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IBM open-sources machine learning SystemML

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IBM is aiming to popularise its proprietary machine learning programme SystemML through open-source communities.

Avnet launches Cloud Marketplace with AWS and IBM as key clients

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Global distributor Avnet has launched a cloud shop and unveiled both IBM and AWS as headline partners.

IBM to buy The Weather Company and make it elementary to Watson

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IBM has entered an agreement to buy The Weather Company’s B2B, mobile and cloud-based web properties, in a bid to extend its Internet of Things range.

Oracle and Intel announce plans to ramp up the offensive on IBM in the cloud

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Intel and Oracle are to build on a previous collaboration which saw them jointly take on IBM in the cloud computing hardware market.

IBM adds Universal Behavior Exchange into its Marketing Cloud


IBM says the new Universal Behavior Exchange (UBE) in its Marketing Cloud will help businesses to understand their customers better.

IBM to create HPC and big data centre of excellence in UK


IBM and the UK’s Science & Technology Facilities Council (STFC) have jointly announced they will create a centre that tests how to use high performance computing (HPC) for big data analytics.

IBM cloud service revenue up despite 14th quarterly revenue decline


IBM has posted an unexpectedly large drop in revenue and cut its full-year profit forecast, blaming the strong US dollar for dampening demand from China and emerging markets.

Infosys to use IBM’s Bluemix make next generation of cloud apps


IBM and Infosys have announced a joint venture where Infosys will use IBM’s Bluemix system to prototype, develop and roll out new cloud apps for its client base in 50 countries.

Forecasting Cloud’s Place in the Internet of Things

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In a recent study from IBM and Business Cloud News, we learned that nearly two-thirds of respondents agree companies that are slow to integrate cloud into their IoT solutions will fall behind the competition. Learn more about current trends and future growth opportunities as data, engagement, and cloud all converge around the Internet of Things.

IBM augments Watson with new cognitive business consulting arm


Enterprise tech giant IBM has announced the creation of IBM Cognitive Business Solutions, a consulting practice designed to help businesses get into the cognitive computing game.