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When I say "AT&T" and "Verizon," what comes to mind? Most of us might say a cellphone company. But the truth is, companies like T-Mobile and Sprint are really in business to sell a wireless service, like the ability to make voice calls and use mobile...

IBM Corp. announced that it has agreed to purchase medical image company Merge Healthcare Inc. for the price of $1 billion and combine it with the company's newly established health analytics division that is powered by its Watson supercomputer. The technology company said that it plans...

The roomful of entrepreneurs watched in anticipation as the first participant took the stage. They’d all been in that position before: teeing up the PowerPoint slide show, fumbling around with the presentation remote and clearing their throats before launching into a business pitch....

Lately, when I am gathering requirements from CEOs about their CIO search, they tell me, “We are also thinking about hiring a chief digital officer. What is the division of responsibilities between the CIO and the CDO?” The answer is all over the map these...

IBM is moving into cloud patents, but that's not necessarily going to upset established providers. In a pinch, they could end up as partners. IBM acquires patents at a prodigious rate and uses them to ward off challenges by rivals and patent trolls. It has been...

Today at the White House’s first Demo Day, President Barack Obama, the nation’s first black president, spoke with various startups about their founding stories. This comes a little over a month after SCOTUS legalized same-sex marriage across the nation. Progress is underway, undoubtedly....