Is Watson enough to carry IBM?

Jul 19, 2018
We look at whether the company's focus on artificial intelligence is a good business bet.
A hostess talks to a NAO Watson robot at the IBM stand at the 2016 CeBIT digital technology trade fair in Hanover, Germany.
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Wimbledon looks to supercomputer Watson for fast tournament highlights to lure a younger audience

Jul 2, 2018
IBM’s artificial intelligence supercomputer Watson is primed to do quick searches for video highlights of the Wimbledon tennis championship next week. The idea is to deliver key moments to fans via social platforms like Facebook and Instagram. But what might that mean for more mainstream broadcasters that buy the rights to sporting events? Click the […]

Go-playing robots are the new chess-playing robots

Mar 9, 2016
Google's AlphaGo program beat Lee Se-dol, one of the world's best Go players.
In this handout image provided by Google, South Korean professional Go player Lee Se-Dol waits after putting the first stone against Google's artificial intelligence program, AlphaGo, during the Google DeepMind Challenge Match on March 9, 2016 in Seoul, South Korea.
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IBM banks on Watson for progress and profit

Apr 22, 2015
Despite three years of falling revenue, IBM has a plan.

Would you eat computer food? Because Watson's cooking

Jul 1, 2014
Supercomputer Watson is now programmed to create recipes. Weird, maybe tasty ones.

IBM’s Watson, for a billion: 'How am I about to start making tons of dough?'

Jan 9, 2014
The program hasn’t made much since winning Jeopardy, but the company says that’s about to change.

Watson is coming to a mobile app near you

Nov 15, 2013
IBM is putting the supercomputer into the cloud.

For public good, not for profit.

Forget WebMD. Hello, Robot, M.D.

Feb 25, 2013
Could robots be the next medical revolution?

IBM's Watson heads to Wall Street

Mar 6, 2012
IBM supercomputer Watson conquered "Jeopardy!" Then he got a job analyzing health records. Now, he may suit up for Citigroup.
A general view of IBM's 'Watson' computing system at a press conference to discuss the Man vs. Machine"Jeopardy!" competition at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center  in Yorktown Heights, N.Y. The supercomputer conquered “Jeopardy!” Then he got a job analyzing health records. Now, he may suit up for Citigroup.
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Watson gets a job

Sep 12, 2011
The Jeopardy-winning, IBM supercomputer known as Watson has been licensed to health insurer WellPoint. The brains behind Watson will be optimized...