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Watson gets a job

The Jeopardy-winning, IBM supercomputer known as Watson has been licensed to health insurer WellPoint. The brains behind Watson will be optimized for patient diagnoses and treatments. The Wall Street Journal reports the deal will be announced today.

We talked about the idea of Watson in medical exam rooms last May.

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