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  • IBM CEO GINNI ROMETTY MEETS WITH GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS IN NIGERIA

    IBM Chairman and CEO Ginni Rometty (center), joined Mrs. Omobola Johnson, Minister for Communication Technology (left) and Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the Economy (right) at a meeting with senior government officials in Abuja, Nigeria's administrative and diplomatic capital on February 6, 2014. Mrs. Rometty highlighted IBM's historic ties to Africa's most populous nation and expressed the company's support for Nigeria's technology development agenda. IBM also announced a 10-year, $100 million initiative to bring Watson and other cognitive systems to Africa to help fuel development and spur business opportunities across the world's fastest growing continent. (Feature Photo Service)
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  • IBM ANNOUNCES PLANS TO SELL x86 SERVER BUSINESS TO LENOVO

    IBM System x General Manager Adalio Sanchez speaking at an IBM event in Beijing on January 16, 2014 to debut the company's latest x86-based servers. Today IBM announced plans for Lenovo to acquire IBM's x86 server business for $2.3 billion. (Feature Photo Service)
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  • IBM SOFTLAYER COMMITTING MORE THAN $1.2B TO EXPAND GLOBAL NETWORK OF CLOUD DATA CENTERS

    IBM SoftLayer CEO Lance Crosby examines servers at the IBM SoftLayer data center in Dallas, Texas, on Friday, January 17, 2014. IBM announced it is committing more than $1.2 billion to significantly expand its global network of cloud data centers. (Feature Photo Service)
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  • 21 YEARS OF IBM PATENT LEADERSHIP

    IBM inventors received a record 6,809 U.S. patents in 2013 -- the 21st consecutive year that the company has led the annual list of patent recipients. IBM inventors patented range of inventions in 2013 that will position the company to compete and lead in strategic areas--such as IBM's Watson, cloud computing, Big Data analytics and the new cognitive computing era. IBM Researcher Dr. Christian Cachin (pictured) is co-inventor of U.S. Patent #8,422,686, which describes a technique that automates the lifecycle of cryptographic keys used to encrypt and secure data, and can enhance security for cloud computing applications. (Feature Photo Service)
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  • IBM TOPS U.S. PATENT LIST FOR 21ST STRAIGHT YEAR

    IBM received a record 6,809 U.S. patents in 2013, marking the 21st consecutive year in a row that the company topped the annual roundup of patent recipients. More than 8,000 IBM inventors residing in 47 different U.S. states and 41 countries patented a range of inventions in 2013 that are expected to enable the company to compete and lead in strategic areas--such as IBM's Watson, cloud computing, Big Data analytics and the new cognitive computing era. IBM Master Inventor Lisa Seacat DeLuca (pictured) received nearly 50 U.S. patents in 2013, including patent #8,494,851, which depicts a system that continuously analyzes terms and topics discussed during a phone conversation, and automatically identifies and displays contextually relevant social networking information. (Feature Photo Service)
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  • CEO'S OF IBM AND MACY'S DISCUSS CHANGING RETAIL INDUSTRY AT NATIONAL RETAIL FEDERATION SHOW

    IBM Chairman and CEO Ginni Rometty and Macy's Chairman and CEO Terry Lundgren discuss how retailers are being affected by new technologies such as analytics and cloud computing at the National Retail Federation's 103rd Annual Convention & Expo at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City on Monday, January 13, 2014. (Feature Photo Service)
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  • IBM CHAIRMAN AND CEO GINNI ROMETTY ADDRESSES NATIONAL RETAIL FEDERATION SHOW

    IBM Chairman and CEO Ginni Rometty delivers an address on how changing customer expectations and major technology shifts such as Big Data and cloud computing are reshaping commerce at the National Retail Federation's 103rd Annual Convention & Expo at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City on Monday, January 13, 2014. (Feature Photo Service)
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  • IBM FORMS NEW WATSON GROUP TO MEET GROWING DEMAND FOR COGNITIVE INNOVATIONS

    Yorktown Heights, NY/FPSnewswire-- IBM Senior Vice President Mike Rhodin demonstrates a Watson cloud service at IBM Research headquarters in Yorktown Heights, NY, announced on Thurs., January 9, 2014. Mr. Rhodin will lead the IBM Watson Group, a new IBM business unit headquartered in the heart of New York City's Silicon Alley that will develop products and collaborate with start-ups on cloud-based cognitive apps and services powered by Watson. The IBM Watson Group will focus on R&D and commercialization of software, services and apps that think, improve by learning and discover answers to complex questions by analyzing massive amounts of Big Data. IBM will invest more than $1 billion in the unit, including $100 million in venture investments to support an ecosystem of entrepreneurs developing Watson-powered apps. (Feature Photo Service)
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  • IBM WATSON GROUP UNVEILS CLOUD-DELIVERED WATSON SERVICES

    IBM employees at the company's offices in New York City discuss next-generation Watson cloud apps that will be developed by the IBM Watson Group, a new IBM business unit headquartered in the heart of New York City's Silicon Alley, on Thurs., January 9, 2014. The Watson Group will develop products and collaborate with start-ups on cloud-based cognitive apps and services powered by Watson. The Watson Group will focus on R&D and commercialization of software, services and apps that think, improve by learning and discover answers to complex questions by analyzing massive amounts of Big Data. IBM will invest more than $1 billion in the unit, including $100 million in venture investments to support an ecosystem of entrepreneurs developing Watson-powered apps. (Feature Photo Service)
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