IBM to invest $3 billion data use

IBM to invest $3 billion data use

AAP IBM estimates that 90 per cent of all data generated by mobile and "smart" devices is never analysed. The Armonk, New York, company hopes to change this by teaming up with companies like Twitter and the Weather Co, the owner of the Weather Channel, and developing cloud-based data services and tools for app developers. IBM is training more than 2,000 consultants, researchers and developers to…

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  • States increasing production caps for microbreweries Associated Press - 1 hour 22 minutes ago
    States increasing production caps for microbreweries

    Four Peaks Brewing Co. has grown over the last two decades from a historic red-brick microbrewery and restaurant into an Arizona staple that served nearly 1 million gallons of beer last year, including ...

  • A look at microbrewery laws being considered nationwide Associated Press - 1 hour 38 minutes ago

    Lawmakers around the country have been taking up various bills that cater to the growing microbrewery industry. Here are some of the efforts: ARIZONA Gov. Doug Ducey signed a bill Tuesday that allows microbreweries ...

  • Next-generation GMOs: Pink pineapples and purple tomatoes Associated Press - 2 hours 9 minutes ago
    Next-generation GMOs: Pink pineapples and purple tomatoes

    Cancer-fighting pink pineapples, heart-healthy purple tomatoes and less fatty vegetable oils may someday be on grocery shelves alongside more traditional products. These genetically engineered foods could ...

  • Cyprium Partners Adds Paul Smucker Wagstaff To Its Advisory Council. GlobeNewswire - 2 hours 13 minutes ago

    OHIO, Cleveland -- via PRWEB - Cyprium Partners, a private equity firm that makes non-control investments in privately held companies, has added Paul Smucker Wagstaff to its Advisory Council. The Council ...

  • CEA to Co-Locate CEO Summit at Inaugural CES Asia ACN Newswire - 2 hours 16 minutes ago

    Elite CEO Summit brings top executives and VIP buyers to Asia's premier tech event SINGAPORE, Apr 1, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)(R) today announced that the 2015 ...

  • Man found dead at Hollywood Hills home of Andrew Getty Associated Press - 6 hours ago
    Man found dead at Hollywood Hills home of Andrew Getty

    A man was found dead Tuesday in the Hollywood Hills home of Getty oil fortune heir Andrew Getty, but officials didn't say if the body was that of J. Paul Getty's grandson. A woman calling to report that ...

  • Bonso Electronics Announces Annual General Meeting Results GlobeNewswire - 8 hours ago

    HONG KONG -- Bonso Electronics International, Inc. today announced the results of the Company's Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (the "AGM") held on March 20, 2015, in Shenzhen, China.

  • Brazil taking large stake in food sector AAP - 9 hours ago

    Demand from China, rising domestic purchasing power and cheap land and labour have helped Brazilian giants earn themselves a healthy slice of the international food sector, as shown by the Heinz-Kraft merger. HJ Heinz's owner 3G Capital, billionaire Jorge Paulo Lemann's investment fund, will have a 51 per cent stake of the new group under an agreement with Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway to create North America's third-largest food and beverage conglomerate. The move comes after Brazilian group JBS, the world's market leader in meat, became the world's number two global food producer by revenue after Nestle. Brazil has another big hitter in the shape of BRF, already the world's number one exporter of poultry, which in November inaugurated a 130 million euros production facility in Abu Dhabi.

  • Dairy farmers protest milk quota removal AAP - 9 hours ago

    Yvan Deknudt's dairy farm has been leaking money and he believes that things are set to get worse imminently. On Wednesday, the 28-country EU finally brings the curtain down on one of its most contentious farm policies - milk quotas will be no more. "With quotas being lifted, we're really scared that production is going to explode and we won't be able to pay our costs anymore," said the Belgian farmer after his 30km drive to Brussels to join a rally with a group of die-hard milk farmers from 16 countries. It was announced in 2003, and quota levels have been slowly raised in recent years to get farmers used to producing more milk.

  • Final Glance: Food companies Associated Press - 11 hours ago

    Shares of some top food companies were mixed at the close of trading: ConAgra Foods Inc. fell $.37 or 1.0 percent, to $36.53. General Mills Inc. rose $.25 or .4 percent, to $56.60. Hormel Foods Corp. fell ...