Ahead of Amazon's AWS division big Re:invent conference next week, the company has announced two developments in the area of artificial intelligence. AWS is opening a machine learning lab, ML Solutions Lab, to pair Amazon machine learning experts with customers looking to build solutions using the AI tech. And it's releasing news feature within Amazon Rekognition, Amazon's… Read More [...]
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America's last iron lung users on their lives spent inside obsolete ventilators
A handful of polio survivors who have spent decades inside so-called iron lungs, have spoken of their existence trapped in ageing machines that have been all but disappeared. “There are only two or three of us left,” said 70-year-old Paul Alexander. [...]
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YouTube, that strange stew of the best and worst content on the web, is cracking down on abuse and error relating to kid-focused video. Jokers and questionably ethical creators who targeted kids or used them in their videos will have a harder time getting viewers and getting money. Read More [...]
Wed, Nov 22, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Every few years efforts to redefine the IPO emerge, and as night follows day, investors get hurt and calls for tighter regulatory reform echo in legislative chambers and cable TV studios. The last significant “re-invention” emerged in the height of the dot-com boom when online brokers started selling newly issued shares directly to retail customers. We all know how that ended. Read More [...]
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Undocumented Immigrant Whose Wife Has Cancer Finally Granted Temporary Stay
Thanks to a large social media push, an undocumented immigrant from Bangladesh will get to stay in the U.S. ― for now. [...]
Wed, Nov 22, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Putin urges 'compromise' ahead of new Syria peace talks
Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday that efforts to end Syria's six-year war were entering "a new stage" ahead of a planned meeting of Syrian government officials and opposition leaders, warning both sides that compromise would be necessary. The new talks should happen soon, Putin said after a summit with Iran's President Hassan Rouhani and Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan, insisting that they would reinvigorate a hobbled peace process. "It is obvious that [...]
Wed, Nov 22, 2017, Continue reading at the source
FCC Faces Scrutiny For Refusing To Turn Over Evidence On Net Neutrality Comments
The Federal Communications Commission received millions of suspicious comments in support of its plan to repeal net neutrality, and it ignored multiple requests for evidence that would explain their origin. [...]
Wed, Nov 22, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Man arrested in cop killing; mom accused of helping him flee
Tips from informants helped lead law enforcement to the man accused of fatally shooting a rookie police officer, and the suspect's mother is accused of helping him evade arrest during a four-day manhunt, officials said Tuesday. [...]
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