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IBM's TrueNorth processor mimics the human brain

Big Blue's cognitive computing chip could enable wide-ranging applications that take advantage of massive performance while using no more power than a hearing aid.

By August 7, 2014

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IBM spends $3 billion to push the far future of computer chips

Big Blue sets a five-year plan to figure out the manufacturing technology for the great-grandchild of today's chip tech -- and the even more different generations beyond that.

By July 9, 2014

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Researchers erase, then restore memories in rats

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mouse? Researchers in California have successfully meddled with rats' memories by stimulating nerves.

By June 1, 2014

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Brain-inspired circuit board 9000 times faster than an average PC

Bioengineers at Stanford University have developed microchips based on the human brain that are more energy efficient and up to 9000 times faster than the typical PC.

By April 30, 2014

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Supercomputer runs longest simulation of brain activity to date

One of the world's most powerful supercomputers has finally done what had seemed impossible: successfully modelled brain activity.

By January 14, 2014

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IBM unveils computing architecture based on the brain

Company says its breakthrough could allow for a next generation of applications that mirror the brain's efficiency in perception, cognition, and action.

By August 7, 2013

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Fujitsu supercomputer simulates 1 second of brain activity

Harnessing more than 82,000 processors on the world's fourth-ranked supercomputer, scientists run an experiment that represents 1 percent of human brain activity.

By August 5, 2013

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Google Search scratches its brain 500 million times a day

On a daily basis, 15 percent of queries submitted have never been seen before by Google's search engine.

By May 13, 2013

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Facebook Graph Search: First impressions

CNET takes a look at Facebook's approach to structured search. Our takeaway: It's good. Very good.

By January 15, 2013

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Your brain on the internet

Is the internet really destroying our brains? Neuro-ethicist Neil Levy doesn't believe so.

By August 7, 2012