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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’s plan creates two tiers of companies that would fall under the new regulations.CreditCreditElizabeth Frantz for The New York Times By Astead W. Herndon March 8, 2019 Senator Elizabeth Warren, the Massachusetts Democrat who is bidding to be the […]

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Amazon leads $700 million investment into electric pickup truck startup Rivian

(Reuters) — Amazon.com said on Friday it would lead a $ 700 million investment in U.S. electric pickup truck startup Rivian Automotive, in the e-commerce giant’s biggest bet on technologies with potential to reshape the automotive sector. The deal represents a major endorsement of Rivian’s electric vehicle technology by the world’s largest online retailer. Amazon […]

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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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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos accuses National Enquirer of blackmail in nude photo scandal

David Ryder/Getty Images Amazon CEO and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos exposed a potentially damaging scandal involving nude pictures of himself Friday evening — a wild story complete with international relations, blackmail, hacking, nude photos and more. In a personal blog post published on Medium titled, “No thank you, Mr. Pecker,” Bezos claimed that AMI, the […]

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Amazon: Facial recognition bias claims are 'misleading'

Amazon has defended its facial-recognition tool, Rekognition, against claims of racial and gender bias, following a study published by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The researchers compared tools from five companies, including Microsoft and IBM. While none was 100% accurate, it found that Amazon’s Rekognition tool performed the worst when it came to recognising women […]