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IBM to Develop Self Destructing Tech for DARPA

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February 7, 2014
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In January 2013, DARPA put out the call for teams to develop Vanishing Programmable Resources, or VAPR. Video provided by Newsy


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IBM: Why We're Spending $1B on Watson Supercomputing

IBM: Why We're Spending $1B on Watson Supercomputing

TheStreet (Jan. 9, 2014) IBM's Watson supercomputer, famous for its appearance on the game show Jeopardy, is now spearheading the tech giant's latest push into cloud and big data. IBM executive Mike Rhodin explains why the bellwether is spending $1 billion on its new Watson business unit, which will be based in the heart of New York's 'Silicon Alley'. Rhodin also tells TheStreet's James Rogers how IBM is extending the supercomputer's reach from healthcare to enterprise computing.
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Twitter Purchased 900 Patents From IBM To Avoid Lawsuit

Twitter Purchased 900 Patents From IBM To Avoid Lawsuit

Newsy (Mar. 8, 2014) Twitter paid IBM $36 million for 900 patents, according to an SEC filing. The move was in response to threats IBM would sue for patent infringement. Video provided by Newsy
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Human-Size Transformer Robot Developed

Human-Size Transformer Robot Developed

Buzz60 (Mar. 19, 2013) Carnegie Mellon University developed a human-size transformer called CHIMP or CMU Highly Intelligent Mobile Platform. The robot was designed for DARPA, the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency's robotics challenge. The transformer can grip and manipulate tools, climb ladders, and prevent itself from falling over.
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Robotic Dog Can Throw Cinder Blocks Across Room

Robotic Dog Can Throw Cinder Blocks Across Room

Newsy (Mar. 2, 2013) DARPA's 'BigDog' tosses heavy objects and mimics the actions of a dog to carry cargo across rocky terrain.
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