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New Physical Phenomenon on Nanowires Seen for the First Time

Very tiny wires made of semiconducting materials – more than one thousand times thinner than a human hair – promise to be an essential component for the semiconductor industry. Thanks to these tiny nanostructures, scientists envision not only a more powerful new generation of transistors, but also to integrate optical communication systems within the very … Continue reading

IBM Fellow Namik Hrle: You have to take a risk, You have to go forward, and Adjust as you go.
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IBM Fellow Namik Hrle: You have to take a risk, You have to go forward, and Adjust as you go.

Namik Hrle IBM Software Group, Information Management Distinguished Engineer – Information Management Connect on LinkedIn Now that he’s become an IBM Fellow, Namik Hrle has just one thing left on his bucket list: make the mainframe sexy. “My passion is the IBM mainframe. No matter if it’s been around for 50 years, it still leads the pack … Continue reading

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The Next Phase of A Smarter Planet: Made With IBM

By Jon Iwata In November 2008, with the world in the throes of a financial crisis, IBM offered companies and governments a bold invitation: “Let’s build a Smarter Planet.” We saw that the combination of instrumentation, interconnectivity and computer intelligence had created an unprecedented opportunity to make the world work better. We initiated a global conversation … Continue reading

The Mainframe Turns 50
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The Mainframe Turns 50

Fifty years ago, IBM placed a big bet on the future of computing when it introduced System/360, the first integrated family of computers aimed at both scientific and business uses. In the subsequent years, the mainframe helped to transform industries and society. It was instrumental in the modernization of banking, retail, government, manufacturing and other … Continue reading