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Wednesday, October 29, 2014

IBM, Twitter to partner on business data analytics, (NYSE: IBM)

International Business Machines Corp announced on Wednesday a partnership with Twitter to use data collected from tweets published around the world to help shape business decisions.Through the offering IBM will help businesses predict trends in the marketplace and consumer sentiment about products and brands.IBM plans to offer Twitter data as part of its analytics services delivered through cloud computing, including cognitive computing.Software developers will also be able to use Twitter data in applications they are building using IBM's Bluemix and Watson Developer Cloud offering.

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) is an information technology (IT) company. Shares of IBM fell by 0.07% or $-0.11/share to $163.49. In the past year, the shares have traded as low as $161.10 and as high as $199.21. On average, 4013120 shares of IBM exchange hands on a given day and today's volume is recorded at 2795963.