How IBM Watson AI Technology Was Used at the US Open

At the Streaming Media East 2018 conference, David Clevinger, Senior Director, Product Management & Strategy, IBM Cloud Video, discussed how Watson’s AI technology was used at the recently concluded US Open Tennis Championship.

The Cognitive Era is the Next Societal Revolution That Will Change the World

“The transformational nature of artificial intelligence requires new metrics of success for our profession,” says Guru Banavar who is responsible for advancing the next generation of cognitive technologies and solutions with IBM’s global scientific ecosystem including academia, government agencies and…

IBM Watson Brings AI to H&R Block Tax Preparation

IBM announced a partnership with H&R block to use their artificial intelligent platform IBM Watson to radically improve tax preparation. “Introducing the biggest advancement in tax preparation technology,” exclaimed IBM in an announcement video. “Say hello to the partnership between…

How to Use In-Store Behavioral Data to Increase Sales

We all know that online shopping behavior is tracked in order to increase sales, but what about the behavior of brick and mortar shoppers? The Global Director of Marketing for IBM Watson Internet of Things (IoT), Scott Neuman, points out…

IBM: Watson to Predict the Future and Truly Change the World

Within 10 years, IBM believes that it’s artificial intelligence driven Watson will literally predict the future. “It won’t be long before Watson is predicting the future,” said Dr. John E. Kelly III, IBM senior vice president of Cognitive Solutions and…

Blekko Shuts Down, Becomes Part Of IBM Watson

Back in 2010, an alternative search engine called Blekko emerged. It came from Rich Skrenta, co-founder & former CEO of Topix and NewHoo (which went on to become The Open Directory Project or DMOZ). It aimed to crowd source search…

Watson-Powered Toy Uses IBM Supercomputer to Develop Relationship with Your Kid

We’ve come a long way from Barbie. If you’re looking for an interactive toy that can talk with your kid, tell knock-knock jokes, and help them learn by getting to know their specific needs – there’s a Kickstarter campaign for…

IBM Watson Analytics Now Available In Beta

IBM announced that Watson Analytics is now available in beta. The offering was announced in September. It’s described as a natural language-based service to give businesses instant access to predictive and visual analytics tools. The company called it the biggest…

IBM Announces New Watson-Powered Partner Apps, Developer Tools

IBM announced some new Watson-powered cloud apps for the financial services, healthcare, IT services, non-profit, retail, security, and travel industries. This comes as the company opens its new IBM Watson global headquarters in New York. The company is announced new…

IBM Announces Watson Analytics For Businesses

IBM announced Watson Analytics, a natural language-based service to give businesses instant access to predictive and visual analytics tools. The company calls it the biggest announcement it’s made in a decade as an analytics provider. Here’s a look: The first…