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IBM, UK invest $480M in cognitive computing, Big Data research

05th Jun `15, 12:21 PM in Funding

IBM and the British government have pumped a total of $479.7 million in investments into cognitive computing and big data…

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IBM and the British government have pumped a total of $479.7 million in investments into cognitive computing and big data research, Computerworld UK reported Thursday.

Margi Murphy writes the amount is meant to expand the Hartree Center at Daresbury.

The facility will have access to IBM’s Watson cognitive computer, intellectual property assets and researchers under the technology agreement, according to the report.

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