Mubadala-IBM JV to market Watson system

Mubadala Development company, Abu Dhabi based investment company and IBM unveiled a new joint venture to provide IBMs computing system Watson to organization in the Middle East and North Africa(Mena) region.

The joint venture,’Cognit Technology Solutions LLC’, has been established specifically to apply IBM’ Watson computing capabilities to local industries and to support a regional ecosystem of entrepreneurs, app developers and startups who are creating Watson apps and services throughout Mena, a statement said.

Cognit was announced during a media conference at the New York University Abu Dhabi campus. Sami Issa was introduced as the newly appointed manager of Cognit.


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