IBM and SK Holdings C&C Alliance Brings Watson and the Cognitive Era to South Korea

SEOUL, South Korea and NEW YORK, May 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — IBM (NYSE: IBM) and SK Holdings C&C Ltd., a leading South Korean IT services company, today announced plans to bring IBM’s Watson cognitive services to South Korea. The strategic alliance, which includes training Watson to understand Korean, is designed to dramatically accelerate the adoption of cognitive computing throughout the region, giving South Korea-based developers a set of localized APIs and services they can use to help create their own applications and build new businesses.Making Watson available in South Korea strengthens SK Holdings C&C’s commitment to foster the growth of cognitive and Artificial Intelligence (Ai) technologies throughout the region. SK Holdings C&C will run Watson and IBM Bluemix from its Pangyo Cloud Center, in support of universities, developers, and local businesses,…


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