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Amazon and Nvidia bring artificial intelligence to the cloud with T4 GPUs

Artificial intelligence and machine learning aren’t new concepts to the world of cloud computing, but Nvidia and Amazon are aiming to take it to the next level. Nvidia has announced that mainstream servers designed to run the company’s data science acceleration software are now available; additionally, Amazon will be implementing the technology into its Amazon […]

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Elizabeth Warren Proposes Breaking Up Tech Giants Like Amazon and Facebook

Advertisement Supported by Elizabeth Warren Proposes Breaking Up Tech Giants Like Amazon and Facebook ImageSenator Elizabeth Warren held a campaign rally in Long Island City, Queens, on Friday. She announced a plan aimed at breaking up some of America’s largest tech companies, including Amazon, Google, Apple and Facebook.CreditCreditGabriela Bhaskar for The New York Times By […]

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Amazon was having official talks with city officials just the day before it canceled the New York HQ2

Business Insider/Jessica Tyler Amazon was still trying to hammer out a deal with New York officials and union representatives, just the day before the company officially canceled plans for its proposed HQ2 headquarters in NYC, Bloomberg reports. Amazon executives, city officials, and union heads reportedly met Wednesday to address “outstanding issues” related to the proposal. […]

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$20 billion Stripe is investing in a digital payments company that's aiming to be the Amazon Web Services of the fintech world

Arik Shtilman, cofounder and CEO of RapydRapyd Fintech unicorn Stripe participated in a $ 40 million financing round for payments service company Rapyd. Rapyd aims to use the new cash to build what it calls “the world’s largest local payments network.” It’s a critical component of its ambition to become the Amazon Web Services of […]

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Amazon Is Pushing Facial Technology That a Study Says Could Be Biased

ImageDeborah Raji, a college student, helped Joy Buolamwini of the M.I.T. Media Lab test facial technologies from Amazon, IBM, Microsoft, Face++ and Kairos.CreditCreditJaime Hogge for The New York Times SectionsSkip to contentSkip to site index Amazon Is Pushing Facial Technology That a Study Says Could Be Biased In new tests, Amazon’s system had more difficulty […]

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Amazon is building a fleet of autonomous robots to deliver packages to your door

[embedded content] Having explored every time-saving delivery option from flying warehouses and package-carrying drones to checkout-free retail stores and even the controversial Amazon Key, it was only going to be so long until Amazon hopped aboard the delivery robot bandwagon. That’s what it has announced today with the launch of a brand-new service it’s referring […]