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IBM’s Bets on Lithium-Air Batteries

Big Blue has launched an ambitious battery project  with the a goal of commercializing an experimental battery technology — lithium metal-air — in order to acheive over ten times the energy density of today’s best batteries. This week, IBM will host a gathering of some of the world’s top researchers in …

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IBM, Infosys win 5-Year IT Contracts from BP

IBM has won a five-year contract IT contract to manage all of BP‘s business applications and service desk functions, and Indian IT firm Infosys has been awarded a five-year contract to manage manage “a large portion” of the company’s business systems.  The contracts make up a portion of a year-old BP effort to consolidate …

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IBM to Provide Application Delivery and On-Site IT Support to W.R. Grace & Co.

IBM Corp. has negotiated a long-term contract to provide application management services to W.R. Grace & Co., a specialty chemicals company.  Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. IBM Global Business Services will build a technology platform to allow W.R. Grace & Co. to update and standardize application delivery across its …

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Moore’s Law Could be Preserved Due to DNA

IBM researchers in conjunction with Paul W. K . Rothemund of the California Institute of Technology are working on a new technology that is will allow them to arrange DNA origami structures on surfaces that are compatible with current semiconductor manufacturing equipment capabilities.

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IBM: “We have been watching Brazil for a while…The time is right.”

Move over, China and India, IBM is betting that the next developing technology hotspot will be Brazil.  The company has announced a new initiative to stimulate country’s developing technology sector. For starters, IBM will host its first-ever forum for São Paulo venture capitalists and entrepreneurs and FINEP, the Brazilian government organization dedicated …

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IBM and Cisco Announce Smart Grid Pilot in Amsterdam

IBM and Cisco have announced a pilot smart grid project for 500 households in Amsterdam to increase energy efficiency.  The program is part of the Amsterdam Smart City initiative which endeavors to make Amsterdam a more sustainable city.  Cisco will provide IP-based management solutions enabling real-time, secure monitoring of appliances and energy systems …

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IBM Releases Integrated Web Application Security Software

Benefits of IBM’s new software include: reduced security management operational costs, improved security posture, consolidated reporting infrastructure,  a common workflow system for managing security incidents, and correlation of application vulnerabilities with potential security events and real-time attacks, which enables organizations to prioritize remediation to immediately address top threats.

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DARPA Awards IBM with $16M Contract

IBM won a $16 million Defense Advance Research Projects Agency contract to work on the SyNAPSE, or brain-on-a-chip, program. The program is designed to simulate human brain function on actual hardware so computers have the ability to interpret data.

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