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…


Will Apple pick Watson’s brain for healthcare apps in partnership deal with IBM?

Will Apple pick Watson’s brain for healthcare apps in partnership deal with IBM?

July 21, 2014 4:04 pm by | 0 Comments

The Apple-IBM partnership deal raises some interesting questions for the healthcare sector, as mobihealthnews pointed out. This is what interests me: What will it mean for healthcare applications of Watson’s…


IBM is chewing up health & retail sales data to help solve food poisoning outbreaks

IBM is chewing up health & retail sales data to help solve food poisoning outbreaks

July 3, 2014 3:55 pm by | 0 Comments

IBM said it has created a system to predict the sources of contaminated foods after outbreaks of food-borne illnesses. The company believes it can help grocers, distributors, and public health…



NYC tech startups, meet Watson: Big Blue is out to prove it’s ‘not your grandfather’s IBM’

NYC tech startups, meet Watson: Big Blue is out to prove it’s ‘not your grandfather’s IBM’

June 17, 2014 2:10 pm by | 0 Comments

If you’re running a tech startup in New York City, Watson wants to meet you — Watson, IBM’s legendary supercomputer, that is. To help shake its persistent image as a stodgy producer…


IBM’s IT forecast: $200B in clouds by 2020 with a high chance of personalization

IBM’s IT forecast: $200B in clouds by 2020 with a high chance of personalization

June 11, 2014 10:30 am by | 0 Comments

It’s the age of personalization. Our laptops, phones, and tablets suggest books we should read and movies we should watch. Grocery stores give out coupons based on our buying habits….


Latest IBM acquisition will give Watson multiple ‘personalities’

Latest IBM acquisition will give Watson multiple ‘personalities’

May 21, 2014 4:30 pm by | 0 Comments

Watson is about to get friendlier. More specifically, Big Blue has purchased Australia-based Cognea for its “depth of personality” technologies. The startup provides virtual assistants for enterprises with personalities that,…


IBM researchers discover new self-healing polymers they say are stronger than bone

IBM researchers discover new self-healing polymers they say are stronger than bone

May 15, 2014 4:00 pm by | 0 Comments

IBM researchers have discovered a new class of synthetic polymer — a flexible and strong material — for the first time in decades. The new materials are strong, cheap, flexible,…


6 digital health companies reimagine their healthcare apps with help from Watson

6 digital health companies reimagine their healthcare apps with help from Watson

May 7, 2014 8:19 pm by | 7 Comments

An innovation throwdown by IBM asked companies to devise mobile applications tapping Watson’s cognitive computing technology. After the finalists submit prototypes for judging, only five teams will present proposals to…



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…