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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Macy's harnesses IBM's Watson supercomputer to help shoppers

Macy’s is harnessing artificial intelligence from IBM’s Watson supercomputer for an in-store shopping assistant.

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SleepHealth debuts as first ResearchKit app & study to support IBM Watson Health Cloud

Article Image Almost one year after IBM announced Watson Health Cloud, a cognitive computing platform built in partnership with Apple, Johnson & Johnson and Medtronic, the computing giant on Tuesday debuted SleepHealth, an app and ResearchKit study investigating the connection between sleep habits and health.

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IBM Watson Forks Over $2.6B for Health Data Stash


IBM Watson Health on Thursday announced plans to acquire Truven Health Analytics for $2.6 billion. The acquisition will give the company access to about 300 million patient files, according to IBM, making it one of the world’s largest holders of diverse health-related information. One of its chief objectives is to use the data to bring more value to healthcare recipients. By integrating Truven’s extensive cloud-based data sets, Watson will be able to create insights that can be translated into practical solutions for patients.

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CES: IBM teams with Under Armour to create 'Internet of athletes'

IBM’s Watson supercomputer, famous for its appearance on the quiz show ‘Jeopardy,’ is at the core of a new partnership between the tech giant and Under Armour.

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IBM Watson Trend pegs Apple Watch as hottest holiday gift

Article Image IBM on Wednesday launched a new app and service called Watson Trend, which forecasts what consumer products will be popular this holiday season based on online chatter. Currently dominating the list: the Apple Watch.

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Boston Children's Hospital battles rare diseases with Watson supercomputer

Boston Children’s Hospital is harnessing IBM’s Watson supercomputer to help doctors identify possible options for the diagnosis and treatment of rare pediatric diseases.

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IBM Watson increases its language, vision and speech capabilities

IBM’s Watson is fast becoming the smartest cognitive computing system around. On Thursday, IBM announced that Watson expanded its set of cognitive APIs (application program interfaces) and tools available to developers who create apps and products using the supercomputer’s capabilities. The move further solidifies Watson’s reach in a number of industries from law to healthcare and education. The announcement was made at IBM’s forum on cognitive and artificial intelligence where the company announced that a new West Coast hub for Watson in San Francisco.

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IBM Watson can now tell you if you're at risk for diabetes

The phrase “jack of all trades” is certainly coming to apply to Watson, IBM’s supercomputer, which already lists among its impressive accomplishments beating Tom Jennings at Jeopardy, developing new culinary masterpieces, and analyzing the tone of emails.

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IBM’s Watson supercomputer learns Arabic

At this stage, what can’t IBM’s Watson computer do? It has won “Jeopardy,” been used for cancer genomics research, and some of its culinary creations have made their way to the kitchens of everyone from the casual cook to the most experienced chef. Now, IBM’s cognitive computing system is learning Arabic. On Tuesday, IBM and Abu-Dhabi-based Mubadala Development Company announced that the supercomputer’s cloud-based cognitive capabilities will are coming to the Middle East and North Africa.

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IBM and Bon Appétit's Chef Watson app cooks up some surprising dishes

Meet Chef Watson, the most versatile culinary genius around. On Tuesday, tech giant IBM and foodie magazine Bon Appétit announced the public version of Chef Watson, the new cognitive cooking app that brings the knowledge of the world-famous “Jeopardy”-beating supercomputer to the average household kitchen. The free app provides a way for everyone, from the casual dinnertime experimenter to the more experienced chef to create dishes using the 10,000 recipes from Bon Appétit’s database that have been fed to Watson.

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Apple partners with IBM Watson Health Cloud to bring secure cloud, data analytics to HealthKit and ResearchKit

IBM on Monday announced a new cognitive computing platform called Watson Health Cloud that will, in cooperation with partners Apple, Johnson & Johnson and Medtronic, offer custom tailored data analytics services to healthcare professionals.



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IBM hopes Watson will lead the way in 'Silicon Alley'

When Ed Harbour, vice president of the IBM Watson Group, looks out the window of his New York City office, he can stare straight across at Facebook’s East Coast base and see the bright green-painted bars outfitting its walls.

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IBM’s Watson supercomputer learns Japanese, set for robot launch

IBM’s Watson supercomputer is learning Japanese as the tech giant attempts to extend the reach of its supercomputing technology.

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IBM's Watson May Change the Face of Business Analytics


IBM on Tuesday announced Watson Analytics, a natural language-based cognitive service designed to provide businesses with instant access to powerful predictive and visual analytics tools. It runs on desktop PCs and mobile devices. Watson Analytics offers self-service analytics including data refinement and data warehousing services. It automates data preparation, predictive analysis, and visual storytelling for business professionals in data-intensive areas such as marketing, sales, operations, finance and human resources.

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