IBM has signed a cross-marketing deal with software development tools maker Rational. The deal includes the joint development of software tools, and a joint roadmap to integrate the two companies' software suites, starting with an XML Metadata Interchange bridge between IBM's VisualAge for Java and Rational Rose.
Could be used for everything from search-and-rescue robots to wearable tech
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IBM hopes that its new tool will avoid bias in artificial intelligence
Found by calculating the strength of the material deep inside the crust of neutron stars