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IBM Bringing More Powerful Watson Supercomputer to the Cloud
2013-11-14 12:34:45

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) created a supercomputer that could outsmart human contestants on the game show “Jeopardy!,” and the Watson technology will soon be offered as a cloud-based tool for application developers. This will include access to the IBM Watson Developers Cloud, an online marketplace that will provide resources for developing apps, as well as a content store with data from third-party providers. This...


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