A year into partnership, Dr. Watson crunches complex EMR data at Cleveland Clinic

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A year into partnership, Dr. Watson crunches complex EMR data at Cleveland Clinic

October 21, 2013 4:21 pm by | 0 Comments

One year into a research partnership with Cleveland Clinic, IBM and its famed supercomputing software Watson are making headway on helping clinicians with two great healthcare challenges: using electronic health…


In Watson’s latest healthcare technology news, it takes on personalized brain tumor treatment

In Watson’s latest healthcare technology news, it takes on personalized brain tumor treatment

March 19, 2014 9:13 am by | 1 Comments

Watson is turning into quite the oncology expert. In its latest healthcare technology news, the computer platform is being used as part of a collaboration between IBM and New York…


AT&T teams with IBM, Linux Foundation to get cities onboard with Internet of Things

AT&T teams with IBM, Linux Foundation to get cities onboard with Internet of Things

February 18, 2014 2:07 pm by | 0 Comments

Imagine a city where all the buses ran on time and traffic never got backed up. AT&T and IBM (and a whole bunch of others) want to make that dream…



Welltok raises $22M as IBM investment arm Watson makes first digital health investment

Welltok raises $22M as IBM investment arm Watson makes first digital health investment

February 12, 2014 9:13 am by | 3 Comments

As part of a move to underscore its partnership with Welltok, IBM’s Watson Business Group is tapping its $100 million fund as part of a $22.1 million Series C financing…


IBM will take Watson to Africa as part of $100M investment

IBM will take Watson to Africa as part of $100M investment

February 6, 2014 12:00 am by | 0 Comments

IBM has launched a 10-year, $100 million project to use technology to improve the quality of life in Africa. The initiative has been named Project Lucy, in honor of the…


Even more details about IBM’s top innovation predictions for the next five years

Even more details about IBM’s top innovation predictions for the next five years

December 19, 2013 4:00 pm by | 0 Comments

Our story on IBM’s predictions for five big innovations that will change our lives in the next five years has turned out to be very popular. So we decided to…


IBM reveals its top five innovation predictions for the next five years: ‘Everything will learn’

IBM reveals its top five innovation predictions for the next five years: ‘Everything will learn’

December 18, 2013 10:10 am by | 2 Comments

IBM revealed its predictions for five big innovations that will change our lives within five years. The IBM 5 in 5 is the eighth year in a row that IBM…


IBM creates nanomedicine athlete’s foot treatment to stomp out foot fungi where other meds fail

IBM creates nanomedicine athlete’s foot treatment to stomp out foot fungi where other meds fail

December 9, 2013 5:00 am by | 0 Comments

IBM researchers and a team in Singapore have taken common plastic and engineered it into a nanomedicine that is 1,000 times smaller than a grain of sand and can be…



Startup Simplivity gets $58M for its data center in a box

Startup Simplivity gets $58M for its data center in a box

November 18, 2013 8:56 pm by | 0 Comments

Simpliviy, a startup that claims to redefine the data center, just nabbed a massive $58 million in a third round of funding. The company, which is founded by an Israeli…


IBM’s Watson may be yours for a fraction of the cost + two times the power via the Internet

IBM’s Watson may be yours for a fraction of the cost + two times the power via the Internet

November 14, 2013 10:01 am by | 0 Comments

Today IBM will announce a version of Watson that’s cloud-based and twice as powerful at a cheaper cost, the New York Times reports. Not only will small businesses, academics and…


IBM’s Watson recommending cancer treatments at MD Anderson

IBM’s Watson recommending cancer treatments at MD Anderson

October 18, 2013 3:26 pm by | 0 Comments

Tech companies have a preferred term to describe their most ambitious and meaningful projects: “moonshots.” Google chief executive Larry Page borrowed it from John F. Kennedy, who 50 years ago…


How IBM’s STEM uses big data to help fight infectious diseases

How IBM’s STEM uses big data to help fight infectious diseases

September 30, 2013 12:01 am by | 0 Comments

IBM has teamed up with university researchers to use big data and analytics to predict the outbreak of deadly diseases such as Dengue fever and Malaria.


Children’s Hospital, IBM launch platform to share pediatric medical information globally

Children’s Hospital, IBM launch platform to share pediatric medical information globally

September 27, 2013 4:00 am by | 1 Comments

A new Boston Children’s Hospital program is designed to help improve the care of critically ill children no matter their location around the world.
The hospital has teamed with IBM on a cloud-based education technology platform to exchange pediatric me…


IBM joins trend of shifting U.S. retirees to healthcare exchanges

IBM joins trend of shifting U.S. retirees to healthcare exchanges

September 6, 2013 10:12 pm by | 0 Comments

(Reuters) – IBM plans to move U.S. retirees off its company-sponsored health plan and shift them into new public insurance exchanges as a way of lowering costs. IBM had selected…


Doctors will ‘teach’ IBM’s Watson to diagnose lung cancer, plan treatments

Doctors will ‘teach’ IBM’s Watson to diagnose lung cancer, plan treatments

June 10, 2013 4:00 am by | 0 Comments

Just over two years ago, IBM’s supercomputer Watson appeared on television to trounce expert quiz show contestants on “Jeopardy!” Now, doctors are looking to Watson for answers.
The Maine Center for Cancer Medicine is one of two medical groups chosen t…


IBM buys UrbanCode to help companies push out software updates faster

IBM buys UrbanCode to help companies push out software updates faster

April 22, 2013 11:48 am by | 0 Comments

IBM has acquired software delivery startup UrbanCode to better help businesses push out updates of mobile, cloud, social, and big data applications, the company announced today. Cleveland-based UrbanCode claims to…