IBM has announced that it is acquiring the digital and data assets of The Weather Company in a deal reportedly worth more than $2 billion. The acquisition will hing on IBM's ability to create value by applying Watson to The Weather Company's data to create predictive weather analytics solutions.
Mobile messaging, a technology that is often associated with smartphones, is now being more broadly applied within the enterprise. Application of this technology is increasing in areas typically dominated by legacy instant messaging applications. One providers of such a service is HeyWire Business, which today launched a channel partner program designed to reward partners that leverage the company's API.
MuleSoft today kicked off the MuleSoft Connect 2014 conference with an update to the Anypoint cloud integration platform that makes it easier to integrate with Salesforce.com applications while also improving the speed at which batch files can be integrated into the platform.