Mobile Minutes: IBM helps Apple; Food’s tech upgrade; Windows 10; GE’s app store
IBM, Apple’s rival-turned-partner, plans to help other companies adopt Macs
International Business Machines Corp. and Apple Inc. used to be bitter rivals, but lately they have been spending quality time together. More than 100 IBM employees occupy Apple’s Cupertino, Calif., campus helping build iPhone and iPad apps for IBM customers such as Citigroup Inc., Sprint Corp. and Japan Post Holdings Co.
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Food on the move: Delivery services get a tech-powered upgrade
Restaurants have delivered food to people’s homes for decades, but now the sector is being disrupted by a raft of technology startups removing pain-points for consumers and vendors. Investors believe the category will spawn a number of billion dollar companies in Europe, described as ‘unicorns’.
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G.E. plans app store for gears of industry
General Electric has seen the future of manufacturing and it involves competing with some very big technology companies. G.E. is announcing on Wednesday a push into computer-based services, connecting sensors that are on machines to distant computing centers where data will be scanned for insights around things like performance, maintenance and supplies.
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