IBM to Buy Weather Co.’s Digital, Data Assets

ENLARGE IBM seeks to further combine Weather Co.’s weather data and forecast information with IBM’s cloud computing skills and analytics know-how. Central to that plan is IBM’s artificial intelligence service, Watson. Photo: Bloomberg By Suzanne Vranica And Suzanne Vranica The Wall Street Journal CANCEL Biography @VranicaWSJ Suzanne.Vranica@wsj.com Robert McMillan Robert McMillan The Wall Street Journal CANCEL Biography @bobmcmillan therealrobertmcmillan robert.mcmillan@wsj.com Updated Oct. 28, 2015 10:08 a.m. ET 1 COMMENTS International Business Machines Corp. IBM 2.20 % on Wednesday agreed to acquire the digital and data assets of Weather Co., owner of the Weather Channel. Financial terms weren’t immediately disclosed, and calls seeking further comment from IBM were not immediately returned. The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday that the deal could be valued at more than $2 billion, citing a person…


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