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Is IBM’s Cognitive Solutions Unit Ready to Take Off?

Aaron Hemsworth
Is IBM’s Cognitive Solutions Unit Ready to Take Off?

IBM (IBM) has made huge investments in its Cognitive Solutions segment, which comprises its AI, IoT (Internet of Things), quantum computing, IBM Z, and blockchain products. In the last five years, the company has invested ~$60 billion at an average of ~$12 billion every quarter. Meanwhile, Microsoft (MSFT) has invested ~$130 billion and maintained an annual run rate of ~$26 billion, and its growth has been slower than IBM’s. ...