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SMME changes the global landscape of superconducting and quantum circuit design
SMME changes the global landscape of superconducting and quantum circuit design
Professor Coenrad Fourie is proof that necessity is the mother of invention. What began as a stumbling block during the research phase of his PhD...
IBM aims AI at Africa
IBM aims AI at Africa
Artificial intelligence (AI) has been getting a bad rap lately. It’s been blamed for the way Facebook and Twitter promote fake news on the basis...
​IBM calls on SA youth to pursue science and technology
​IBM calls on SA youth to pursue science and technology
COMMENTNearly a century ago, IBM established its first operations in Africa, playing a vital role in the continent’s economic development...
IBM research lab to work with the cool kids
IBM research lab to work with the cool kids
Multinational research company IBM announced on Friday that it will be opening a research laboratory, in collaboration with the University of...
IBM cooks up thought for food
IBM cooks up thought for food
Porcini mushrooms and bacon, powdered and wrapped in a meringue. That was going to be the dessert for our three-course meal, designed by a...
Compliance, corruption, collusion
Compliance, corruption, collusion
With government’s aim to create an environment to stimulate economic transformation, has come a plethora of demands upon companies to comply...
IBM to target Nairobi's traffic nightmares
IBM to target Nairobi's traffic nightmares
It is 7pm in Nairobi, Kenya’s capital city, but the streets and highways are well-lit with the snaking car lights of thousands of bumper-to-bumper vehicles. Windows closed against the assault of exhaust fumes, the two hours it takes to drive the 30km from the airport to my hotel...
BMW owners vent anger at months-long wait for spare parts
BMW owners vent anger at months-long wait for spare parts
South African Neels Kilian was as proud as any BMW owner could be when he got his new 3-Series in May. After getting into an accident a few weeks...
Massive spin-off for tiny atom film
Massive spin-off for tiny atom film
More than 100 years after Briton J Stuart Blackton made the first animated movie by drawing sketches on white paper, IBM Research has produced the...
IBM lands $42-million SKA tender
IBM lands $42-million SKA tender
Some of the biggest computers ever seen are going to help decipher data from the world's largest telescope as it explores the origins of the...
The mini and maxi of hemlines as economic indicators
The mini and maxi of hemlines as economic indicators
There are any number of indicators that are used to predict economic activity, futures and options being examples in common use -- but what about...
The phone that answers back
The phone that answers back
The man sits down in front of the computer and says, affably: "Computer!" Nothing happens. In a now-hear-this tone, the man repeats: "Computer?"...

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