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Five Minute Briefing - Information Management
October 8, 2014

Five Minute Briefing - Information Management: October 8, 2014. A concise weekly report with key product news, market research and insight for data management professionals and IT executives.

News Flashes

IBM, which has made a billion-dollar investment to broaden the use of cognitive computing, is announcing the launch of Watson World HQ today at 51 Astor Place. IBM said it chose NYC's Silicon Alley for Watson World to tap into the ecosystem of talent and capital centered around New York University, Columbia University, CUNY and Cooper Union, as well as venture capital firms and an expanding tech startup and developer community. Starting now, Watson's cognitive services and tools will be available to all users of Bluemix, IBM's open, cloud-based platform for mobile and web app development.

Hadoop RDBMS provider Splice Machine is partnering with LucidWorks to enable Splice Machine customers to access and analyze their unstructured data via LucidWorks Search.