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IBM To Launch Tech Academy In Norwalk This Fall

A new six-year program is opening up to high school freshmen in Norwalk. This fall, 100 students will be selected as the inaugural class.

05/01/2014

New York Genome Center/IBM Watson join forces (credit: New York Genome Center)

IBM’s Watson Computer Working With New York Genome Center To Combat Brain Cancer

Armonk, N.Y.-based IBM Corp. already has a partnership with Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, where Watson is also used to help treat cancer.

03/19/2014

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Hillary Clinton, Lady Gaga Make Forbes Magazine’s World’s 100 Most Powerful Women

Who are the most powerful women in the world? According to Forbes Magazine a few New Yorkers are, including Lada Gaga, J-Lo and Hillary Clinton.

08/22/2012

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Augusta National Adds Condoleezza Rice, Darla Moore As First Female Members

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — For the first time in its 80-year history, Augusta National Golf Club has female members. The home of the Masters, under increasing criticism the last decade because of its all-male membership, […]

08/20/2012

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Liguori: Augusta Can Now Focus On Growing Golf With A Clear Conscience

With today’s major breakthrough Augusta National can finally focus on growing the game.

08/20/2012

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Former NYC Transit Brooklyn HQ To Become Cutting Edge Urban Research Center

“The new center will bring some of the world’s greatest minds together to start to study the technical, engineering, academic, and human challenges posed by our rapidly urbanizing world,” Mayor Michael Bloomberg said.

04/24/2012

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JPMorgan Chase Spearheads Effort To Find Jobs For Veterans Through 100,000 Jobs Mission

JPMorgan Chase and nearly 40 other companies, some of them also based in the New York City area, have teamed up to try and get veterans back into the workforce.

04/06/2012

Watson faces off in a Jeopardy! match against Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter - Yorktown Heights, NY - Jan 13, 2011 (credit: AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

IBM’s Supercomputer Watson Goes From ‘Jeopardy!’ To Health Care

The supercomputer best known for trouncing the world’s best “Jeopardy!” players is being tapped by one of the nation’s largest health insurers to diagnose medical problems and authorize treatments.

09/12/2011

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Dow Jones Industrial Average Makes Largest One-Day Jump This Year

Strong profits and a bipartisan plan to lift the U.S. debt limit drove a stock market rebound Tuesday.

07/19/2011

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks at City Hall - New York, NY - Jul 19, 2011 (credit: Edward Reed / Mayor's Office)

New York City Challenges Silicon Valley On High Tech Front

Silicon Valley might be the high tech capital of the world, but New York wants to change that.

07/19/2011

Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter on the game show "Jeopardy!" playing against "Watson," a computer program developed by IBM's artificial intelligence team. (Credit: AP)

IBM’s ‘Jeopardy!’-Winning Watson Computer Delving Into Medicine

Some guy in his pajamas, home sick with bronchitis and complaining online about it, could soon be contributing to a digital collection of medical information designed to help speed diagnoses and treatments.

05/21/2011

Holt (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File); Watson (Getty Images)

New Jersey Congressman Tops Watson, The ‘Jeopardy’ Computer

Turns out all it took to best the Jeopardy-winning computer was a real-life Garden State rocket scientist and lawmaker.

03/01/2011

Ken Jennings, IBM's Watson Avatar, and Brad Rutter appear on the "Jeopardy!" episode that aired Feb 16, 2011 - AP Photo/Jeopardy Productions, Inc.

IBM’s Watson Heads From ‘Jeopardy!’ To Columbia University Medical Center

The computer program that crushed the human competition on the “Jeopardy!” quiz show is going to be lending its power to an area hospital.

02/17/2011

A man walks past the IBM logo at the CeBIT technology fair - Hanover, Germany - Mar 5, 2009 - Photo: JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images

IBM Picked To Streamline NYC’s Tech. Infrastructure

The CITIServ project is expected to modernize and consolidate infrastructure technology across agencies.

01/31/2011

The set of "Jeopardy!" - File / Photo: Jeopardy Productions Inc. via IBM

IBM Computer Practicing For Real ‘Jeopardy!’ Match

It’s the size of 10 refrigerators, and it swallows encyclopedias whole, but an IBM computer was lacking one thing it needed to battle the greatest champions from the “Jeopardy!” quiz show.

01/13/2011

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