|Social Tools Added to MS Office 365
Microsoft is adding new social collaboration tools to its Office 365 suite. The tools, which complement messaging and search, are designed, the company said, to allow people to "work like a network."
|Watson Mobile Dev Contest Launched
Big Blue wants business users and consumers to put the power of Watson in the palms of their hands. At MWC, IBM launched a competition to urge developers to create Watson-powered mobile apps.
|IBM Buys Cloud Provider Cloudant
Big Blue is making yet another cloud investment. This time, IBM is buying Cloudant, a database-as-a-service firm that helps developers create next-gen apps for big data, mobile and cloud computing.
|Intel Offers Its Own Big Data Platform
Comparing it to an "operating system for big data processing," Intel has launched its Data Platform, a cloud software suite intended to make it easier and faster to gain insights from big data.