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AI's compute hunger outpaces Moore's law

Expect trend to continue.

Artificial Intelligence

Linux admins: Dire vulnerability gives attackers root access in RHEL, CentOS, Fedora

A flaw related to a NetworkManager integration script is trivially easy for attackers to leverage.<p>A command injection vulnerability has been …

Linux

The data science life: Intuit's Ashok Srivastava on AI, machine learning, and diversity of thought

Intuit's chief data officer Ashok Srivastava explains where AI and machine learning overlap, managing data science teams and why he looks to hire …

Machine Learning

Amazon Just Confirmed My Biggest Fear About Cloud Applications

Amazon just upped it's Prime membership 20 percent, because who's going to do anything about it? Tony Soprano would understand the market dynamic.<p>Do you have concerns about cloud based applications? You should. But not for the reason you're thinking.<p>If you're like most of my clients, you're …

Cloud Computing

Cloud vendor free tiers compared: AWS vs Azure vs Google Cloud

A comparison of the major cloud infrastructure provider’s free tier options, from the generous to not-so generous

Cloud Computing

Australia government earmarks A$70m to refresh supercomputers

TechTarget<p>Follow:<p>The Australian government has earmarked A$70m to refresh the high-performance computing (HPC) systems at the Pawsey Supercomputing …

Australia

What HKTV can learn from Amazon

Amazon.com which reported last week yet another forecast-beating quarter, has proved that it is now much more than just a transaction platform for …

eCommerce

Lyft Case Study-Spot

Lyft is a San Francisco-based ridesharing company that is on Fortune magazine’s “Unicorn” list of hot startups, with a valuation of $5.5 billion. …

General Motors

How Microsoft, Amazon, Alphabet Are Reshaping Security

Tech's biggest giants are shifting the cybersecurity landscape as they incorporate security into their products and services.<p>Microsoft, Amazon, and …

Information Security

Amazon WorkMail

<b>Pros</b><p>Familiar user interface. Easy to configure. Compatible with Microsoft Exchange.<p><b>Cons</b><p>Lacks bundled collaboration tools. No features beyond simple …

Software

Amazon's New Blockchain Service Could Hurt IBM

AWS expands into private and public blockchain services.<p><b>Amazon</b> (NASDAQ:AMZN) recently introduced Blockchain Templates, a "blockchain as a service" …

Blockchain

IBM: still failing after all these years

IBM is betting its future on growth in new businesses that it calls "strategic imperatives", but the 5 percent revenue growth in its latest quarter …

Amazon Web Services

Amazon Claims New Aurora DB Engine Screams With Speed

Amazon Web Services, which celebrated a notable milestone earlier this year when it blew past the 1 million mark in its roster of business- and …

Cloud Computing

AWS Secrets Manager Makes Security Simpler

A few weeks ago, Amazon released their AWS Secrets Manager for public use. This is a very welcome announcement. Despite the fact that everyone knows …

Cloud Computing

AWS City on a Cloud 2018

Local governments and educational entities are an engine of innovation. This competition seeks to recognize and encourage that trend. Choose your …

Amazon Web Services

AWS | Contact Us

If you would like access to AWS compliance reports, please use <b>AWS Artifact</b>, a self-service portal for on-demand access. If you have questions, please …

AWS Server Migration Service is now Available in the AWS South America (Sao Paulo) Region

AWS SMS is an agentless service which makes it easier and faster for you to migrate thousands of on-premises workloads to AWS. It allows you to …

Cloud Computing

Amazon +6.4% on Q1 beat with 43% sales boost; AWS +49%

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) shares pop 6.4% aftermarket on Q1 results that beat revenue estimates with a 43% revenue growth Y/Y. Q2 guidance has in-line …

Amazon Web Services

DeepCode cleans your code with the power of AI

Zurich-based DeepCode claims that their system — essentially a tool for analyzing and improving code — is like Grammarly for programmers. The system, which uses a corpus of 250,000 rules, reads your public and private GitHub repositories and tells you how to fix problems, remain compatible and …

Machine Learning

Three Reasons Why You Should Be Moving Data Onto The Cloud | Times Square Chronicles

Three Reasons Why You Should Be Moving Data Onto The Cloud<p>If you want to run your business in the most effective and efficient way possible, you need …

Hunting Cybercriminals with AWS Honey Tokens

Researchers at Black Hat Asia demonstrated how they used AWS honey tokens to detect security breaches at scale.<p>BLACK HAT ASIA - Singapore - Security …

Misconfigured cloud storage leaves 1.5B files exposed

SEO

Cloud Security: 10 Top Startups

These cloud security startups are creating innovative ways to defend networks against emerging threats and security complex multi-cloud environments.

Red Hat

Don't Call AWS' CloudFront Hijacking Problem a Vulnerability

Amazon Web Services is trying rather hard to get its security game going to the next level. But security researchers keep finding new ways to mess …

Information Security

We’ve only just ‘scratched the surface of what’s possible’ with Alexa, exec says

Alexa is already one smart cookie. The perennially popular smart assistant from Amazon has quickly become one of the most popular helpers on the …

Cloud Act May Still Leave Privacy Concerns & Compliance Up in the Air

With bipartisan support of the US., UK and major tech companies, new legislation enacted on March 23, 2018, replaces the outdated 1986 Stored …

Compiling Python into AWS Lambda / Step Function

Ben North (GitHub / blog), March 2018 (repository root)<p>Background<p>Among the components of Amazon Web Services are the following two parts of their …

AWS rekognition and s3 bucket region

I am getting the following error when trying to access my s3 bucket with aws rekognition:<p>My hunch is it has something to do with the region.<p>Here is …

Cloud Computing

How to see the elastic beanstalk environment in aws console which was run by eb cli

I did sample elastic beanstalk(EB) application, after lunch and checked my sample application, it was working fine. Later i terminated EB by using eb …

Cloud Computing

Forget AWS Lambda, so long Kubernetes – this is the future of serverless

Forget about AWS Lambda and Kubernetes - AWS Fargate is the real future of serverless because it's containers that matter, says New Relic's Lee …

Cloud Computing