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Moving molecules at IBM Almaden

Big Blue scientists are aiming for breakthroughs to help computers sift through the exabytes of data that have become a fact of life.

By Feb. 4, 2008


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 Apr. 30, 2013


Startup Secret No. 23: RIM's Lesson

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

By Jan. 24, 2012


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 Aug. 27, 2011


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 Feb. 16, 2011


IBM predicts holographic calls, breathing batteries

Analysts from Big Blue also see homes warmed by heat produced at data centers and laptops that run on kinetic energy.

By Dec. 23, 2010


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 Feb. 19, 2013


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 Apr. 12, 2011


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 Apr. 3, 2011


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 Jan. 12, 2012