack. This memory could someday enable a single portable device to store all the movies produced worldwide in a given year and run on a...

2010-11-15 10:21:00

ARMONK, N.Y., Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- McKesson Corporation and IBM (NYSE: IBM) are teaming on an initiative aimed at reducing carbon dioxide emissions and trimming drug distribution costs. Working with IBM researchers and business consultants, North America's largest distributor of prescription drugs is bringing a new level of intelligence to the pharmaceutical supply chain as well as its own business operations. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101115/NY01477-a)...

2010-11-04 10:00:00

SHANGHAI, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that it has developed a new technology, now piloted with Shanghai Power, to help energy companies manage power outages more effectively while improving productivity. Developed for the energy industry by IBM Research, the technology can upgrade and transform a power grid by reducing outage frequency and duration of black-out time while optimizing the company's resources and assets. (Logo:...