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Keep calm and automate to unlock the opportunity in the vertical Internet of Things

Nate Williams Contributor More posts by this contributor If We Build IoT, They Will Come. Right? Since the term Internet of Things, or IoT, was coined in 1999, the industry has had its share of hype,

IBM and MIT pen 10-year, $240M AI research partnership

IBM and MIT came together today to sign a 10-year, $240 million partnership agreement that establishes the MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab at the prestigious Cambridge, MA academic institution. The lab will be

Is Symantec getting ready to buy Splunk?

Yesterday, Symantec CEO Greg Clark flexed his M&A biceps, saying that Splunk could be an attractive target. Clark definitely plans to go whale hunting to regain Symantec's long-lost security posit

Salesforce, IBM deepen partnership with new app integrations

Salesforce and IBM are joining forces again as they attempt to deepen their alliance. The partnership began last March when they agreed to sell each other’s artificial intelligence products, Wa

IBM has launched a study on the human microbiome and its role in disease

How the bugs in our gut and elsewhere on our body affect our overall health still remains largely a mystery. But IBM is hoping to shed some light on the human microbiome and its role in autoimmune dis

IBM, Kroger, Walmart and others team up to improve food safety with blockchains

IBM today announced that it is working with a consortium that includes Dole, Golden State Foods, Kroger, McCormick and Company, Nestlé, Tyson Foods, Unilever and Walmart to bring the benefit of blo

Trump Strategic and Policy Forum, which included IBM and GM CEOs, disbands

Donald Trump’s Strategic and Policy Forum, a group made up of business leaders from various industries, has reportedly disbanded. CNBC says the group has agreed to terminate as a whole, which is

Microsoft Azure launches two new regions in Australia

Microsoft today announced the launch of two new Azure regions in Australia. These two new regions will complement Microsoft’s existing two regions on the continent and bring the total number of

IBM touts improved distributed training time for visual recognition models

Two months ago, Facebook's AI Research Lab (FAIR) published some impressive training times for massively distributed visual recognition models. Today IBM is firing back with some numbers of its own. I

IBM expands its cloud footprint with new data centers in London, Sydney and San Jose

IBM reported its quarterly earnings this week and, while the company’s overall results were once again disappointing, cloud revenue was up 15 percent year-over-year and accounted for $3.9 billio

IBM dangles carrot of full encryption to lure buyers to new z14 mainframe

IBM is doing its damnedest to keep the mainframe relevant in a modern context, and believe it or not, there are plenty of monster corporations throughout the world who still use those relics from the

Jefferies gives IBM Watson a Wall Street reality check

IBM's Watson unit is receiving heat today in the form of a scathing equity research report from Jefferies' James Kisner. The group believes that IBM's investment into Watson will struggle to return v

IBM’s new Services Platform uses AI to help businesses manage their IT operations

IBM is launching a new machine learning-centric product for enterprises today: the IBM Services Platform. This new service aims to help businesses manage their IT infrastructure and make better data-d

IBM is working with the Air Force Research Lab on a TrueNorth 64-chip array

IBM is working with the U.S. Air Force to improve its TrueNorth line of chips designed to optimize the performance of machine learning models at the hardware level. The new 64-chip array will consist

Sesame Workshop and IBM team up to test a new A.I.-powered teaching method

Can A.I. help build better educational apps for kids? That’s a question Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit organization behind the popular children’s TV program “Sesame Street” and

IBM creates a new transistor type for 5nm silicon chips

IBM Research has created a new type of transistor for chips that enable 5nm construction, the smallest ever for a silicon processor. This new method, created in tandem with research partners GLOBALFOU

6 major tech companies have doubled their design hiring goals in last half decade

Google, IBM and Lyft launch Istio, an open-source platform for managing and securing microservices

To help developers and DevOps professionals manage and secure their microservice-based applications, Google, IBM and Lyft today announced Istio, a new open platform that allows you to create a network

The Partnership on AI adds Intel, Salesforce and others as it formalizes Grand Challenges and work groups

Intel, Salesforce, eBay, Sony, SAP, McKinsey & Company, Zalando and Cogitai are joining the Partnership on AI, a collection of companies and non-profits that have committed to sharing best practic

RoboWaiter wants to make American restaurants great again with robots

RoboWaiter's crack team, consisting of a developer, designer and a robotics expert, came together at last night's Disrupt NY hackathon to create a faster, better, smarter waiter using IBM Watson and
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