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  • Woodside reveals quantum computing partnership with IBM

    ASX-listed oil and gas company Woodside has become the first commercial organisation in Australia to join the IBM Q Network, which is focused on the development and use of quantum computing.

    Written by Rohan Pearce12 Nov. 19 12:00
  • IBM to move Watson Health to a hybrid cloud

    IBM is moving Watson Cognitive Health to the hybrid cloud to offer greater access to a larger pool of payer and health record information for analytics.

    Written by Lucas Mearian01 Nov. 18 05:23
  • CBA launches new AI chatbot

    Commonwealth Bank on Friday unveiled a chatbot that it says uses artificial intelligence to assist customers with more than 200 banking tasks.

    Written by Byron Connolly19 Jan. 18 16:41
  • ​UBank recruits IBM’s Watson for chatbot

    UBank has used IBM’s Watson technology to build what it claims is Australia’s first virtual assistant to help potential home buyers and refinancers complete their online home loan applications.

    Written by Byron Connolly15 May 17 23:31
  • IBM's Watson is going to cybersecurity school

    The result will be a cloud service called Watson for Cyber Security that's designed to provide insights into emerging threats as well as recommendations on how to stop them.

    Written by Katherine Noyes10 May 16 20:00
  • ​Disability system to tap IBM’s Watson

    Government agencies responsible for deploying the technology that will drive the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will soon gain access to the cognitive computing capabilities of IBM’s Watson.

    Written by Byron Connolly14 Oct. 15 11:12
  • Highlights from the 2015 state iAwards

    The state iAwards were announced over the last couple of months, with a wide range of new apps and tools coming out, from operations optimisation tools and avatars to energy harvesting technology.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett15 July 15 16:30
  • Woodside to tap into IBM’s Watson

    Oil and gas company, Woodside has joined a growing list of Australian organisations tapping into the IBM Watson supercomputer.

    Written by Byron Connolly26 May 15 13:19
  • Cognitive computing's powerful potential

    Cognitive computing is being touted as the next technology transformation and breakthrough in how to process growing reams of unstructured and ambiguous data sets.

    Written by Brad Howarth15 April 15 11:50
  • University of Texas team hooks $100K in IBM Watson app contest

    A team of students from the University of Texas at Austin is being awarded $100,000 in seed funding for an app based on <a href="">IBM's Watson technology</a> that's designed to give Texas citizens easier access to social services. 

    Written by Bob Brown16 Jan. 15 06:23