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IBM’s Watson proves AI can understand the offside rule

Conversational AI powered by natural language processing is making sports analytics more accessible – at least to those who can afford it As glorious a venue as it is, Twickenham, the home of English rugby, seemed an odd place to showcase how artificial intelligence (AI) is disrupting football. Nevertheless, IBM invited analysts and reporters from the… Read More

IBM Cloud selected for BMW connected car

BMW and IBM have announced a partnership to work together on a platform for the connected car. BMW’s CarData platform was created to run on the IBM Bluemix cloud, giving the new platform access to IBM Watson IoT capabilities. The BMW CarData platform helps drivers access third-party providers of diagnostic and repair services or vehicle insurance. CarData collects… Read More

IBM Cloud and AT&T partner on IoT analytics

AT&T has unveiled a new data analytics capability in the form of a pilot collaboration between AT&T and IBM. The new AT&T IoT analytics service will run on the IBM Watson Data platform over the cloud, allowing clients real-time access to industrial IoT data to assist with immediate operational decision-making. The new service will combine… Read More

IBM creates Watson-powered robot for eldercare assistance

IBM, in partnership with Rice University, has created a robot to assist the elderly and their caregivers. The MERA, or Multi-purpose Eldercare Robot Assistant, uses IBM’s Watson AI to provide assistance to the elderly and monitor vital signs and environmental changes in a non-invasive manner. IBM also announced plans to work with Italian healthcare provider Sole… Read More

IBM to add four new data centres in UK cloud expansion

IBM has announced it is set to triple its UK-based cloud data centre capacity over the next year, increasing investment plans and opening four new facilities to join its two existing UK data centres. The American tech giant noted in a company statement that the new investment underscores a ‘long-standing commitment’ to the UK market…. Read More