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IBM Expands its Cloud Footprint Globally: Why it Matters
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IBM Expands its Cloud Footprint Globally: Why it Matters

by Michael J. Fork This has been a busy and exciting year for IBM’s cloud business. In February, we unveiled our $1 billion investment in our platform as a service, Bluemix. April saw the launch of the IBM Cloud marketplace, and throughout the year we announced strategic partnerships with SAP, Apple, Intel, Microsoft, and AT&T among others. In the last … Continue reading

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Volunteers and Algorithms Deliver Funds

Long-distance targeting: The words conjure up images of missiles and drones. But a collaboration involving IBM Research, a data science community called DataKind (TM), an NGO called GiveDirectly and a “data journalist” funded by the Knight Foundation got together in New York to deliver cash directly to extremely poor villagers in Kenya and Uganda. Armed … Continue reading

Apple and IBM Deliver First Wave of IBM MobileFirst for iOS Apps
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Apple and IBM Deliver First Wave of IBM MobileFirst for iOS Apps

Big Data Analytics and Security Capabilities Arrive on iPhone & iPad Apple and IBM today deliver the first wave of IBM MobileFirst for iOS solutions in a new class of made-for-business apps and supporting cloud services that bring IBM’s big data and analytics capabilities to iPhone and iPad users in the enterprise. IBM MobileFirst for iOS solutions are now available to … Continue reading

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Creating a Mobile App
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5 Mistakes to Avoid When Creating a Mobile App

By Bob Sutor, Vice President, Business Solutions & Mathematical Sciences, IBM. Over the last several years, I’ve been deeply involved with IBM‘s Mobile efforts and now lead that technology area in IBM Research. In the last year we’ve held several hackathons and other events to get more and more people knowledgeable about how to create mobile apps. … Continue reading