Green News - February 2012

By Hanleigh Daniels 6 February 2012

Getting some cash back for your tech waste, making wasteful chargers illegal and new lithium-air cell electric battery technology all form part of this month's Green News. FULL STORY >


IBM touts a smarter world and next era of computing

By Ryan Noik 30 November 2011

IBM this week asserted that the world is on the verge of the next era of computing, and explained how smart computing could help solve common problems. FULL STORY >


IBM - Mobile security exploits to double in 2011

By Staff Writer 30 September 2011

IBM has released the results of its X-Force 2011 Mid-Year Trend and Risk Report, which demonstrates the rapidly changing security landscape. FULL STORY >


IBM launches new cloud solutions for businesses

By Ryan Noik 19 September 2011

IBM has unveiled a new hybrid cloud solution for enterprise business. FULL STORY >


Google snaps up more IBM patents

By Hanleigh Daniels 16 September 2011

Search giant Google buys more patents from IBM to beef up its Android patent armour. FULL STORY >


IBM demonstrates breakthrough next-gen memory

By Johan Keyter 30 June 2011

IBM scientists demonstrates new innovations in the field of phase change memory, with PCM said to be a hundred times faster than Flash. FULL STORY >


IBM reveals its pick of tech innovations set to change our lives

By Staff Writer 15 February 2011

IBM presents its choice of five tech innovations set to dramatically change our lives within the next half a decade. FULL STORY >


Samsung Electronics and IBM sign patent agreement

By Staff Writer 10 February 2011

Samsung Electronics and IBM have announced a patent cross-license agreement, under which the companies will license their respective patent portfolios to each other. FULL STORY >


Fastest processor in the world announced

By Tom Manners 2 September 2010

IBM's zEnterprise technology is capable of 50 billion instructions each second FULL STORY >


The PC turns 29 today

By Johan Keyter 12 August 2010

On this day 29 years ago IBM started the world's love affair with the personal computer, and it's still going strong. FULL STORY >


IBM unveils zEnterprise System

By Johan Keyter 23 July 2010

IBM announces new mainframe servers aimed at increasing connectivity between systems. FULL STORY >


Lenovo Rising

By Mike Joubert 7 January 2010

TechSmart was invited by computer manufacturer Lenovo to spend a few days in Beijing, capital of China and the heart of Lenovo operations. We came back with the impression that this Chinese dragon is not in dreamland anymore. FULL STORY >


Open-source-based software for Africa

By Thomas McKinnon 25 September 2009

IBM announced that it has partnered with Canonical Ubuntu to provide emerging markets with open-source-based software for netbooks. FULL STORY >


Artificial DNA to make computers faster

By Thomas McKinnon 17 August 2009

Scientists at IBM Research, in collaboration with Paul W. K. Rothmund, a researcher at the California Institute of Technology, have made a breakthrough in semiconductor advancement using artificial DNA structures. FULL STORY >


IBM System S

By Thomas McKinnon 20 May 2009

IBM has made available a unique ‘«£stream computing‘«ō software that falls under their Smarter Planet banner, at no cost to their clients. FULL STORY >

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