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Apple and IBM intro first MobileFirst app for schools, Watson Element

10/19/2016, 05:10 pm

On Wednesday, Apple and IBM announced the latest fruit of their MobileFirst enterprise collaboration, IBM Watson Element for Educators, in fact representing their first joint app in the education arena.


IBM deploying 1,300 Macs per week, Apple users need much less support than PC counterparts

10/19/2016, 12:10 pm

New light was shed on IBM's deployment of Apple hardware at the annual JAMF Nation User Conference on Wednesday, revealing the 100,000 Mac user milestone expected to be crossed at Big Blue right around the start of the new year.


AI initiative counts Google, Microsoft, IBM among its ranks, Apple declines invite

09/29/2016, 11:09 am

Six companies including Microsoft and Google have launched a cross-disciplinary partnership to steer the future of artificial intelligence development, but as of yet, Apple has not signed on.


SleepHealth debuts as first ResearchKit app & study to support IBM Watson Health Cloud

03/02/2016, 01:03 am

Almost one year after IBM announced Watson Health Cloud, a cognitive computing platform built in partnership with Apple, Johnson & Johnson and Medtronic, the computing giant on Tuesday debuted SleepHealth, an app and ResearchKit study investigating the connection between sleep habits and health.


IBM brings Apple's Swift to the cloud, simplifying enterprise app development

02/22/2016, 11:02 am

Thanks to new tools from IBM, developers will be able to write and run applications entirely in the cloud using Apple's Swift programming language.


German coal & power firm RWE plans to use up to 1,000 iPads under Apple/IBM deal

02/16/2016, 01:02 pm

A German coal and power corporation, RWE, is planning to deploy up to 1,000 iPads through Apple and IBM's MobileFirst partnership, a CIO with the company's generation unit said on Tuesday.


IBM hits 100 MobileFirst iOS apps for enterprise, plans iPad Pro development

12/16/2015, 10:12 am

IBM on Wednesday announced its 100th MobileFirst iOS app developed in conjunction with Apple, while also promising to develop for Apple's latest iOS device, the iPad Pro.


IBM Swift Sandbox lets you test Apple's newly open-source programming language in your browser

12/04/2015, 01:12 pm

Just hours after Apple made its Swift programming language open source, IBM has introduced a new, simple, and free browser-based way for developers to get started writing code.


Apple's Federighi positions open-sourced Swift as 'primary,' scalable programming language

12/03/2015, 05:12 pm

Apple has grand ambitions for its newly open-sourced Swift programming language, senior Software VP Craig Federighi suggested in a Thursday interview, including making it a "front to back" development option.


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.