Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Jewish Business News

World News

IBM Challenges Israeli Start-Ups to Produce Apps That Think

alumni_620x413

 

IBM is looking for Israeli start-ups that can develop apps that actually think, as reported by the Times of Israel. IBM’s AlphaZone accelerator program will select 8 Israeli start-ups to participate in developing artificial intelligence technologies. The result may be reminiscent of IBM’s super computer Watson, who managed to win big in the American quiz game shoe Jeopardy!

Dror Pearl, head of IBM Israel’s Global Technology Unit, says that IBM is not just looking for start-ups that can develop artificial intelligence apps, but also cloud apps, mobile technology and internet of things solutions for smart devices. Companies will have until mid-November to sign up for a 24 week program that will give them access to IBM tech people, developers and facilities. There will be no obligation for companies to sell their technology to IBM and IBM will have no intellectual property rights over the apps. For IBM, the focus is to work with internet start-ups and to help them sell their apps to the benefit of all, said Pearl.

 

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Newsletter

Advertisement

You May Also Like

World News

In the 15th Nov 2015 edition of Israel’s good news, the highlights include:   ·         A new Israeli treatment brings hope to relapsed leukemia...

empty

The contract signed between the Israeli government and Pfizer shows clearly and unequivocally that this is a clinical study on humans - The agreement...

Travel

After two decades without a rating system in Israel, at the end of 2012 an international tender for hotel rating was published.  Invited to place bids...

VC, Investments

You may not become a millionaire, but there is a lot to learn from George Soros.

Advertisement
cialis cialis satış