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IBM Brings the Power of the Cloud to the Mainframe

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of IBM posted on eWeek reports that “IBM has announced new solutions that help enterprises take the power, performance and security of their mainframe systems to the cloud. At its IBM InterConnect 2015 conference here, IBM delivered new offerings that combine the power of the z13 mainframe—launched in…

Cognitive Scale Launches Industry Cognitive Clouds on IBM Bluemix

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by Angela Guess According to a recent article out of the company, “Cognitive Scale today announced the first standards based industry and process centric cognitive cloud applications that will run on the IBM Bluemix platform. The announcement was made at IBM’s largest conference, IBM InterConnect 2015, which has attracted an audience of 20,000 business and…

How Artificial Intelligence is Being Used in Healthcare

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by Angela Guess Stephanie Baum recently discussed four different ways that artificial intelligence and machine learning are being used in healthcare today. She writes, “It’s worth a look at the diverse applications for AI across healthcare including biotech and health IT, since these are some areas where it is having a significant impact from informing…

IBM Brings Watson to Japan

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “IBM and SoftBank Telecom Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of SoftBank Corp today announced a landmark global alliance to bring Watson to Japan, one of the world’s largest economies and technology markets. The alliance, which involves training Watson to understand Japanese, represents a…

IBM Adds 5 New Services to Watson Developer Cloud

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by Angela Guess IBM has announced that it is adding five new services to the Watson Developer Cloud, enhancing opportunities for customers to expand their cognitive computing power. According to IBM, “Since its creation in October 2013, the Watson Developer Cloud has evolved into an innovative and vibrant community with over 5,000 partners who have…

IBM Research Announces Cloud Breakthrough For Protecting Personal Data

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by Angela Guess ARMONK – 28 January 2015: IBM researchers today announced plans for a cloudbased technology that holds potential to help consumers better protect online personal data, including date of birth, home address and credit card numbers. The technology, called Identity Mixer, uses a cryptographic algorithm to encrypt the certified identity attributes of a…

Using the IBM Power Development Cloud for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.1 Beta Application Testing

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by Angela Guess Bob Dick of IBM reports, “Excitement continues to build around Linux on IBM Power Systems from the first Scale-out POWER8 processor-based systems shipped in mid-2014 to the Enterprise POWER8 processor-based systems which began shipping in 4Q2014 and includes the Integrated Facility for Linux support. A big part of that excitement is around…

Meet Ross, the Artificially Intelligent Attorney

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by Angela Guess Brian Jackson of IT Business reports, “A group of University of Toronto students are taking Watson, IBM Corp.’s Jeopardy champion computing system, to law school. They’re also giving it a new name – meet Ross, the super intelligent attorney. After taking part in a contest hosted by IBM in New York earlier…

IBM Watson Can Now Provide You With Financial Advice and Recipes

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by Angela Guess Derrick Harris of GigaOM reports, “IBM has recruited a couple of new partners in its quest to mainstream its Watson cognitive computing system: financial investment specialist Vantage Software and the Institute of Culinary Education, or ICE. While the former is exactly the kind of use case one might expect from Watson, the…

IBM Watson Group Awards University of Texas at Austin Top Spot in Intercollegiate Competition

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “IBM today announced the first winner of its Watson University Competition, part of the company’s partnership with top universities through its cognitive computing academic initiative. The winning team of student entrepreneurs from the University of Texas at Austin will receive $100,000 in total…