Daily links for 08/29/2012

IBM’s new Kenya research lab: A stepping stone to African expansion | ZDNet “IBM‘s decision to locate its new research centre in Nairobi, Kenya gives yet another boost to the country’s status as an investment destination for foreign technology companies. The research lab will focus on both basic and applied research…

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Daily links for 08/27/2012

Apple’s patent victory over Samsung: What the analysts say | ZDNet “Apple‘s patent lawsuit win over Samsung drew a mixed reaction ranging from “an important symbolic victory” to “far reaching implications” to “unlikely to meaningfully change the smartphone landscape.” A jury on Friday handed Apple $1.05 billion in damages and found…

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Daily links for 08/08/2012

IBM’s New Blue Gene/Q Supercomputer to Help Research in Health Sciences (video) “New York State’s University of Rochester now sports the world’s fastest computer dedicated to medical research.   The IBM Blue Gene/Q clocks in at 172-teraflops (172 trillion floating point operations per second), according to the Poughkeepsie Journal, making it…

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