A new vacuum technique named "Airgap" by IBM promises to make the company's processors faster and possibly more energy efficient. IBM expects the first 320-nanometer microprocessors using this new technology to appear in 2009. Here's an animated video produced by IBM to explain how the new chips will be built.
IBM has categorically denied any involvement with the NSA's spying spree, and insists it has never handed over client data in the name of surveillance.
Big Blue is funding a developer challenge to encourage mobile developers to come up with applications that use its intelligent cloud-based service Watson.
Big Blue is using the human brain as a template for breakthrough designs. Brace yourself for a supercomputer that's cooled and powered by electronic blood and small enough to fit in a backpack.
Big Blue says that Twitter has violated three of its patents but that it's willing to negotiate outside of court, according to Twitter's latest SEC filing.
Google and Apple also crack the top 20 in patents -- but the search giant has a slight edge in patents awarded.
The goal for the newly formed Watson Business Group, featuring the tech that topped "Jeopardy," is to juice the commercial potential of cognitive computing.
Soundsmith's Peter Ledermann not only makes a full line of highly innovative phono cartridges -- the company also offers amplifiers and speakers.
Lawsuit accuses the company of concealing that involvement with a controversial surveillance led to loss of sales and stock price decline.
Twitter never said how much it paid to acquire more than 900 patents from IBM last year, but a newly published SEC filing reveals the company was willing to spend big to avoid a patent-infringement battle.