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IBM's new server plan: Take on Intel, ride OpenPower

Now that IBM has sold its Intel-based server business to Lenovo, Big Blue is taking the gloves off and trying to take business from the chip giant by positioning its Power8 processors as a more open option.

October 2, 2014

ZDNet Health IT Roundup: IBM builds a brain chip

IBM Is at work trying to build a chip inspired by the human brain. It's not science fiction, although in a world where Big Brother is either the NSA or Facebook (or Google or Amazon), having a Brainiac computer might be a little worrisome. Read on for that and some other health, cloud, and big data news from around ZDNet

August 11, 2013 by

Holey Optochips, Batman

IBM is set to break Moore's Law with a chip that can transfer data at speeds eight times faster than the quickest parallel optical components available today.

March 13, 2012 by

IBM outlines prototype Holey Optochip

IBM has outlined a prototype optical chipset called Holey Optochip, which can transfer one terabit of information a second. That throughput, assuming the chip eventually scales, could provide a bandwidth boost that alters the supercomputing and datacentre landscape.

March 8, 2012 by

IBM phases in new memory technology

IBM announced on Thursday that it had successfully implemented multi-level phase change memory (PCM). Phase change memory is a potential competitor for flash memory, and works by alternately crystallising and melting nanoscopic points of material on a chip through tiny pulses of energy.

June 30, 2011 by

Intel hits out against IBM terabit chip claims

IBM's just-announced manufacturing process for making chips with terabit transfer speeds is not the only one around, nor is it the most advanced, Intel has argued.Both Intel and IBM are in the process of developing technology for making chips that can use pulses of light, rather than electricity, to transfer data.

December 2, 2010 by

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