IBM is providing substantial resources to the Apache Software Foundation’s Spark project to prepare the platform for machine learning tasks, like pattern recognition and classification of objects. The company plans to offer Bluemix Spark as a service and has dedicated 3,500 researchers and developers to assist in its preservation and further [...]

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IBM has introduced new hybrid cloud capabilities for Watson to help companies to connect their data with web applications in the cloud. Watson Hybrid Cloud solution will use Watson Explorer as the default platform for application development, combining enterprise data sources in the application through a scalable environment that keep local [...]

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IBM wants to use its Watson artificial intelligence software dramatically to improve the quality and effectiveness of health systems. The big blue company has established a new division called IBM Watson Health allowing patients, physicians, researchers and insurance sectors to deal effectively with health data.

The new group, based in Boston [...]

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