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Microsoft CEO sold half of his shares in the company

This article was translated from our Spanish edition using AI technologies. Errors may exist due to this process. Satya Nadella, Microsoft ‘s CEO, sold half of his shares in the company last week, according to a document from the US Securities and Exchange Commission. Of the 1.7 million shares he owned, he sold 838,584 in...

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Facebook’s top crypto executive David Marcus is leaving the company

Facebook parent company Meta is losing its top crypto executive later this year. David Marcus who leads crypto unit Novi and previously helmed the company’s Messenger unit, announced Tuesday that he will be leaving the company later this year. Marcus joined Facebook in 2014. His departure marks another major exit from a long-time Facebook executive...

AWS gets a no-code ML service
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AWS gets a no-code ML service

AWS today announced a new machine learning service, Amazon SageMaker Canvas. Unlike its existing machine learning services, the target audience here isn’t highly technical data scientists and engineers but any engineer or business user inside a company. The promise of SageMaker Canvas is that it will allow anybody to build machine learning prediction models, using...

The Different Ways Artificial Intelligence Solves Real-World Digital Identity Challenges
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The Different Ways Artificial Intelligence Solves Real-World Digital Identity Challenges

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Javelin’s 2020 Identity Fraud Survey revealed the total cost of identity fraud in 2019 to be about $16.9 billion. This cost incorporates data breaches, fines from privacy regulations like CCPA and GDPR and lost or damaged resources. Due to these imminent risks, the need to reliably authenticate...

AWS’s analytics services go serverless
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AWS’s analytics services go serverless

At its re:Invent conference, AWS today announced that four of its cloud-based analytics services, Amazon Redshift, Amazon EMR, Amazon MSK and Amazon Kinesis, are now available as serverless and on-demand services. That’s something AWS’s customers have been asking for, AWS CEO Adam Selipsky said in today’s keynote. These new services are now available as public...

AWS introduces new Trn1 chips to speed up training of machine learning models
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AWS introduces new Trn1 chips to speed up training of machine learning models

As more companies move to custom silicon for their customer’s workloads, Amazon has been busy on this front. They introduced the Inferentia chip in 2019 to help speed up inference learning. Then last year the company launched a second Trainium chip, designed specifically for machine learning models. Today, AWS continued to build on this previous...

Amazon launches preview of new ‘AWS Private 5G’ managed service
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Amazon launches preview of new ‘AWS Private 5G’ managed service

At Amazon’s AWS re:Invent conference this morning, the company announced the preview of “AWS Private 5G,” which is a new service that aims to make it easy to deploy and manage your own private global network. The launch is meant to address the challenges companies are facing with leveraging 5G. AWS CEO Adam Selipsky said...

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Massive wants to rent your spare compute power to pay for apps

Startups are often questions: What if we did things in a new way, instead of the way we have been? Massive is a good example of the genre: What if users could pay for apps or services not with money or attention, but with their spare compute power? The general concept of distributed compute power...

AWS introduces a solution to get customers off their mainframes more quickly
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AWS introduces a solution to get customers off their mainframes more quickly

At Amazon’s AWS re:Invent conference this morning, the company announced a new platform for mainframe migration and modernization called simply “AWS Mainframe Modernization,” which aims to help AWS customers get off their mainframes “as fast as they possibly can” in order to take better advantage of the cloud. Today, customers may take a couple of...

AWS launches its Graviton 3 processor
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AWS launches its Graviton 3 processor

At its annual re:Invent conference, AWS today announced the newest generation of its Arm-based Graviton processors: the Graviton 3. The company promises that the new chip will be 25 percent faster than the last-generation chips, with 2x faster floating-point performances and a 3x speedup for machine-learning workloads. AWS also promises that the new chips will...