IBM and Pfizer to Accelerate Immuno-oncology Research with Watson for Drug Discovery

IBM Watson Health and Pfizer Inc. today announced a collaboration that will utilize IBM Watson for Drug Discovery to help accelerate Pfizer’s research in immuno-oncology, an approach to cancer treatment that uses the body’s immune system to help fight cancer. Pfizer is one of the first organizations worldwide to deploy Watson for Drug Discovery, and the first to customize the cloud-based cognitive tool – tapping in to Watson’s machine learning, natural language processing, and other cognitive reasoning technologies to support the identification of new drug targets, combination therapies for study, and patient selection strategies in immuno-oncology. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted on: 30 November 2016 | 7:20 pm

Mahindra and IBM to Develop Blockchain Solution for Supply Chain Finance

The Mahindra Group, one of the largest diversified multinational group of companies based in India, and IBM today announced the development of a blockchain solution that has the potential to reinvent supply chain finance across India by enhancing security, transparency and operational processes. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted on: 30 November 2016 | 1:03 am

IBM Named a Leader in Application Programming Interface (API) Management Solutions

IBM announced today that Forrester Research named IBM a leader in its recent report, The Forrester Wave™: API Management Solutions, Q4 2016. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted on: 29 November 2016 | 11:31 pm

Finnair Adopts iOS Enterprise Apps from IBM to Accelerate Digital Transformation

Finnair and IBM today announced a first-of-its-kind agreement to utilize iOS enterprise apps from IBM to support the airline’s overall digital transformation. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted on: 29 November 2016 | 11:01 pm

IBM Retail Clients Set Records on Cyber Monday, Turn Customer Demand into Online Holiday Sales Growth

IBM today reported that Cyber Monday has officially turned into a global shopping holiday with consumers taking advantage of online deals being offered by retailers all around the world. Over Cyber Monday, retailers saw online sales increase by 16.7 percent. Cyber Monday caps a five-day shopping period where online sales increased by nearly 9 percent (8.8%) over the same period in 2015. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted on: 29 November 2016 | 12:05 am

IBM Unveils Watson-Powered Imaging Solutions for Healthcare Providers

IBM today announced at the Radiological Society of North America Annual Meeting (RSNA 2016) it will preview new imaging solutions from Watson Health and Merge Healthcare (Merge; an IBM Company) designed to help healthcare providers pursue personalized approaches to patient diagnosis, treatment, and monitoring. The solutions benefit from more than a decade of machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) work conducted in IBM Research. Further, IBM Research has partnered with the Radiological Society to debut a live demonstration of how Watson understands, reasons and learns from imaging information. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted on: 28 November 2016 | 9:15 pm

American Airlines Selects IBM as its Cloud Provider

IBM, announced today a strategic partnership with American Airlines, the world’s largest airline, naming IBM as its cloud provider for greater enterprise flexibility, scalability and reliability. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted on: 28 November 2016 | 7:01 pm

IBM Forecasts Global Shoppers Will Drive Double Digit Online Sales Growth on Cyber Monday

IBM today forecasts that shoppers will drive double digit growth for retailers around the world on Cyber Monday. IBM found that pre-holiday online shopping was up nearly 10 percent over 2015. This momentum has grown over Thanksgiving, Black Friday and the weekend with consumers opening their wallets and taking advantage of the great deals being offered online by U.S. and global retailers. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted on: 28 November 2016 | 5:55 am

IBM Security Offers Tips To Shop Safely on Cyber Monday

As consumers gear up for Cyber Monday, the largest online shopping day of the year, cybercriminals are also preparing to take advantage of deal-seekers. IBM X-Force researchers are monitoring malicious activity closely to help organizations and consumers stay safe during the holiday shopping season. With 36 percent of consumers planning to shop online on Cyber Monday, it’s critical for consumers to be on high alert. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted on: 25 November 2016 | 8:09 pm

Richard L. Garwin Named a Recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom

President Barack Obama will award IBM Fellow Emeritus Dr. Richard (Dick) L. Garwin the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian honor in the United States, presented to individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the country, to world peace, or to cultural or other significant public or private endeavors. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted on: 21 November 2016 | 7:31 pm