IBM Extends Health Care Bet With Under Armour, Medtronic

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  • Watson data supports fitness app, information for diabetics
  • Company relying on supercomputer unit for new revenue streams

IBM announced a deal with sports and fitness retailer Under Armour Inc. to use machine learning technology from Watson and showed off an application for diabetic care developed with the supercomputer’s data, highlighting the company’s effort to expand Watson’s capabilities for the health-care industry.

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