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IBM throws $1bn behind Watson to spur cognitive cloud app development

IBM is investing $1bn in Watson to generate more revenue from cognitive computing

Following IBM’s announcement in November last year that the company would open its cognitive supercomputer Watson to third parties to develop their own applications and cloud-services on the platform, the tech giant announced Thursday a combined $1bn investment into the Watson that includes a shiny new office in New York, and a lot of engineering and marketing resources.