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Topic: IBM

IBM Watson Trend pegs Apple Watch as hottest holiday gift

11/18/2015, 10:11 am

IBM on Wednesday launched a new app and service called Watson Trend, which forecasts what consumer products will be popular this holiday season based on online chatter. Currently dominating the list: the Apple Watch.


IBM saving $270 per Mac in support costs, says Apple's Tim Cook

10/27/2015, 06:10 pm

IBM is benefiting hugely from its internal Mac adoption program, saving about $270 per Mac versus Windows PCs, Apple CEO Tim Cook said in a Tuesday fiscal results call.


IBM adopts Apple Watch for internal fitness initiative & Watson-linked health app [u]

10/27/2015, 04:10 pm

IBM is reportedly deepening its investment in Apple platforms via the Apple Watch, offering discounted units to its own employees, as well as linking ts Watson supercomputer to an upcoming Watch app. [Updated]


Only 5% of Mac users at IBM need help desk support, compared to 40% of PC users

10/15/2015, 10:10 am

IBM's internal deployment of Mac hardware has been a resounding success, the company announced this week, with rapid adoption and very little need for employee technical support.


IBM pushing Mac adoption in enterprise with new cloud-based IT services

08/05/2015, 09:08 am

IBM on Wednesday announced a new program that's designed to help large enterprises incorporate Macs within their existing IT infrastructures, making it easier than ever for corporations to transition to Apple's OS X platform.


IBM reportedly plans to purchase up to 200K MacBooks for employees

07/31/2015, 06:07 pm

It was learned in May that IBM plans to deploy some 50,000 MacBooks to employees by the end of 2015, but a newly leaked video suggests the company could see adoption numbers between 150,000 to 200,000 units.


Apple, IBM add 10 more MobileFirst enterprise apps covering field work, shift tracking & more

07/21/2015, 11:07 am

Apple and IBM on Thursday announced 10 new MobileFirst enterprise apps, raising the total to 32, while focusing on several new areas including business travel, shift management, and field operations.


With IBM partnership, Box thinks beyond cloud collaboration for iOS

06/25/2015, 12:06 am

After announcing its landmark partnership with IBM on Tuesday, cloud-based content management firm Box elaborated on what iOS users -- and developers building on Box's platform -- can expect when the first jointly developed products hit market later this year, and intra-office file sharing is just the tip of the iceberg.


IBM's 'MobileFirst for iOS' apps to get cloud services boost with new Box partnership

06/24/2015, 01:06 am

International Business Machines and cloud collaboration firm Box on Tuesday announced a new partnership that will see an integration of resources and technology lead to intuitive enterprise class products, including IBM's MobileFirst for iOS apps for Apple devices.


Apple, IBM to take partnership into education with app for teachers

06/19/2015, 01:06 am

It appears that Apple and IBM have plans to stretch their mobile solutions partnership beyond enterprise and into the classroom, as the companies are co-developing an experimental app that provides teachers with real-time student data analytics.


IBM gives workers choice between Macs or PCs, plans to deploy 50,000 Apple MacBooks

05/28/2015, 02:05 pm

Starting on Thursday, IBM workers will be able to choose between a MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, or a PC when getting a new or updated workstation, according to a company-wide memo.


Apple, IBM roll Apple Watch support into three MobileFirst apps

05/21/2015, 06:05 pm

As part of an ongoing enterprise solutions partnership, Apple and IBM on Thursday announced Apple Watch support for three MobileFirst apps serving the healthcare, public safety and energy industries.


Apple tops tech rivals in sales, profits & assets for first time in Forbes Global 2000

05/18/2015, 11:05 am

For the first time, Apple is now the world's biggest technology corporation not just in terms of market capitalization, but also in sales, profits and assets, according to new rankings published on Monday.


Apple to aid Japan's elderly with iPads in latest fruits of IBM alliance

04/30/2015, 09:04 am

Japan Post has forged a deal with Apple and IBM that will see iPads put in the hands of elderly Japanese under the care of the national Watch Over service, the companies announced on Thursday.


Apple partners with IBM Watson Health Cloud to bring secure cloud, data analytics to HealthKit and ResearchKit

04/13/2015, 05:04 pm

IBM on Monday announced a new cognitive computing platform called Watson Health Cloud that will, in cooperation with partners Apple, Johnson & Johnson and Medtronic, offer custom tailored data analytics services to healthcare professionals.


Apple and IBM unveil 8 new MobileFirst iOS apps, new healthcare and industrial products categories

04/01/2015, 02:04 am

As part of mobile applications and services initiative MobileFirst, Apple and IBM on Tuesday released eight new iOS apps serving various enterprises, adding new services for the healthcare and industrial products segments.


Apple, IBM debut three new iOS apps for enterprise

03/02/2015, 11:03 am

Apple and IBM have unveiled three more MobileFirst enterprise apps for iPhones and iPads, covering a range of industries and uses: Advisor Alerts, Passenger Care, and Dynamic Buy.


Apple controls presentation in IBM partnership as salespeople use Macs, Keynote to push iOS in enterprise

02/09/2015, 11:02 am

While Apple and IBM's enterprise partnership is specifically about iOS devices, Apple has also insisted that IBM's salespeople use Mac hardware when making their pitches to customers, ensuring that the company's tightly integrated ecosystem remains in focus.


Apple's new Swift programming language takes flight with Getty Images, American Airlines, LinkedIn, and Duolingo

02/07/2015, 02:02 am

Apple's new Swift programming language has only been available for a few months, but iOS and OS X developers from American Airlines, Getty Images, LinkedIn and Duolingo are reporting favorable impressions--ranging from increased productivity to fewer bugs in their shipping apps--as interest in the new language rapidly accelerates.


IBM & Apple reveal first iOS apps in enterprise partnership, including travel, telecom, retail & government

12/10/2014, 08:12 am

Apple and IBM on Wednesday unveiled a wide range of "MobileFirst" applications targeted toward businesses, representing the first results of the enterprise-focused partnership between both companies.