IBM Seeks Bigger Stake in Big-Data Analytics

International Business Machines Corp. has made a big bet on providing analysis of what are known as “big data,” and this week the company seeks to build on its position.

At a conference it is hosting in Las Vegas for more than 10,000 clients and partners, the Armonk, N.Y., company says it plans to unveil, among other items, a new analytics application for the Apple Inc. iPad and software that enables companies to analyze large amounts of data in the cloud.

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