New – GPU-Equipped EC2 P4 Instances for Machine Learning & HPC

The Amazon EC2 team has been providing our customers with GPU-equipped instances for nearly a decade. The first-generation Cluster GPU instances were launched in late 2010, followed by the G2 (2013), P2 (2016), P3 (2017), G3 (2017), P3dn (2018), and G4 (2019) instances. Each successive generation incorporates increasingly-capable GPUs, along with enough CPU power, memory, […]

Alphabet’s Project Amber uses AI to try to diagnose depression from brain waves

X, Alphabet’s experimental R&D lab, today detailed Project Amber, a now-disbanded project which aimed to make brain waves as easy to interpret as blood glucose. The goal was to develop objective measurements of depression and anxiety that could be used to support diagnoses, treatment, and therapies. An estimated 17.3 million adults in the U.S. have […]

A guide to release management tools Release is a release orchestration tool specifically for continuous delivery. It enables teams across an organization to model and monitor releases, automate tasks within IT infrastructure, and cut release times by analyzing and improving release processes. It provides the backbone for DevOps release automation, integrates existing tools, and enables full visibility across the entire […]

How does your company help organizations with software release management?

Mike O’Rourke Chief of R&D at Release provides release orchestration capabilities that enable organizations to achieve continuous delivery. Teams across an organization can automate and monitor the stages of the most complex software deliveries, cutting release times by identifying bottlenecks and improving processes. Release provides the backbone for release automation by integrating […]

It’s not all about deployment with software release management

Today’s software release methodology involves multiple aspects of the SDLC: planning, scheduling, and managing a software build through the stages of developing, testing, deploying, and supporting the release. Release automation, as well as methodologies like Agile development, continuous delivery, and DevOps have greatly contributed to the evolution of release management. It is a core function […]

Setback for Nokia in German patent battle with Lenovo

BERLIN (Reuters) – A German appeals court on Monday lifted the enforcement of an injunction won by Nokia Oyj in a patent dispute with Lenovo Group Ltd to block the world’s largest PC maker from selling its products in Europe’s largest economy. Nokia last month enforced the order issued by a lower court in Munich, […]

AWS announces Switzerland data centre region with 2022 launch date

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced the launch of a data centre region in Switzerland, joining its rivals in the country and taking its total number of geographic regions to 24. The Switzerland region, which will be called AWS Europe (Zurich) and is slated to open in the second half of 2022, will consist of […]

Apple announces November 10 One More Thing event for ARM-based Macs

As expected, Apple has announced a third fall media event, “One More Thing,” focused on the first Mac computers with ARM technology-based Apple Silicon processors. The event will take place on November 10, 2020, and will be streamed from the company’s Apple Park headquarters starting at 10:00a.m. Pacific Time. “One More Thing” was originally a […]

Moment repurposes Apple’s MagSafe to turn iPhone 12s into pro cameras

When Apple reintroduced MagSafe to the world during the iPhone 12 launch, everyone focused on its magnetic inductive charging capabilities — a step forward for fast and convenient phone refueling. But as it turns out, MagSafe isn’t just about wireless power: Moment is announcing MagSafe gear that will help iPhone 12s replace professional-class standalone cameras, […]

It’s 2020 and anti-Semitism is an electoral tactic again

There were 2,107 anti-Semitic incidents reported in the US in 2019—a record-breaking year as tracked by the Anti-Defamation League, and almost double the rate reported in 2016. The resurgence of anti-Semitism is partly attributed to the mainstreaming of QAnon, a rise in hate speech more broadly, and the radicalization of many political spaces online. A […]