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The IBM-developed computer system named Watson caused havoc by making obscene outbursts after memorizing the contents of the Urban Dictionary. Its programmers had to wipe out its memory after they could find no way of stopping the supercomputer from swearing profusely.

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IBM reported its earnings for the third quarter of 2012 yesterday, with its net income growing to $3.8 billion, nearly flat year-over-year, and its revenues shrinking 5% to $24.7 billion.

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It has been over 60 years since the term AI was first coined. Since then, the elusive human brain has fascinated us with its learning capabilities. The massively parallel network of synapses and neurons is practically impossible to replicate and that is why, there is no public record of a human brain being fully replicated […]

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IBM has acquired Kenexa, a social human resources, talent acquisition and management software company, for $1.3 billion.

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Facebook is in dire need of a robust internet patent portfolio right now, as it is being targeted by Yahoo and others. AOL’s patent portfolio may be a perfect fit for it.

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Facebook has bought 750 patents from IBM, in a bid to fight off Yahoo and other patent trolls who may be planning to sue it for patent infringement right before its IPO.

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IBM Researchers Make Quantum Computing a Reality

IBM announced in a press release yesterday, that they have made “major advances in quantum computing device performance that may accelerate the realization of a practical, full-scale quantum computer.”

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Outgoing CEO of IBM has revealed that he sold IBM’s profitable PC division to Lenovo to gain favors with the Chinese government.

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MIT and Harvard students have accepted the challenge thrown by IBM’s supercomputer Watson, most famous for its Jeopardy! triumph. The battlefield is a business trivia competition.

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Google bought 1023 more patents from IBM in August, to defend itself and its partners against patent lawsuits from Apple, Microsoft and Oracle.

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IBM’s humanized super computer Watson will now look into critical medical issues, rather than just thrashing human champions in Jeopardy. A new road for both Watson and the medical system.

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IBM creates the first chip that can simulate the Human Brain! It’s a marvellous breakthrough

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Google has been trying to add more patents to its existing portfolio, in order to defend itself against litigation from other companies. Today, it announced that it has bought more than 1000 search related patents from IBM in July.

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IBM on Tuesday, 12th April, announced that they have made the world’s fastest graphene transistor and also hinted at the fact that they might go into commercial production very soon. This is major news to the hardware industry, as graphene might revolutionize the current semi-conductor industry scenario. Graphene may even be good enough to replace silicon, the standard material used in all of today’s semi-conductor devices.

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If you ever wanted to make a supercomputer in your basement then IBM’s Master Inventor Tony Pearson is there to help you. Using the concepts of the Watson supercomputer that won Jeopardy!, Pearson shows how you can make your own Watson Jr. using three x86 servers.

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