IBM Scientists and Designers Mentor Start-Ups on Mandela Day in...


A few weeks ago IBM scientists and local design consultants spent the day mentoring and training four groups of about a dozen South African aspiring start-ups and entrepreneurs identified through...

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IBM Research-Africa

August 11, 2017

Low Power, High Performance Optical Receivers


Thanks to IBM scientists, replacing copper wires with light to transfer data at improved speeds and with optimal energy efficiency is within reach.

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Cloud Computing

July 27, 2017

Micro-DataCenter from IBM Research and ASTRON Wins HPC Vendor Innovation...


Yesterday his intuition was recognized by Hyperion Research with the HPC Vendor Innovation Award. The award showcases return on investment (ROI) and success stories involving high performance computing (HPC) to...

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Cloud Computing

June 21, 2017

Upping the microservices game with Istio: A microservice mesh


In June last year I reported here the open sourcing of Amalgam8 – a microservice fabric first to provide a central control over layer 7 routing across a mesh of...

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Cloud Computing

May 25, 2017

New app lets crowds use their phones to display a...


More than 4 million people, across every state in the US, participated in the January 22 Women’s March. And the recent Earth Day marches spanned six continents. The messages were...

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Mobile computing

May 24, 2017

On blockchain and leaning in with new IBM Distinguished Engineer...


Vita Bortnikov has had to cross quite a few bridges - from her childhood in Ukraine, to choosing a career path after only two years in Israel, and through her...

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Accessibility

May 11, 2017

From IoT and vines grow the fruits of innovation


IBM applied its expertise in IoT to co-develop a prototype precision irrigation system and install it in a ten-acre vineyard for E. & J. Gallo Winery.

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Internet of Things

April 6, 2017

Of Big Brains and Tiny Devices: Here Comes the Internet...


The cognitive hypervisor is a versatile platform that shows an end to end integration from multiple wearable sensors in an edge computing device that interacts with the IBM Cloud to...

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Frontiers Institute

February 15, 2017

How to find your grandmother in a wedding video


The secret behind this technology is a new optimization process based on a scoring system for the division into scenes. The process finds the feature you’re looking for, and then...

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January 24, 2017

Get Ready for the Sentiment of Things


Is 2017 the year of the “Sentiment of things”? It could be if IBM Research postdoc Anca-Nicoleta Ciubotaru has her way. She recently took 3rd place in a hackathon using...

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January 23, 2017

Building an open seamless science cloud


A Q&A with Ezra Silvera Ezra Silvera is an IBM researcher who has been tackling the challenge of massive scale data in the cloud’s virtual machines for over a decade....

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December 27, 2016