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New IBM Platform Brings Watson to IoT

IBM unveiled today an experimental platform that allows developers to embed Watson functions and cognitive technology into various devices. The platform, dubbed Project Intu, can be accessed through the Watson Developer Cloud, Intu Gateway, and GitHub. More specifically, the goal is to simplify the...
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Blockchain Adoption Faster Than Expected

A study released last week by IBM indicates that blockchain adoption by financial institutions is on the rise and beating expectations. This is good news for IBM, which is betting big on the database technology that was brought to prominence by Bitcoin. Yesterday, Big Blue announced that it has...
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IBM Launches New Linux, Power8, OpenPower Systems

IBM on Thursday rolled out its latest Power8 processor, which is designed to move data faster, and new servers with OpenPower features. For IBM, the OpenPower Foundation community is critical for its Power8 processor. A bevy of companies are in OpenPower, a group that aims to be a counterweight to...
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IBM Links Blockchain with AI in New Industry Platforms Business Unit

IBM has underscored how seriously its taking Blockchain technology with the creation of a new business unit centered around it. The new business, called Industry Platforms, will be led by Global Business Services chief, Bridget van Kralingen. IBM’s entire blockchain leadership team will transition...
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To ensure that blockchain is truly enterprise-ready for different verticals and different applications with different rules, more security and compliance issues must be firmly addressed, says IBM's Donna Dillenberger.

Getting Blockchain Technology Enterprise-Ready

Editor's Note: This article is paid for by IBM as a Diamond-level sponsor of LinuxCon North America, held Aug. 22-24, 2016, and was written by Linux.com. Blockchain technology first burst onto the scene as the underpinning of Bitcoin digital currency. Since then, open source distributed ledger...
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Why Linux is Poised to Lead the Tech Boom in Africa

Certain emerging markets are advancing so quickly that they aren’t just speeding through the technology phases of developed countries. They’re skipping stages entirely — a phenomenon economists call “leapfrogging.” The most visible signs of leapfrogging are in consumer technologies, including the...
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IBM executives Jim Wasko and Donna Dillenberger provide an update on LinuxOne and how IBM is now involved in the open source community.

How IBM’s LinuxONE Has Evolved For the New Open Source Cloud

One year ago at LinuxCon 2015 in Seattle, IBM announced IBM LinuxONE, its enterprise-grade system specifically designed for Linux and open source workloads. Today in their keynote at LinuxCon 2016 in Toronto, IBM executives Jim Wasko and Donna Dillenberger will give us an update on how the...
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Hyperledger Tests Open Strategy With First Blockchain Explorer

Business blockchain consortium Hyperledger is now building an open-source tool that will let anyone explore the distributed ledger projects being created by its members. Similar to block explorers already being offered for other public blockchains, the tool would make it easier to learn about...
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Alek Slominski, research staff at IBM Watson Research Center
Alek Slominski, research staff at IBM Watson Research Center will present at MesosCon Europe in Amsterdam, Aug. 31-Sept. 2, 2016.

IBM Watson Researchers Share Tips for Serverless Computing on Mesos

Serverless computing is the latest trend in cloud computing brought about by the enterprise shift to containers and microservices. Serverless computing platforms promise new capabilities that make writing scalable microservices easier and more cost effective, say IBM software engineer Diana Arroyo...
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It became apparent that open source could be the engine to go out and drive things, said Todd Moore in his keynote at ApacheCon.

IBM’s Wager on Open Source Is Still Paying Off

When IBM got involved with the Linux open source project in 1998, they were betting that giving their code and time to the community would be a worthwhile investment. Now, 18 years later, IBM is more involved than ever, with more than 62,000 employees trained and expected to contribute to open...
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