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Cognitive Computing: Building Systems We Don’t Fully Understand

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by Angela Guess Nicole Hemsoth recently wrote for The Platform, “One look at the IBM roadmap reveals that future emphasis, particularly on the software and applications side, will revolve around that catch-all trend that couples various elements from speech, text, and image recognition to create a brain–like system with reasoning and judgment capabilities–not to mention…

New OpenPOWER Cloud Boosts Ecosystem for Innovation and Development

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “IBM today announced SuperVessel, a first-of-its-kind initiative that enables business partners, application developers and university students to conduct innovation, development and learning for the growing OpenPOWER ecosystem. SuperVessel, an open access cloud service created by Beijing’s IBM Research and IBM Systems Labs, is now…

IBM is Making a Bigger Data Push with Free Technology, Spark

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by Angela Guess Jonathan Vanian reports for Fortune, “IBM plans a bigger push into data crunching by opening a new technology center in San Francisco dedicated to a trendy technology that’s making waves in Silicon Valley, Bloomberg News reports. Rob Thomas, an IBM vice president in charge of big data, said in an online video…

Conventional Wisdom About Cyber Hacks is Flawed, Says Expert

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of SolPass reports, “Business and government leaders who are being told that there’s no preventive strategy to stop cyberattacks and fraud are being subjected to fundamentally flawed thinking, according to Daniel E. Turissini, a panelist at a defense conference in The Hague hosted by IBM and the Armed…

IBM Invests in WayBlazer and Sellpoints to Advance Watson Powered Apps

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by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “IBM today announced two new investments in WayBlazer and Sellpoints to advance online travel and shopping apps powered by Watson.  Today’s announcement is part of IBM’s $100 million commitment to drive new innovations and business solutions that build on Watson and follows the company’s…

IBM and Deloitte Partner to Bring Big Data to Risk Management

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by Angela Guess Joab Jackson reports for ComputerWorld, “IBM and Deloitte are betting that computers can understand reams of financial regulatory guidelines more thoroughly, and speedily, than humans. The two companies have developed a system that can parse complex government regulations related to financial matters, and compare them to a company’s own plans for meeting…

IBM Helps Brands Address the Rising Complexity of Marketing

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “IBM today announced new design and analytics capabilities as a part of the IBM Marketing Cloud to enable brands to address the rising complexity marketers face engaging with customers as individuals. These new capabilities from IBM enable marketers to collaborate, design and deliver personalized…

IBM and Facebook Launch a Big Data Partnership

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by Angela Guess Aaron Pressman recently wrote for Yahoo! Finance, “As retailers increasingly turn to IBM for data analysis to help boost their marketing efforts, IBM is turning to a leading source of information about retailers’ customers for that data: Facebook. It’s a natural fit between two partners who don’t compete directly. Under the deal…