Biovideo and 9W Search Selected as Finalists in IBM’s Watson Mobile Developer Challenge

By LAURA LOREK Founder of Silicon Hills News IBM wants to make us all smarter through our smart phones by tapping into its Watson super computer database. To do that, IBM issued a challenge back in February to app developers worldwide encouraging them to submit apps for its IBM Watson Mobile Developer Challenge. The apps […]

Rod Canion Recounts How Compaq Fought IBM and Won

By LAURA LOREK Founder of Silicon Hills News A true life David vs. Goliath story played out in the early days of the PC industry-pitting upstart Compaq Computer against industry behemoth IBM Corp. Rod Canion, co-founder of Compaq, recounted the tale during a conversation Wednesday night with Brett Hurt, Entrepreneur in Residence at the University […]

IBM Unveils New Design Studio in Austin

IBM Wednesday unveiled its new product design studio in Austin, which will focus on designing software for a global audience. The 50,000 square foot studio will serve as the center for IBM’s software efforts in Big Data, cloud, mobile, social software and cognitive solutions. IBM designed the space to encourage collaboration and to bring together […]