OcéanIA treats climate change like a machine learning grand challenge

Self-driving cars. Artificial general intelligence. Beating a human in a game of chess. Grand challenges are tasks that can seem like moonshots that, if achieved, will move the entire machine learning discipline forward. Now a team of researchers with the recently established OcéanIA is treating the study of the ocean and climate change as a […]

Get up to 3x better price performance with Amazon Redshift than other cloud data warehouses

Since we announced Amazon Redshift in 2012, tens of thousands of customers have trusted us to deliver the performance and scale they need to gain business insights from their data. Amazon Redshift customers span all industries and sizes, from startups to Fortune 500 companies, and we work to deliver the best price performance for any use case. Earlier […]

Amazon launches HealthLake, a platform for storing and analyzing health care data

During its re:Invent 2020 virtual keynote today, Amazon launched Amazon HealthLake, a service that enables health care organizations to store, transform, and analyze up to petabytes of life sciencea data in Amazon Web Services. Amazon says that the HIPAA-eligible HealthLake, which is available in preview starting today, can automatically understand and extract medical information including […]

Linear raises $13 million to streamline software development projects

Linear, a project management tool and issue tracker for software development teams, has raised $13 million in a series A round of funding led by Sequoia Capital. The raise comes amid a surge in demand for tools that help remote teams work more effectively, and with every company effectively morphing into a software company (to varying […]

AWS Audit Manager Simplifies Audit Preparation

Gathering evidence in a timely manner to support an audit can be a significant challenge due to manual, error-prone, and sometimes, distributed processes. If your business is subject to compliance requirements, preparing for an audit can cause significant lost productivity and disruption as a result. You might also have trouble applying traditional audit practices, which […]

Latin American crime cartels turn to crypto to clean up their cash

By Diego Oré MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – In April 2019, Mexican police arrested suspected human trafficker Ignacio Santoyo in a plush area of the Caribbean resort of Playa del Carmen after linking him to a prostitution racket extending across Latin America.     Yet it was not the 2,000 women Santoyo is alleged to have blackmailed […]

Marvell introduces chips for open-source 5G networking gear

By Stephen Nellis (Reuters) – Marvell Technology Group Ltd on Tuesday rolled out a set of semiconductors aimed at a new wave of 5G networking gear designed to let telecommunications carriers mix and match equipment more easily. In the past, mobile network equipment from makers such as Nokia, Ericsson and Huawei Technologies Co Ltd was […]