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As artificial intelligence rapidly approaches what scientists call "technical singularity," the implications for humanity are beginning to come into focus.


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As artificial intelligence rapidly approaches what scientists call "technical singularity," the implications for humanity are beginning to come into focus.

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Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. IBM articles below.


Final Jeopardy

As artificial intelligence rapidly approaches what scientists call "technical singularity," the implications for humanity are beginning to come into focus.

IBM’s The Weather Company Growing In Georgia

The world's largest private weather enterprise is adding 400 jobs and relocating its headquarters within Atlanta.

AT&T Helps Cities Save Water With New Technology

Working with IBM and Mueller Water Products to Improve Water Management in Atlanta, Los Angeles, and Las Vegas.

IBM, Fluor, University Of South Carolina To Create Innovation Center

The collaboration is part of an ongoing effort to expand student skills and understanding of applied computing to meet the growing demand for highly skilled IT professionals and business leaders.

Internet Of Things Transforms Cities Into Platforms

Study reveals how this new trend of everyone and everything becoming connected to the Internet will impact the cities across the country and around the world.

FEATURE STORY: 2013 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards

The 2013 Economic Development Deal of the Year recognizes the locations and economic development agencies that landed the highest impact projects announced between July 1, 2012 and December 1, 2013. This year, the game-changing transformation of a former solar panel plant in Mesa, AZ into a new $1.5-billion manufacturing facility for tech giant Apple takes the top prize.

Announcing the 2013 Business Facilities “Deal of the Year” Winners

Greater Phoenix takes top prize for Apple's new manufacturing plant.

IBM Breaks Ground On New Technology Center In Baton Rouge, LA

IBM Services Center: Baton Rouge, already operating at a temporary site, represents Louisiana’s largest software development project to date, with innovative public-private partnerships in higher education and urban development.

Baton Rouge Named No. 1 Metro For Economic Growth Potential In Business Facilities 9th Annual Rankings Report

Mobile, Youngstown and Shreveport also made our top 10 with dynamic new growth sectors thriving alongside traditional manufacturing.

IBM Announces Creation Of 800-Job Technology Center In Downtown Baton Rouge

"IBM Services Center: Baton Rouge" represents Louisiana's largest software development project to date; with State support, LSU will dramatically expand its computer science program; innovative public-private partnership will result in new riverfront development with office and residential components

Miami-Dade County and IBM Establish Public-Private Partnership on Smarter Cities Initiative

The goal of the collaboration is to help government harness Big Data to serve residents more efficiently and save taxpayer dollars.

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Location Spotlight: Wheeling, Illinois

Located in the heart of Chicago’s prestigious northern suburbs, Wheeling is a diverse and dynamic community of 40,000 people, distinguished by its unique balance of industry, commercial development, and residential neighborhoods.

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Georgia Ports Authority: Garden City Terminal Expansion

At 1,200 acres, the Port of Savannah’s Garden City Terminal is North America’s largest single container terminal. Over the next decade, Georgia Ports Authority plans to expand the Port of Savannah’s annual capacity by 45 percent — from 5.5 million twenty-foot equivalent units to 8 million TEUs per year. Learn more.