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IBM Discloses Discovery of Dropbox SDK Vulnerability

12 Mar , 2015  

The never-ending cycle of vulnerability discovery and remediation continues this week with an announcement from IBM concerning a “Droppedin” flaw in an SDK from Dropbox that affects applications running on Android devices.

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The Hadoop wars, HP cloud(s) and IBM’s big win

5 Mar , 2015  

If you are confused about Hewlett-Packard’s cloud plan of action, this week’s guest will lay it out for you. Bill Hilf, the SVP of Helion product management, makes his second appearance on the show (does that make him our Alec Baldwin?) to talk about HP’s many-clouds-one-management […]

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IBM acquires deep learning startup AlchemyAPI

4 Mar , 2015  

So much for AlchemyAPI CEO Elliot Turner’s statement that his company is not for sale. IBM has bought the Denver-based deep learning startup that delivers a wide variety of text analysis and image recognition capabilities via API. IBM plans to integrate AlchemyAPI’s technology into the core Watson […]

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IBM taps OpenPOWER for SoftLayer bare-metal service

4 Mar , 2015  

IBM is a big backer of the OpenPOWER open-source hardware project. And it’s the company behind the SoftLayer cloud, so it was only a matter of time before it put the two together by offering SoftLayer bare-metal servers on OpenPOWER-based hardware. The new service will come online in the second […]

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PubNub, IBM Partnership Highlights IoT Emphasis

2 Mar , 2015  

Looking to extend the reach of its real-time data communications network, PubNub this week announced a partnership with IBM through which its software will be integrated with the Bluemix cloud integra

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Getting the real dope on your cloud deployment

2 Mar , 2015  

Lots of companies can perform cost analysis of cloud-based instances; Krystallize Technologies promises to do more. The Austin, Texas–based startup said its technology delves deeper into what’s going on with cloud workloads and compares how a given job will do across Amazon, IBM SoftLayer, vCloud Air, Microsoft Azure, […]

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Add IBM cloud to the list of reboots to come

1 Mar , 2015  

The latest Xen hypervisor vulnerabilities are forcing IBM to reboot some customers’ cloud instances between now and March 10. The vendor sent out an alert to affected IBM SoftLayer customers on Friday, the same day Linode alerted its customers. As reported, Web Services and already posted news about the updates […]

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Citi Extends Mobile Developer Challenge

26 Feb , 2015  

Citi, this week in collaboration with IBM, announced that it is extending its Citi Mobile Challenge to create a new generation of mobile computing applications that will be hosted on the IBM Bluemix cloud integration platform.

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IBM Opens Watson Zone to Consolidate Developer Tool Access

26 Feb , 2015  

IBM this week opened a Watson Zone on its Bluemix cloud integration platform where it will consolidate access to APIs for the cognitive computing platform along with other supporting tools and documents for developers.

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IBM Applies Watson Artificial Intelligence to API Management

24 Feb , 2015  

IBM today unveiled a range of products and services designed to advance the state of API integration, including the API Harmony service running on the IBM Bluemix integration platform that the company claims will make it simpler to identify the contextual relationship between different APIs.

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