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What Will Watson Do with a Power8 Brain?

Aug 27, 2013 |

IBM’s Watson impressed people all over the world in 2011 when the machine beat all contenders in a game of Jeopardy! Since then, IBM has kept the Power7-based technology busy, with gigs in financial analysis, healthcare, and customer service, among others. But now that IBM is gearing up to ship its Power8 processors, we could see a newer and more powerful Watson emerge.

Chipmakers Keep Pouring on the Cores

Aug 27, 2009 |

With a new generation of server processors in the offing, 2010 promises to be chockful of multicore goodness.