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Samsung Electronics Named Best Brand in Asia for Sixth Consecutive Year

IBM Report: Half of Surveyed Chief Executive Officers Plan to Adopt Cognitive Computing by 2019
73 percent of surveyed CEOs also say cognitive computing will play a key role in their organizations’ future
OpenText Announces Accenture Interactive, Deloitte, SAP and Tata Consultancy Services as Diamond Sponsors at OpenText Enterprise World 2017

The Markle Foundation and Microsoft partner to accelerate a skills-based labor market for the digital economy
The Markle Foundation and Microsoft Corp. announced a three-year partnership to expand Markle’s Skillful initiative, a data-driven approach to connecting American workers and businesses in a rapidly evolving labor market.  
Wimbledon Prepares for Greatness IBM and the All England Lawn Tennis Club, Re-shaping the Fan Experience with Cognitive
IBM and The All England Lawn Tennis Club unveiled new technologies for The Championships 2017, marking the next phase in the AELTC’s journey, cementing digital as the gateway to their brand with unique data insights and cognitive solutions.
IBM Unveils New Ways to Use, Develop for Db2 for Greater Data Control
Advances Db2 with a no-cost download & go edition, JSON support for fast development
ViewSonic Rolls-Out New Display Solutions that Deliver Communication and Collaboration Experiences; Highlights AV Solutions Program for Installers

Intel Predicts Autonomous Driving Will Spur New Passenger Economy Worth $7 Trillion
Mobility-as-a-Service will disrupt long-held patterns of car ownership, maintenance, operations and usage
AMD Exhibits PC Innovation Leadership at Computex 2017
Commemorating 30 years in Taiwan, AMF showcased the power of its upcoming Ryzen and Radeon products during its press conference at COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2017.
Always Connected PCs at Computex: An Increasingly Relevant PC in Today Connected World

Bombardier Selects IBM Services and Cloud to Accelerate IT Business Transformation

The new Surface Pro
Surface responds to global demand with expanded portfolio and new markets and brings the creative power of the new Surface Pen to the world’s most powerful productivity suite: Microsoft Office  
Discovery from IBM Research Could Enable More Efficient Oil Extraction from Existing Wells
IBM scientists recently discovered that a drop of oil doesn’t look like a drop at all if it is small, to the scale of one billionth of a billionth of a liter, or attoliter.
Infosys To Hire 10,000 US Workers, Build 4 Tech Research Hubs

ViewSonic Canada Drives Significant Growth in Q1 2017 Led by Newly Appointed General Manager, Deidre Deacon

Infosys to Hire 10,000 American Workers Over the Next Two Years and Establish Four Technology and Innovation Hubs in the United States

Microsoft Profit Climbs 28 Percent with Shift to Web-Based Software

IBM Brings Cognitive Manufacturing to the Factory Floor
Launches Cognitive Visual Inspection, a new IBM Watson IoT solution that can help manufacturers reduce inspection times by up to 80 percent    
Royal Canadian Institute for Science recognizes IBMs commitment to STEM
The Royal Canadian Institute for Science (RCIS) will award IBM Canada the 2017 William Edmond Logan Award tonight at an award ceremony held at the MarS Discovery Centre in Toronto.
Intel and NFL Take the Fan Experience to the End Zone with Intel FreeD Technology
Intel’s FreeD Technology, Featuring 360 Replay and Be the Player Capabilities, Will Be Installed in Select NFL Stadiums to Create Game Highlights from Every Angle
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