June 6, 2016

New pricing model for Personality Insights

We’re excited to announce that the cost per API call will be reduced for IBM Watson Personality Insights starting on July 1, 2016. The new cost will be as follows: First hundred API calls per month are FREE. Additional calls are priced per API call, per month, as follows: 2 cents: 1 to 100,000 1 […]

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June 3, 2016

GlueCon: A look into the Denver tech scene

Last week, I was lucky enough to attend the annual Glue Conference in Broomfield, Colorado. In case you haven’t heard of GlueCon before, it is a cloud, mobile and big data tech conference that is centered around the group of people that bridges these industries: developers. Every year, nearly 500 developers gather to network and […]

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June 2, 2016

Break free from developer’s block

Practical application development advice overheard at the Samsung Developer Conference. Recently, David Kenny, General Manager of IBM Watson, shared the stage with people like Eric P. Consolazio, Vice President of IT Customer Solutions & Innovations Group at Cigna, and John Riccitiello, CEO of Unity, for the Inspirational Keynote at the 2016 Samsung Developer Conference (SDC) […]

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June 1, 2016

Press 1 for a frustrating experience: fixing customer service

It’s fair to say that when a customer has a problem, he or she would like it solved quickly, simply and with as little frustration as possible. Sometimes customers can find what they need on the web or perhaps in a mobile app, but very often, customers reach for the phone in the hope of […]

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May 31, 2016

3 characteristics of winning hackathon applications

If you’ve ever participated in a hackathon, you might be curious about how judges decide what makes a winning project. Earlier this year we held an online hackathon to introduce developers to a few of the IBM Watson APIs that can be used to build conversational applications. We announced the winners in an earlier blog […]

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May 25, 2016

The biggest data challenges that you might not even know you have

Businesses are constantly dealing with data, whether it comes from their employees, customers, or other external sources. Smart businesses are constantly looking for ways to use data to address their business problems and differentiate themselves in the market. But there are challenges that arise when it comes to leveraging this information. Why? Because there has […]

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May 23, 2016

Accelerate your startup with the Cognitive Roadshow

In collaboration with General Assembly and HubSpot, we bring to you a cognitive roadshow across the United States. Come join us during the first and second weeks of June for interactive sessions on the state of cognitive computing. Learn about how Watson technology can help your business by enabling you and your employees make sense […]

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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 20, 2016

AlchemyVision and Visual Recognition have merged

A unified vision API Since AlchemyAPI joined IBM Watson in 2015 , our goal has been to maintain a platform as unified and efficient as possible for all of our users. Today, we have merged the AlchemyVision capabilities with the Visual Recognition service capabilities for a unified Watson Visual Recognition API. Combined visual recognition capabilities Multi-class […]

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