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It's 2014. Why is my battery stuck in the '90s?

The devices we all rely on continue to evolve radically. So why has the battery industry failed? Here's how you can take charge.

By December 2, 2014

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IBM sees big opportunity in sequencing microbes

We're trained to think microbes are bad. But researchers are gathering this week to discuss uses of massive ecosystems of the micro-organisms, many of which are beneficial.

By May 6, 2014

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Filmmaking at the atomic level? IBM nets Guinness world record

With "A Boy and His Atom," Big Blue and its scanning tunneling microscope have made what is surely the first movie explicitly starring atoms.

By April 30, 2013

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For an iWatch to kick butt, Apple must innovate in batteries

If the company is indeed working on a watch-size device with the bells and whistles of a smartphone, battery life could prove a challenge.

By February 19, 2013

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Startup Secret No. 23: RIM's Lesson

Learn from RIM's shared-CEO disaster: Leadership is a solitary business.

By January 24, 2012

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IBM creates data storage at the atomic level

A new discovery by Big Blue researchers suggests that it's possible to store a bit of information in as little as 12 magnetic atoms. Today's disk drives require a million atoms to store a bit.

By January 12, 2012

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IBM goes for really, really, really big data

Big Blue's latest invention is a 120 petabyte data repository that seems big now, but won't in a few years.

By August 27, 2011

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IBM says it knows how bad your commute will be

A new service created by IBM Research, UC Berkeley, and Caltrans is designed to offer commuters predictive models about what their drive to work will be like in an hour.

By April 12, 2011

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Nanoparticles may 'kick backside' of fatal bacteria

Joint discovery by IBM Research and Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology could help slow number of deaths from MRSA "superbug." Potential treatment arises from semiconductor research.

By April 3, 2011

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IBM researchers show love for 'Jeopardy' champion Watson

Who better to watch the final episode of the match among 'Jeopardy' champions Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter and IBM supercomputer Watson with than a large group of IBM researchers? CNET reporter Daniel Terdiman was on hand to do just that.

By February 16, 2011