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IBM Plans to Acquire Merge Healthcare Tech for $1B

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 10, 2015 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) is looking to strengthen Watson’s image analytics and cognitive abilities with a planned purchase of Merge Healthcare (Nasdaq: MRGE), maker of medical imaging and clinical systems based in Chicago, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. IBM said Thursday it expects the $1 billion transaction …

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Derek Schoettle: IBM Eyes Cloud Data Service Expansion Through Compose Purchase

IBM (NYSE: IBM) has acquired database-as-a-service company Compose for an undisclosed amount to help further the development of cloud-based mobile and web applications. “Compose’s breadth of database offerings will expand IBM’s Bluemix platform for the many app developers seeking production-ready databases built on open source, ” Derek Schoettle, general manager …

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IBM Big Data, Analytics Tech Boosts Energy Department’s Solar, Wind Forecasts

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 17, 2015 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) said its weather model and renewable forecasting technology has helped the Energy Department fine-tune its solar and wind forecast accuracy as much as 30 percent compared to using conventional tools, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The system, dubbed SMT, uses big data, …

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IBM Gets FCC ATO for New Federal Cloud Service

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 29, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Friday on IBM (NYSE: IBM) receiving Federal Communications Commission approval to operate its new cloud services and Softlayer data centers for the federal sector. According to a Nextgov report, the authority to operate applies to two facilities designed to handle government data …

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Sogeti Taps IBM Bluemix for Hybrid Cloud Offering

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 23, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — Capgemini company Sogeti has forged an IBM (NYSE: IBM) partnership to build its hybrid cloud products using IBM’s Bluemix cloud platform, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. “Many [of our clients] are still hesitating to make such a transition [to the cloud] due to …

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IBM Hands Smarter Cities Challenge Grant to 16 Winners

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 14, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — IBM (NYSE: IBM) has picked 16 municipalities as recipients of its Smarter Cities Challenge grant for 2015-2016 that includes pro bono consultancy work worth $500, 000 per engagement, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. IBM said Tuesday it will provide Watson analytics services …

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German Climate Computing Center Upgrades to IBM High-Performance Storage System

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 12, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Monday on the German Climate Computing Center adopting IBM’s (NYSE: IBM) big data platform to help manage the facility’s more than 40 petabytes of stored information for analysis. The center’s archive now uses High-Performance Storage System software, which IBM jointly …

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IBM Research Scores Advances in Circuit Design, Quantum Error Detection

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 5, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — IBM (NYSE: IBM) has announced completing two key milestones in its quest to build a quantum computer, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Wednesday its scientists made advances in circuit design and quantum error detection that pave the way toward …

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Jason Corbin: IBM’s New Cyber Tools Bring Predictive Analytics to Cloud

TYSONS CORNER, VA April 22, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday on IBM’s (NYSE: IBM) rollout of two new cloud-based threat intelligence and management services. The company said Tuesday IBM Security Intelligence on Cloud and Intelligent Log Management on Cloud are designed to build security teams’ flexibility, skills …

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Commerce Department Enters Open Data Alliance with Amazon, Google, IBM, Microsoft, Open Cloud Consortium

TYSONS CORNER, VA April 22, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker has enlisted the industry’s help in the department’s mission to release its rich stores of weather, ocean, climate and water information to the general public, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The data alliance tasks Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) Web Services, Google (Nasdaq: GOOG) Cloud Platform, IBM, …

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