IBM News room – 2012-04-02 From Big Bang to Big Data: ASTRON and IBM Collaborate to Explore Origins of the Universe – United States


ASTRON, the Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced an initial 32.9 million EURO, five-year collaboration to research extremely fast, but low-power exascale computer systems targeted for the international Square Kilometre Array (SKA).

via IBM News room – 2012-04-02 From Big Bang to Big Data: ASTRON and IBM Collaborate to Explore Origins of the Universe – United States.

Apple drops ‘thermonuclear’ patent bombshell • The Register


The first entry among the patent’s Claims describes “A quadrilateral having all four interior angles of 90°, opposite sides that are parallel, and congruent diagonals that bisect each other.”

Yes, Apple is asserting a patent on the rectangle.

via Apple drops ‘thermonuclear’ patent bombshell • The Register.

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