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IBM introduces Watson to the public sector cloud

25th Nov `13, 02:58 AM in Sectors

IBM has strengthened its cloud computing offerings with a new high-end service that takes advantage of its famed…

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IBM has strengthened its cloud computing offerings with a new high-end service that takes advantage of its famed Jeopardy!-winning Watson technology.

The service, dubbed IBM Watson Developers Cloud, could help agencies by applying Watson’s cognitive computing intelligence to the federal government’s big data problems, from fraud analysis to intelligence surveillance and sensor-gathered data.

IBM is making its Watson technology available as a development platform in the cloud in the hopes of prompting third-party developers to create new applications that take advantage of its ability to learn from its interactions with data and reprogram itself for better results. IBM is providing a developer toolkit, educational materials and access to Watson’s application programming interface.

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