As the new year is ushered in, the excitement grows for the most cutting-edge developments in cell phone technology, home cinema, artificial intelligence and robotics, and more! Get the inside scoop from Scott Steinberg on the latest tech trends for 2019.
IBM Weather Forecasting System: IBM's Global High-Resolution Atmospheric Forecasting System (GRAF) is a new global weather forecasting system that will be capable of providing high-precision, local weather forecasting across the entire globe for the first time. This new system will give anyone that has The Weather Channel app on their phone, anywhere in the world, along with businesses a whole new level of accuracy. App users must opt-in before their location data can be collected and they may opt-out at any time. For more information visit www.business.weather.com
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Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit educational organization that produces Sesame Street, and IBM (NYSE:IBM) today announced a collaboration to use IBM Watson’s cognitive computing technology and Sesame’s early childhood expertise to help advance preschool education around the world.
As part of a three-year agreement, Sesame Workshop and IBM will collaborate to develop educational platforms and products that will be designed to adapt to the learning preferences and aptitude levels of individual preschoolers. Research shows that a significant extent of brain development occurs in the first five years of a child’s life1, making this window critical for learning and development.
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Today Concentrix Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SYNNEX Corporation (NYSE: SNX), announced the addition of 19 delivery locations, across 13 countries, completing the second phase of the acquisition of IBM's global customer care and industry process services business. With over 95% of the acquisition completed, Concentrix continues to advance its position as a leader in the customer care and industry process services market, with over 45,000 employees delivering high value services.
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In my last blog entry, I covered the announcement of the IBM Watson Mobile Developer Challenge. The Watson Mobile Developer Challenge is designed to catalyze mobile developers to explore the opportunity around mobile cognitive computing - bringing the power of Watson to a smartphone or other mobile device. Entrants submit proposals for mobile apps, and the finalists - to be announced at IBM Impact 2014 - will receive access to IBM Interactive Studios experts and Watson APIs in order to bring their vision to reality.
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As companies now have access to massive amounts of customer and business data, their success depends, in large part, on making sense of that data in order to drive revenue. Clients choose IBM’s Power Systems because they are designed from the chip up to handle mission critical and complex cloud and big data workloads.
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Interop New York 2012 Boasts:
Keynote speakers from Cisco, IBM, Google, Amazon, SAP, Rackspace and more.
InteropNet, unique to Interop, InteropNet it is the world’s largest temporary network, connecting thousands of attendees and hundreds of exhibitors.
There are over 120 exhibitorson the show floor including inaugural showings by over 50 new exhibitors to the event, including (partial list) IBM, Citrix, SAP, Red Hat, CA, Adobe and more.
Over 25 exhibitors making announcements and breaking news.
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Frost & Sullivan recently published a white paper, Virtualization for Midsize Businesses: Keep Your Foot on the Accelerator, which identifies the benefits midsize businesses gain through holistic adoption of virtualization technologies.
To overcome the many recurring challenges pertaining to data centers, there are streams of benefits virtualization across servers, storage, networks, and desktops can deliver, especially for midsize businesses with heightened strategic priorities in innovation and revenue growth. This shift to virtualization increases capacity and improves effectiveness with greater speed, flexibility and reliability than possible in non-virtualized environments.
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The world of gaming is going three-dimensional; IBM's Watson supercomputer is poised to revolutionize the health sector; and 3D holographic video conferencing technology is turning Star Wars fiction into reality: this year, as always, CeBIT features a wealth of groundbreaking IT innovations. Media representatives were invited to take a tour of the digital world of tomorrow ahead of the ICT fair's March-the-1st opening date.
Twenty years ago, Lexmark International, Inc. (NYSE: LXK) was founded as a spin-out of IBM, and its employees outlined an ambitious goal to become a dynamic, global technology company with a vision of customers for life.
Beginning today and throughout much of the week ahead, Lexmark employees around the world are commemorating the company’s birthday and reflecting on Lexmark’s transformation into a global technology leader, made possible by the innovation it has contributed to the printing and imaging market over the past 20 years.
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It is Man vs. Machine as top IBM engineers test their supercomputer, Watson, against two of the greatest all time winners from the game show Jeopardy, Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter. Find out what we can learn from this computer and see how smart machines will fit into our world in Final Jeopardy, Man vs. Machine and the Quest to Know Everything. Learn more about this book here, http://finaljeopardy.net Non Fiction, Technology