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2014-08-09 05:39:59

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online IBM researchers have announced the development of a new computer chip that is inspired by the brain, mimicking the way that the mind can recognize patterns utilizing a web of interconnected transistors to simulate neural networks. The processor is named TrueNorth, and according to John Markoff of the New York Times, it contains more than 5.4 billion transistors, yet requires no more power to function than a hearing aid (just 70...

2014-08-08 16:24:29

Invention helps clients dynamically meet data governance and compliance mandates ARMONK, N.Y., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) inventors have patented a technique that helps clients automatically analyze and manage the location where their public and private cloud data is stored, thereby enabling companies to comply with regulations governing where data can be stored in different countries and continents. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090416/IBMLOGO The...

2014-08-08 12:27:52

DUBLIN, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of Wintergreen Research, Inc's new report "Mission Critical Middleware Messaging Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2014 to 2020" to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Worldwide markets are poised to achieve significant growth as middleware messaging becomes the foundation for cloud computing and enterprise participation in mobile markets. Mobile device...

2014-08-07 23:09:24

Former Google Executive to Lead New Company Division SARASOTA, Fla. (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Voalte®, the leader in healthcare communication technology, today announced the launch of Voalte Labs. The new venture will be led by Don Fletcher, Ph.D., Chief Scientist at Voalte and former Senior Engineering Manager at Google Voice, and will be headquartered at The HuB, a Sarasota, Florida, incubator that provides space and resources to entrepreneurs and startups. “We’re excited to...

2014-08-07 16:32:52

New chip with brain-inspired non-von Neumann computer architecture has one million neurons and 256 million synapses SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists from IBM (NYSE: IBM) today unveiled the first neurosynaptic computer chip to achieve an unprecedented scale of one million programmable neurons, 256 million programmable synapses and 46 billion synaptic operations per second per watt. At 5.4 billion transistors, this fully functional and production-scale chip...

2014-08-07 12:33:40

New cloud-based analytics capabilities address Chinese regulatory requirements and help users make risk-adjusted investment decisions SHANGHAI and ARMONK, N.Y., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that Shanghai Wind Information (Wind Info) has selected IBM to help provide its users in China with new cloud-based analytics tools to better manage financial risks and meet regulatory requirements. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090416/IBMLOGO This...

2014-08-06 08:41:39

Global Business Services Creates Simple, Rapid Access to High-Value Analytics and Other Capabilities ARMONK, N.Y., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced an innovative move to extend its consulting services by offering clients simple, direct access to analytics assessments and other click-to-buy services. The new offerings -- called IBM Global Business Services Online -- make IBM the first major IT consultancy to offer both new and existing clients this kind of immediate...

2014-08-06 08:40:12

ARMONK, N.Y., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that Gartner, Inc. has recognized IBM as a leader in the 2014 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Managed Mobility Services (MMS).(1) http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090416/IBMLOGO For the report, Gartner evaluated 14 vendors, recognizing IBM as the only leader based on its completeness of vision and ability to execute. IBM's market leading IT and business consulting services are dedicated to bringing mobile...

2014-08-06 08:40:08

BEDFORD, Mass., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VoltDB today announced that utilizing its NewSQL in-memory database, organizations can expect up to five times faster application performance for Fast Data analysis on the SoftLayer cloud platform from IBM than on Amazon Web Services. Running VoltDB on SoftLayer, organizations are able to extract intelligence and perform analytics on endless volumes of fast moving data to make real-time, automated decisions and create competitive advantage...

2014-08-05 23:07:39

Author Peter E. Greulich expects company’s leadership to rediscover what made IBM great: a corporate constitution based on respect for the individual, service to the customer and the pursuit of excellence. Austin, TX (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 MBI Concepts Corp. today announced A View from Beneath the Dancing Elephant, a new book by author and speaker Peter E. Greulich that serves as a counterpoint to former IBM CEO Louis V. Gerstner’s 2002 memoir, Who Says Elephants Can’t Dance? The...


Latest IBM Reference Libraries

2010-09-07 17:51:13

A direct access storage device, or DASD, is a secondary storage device in mainframe computers that has low access time for all of its capacity. The term DASD was introduced by IBM to describe disk drives, magnetic drums, and data cells. The direct access capability of those devices was quite different than that of sequential access used in tape drives because it required a substantially long time to access a distant point in a medium. IBM computers access devices through channels, which are...

2010-09-02 14:56:06

A control store is the element of a CPUs control unit that stores the CPU's micro program and is usually accessed by a micro sequencer. A control store is usually executed as a diode-selection of read-only memory. This tradition dates back to 1947 when the program timing matrix on the MIT Whirlwind was initially introduced. The earliest models of IBM mainframe had read-only control store; however, the System/370 and successor models were made and loaded their micro programs from floppy disks...

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