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IBM Watson Continues to Surprise

IBM offers Watson's cognitive services on Bluemix,  This product makes cognitive computing broadly available.  Cognitive computing is of value because it supports natural language interaction between the user and the computer.  It is useful for apps that increasingly are frequently based on speech recognition. The IBM cloud platform for developers is...

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Alistair Rennie Describes how IBM Watson Analytics Integrates with Twitter Data

IBM Watson Analytics is using Twitter data to help companies analyze and know more about relevant social media postings on Twitter.   It is part of a deal between the two companies.  Twitter data can be integrated in select IBM SaaS offerings and IBM Experience One solutions to let IBM...

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IBM Implements Strategic Reuse for Developers - Joanne L. Scouler Curriculum Architect, IBM and Eran Gery Distinguished Engineer, Rational Continuous Engineering, IBM

IBM strikes a winner with developer support for code module reuse using an enterprise global component management  approach.  It is a sign of the maturity of the software industry that strategic reuse and product line engineering have emerged as core aspects of achieving efficient business operations.  

 

Using the IBM...

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Marie Wieck Leads IBM as It Ups Wireless Design Capability with Apple Deal

IBM VP Marie Wieck described the IBM mobile first initiative to achieve 100 industry-speciļ¬c apps for iOS, iOS optimized platform with advanced APIs, and an end-to-end lifecycle management capability for iOS apps.  Apple and IBM have forged a global partnership to transform enterprise mobility...

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IBM Watson Team Brings Cognitive Services on Bluemix

IBM offers Watson's cognitive services on Bluemix, This product makes cognitive computing broadly available. Cognitive computing is of value because it supports natural language interaction between the user and the computer. It is useful for apps that increasingly are frequently based on speech recognition.

 

The IBM cloud platform for developers is...

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IBM Watson Supports Next Generation Data Center

IBM Watson cognitive computing capability is designed to support the next-generation data center.  Watson is positioned to address a simpler, adaptive infrastructure using cognitive computing techniques.

Watson is able to respond to disruptive change in the data center brought by cloud computing.  Cognitive computing is needed to melt technology...

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Solar Panels Set to Revolutionize Energy Delivery

Solar Panels Set to Revolutionize Energy Delivery

An energy transformation is underway.  Solar energy is set to dominate the world.  Once costs are consistently below coal and fossil fuels, without any subsidy, the switch to solar becomes an avalanche. Solar now provides .3% of electricity.  Soon it will provide all electricity,...

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Statins

As we have looked at the deleterious effects of statins, it is not difficult to see why they are still with us.  Anti-cholesterol drug LipitorĀ® (atorvastatin)  has  been estimated to generate Pfizer revenues of more than $130bn worldwide.  Millions of Americans and patients worldwide take statins to prevent heart disease.  ...

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Wireless Efficiency QiPack Offers Inductive Mobile Charger

QiPack inductive mobile charger, hopes to secure the thinnest inductive mobile charger. QiPack is the new portable inductive charger from wireless efficiency, offering the public an inexpensive and efficient alternative to charging devices with wires.   Early adopters have helped the charger company reach its funding goal. QiPack wireless inductive charger differentiates itself...

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IBM Watson Rolls Out Partner Applications

IBM has business partners for Watson.  "Made with Watson" apps seek to transform the ability to make decisions quickly and accurately.    BM Watson is available via the cloud.   These partners for Watson-powered apps are targeting markets for decision support.  Watson apps are expected to enter the market later...

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IBM Looks to the Future with IT Security: QRadar Becomes A Beacon

The average cost of a simple enterprise data breach is $3.5 million and in the case of deliberate, targeted attacks, the average cost to the company is typically $9.4 million for damages to the brands specifically.  This is the average, some data breaches are more expensive.  Past major breaches cost...

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Steve Mills IBM Group Executive Leads in Creating an IT Ecosystem

Patterns and appliances, mainframe and secure infrastructure dominate the IT landscape as described by Steve Mills at Impact.  More memory enhanced software can manage multipack systems and can handle software on premises or in the cloud.   These systems are now available from IBM.  Users have the capability to manage...

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Marie Wieck Leads From the IBM Impact Stage

Marie spoke about how the better understanding of customers forms the base for the IBM mobile first strategy.  IBM is creating entry points for access to the large accumulations of data that are generated in every industry.   IBM has found that it is able to delight clients with new mobile...

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IBM Impact Stars Robert LeBlanc!!! Slow Internet Bedevils

IBM Impact this year starred Robert LeBlanc as he showed how people can go out on the Internet and in the cloud to build their own apps.  A slow Internet bedeviled the demos to over 9,000 people, developers from all the large enterprises, but Robert was not deterred, we all...

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Steve Gold Presents About Watson At Cambridge Ma Innovation Center

Steve Gold presented information about Watson of interest to the people engaged in entrepreneurial efforts to build businesses around IBM Watson.  He spoke to a packed audience at the Cambridge Ma Innovation Center.  According to Steve Gold, the IBM cognitive computing Watson novelty demonstrates the challenge of integrating different kinds...

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Cloud Computing for the Globally Integrated Business

Cloud Computing for the Globally Integrated Business

All of IT faces the same fact of life, more data, less budget to manage growth in IT. So, what to do, what to do? Cloud of course. A compelling business case for the cloud comes as a result of increased operating efficiencies, lower...

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