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IBM Research Discovers New Class Of Polymers

Scientists from IBM Research have discovered a new class of polymer materials, says IBM. These new materials have demonstrated resistance to cracking, is stronger than bone, can...

IBM Launching Cognitive Computer Courses Over Watson With Universities

IBM is partnering with universities to launch cognitive computing courses that give students access via the Watson developer cloud to Watson. Enrollment is open for fall 2014 cognitive computing courses at Carnegie Mellon University, New York University, the Ohio State University, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, University of California, Berkeley, University of Michigan, and the University of Texas in Austin.

SanDisk Donates $1M To UC Berkeley

SanDisk has made a $1 million donation to the College of Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley. The donation will fund recently completed renovations to Cory Hall, home of the college’s Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, and the undergraduate student Computing Lab, which has been renamed the SanDisk Computing Lab.

Facebook Working With UC Berkeley Psychologists On Inappropriate Posts

Facebook is swamped with complaints about “inappropriate” posts, each of which must be manually reviewed by an employee. Yet rather than take down the...

UC Berkeley Opening Data Science Institute For Big Data Research

UC Berkeley is establishing a new institute to support big data research in areas as diverse as astronomy and economics, genetics and demography. The Berkeley...