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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

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

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