News and Updates

May 20, 2016

Watson Tone Analyzer API goes GA with improved models

Watson Tone Analyzer API goes GA with Improved Models Since Watson Tone Analyzer went beta earlier this year, our team has been busy working with sponsor users to validate and improve the service.  We’ve had a lot of great feedback, and we’re excited to launch a Generally Available (GA) version of Tone Analyzer that includes […]

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May 13, 2016

Watson Explorer named a leader in Forrester’s 2016 “Big Data Text Analytics Platforms Report”

The report cites Watson’s ability to seamlessly ingest and process structured and unstructured data, and perform search or analytical queries. We’re delighted to announce that Watson Explorer (WEX) has been named a leader  in the “The Forrester Wave™: Big Data Text Analytics Platforms, Q2 2016” Report which was just released on May 9, 2016. The comprehensive report compares “The […]

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May 20, 2016

Hilton and IBM pilot “Connie,” The world’s first Watson-enabled hotel concierge robot

Watson Tone Analyzer API goes GA with Improved Models Since Watson Tone Analyzer went beta earlier this year, our team has been busy working with sponsor users to validate and improve the service.  We’ve had a lot of great feedback, and we’re excited to launch a Generally Available (GA) version of Tone Analyzer that includes […]

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February 17, 2016

Watson A.I. XPRIZE,
a cognitive computing challenge

The partnership between humans and technology has produced some of society’s most groundbreaking modern achievements. Today as we enter into the next great era of technology driven by advancements in A.I. and Cognitive Computing that can learn, think and understand like humans, we’re seeing firsthand the power these technologies hold when it comes to making […]

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February 5, 2016

Decoding the debates – a cognitive approach

In the US, we’re deep into Presidential Election season. On each side, we have candidates who are strong on some issues, weak on others, and all have a position and perspective to share. While the policy wonks pay attention year-round and are deep into the nuance of every issue, it’s hard for the average voter […]

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December 31, 2015

IBM and Mubadala bring Watson to the MENA region

From ways to manage diabetes, to new market approaches for regional retail leaders, the next frontier for IBM Watson and cognitive computing solutions is in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). In an IBM collaboration with Mubadala — a regional leader in investment and development  — will deliver powerful cloud-based cognitive computing services, to […]

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