Michael Rhodin: IBM Taps App Developers to Help Drive Watson Cloud Tool

IBM will release an application programming interface and software development kit to third-party developers seeking to build cloud computing apps based on the Watson technology.
The company and its venture capital partners will work together to help software entrepreneurs bring Watson-powered apps and services to market, IBM said Thursday.
“By sharing IBM Watson’s cognitive abilities with the world, we aim to fuel a new ecosystem that accelerates innovation, creativity and entrepreneurial spirit,” said Michael Rhodin, senior vice president of IBM’s software solutions group.
“Together with our partners we’ll spark a new class of applications that will learn from experience, improve with each interaction and outcome, and assist in solving the most complex questions facing the industry and society,” Rhodin added.

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