Two Indians Named IBM Fellows

Of the seven new IBM Fellows named today, two are desis. The two new IBM Fellows of Indian origin are Ruchir Puri of IBM Research at Yorktown Heights, NY and Balaram Sinharoy of the Systems and Technology Group in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Who are IBM Fellows? IBM Fellow is the computer company’s highest technical award to […]

Indian Techie Develops Brain Like Chip at IBM

An Indian techie Dharmendra Modha is leading an initiative at IBM to develop a chip (microprocessor) that mimics the functioning of the human brain. Describing the new microprocessor as cognitive computing chips, IBM researchers say they will emulate the brain’s abilities for perception, action and cognition. An experimental version of the chip has already been […]

My, My! How IBM has grown in India

We remember it all as if it happened just yesterday. But it was actually 1992. IBM reentered India through a joint venture with the Indian conglomerate Tata called Tata Information Systems Ltd (subsequently changed to Tata-IBM and later to IBM after Tata and IBM parted ways in 1999). And Mike Klein, the Bullet motorcycle-riding IBM expat, […]