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2013-05-17 23:17:02

On Thursday, June 27th, Nashville recording artist Andrew Combs, Old Crow Medicine Show co-founder Willie Watson and Good Luck Thrift Store Outfit frontman Willy Tea Taylor will take part in a special acoustic concert at the Chuck Jones Center for Creativity in Costa Mesa. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 17, 2013 On Thursday, June 27th, Nashville recording artist Andrew Combs, Old Crow Medicine Show co-founder Willie Watson and Good Luck Thrift Store Outfit frontman Willy Tea Taylor will take...

2013-04-24 12:31:55

IBM Supported Master's Program Prepares Students for Big Data and Analytics Jobs?? ROCHESTER, N.Y., April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE:IBM) and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute are combining forces to offer a new graduate program in fall 2013, to prepare students for the expanding scope of careers requiring Big Data and analytics skills. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO ) Nearly two million information technology jobs will be created by...

2013-03-26 12:29:28

Bedside Early-Warning System from IBM and Excel Medical Electronics Can Analyze Large Amounts of Data in Real Time to Predict Dangerous Changes in a Patient's Condition ARMONK, N.Y. and LOS ANGELES, March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM), and Excel Medical Electronics (EME) are collaborating with the UCLA Department of Neurosurgery in a study to test the effectiveness of a real-time alarm intended to predict rising brain pressure in patients with traumatic brain injuries. The...

2013-03-14 12:24:48

As a commercial networking service, Casting Hub assists actors, models and entertainment industry professionals find work and achieve their goals. CHICAGO, March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Back in September of 2012, Watson Harvey was going through a difficult time. His father was being treated for a brain tumor, which resulted in several family trips to Duke Hospital, 4 hours away from their hometown. It was during one of these visits with Watson and his mom heard a radio...

2013-03-11 16:27:53

Record Student Participation Drives New Ideas and Applications for Watson From Helping People Suffering from PTSD to Improving Legal Research LOS ANGELES, March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Two years after Jeopardy!, IBM (NYSE: IBM) is putting Watson to work in ways that will forever change how business and healthcare leaders solve problems. While company researchers are hard at work developing new commercial applications for the cognitive computing innovation, IBM is also turning to...

2013-02-08 12:23:17

NEW YORK, Feb. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM), WellPoint, Inc. (NYSE: WLP) and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center today unveiled the first commercially developed Watson-based cognitive computing breakthroughs. These innovations stand alone to help transform the quality and speed of care delivered to patients through individualized, evidence based medicine. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130208/NY57025 )(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO )...

2013-02-05 08:42:08

JOHANNESBURG, Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today accelerated its strategy to make big data and cloud computing a reality for businesses of all sizes with new Power Systems and Storage Systems that provide deep insights into big data, simplify data storage in the cloud, and can reduce costs through consolidation. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130205/NY54327)(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO) The announcement was made today in...

2013-01-30 12:29:33

TROY, N.Y., Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced it will provide a modified version an IBM Watson system to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, making it the first university to receive such a system. The arrival of the Watson system will enable new leading-edge research at Rensselaer, and afford faculty and students an opportunity to find new uses for Watson and deepen the systems' cognitive capabilities. The firsthand experience of working on the system...

2013-01-23 08:28:25

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: WPI) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Belgium-based Uteron Pharma SA for $150 million in cash up front, and up to $155 million in potential future milestone payments. The acquisition of Uteron expands Watson's Global Brands pipeline of Women's Health products including two potential near term global commercial opportunities in contraception and infertility, and one novel oral...

2013-01-11 08:22:06

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Jan. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: WPI), a leading specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced that it will host an Investor Meeting on January 25, 2013 in New York. The meeting will begin at 8:00 a.m. EST and will be webcast simultaneously. The meeting will be hosted by Watson's executive leadership team and will offer an in-depth look into the combined company following the acquisition of the Actavis Group. Paul...