IBM's Watson Smartens Up iOS Enterprise Apps


IBM on Tuesday announced that it will incorporate its IBM Watson cognitive capabilities into the MobileFirst for iOS ecosystem to help boost the productivity of the global workforce. It was a little more than two years ago that the company entered a groundbreaking partnership with Apple to enhance the mobile enterprise space. IBM executives positioned the move as part of an overall rollout of enhancements to IBM Watson technology, which uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to support human interactions.

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Apple rumored to debut OLED iPhone in 2017

Article Image A report on Wednesday claims Apple is planning to incorporate OLED display technology in its iPhone lineup in 2017, a year earlier than previous estimates, though the new screen technology will be limited to certain high-end models due to initial supply constraints.

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New job listing hints at wider number of clock face options for Apple Watch

Article Image Future versions of watchOS should incorporate more clock face options, building on the 12 already included, a new Apple job listing discovered by AppleInsider suggests.

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The Internet of Things' Big Software Challenge


More than half of major new business processes and systems will incorporate some element of the Internet of Things by 2020, according to Gartner. That means that every piece of software that supports those business processes and systems must be redesigned to accommodate the requirements of the IoT market. Nearly every major independent software vendor is making moves to respond to the challenge. Some are adding new functionality to their existing applications organically. Others are making acquisitions to enhance their established capabilities.

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IBM pushing Mac adoption in enterprise with new cloud-based IT services

IBM on Wednesday announced a new program that’s designed to help large enterprises incorporate Macs within their existing IT infrastructures, making it easier than ever for corporations to transition to Apple’s OS X platform.

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Apple scrapped advanced Apple Watch health monitoring features due to reliability issues

In designing its first wearable device in the Apple Watch, Apple looked to incorporate a variety of highly advanced health functions with an eye on creating a holistic monitoring device, but ultimately scrapped those plans due to technological and regulatory hurdles.



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Apple's CarPlay coming to Volkswagen models later this year

German auto giant Volkswagen on Monday unveiled plans to incorporate Apple’s CarPlay in next-generation infotainment systems, saying the iOS-derived feature will come included with select models this year.



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With eye on Apple Pay, Apple joins secure chip technology non-profit GlobalPlatform

Ahead of the iPhone 6 debut, Apple’s first device to incorporate NFC and Apple Pay, the company has become a full paying member of GlobalPlatform, an association looking to standardize infrastructure relating to secure applications and smart chip technology.



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