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IBM boosts Watson's response times through Nvidia partnership

IBM and its partners in OpenPOWER today announced a host of efforts to improve systems with big data operations in mind, including revving up Big Blue's favorite child Watson.

IBM plans to use Weather Co. platform to collect data from cars, medical and other devices

Watson is hungry for data, and IBM just ordered up a king-sized portion for the artificially intelligent system. Big Blue today announced plans to acquire the Weather Company's B2B, mobile and cloud-based web properties, with the acquired company's data processing platform as the main course.

Intel buys cognitive computing startup Saffron with eye on Internet of Things

Intel announced Monday its acquisition of cognitive computing startup Saffron to help push new use cases to the tech giant's catalog, including new devices, big data, cybersecurity, healthcare and IOT.

Spotlight: IBM begins consulting on cognitive computing

IBM is looking to show businesses how to properly take advantage of Watson's cognitive computing capabilities through a newly opened consultancy.

Spotlight: IBM appoints head for its new Watson Health business unit

IBM Thursday announced it hired Deborah DiSanzo to head up the IBM Watson Health business unit, an important initiative for the company. 

With $1B buy, IBM continues to use healthcare as Watson proving ground

With a $1 billion acquisition of Merge Healthcare, IBM continues its aggressive pursuit of healthcare analytics opportunities.

NextUser, IBM Watson team to deliver 'truly personalized marketing'

NextUser, an open marketing automation and analytics platform, teamed with IBM Watson to use "AI and cognitive computing to drastically change marketing and make it truly personal." It's a one-two punch aimed at a knockout in online consumer marketing. 

IBM unveils Watson Analytics, offers freemium

Bring-your-own-analytics has been cresting on the horizon for awhile, but IBM's unveiling of Watson Analytics has brought the idea home to roost. Delivering it in a freemium model was a stroke of genius. Let the consumerization of analytics begin in earnest!

Could a supercomputer be your best business meeting partner?

IBM apparently thinks so, as it is developing its famous supercomputer Watson to be able to "sit-in" on key business meetings as a top idea generator.

Welltok brings intelligence to health, wellness content in a mobile context

Welltok combines mobile, social, cloud and data to help you live a healthier lifestyle.