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Build on Bluemix: Enter the UK’s Connected Life Challenge

Is there one thing we notice in our connected lives? Technology has helped us to connect far easier compared to the old paper letters and crackly telephone lines. In fact some of us think that there isn’t much that can’t be made better with a little bit of technology. So here’s a thought, why not […]


IBM launches auto translation for cloud-based apps

IBM has launched a translation service on its Bluemix cloud platform that allows developers to automatically render their mobile and cloud-based apps into nine different languages. The company’s Globalization Pipeline, which is currently in beta, supports French, German, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, Italian, Japanese, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese and Korean and is designed to make it […]

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State CIOs will focus on security and cloud in 2016

Public-sector CIOs are under mounting pressure to modernize, streamline and secure their organizations’ IT operations, and no issues loom larger than guarding against cyber threats and the transition to the cloud. In a recent survey, state CIOs named “security and risk management” as their chief priority for 2016, followed by developing a framework for implementing […]


IBM Watson eliminates holiday stress

Not sure what to get your favorite niece or nephew for the holidays? Or your parents? Or someone at the office? As much fun as it might be for some to go holiday shopping for that perfect gift, it can be just as stressful for others who just aren’t sure what to buy. Well, now […]

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IBM’s CEO on hackers: “Cyber crime is the greatest threat to every company in the world”

The British insurance company Lloyd’s estimates that cyber attacks cost businesses as much as $400 billion a year, which includes direct damage plus post-attack disruption to the normal course of business. Some vendor and media forecasts put the cybercrime figure as high as $500 billion and more. The World Economic Forum (WEF) says a significant portion […]


Blind runner uses IBM Cloud to ‘see’ mental map of the world

Cloud computing is busy changing the world, we all know the hype. Industrial processes are being transformed with data analytics intelligence and firms are enjoying new agility on service-based clouds as they move from CapEx (capital expenditure) structures to leaner OpEx (operational expenditure) frameworks. So where are the human touch points and good news stories? […]


Most execs fooling themselves on big data capabilities

When it comes to getting actual value from big data, a majority of organizations like to talk the talk but most really don’t walk the walk. That is the conclusion of a study by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and Iron Mountain, which surveyed 1,800 business and technology leaders on their experiences with big data and data analytics. […]


How machine learning will affect your business

Machine learning techniques may have been used for years, but recently there has been an explosion in their applications. In fact, in a recent Q3 earnings call, Google CEO Sundar Pichai said “Machine learning is a core, transformative way by which we’re re-thinking how we’re doing everything.” And they’re far from the only business making […]