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(FILES) This March 20, 2009 f(FILES) This March 20, 2009 file photo shows a sign at the entrance to IBM Corporate Headquarters in Armonk, New York. IBM is bringing its "cloud" computing power to a deal with The Weather Company. Under the agreement announced October 28, 2015, IBM will acquire the product and technology operations of the group, which operates the weather.com website and mobile application, among others. The deal allows IBM to use its Watson supercomputer to collect and analyze weather data for the weather.com websites and mobile app, which handles 26 billion inquiries each day. AFP PHOTO/Stan Honda/FILESSTAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Imagesile photo shows a sign at the entrance to IBM Corporate Headquarters in Armonk, New York. IBM is bringing its "cloud" computing power to a deal with The Weather Company. Under the agreement announced October 28, 2015, IBM will acquire the product and technology operations of the group, which operates the weather.com website and mobile application, among others. The deal allows IBM to use its Watson supercomputer to collect and analyze weather data for the weather.com websites and mobile app, which handles 26 billion inquiries each day.    AFP PHOTO/Stan Honda/FILESSTAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images
(FILES) This March 20, 2009 f(FILES) This March 20, 2009 file photo shows a sign at the entrance to IBM Corporate Headquarters in Armonk, New York. IBM is bringing its "cloud" computing power to a deal with The Weather Company. Under the agreement announced October 28, 2015, IBM will acquire the product and technology operations of the group, which operates the weather.com website and mobile application, among others. The deal allows IBM to use its Watson supercomputer to collect and analyze weather data for the weather.com websites and mobile app, which handles 26 billion inquiries each day. AFP PHOTO/Stan Honda/FILESSTAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Imagesile photo shows a sign at the entrance to IBM Corporate Headquarters in Armonk, New York. IBM is bringing its "cloud" computing power to a deal with The Weather Company. Under the agreement announced October 28, 2015, IBM will acquire the product and technology operations of the group, which operates the weather.com website and mobile application, among others. The deal allows IBM to use its Watson supercomputer to collect and analyze weather data for the weather.com websites and mobile app, which handles 26 billion inquiries each day.    AFP PHOTO/Stan Honda/FILESSTAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images

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