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IBM will need to follow IoT announcement with action

IBM today announced a $3 billion investment in a business unit for the Internet of Things that will focus on analyzing data from clients to create actionable intelligence, according to a release from the company. The company demonstrated its commitment to IoT through an arrangement with The Weather Company, of The Weather Channel renown. 

Spotlight: Mobile analytics startup Localytics raises $35M in latest funding round

Mobile analytics startup Localytics has raised $35 million in funding round led by Sapphire Ventures with participation from Foundation Capital and Polaris Partners.

Apple's ResearchKit could help pharmaceutical industry with clinical trials

Apple's new ResearchKit could turn the Apple Watch into a medical research tool for the pharmaceutical industry, observed Vivek Wadhwa, a fellow at the Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University.

Microsoft embraces the Internet of Things

Microsoft unveiled at its Convergence 2015 conference this week a number of products designed to provide tools to enterprises to harness the power of the Internet of Things.

Old Country Buffet owner uses new mobile BI tools to track POS data

To get a handle on the enormous amount of data generated by its restaurants, Ovation Brands, which operates Old Country Buffet and other restaurants, employs Oracle's cloud-based system that collects data from its Micros point-of-sale systems and processes the data using the MyMicros business intelligence and Micros InMotion mobile tools.

To utilize IoT, enterprises need to overcome these obstacles

While Internet of Things is all abuzz nowadays in enterprises circles, there are some important obstacles to true IoT enterprise utilization, explained Kevin Curran, a professor of computer science at the University of Ulster and IEEE senior members.

How to track your favorite whisky from factory to first sip

If you want to track a bottle of your favorite whisky from plant to store, here is how you do it.

Salesforce beefs up mobile offering for business intelligence

More and more, business managers want to access meaningful intelligence wherever they might be. Mobile is the next frontier for analytics, and Salesforce is charging ahead with the introduction Thursday of three new features for its Wave Analytics Cloud.

Poor mobile file-sharing products drive employees back to the office

Employees are heading back to the office because of difficulty using mobile file-sharing and collaboration products.

Workers, machines will work closely in the enterprise of the future, predicts Accenture

Despite dire predictions that smart machines will replace humans, the workplace of the future will likely see workers and machines working closely together, predicts consulting firm Accenture in its new Technology Vision 2015 report.