The Real Reason AT&T and IBM Are Partnering 

AT&T (NYSE: T ) and IBM (NYSE: IBM ) are partnering at just the right time, Fool contributor Tim Beyers says in the following video.

The two are cooperating to help cities and mid-size utilities glean data and insights from the Internet of Things. Principally, the idea is for AT&T to provide mobile technology and software while IBM contributes data analytics for helping assess the health and performance of city infrastructure.

IBM, AT&T Hook Up on Internet of Things 

IBM and AT&T on Tuesday announced they were forming a global alliance to develop solutions for the Internet of Things. They will be combining their analytic platforms, cloud and security technologies — all with privacy in mind — to gain insights from machine-to-machine data collected by a variety of industries.

Edoardo Facchini

Sir Jony Ive – he’s a Knight, don’t forget! – did disappear from Apple’s executive biopage this morning, but don’t worry, he still works there. 

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Avanti tutta sul Terzo settore: 

Con il sostegno a quattro importanti organizzazioni non profit Ibm ha riconfermato nel 2013 il suo impegno al fianco del Terzo Settore. Lo ha fatto attraverso il programma Ibm Services Grant, introdotto nel 2010 e ideato per aiutare le associazioni non profit a utilizzare in maniera più efficace la loro infrastruttura IT o ad arricchire le loro competenze tecnologiche ma anche gestionali e manageriali, con cui Ibm sostiene le organizzazioni non profit con la donazione di servizi e consulenza.