Linkedin and IBM Watson presentation

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Tuesday, October 18, 2016 -- Linkedin and IBM Watson presentation. Joined by guest speakers: Neil Sahota of IBM to discuss cognitive computing solutions (e.g. IBM Watson) and illustrate why organizations need to develop Sales Professionals who can use these types of solutions for a best fit customer experience and Steve Sanders of LinkedIn to discuss the importance of working social into your sales process! AA-ISP.

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IBM Industry Hybrid Cloud Roadmap

SoCal Tech Calendar

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 -- IBM Industry Hybrid Cloud Roadmap event. See [link] (more

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Cloud Leaders Shrug at IBM’s $34B Red Hat Deal

Xconomy

IBM’s planned $34 billion deal to acquire open-source software maker Red Hat is a hefty price to pay to give its cloud computing business a shot in the arm. But even if the purchase ultimately boosts IBM’s bottom line, some cloud technology executives and investors are wondering whether it will have any transformative effects on the sector. In some ways, the biggest software acquisition of all time could be a yawner.

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A.I. in 2018: IBM Exec on Advances in Training, Trust, Transparency

Xconomy

[ Editor’s note: This is part of a series of posts sharing thoughts from technology leaders about 2018 trends and 2019 forecasts.

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Esri Ties Into IBM

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Redland-based Esri , the developer of geographical information systems (GIS) software, said Friday that it has linked in with IBM's Netezza analytics appliances.

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How The IBM PC Made Me Appreciate Entrepreneurs

Startup Professionals Musings

Way back in the early eighties, I was privileged to be part of the original IBM PC development team, led by Don Estridge. Despite a valiant effort, we only briefly succeeded in putting IBM in the personal computer business, but our efforts changed my view of entrepreneurs forever.

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Tealium Links Into IBM Commerce

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Los Angeles-based NantBiosciences , one of the group of companies created by billionaire entrepreneur Patrick Soon-Shiong, has raised $100M in San Diego-based Tealium , the developer of enterprise "tag" management software led by Jeff Lunsford, said today that it has connected its software into IBM Commerce. Tealium said the link allows users of IBM's e-commerce tools to more quickly launch personalized marketing campaigns and provide more relevant customer experiences.

Western Digital, IBM In Patent Deal

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Irvine-based storage giant Western Digital and IBM said this morning that the two companies are in a patent acquisition and licensing deal, where WD will acquire more than 100 patent assets from IBM, and where the two will cross-license a number of patents.

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Emulex Boosts IBM Offerings

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Costa Mesa-based Emulex has deepened its ties with IBM, saying today that it is providing its OneConnect network adapters into five of IBM's enterprise-class and high volume servers. Emulex said its adapter will be offered by IBM on its System x3650 M3, x3550 M3, x3850 X5, x3950 X5 and x3690 X5; and three IBM BladeCenter server platforms, including the HS22, HS22V and HX5.

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RLH Equity Sells Bluewolf Group To IBM

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Los Angeles-based private equity investor Riordan, Lewis & Haden Equity Partners (RLH Equity), has sold one of its portfolio companies, BlueWolf Group , to IBM. Financial details of the acquisition were not announced. Bluewolf provided IT consulting and cloud computing for Salesforce.com, and had more than 500 employees spread across 12 offices in the US, Europe, and Australia.

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Ampsy Taps Into IBM's Watson For Social Analytics

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Los Angeles-based Ampsy , the social content sharing and aggregation software developer led by Jeremy Gocke, has linked into IBM's Watson technology, saying it is using the machine learning technology as part of a new analytics offering. IBM's Watson technology is best known for its success beating out human beings in Jeopardy a few years ago.

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IBM Watson AI XPRIZE Competition Opens Registration

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The IBM Watson AI XPRIZE , the $5M competition being run by Los Angeles-based XPRIZE , has opened up registrations to teams, and has published guidelines for the artificial intelligence competition. The new competition is seeking to spur teams to create artificial intelligence technology, to challenge some of humanity's most pressing challenges.

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Emulex Wins IBM

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Costa Mesa-based Emulex is reporting today that its productings--including its 10Gb/s Ethernet Network Interface Cards and 16Gb/s Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapters--have been selected by IBM for its IBM Power Systems product line. According to Emulex, the technology agreement with IBM covers using Emulex technology along with the IBM Power platform, PowerVM virtualization technology, and IBM AIX.

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Nirvanix In OEM Deal With IBM

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San Diego-based Nirvanix , the provider of cloud storage services, has inked a deal with IBM , where IBM will use Nirvanix cloud storage technology as part of IBM's SmartCloud Enterprise storage services.

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Enterprise Meet IBM’s New Hybrid Cloud, Bluemix Local

Tech Zulu Event

IBM has announced today a solution to this problem called Bluemix Local. “With the delivery of Bluemix Local , IBM now has the broadest spectrum of hybrid cloud capability in the industry,” said Steve Robinson, general manager, Cloud Platform Services, IBM.

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Wispry Links With IBM

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Irvine-based WiSpry , a developer of tunable radio frequency (RF) semiconductors, said today that it is working with IBM in a joint development effort. According to WiSpry, it is working with IBM to develop MEMS process technology and to manufacture its tunable RF product roadmap. Details of the development deal were not disclosed.

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Emulex Ties With IBM POWER Group

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Costa Mesa-based Emulex , the developer of high speed networking equipment, said yesterday that it has joined the OpenPOWER foundation, the industry group which supports IBM''s POWER hardware and software stack. Emulex said it provides its equipment for IBM POWER platforms, and the move will help improve the functionality and value of that platform.

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IBM Backs New $5M AI XPRIZE

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IBM and XPRIZE , the Culver City organization which runs major challenges to advance technology and help apply innovation to solving some of the world's biggest challenges, have announced a new IBM Watson AI PRIZE. The new prize offers up a $5M competition, which challenges teams to develop and demonstrate how humans can collaborate positively with artificial intelligence software.

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RFaxis Switches To IBM

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Irvine-based RFaxis , a developer of wireless semiconductors, announced Tuesday that it has switched to IBM Microelectronics for its fully integrated, single-chip, single-die RF front end integrated circuits. The firm said it is using IBM's BiCMOS process in Burlington, Vermont.

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IBM Introduces New Open Source Community for Developers

Tech Zulu Event

It has been a big summer for developers ready to do a deep dive into open source projects and the Internet of Things (IoT) with IBM’s announcement of two new communities created in its developer-centric hub developerWorks , aimed at giving developers the perfect sandbox to play in.

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IBM Watson Health Launches Imaging Effort for Cancer, Other Diseases

Xconomy

So far, the story of IBM Watson Health has been mostly about growth and potential. So is the scope of the new IBM collaboration, which spans cancer (breast, lung, and others), eye health, diabetes, brain disease, and cardiovascular disease.

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XPRIZE Whittles IBM Watson AI Teams To 59

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XPRIZE , the Los Angeles nonprofit which promotes development of new technology to help solve world problems, has whittled down the number of teams competing in the IBM Watson AI XPRIZE , focused on using AI to world's greatest challenges. According to XPRIZE, it now has 59 teams across 14 countries competing for the $5M prize, with the top ten teams being named this week at the annual conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS) in Long Beach.

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Security First Inks Crypto Deal With IBM

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a developer of cryptographic software, said today with IBM that the two are in a joint development agreement. According to the two, they will implement Security First's cryptographic technology on IBM's wire speed processor technology, integrating the technology directly onto IBM's systems on a chip. Rancho Santa Margarita-based Security First Corp. ,

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UCI Entrepreneurship: Neil Sahota, IBM

SoCal Tech Calendar

Tuesday, February 21, 2012 -- Neil Sahota, IBM Certified Consultant and Senior Project Manager, IBM - Global Business Services. Entrepreneurship Course, 2012 Guest Speaker Lectures, Henry Samueli School of Engineering, UC Irvine. Free and open to the public. This series is part of a course on Entrepreneurship for Scientists and Engineers, but enrollment is not necessary to attend these guest speaker lectures Email goran@uci.edu for details.

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Ex-Xerox CTO Vandebroek Named Chief Operating Officer of IBM Research

Xconomy

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Entrepreneurship Speaker: Neil Sahota, IBM

SoCal Tech Calendar

Speaker: Neil Sahota, IBM Certified Consultant and Senior Project Manager, IBM - Global Business Services. Thursday, January 20, 2011 -- 2011 Entrepreneurship Speaker Series. UCI CalIt2. Contact Goran Matijasevic at goran@uci.edu.

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Corent Deploys Healthcare Product On IBM Cloud

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Aliso Viejo-based Corent Technology , the provider of software used to transform traditional, desktop and server software applications into cloud-based, software-as-a-service, reported today that it has deployed a home healthcare software suite on IBM's SmartCloud platform.

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Peregrine Semiconductor Taps IBM For Foundry

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San Diego-based Peregrine Semiconductor is reporting this morning that it has tapped IBM as the foundry for its next generation RF CMOS semiconductors. The firm said it will use IBM's 180-nanometer process at IBM's 200mm semiconductor manufacturing facility in Burlington, Vermont, for its future generations of its UltraCMOS, silicon-on-sapphire (SOS) process technology. IBM said the deal marks the first use of 200mm (8-inch) wafer processing for silicon-on-sapphire.

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Semtech Taps IBM Process For High Speed Microwave Chips

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Camarillo-based analog and mixed signal semiconductor developer Semtech reported Monday that it is using IBM''s 32nm SOI technology for its 64GSPS ADC and DAC cores, aimed at used in high speed, microwave systems-on-a-chip (SoC) products. The analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog cores are used as part of microwave radio systems. Semtech said the chips are being used by Northrop Grumman Corporation (NGC) as part of an DARPA project to develop next general microwave radio systems.

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Deep Analytics: IBM Watson and Jeopardy

SoCal Tech Calendar

Tuesday, March 27, 2012 -- Deep Analytics: IBM Watson and Jeopardy. February of 2011 an IBM computer, called Watson, astonished audiences worldwide by soundly beating the two all-time greatest Jeopardy champions-at their own game. At our March 27th event, IBM will explore the technology and systems engineering approach with Watson that enabled it to not only answer questions, but meet the unusually demanding performance requirements needed to win the game.

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EMN8 Shifts Manufacturing To IBM

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San Diego-based EMN8 , a developer of self-service, restaurant kiosks, said Monday that the firm is in a agreement with IBM, where the two will jointly manufacture, market, and support its products. EMN8 said it will transition production of its OrderM8 4000 kiosk hardware to IBM. The company also said they will mutually market EMN8's solutions. EMN8 is backed by GRP Partners, Sid R. Bass Assocites, and Fort Washington Capital.

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RightScale Links Into IBM DB2

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Santa Barbara-based cloud computing management software firm RightScale is linking its products into IBM DB2, one of the major enterprise database software packages, the firm said today. RightScale said it will support creating, managing, and automating IBM DB2 Express-C on such services as Amazon EC2. IBM DB2 is the free version of IBM's DB2 database server.

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Don Estridge, IBM PC Father, Startup Role Model

Startup Professionals Musings

My introduction to startups really came when I first worked in IBM with Philip Donald Estridge back in 1981. Known as Don Estridge, he led development of the original IBM Personal Computer, and thus is known as "father of the IBM PC" He’s gone now, but I still remember him fondly.

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Emulex In Patent Cross License With IBM

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Costa Mesa-based Emulex announced today that the firm has signed a multi-year, cross licensing patent deal with IBM. According to Emulex, the deal covers integrating the firm's OneConnect Universal Converged Network Adapter architecture with IBM's platforms, including its IBM System p, System x, and BladeCenter products.

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Big tech companies are looking at Hollywood as the next stage in their play for the cloud

TechCrunch LA

Tech firms like IBM have been pitching the advantages of cloud computing for Hollywood since 2010, but it’s only recently that companies have begun courting the entertainment industry in earnest.