Company Data: IBM

  http://www.ibm.com/ IBM Stock Market: NASDAQ Stock Symbol: IBM (Stock quotes are delayed) IBM is a global systems and business consultancy company headquartered in Armonk, New York, USA. Originally founded in 1911 as the Computing-Tabulating-Recording Company, it changed its name to International Business Machines in 1924. At over 105 years old, the company has reinvented…

Watsonfinds uses IBM’s Watson to gauge audience reaction to WordPress posts

Watsonfinds uses the power of IBM‘s Watson APIs natural language processing to gauge audience connection to your posts. Watson is IBM’s cognitive suite built to answer questions in Jeopardy demonstrated in the video below. Forming an emotional connection with your readers (of the right sort) should provide more engagement with your blog. Posts are analysed…

IBM/Cisco Edge Analytics

IBM and Cisco are working together on the Internet of Things. Their latest collaboration is on the use of Edge Analytics.  (IBM’s announcement, on partnering with Cisco, and Cisco’s covering the links between cognitive computing and edge analytics., and IBM’s developerWorks blog entry introducing edge analytics.) Now a single sensor may not send that much…

IBM buys The Weather Company..

After announcing a partnership earlier this year, IBM now announces it’s intent to acquire the business and prediction elements of the Weather Company. The Weather Channel, the TV presence that started the business, remains a separate organisation, licensing the weather data from IBM. The deal will close in the first quarter of 2016. It represents…