IBM Watson Health Features Big in Joe Biden Cancer Moonshot Summit 2016

At U.S. Vice President Joe Biden’s Cancer Moonshot Summit held today, IBM Watson Health and the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs announced a collaboration that will help VA doctors identify the best genome-based treatment for 10,000 war veterans with cancer over the next two years. The public-private initiative, involving IBM’s Watson for Genomics technology, will…

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IBM Watson Brings New Developments to Moogfest 2016

At Moogfest 2016 this past week, IBM described a number of new developments that IBM Watson is now featuring. According to IBM Watson team spokesperson Ally Schneider, Watson now features a number of AI improvements including 30 open-source APIs across four categories: language, speech, vision, and data insights. “Watson has the ability to read through…

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IBM’s Watson Goes to Cybersecurity School

IBM’s Watson has just enrolled in eight universities in order to “beef up” its security skills during a year-long research project. In a company announcement, IBM says that students and faculty at the schools will be participating in research to train Watson in “learning the nuances of security research findings and discovering patterns and evidence…

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IBM quantum computing being commercialized

IBM to Commercialize Quantum Computing Platform [Video], Tried by 40,000 Users

IBM announced today that it will be building quantum computing systems and making them available for commercial use. The computing service, which will be delivered via IBM’s cloud platform, will allow users to connect to IBM’s quantum processor, enabling them to run algorithms and experiments, working with individual quantum bits. According to IBM’s press release:…

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IBM cognitive solutions and hybrid cloud computing services

IBM Analytics: A Unique Positioning within the Cloud Computing Industry

IBM Analytics, which focuses on big data solutions, is huge by any standards. In the last three quarters, revenues from the division totalled $13.9 billion. In comparison, Salesforce, the CRM leader, made only $6.67 billion during full fiscal 2016, while Microsoft’s annualized cloud revenue run rate just exceeded $13 billion during the most recent quarter….

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IBM wins cloud company of the year award 2016 from Frost & Sullivan

IBM Receives Frost & Sullivan Award for Cloud Company of the Year 2016

IBM’s focus on hybrid cloud infrastructure solutions has finally paid off. Tech market research firm Frost & Sullivan has bestowed the Cloud Company of the Year Award for 2016 on the 105-year-old Armonk, New York-based technology giant for its “market leadership in delivering a complete and fully integrated stack of cloud services including IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS,”…

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GM and IBM to collaborate using Watson and OnStar to create OnStar Go, a brand experience for GM brand owners

GM Teams Up with IBM to Create OnStar Go, Industry’s First Cognitive Mobility Platform

GM and IBM this week announced that they will use IBM Watson to give GM’s OnStar navigation system a booster shot of artificial intelligence. OnStar Go, as it’s being called, will essentially be a “brand experience” where the car connects users to various products and brands on the go. Right now, the OnStar AtYourService function does…

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