Cyber Monday shopping on smartphone. (WBZ-TV photo)

Shoppers Turn To Smartphones, Tablets On Cyber Monday

Cyber Monday shopping was up about 20 percent from last year.


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A Reluctant Celebrity Is Rare. A Stupid Celebrity Is Everywhere.

And for what it’s worth, if the folks at the Augusta National Golf Club refuse to admit women, that’s fine with me and I’ve got a feeling it’s fine with the IBM Ceo Ginni Rometty as well. Yes she plays golf, but if she’s as smart as purported to be, I’m sure she’ll be fine not having to hang out with that boorish group of men in the first place.


Watson held his own on Monday night during the first round of Jeopardy. (Photo by Ben Hider/Getty Images)

Medicine Is Next For IBM’s Watson

Fresh off its shellacking of two human champions of the “Jeopardy!” television show, a computer program developed by IBM Corp. will soon get a workout in two hospitals that have signed up to test the technology.


Watson held his own on Monday night during the first round of Jeopardy. (Photo by Ben Hider/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Can Jeopardy’s Watson Be Springboard For Computer Domination?

It was men versus machine Monday night on Jeopardy, as two former champions squared off against a computer. Jon Keller is at large.


IBM's Watson computer will compete against the two greatest Jeopardy champions beginning Monday. (Photo by Ben Hider/Getty Images)

IBM’s “Watson” Computer Competing On Jeopardy

The two biggest winners ever to appear on Jeopardy have their work cut out for them this week. Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter will go up against Watson – a supercomputer designed by IBM for one task: to answer questions.


Before The Bell: New Home Sales Up

Financial Editor Dave Caruso takes an early look at the market for today.

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IBM acquiring Waltham-based Unica

Waltham-based marketing services company Unica¬†has become the latest acquisition for IBM.¬† WBZ’s Anthony Silva has details.