Improved predictions from the new system are enhancing IBM enterprise offerings and are available for free to consumers using IBM apps and websites (The Weather Channel and Weather … IBM announced a Weather Channel map to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19, which has sickened hundreds of thousands of people. IBM later bought The Weather Company’s digital assets for an undisclosed amount, in a deal valued at around $2 billion, according to The Wall Street Journal, citing sources close to the matter. IBM GRAF ensures everyone has access to reliable weather information no matter who you are or where you live. The Weather Company, an IBM Business, formerly WSI, provides the world's leading technology platforms and services leveraging weather and related data. May 24, 2020. That consortium sold the Weather Company's product and technology assets to IBM on January 29, 2016, but retained possession of The Weather Channel cable network until March 2018, when it was sold to Entertainment Studios . Trending Posts. [2]

Elizabeth Warren set to host high-dollar fundraiser for Joe Biden:report. Hong Kong police fire tear gas as thousands march against security law. IBM is taking the Weather Company's digital assets, including the uber-popular Weather Channel mobile app,, and -- most crucially for IBM -- … Share 197 Tweet 123 Share. New tools for tracking the coronavirus are available from IBM through a new online dashboard and The Weather Channel app. The Weather Channel brand, part of IBM, will raise awareness of freshwater scarcity by temporarily changing its name to “The Water Channel” from June 5-9 on web and the app, as well as on the separately-owned television network, part of Entertainment Studios. The post IBM launches Weather Channel map to track coronavirus appeared first on Venture Beat.

IBM and its subsidiary The Weather Channel have created an online map that tracks the spread of coronavirus cases in the Unites States.

The Weather Company was previously owned by a consortium made up of the Blackstone Group, Bain Capital, and NBCUniversal.