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Submission + - IBM Launches Business Unit To Make Money From Watson (itworld.com)

jfruh writes: Watson won a three-day Jeopardy! tournament in 2011, but you can't coast on game show winnings forever: now the supercomputer's parent corporation wants it to go get a job. IBM is investing $1 billion and attaching 2,000 employees to the new Watson Business Group, which will develop and run cloud-based cognitive applications and services on behalf of enterprise customers.

Submission + - Game Pirates Complaining About Piracy in Game Development Simulator (greenheartgames.com)

MSojka writes: Greenhart Games asked themselves "What happens when pirates play a game development simulator and then go bankrupt because of piracy?" — and decided to test just this by releasing a slightly modified "cracked" version of their new game Game Dev Tycoon on popular BitTorrent sites. Short version: They complain about the piracy bankrupting them. "Hilarious" doesn't even begin to describe it.

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