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Kurt Schlosser / GeekWire:
Zillow announces competition with $1M prize for person or team who most improves its Zestimate algorithm, with the final round ending Jan 2019   —  The Zillow Zestimate, that much-debated, computer-generated home valuation tool, has been a fixture of the Seattle-based real estate media company for 11 years.
May 28, 2017, 3:55 AMIn context
Megan Molteni / Wired:
FDA to open a unit of 13 engineers including devs, experts in AI and cloud computing, to keep pace with changes to medical devices powered by machine learning   —  When Bakul Patel started as a policy advisor in the US Food and Drug Administration in 2008, he could pretty much pinpoint …
May 28, 2017, 1:00 AMIn context
Robert Hof / SiliconANGLE:
Pure Storage Q1 beats with $182.6M revenue, up 31% YoY, shares up 11% after hours; CEO says company continues to take business from traditional storage rivals   —  Flash storage provider Pure Storage Inc. beat back doubts about its growth today, reporting better-than-expected first fiscal-quarter profit …
May 24, 2017, 6:50 PMIn context
Blair Hanley Frank / VentureBeat:
Amazon confirms Java creator James Gosling will join AWS   —  Amazon Web Services has added another computer science heavyweight to its employee roster.  James Gosling, often referred to as the “Father of Java,” announced on Facebook Monday that he would be joining the cloud provider as a distinguished engineer.
May 22, 2017, 10:45 PMIn context
Google Research Blog:
Google debuts the TensorFlow Research Cloud, making 1,000 Cloud TPUs available free of charge to researchers   —  Researchers require enormous computational resources to train the machine learning (ML) models that have delivered recent breakthroughs in medical imaging, neural machine translation, game playing, and many other domains.
May 17, 2017, 4:10 PMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Google debuts 2nd-generation machine learning TPU chips, says they can deliver up to 180 teraflops of performance, available on Google Compute Engine platform   —  The TPU V2 could be a huge boon to Google's cloud computing platform  —  Google today is unveiling its second generation Tensor Processor Unit …
May 17, 2017, 1:15 PMIn context
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Microsoft unveils IoT Edge, which will run services like Azure Machine Learning and AI Services on Windows, Linux, and small devices like the Raspberry Pi   —  The launch of Azure IoT Edge was one of Microsoft's slightly more esoteric but interesting announcements at its Build developer conference in Seattle today.
May 10, 2017, 10:20 PMIn context
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Microsoft debuts Azure Batch AI Training for training neural networks using Azure, available in private preview   —  At its Build developer conference, Microsoft today announced the launch of Azure Batch AI Training.  While that's a mouthful, the name pretty much tells you what it is …
May 10, 2017, 11:15 AMIn context
Tom Krazit / GeekWire:
AWS reports 42% YoY jump in revenue to $3.66B, up from $2.57B a year ago, as growth slows slightly   —  The crown jewel of Amazon's business, Amazon Web Services, posted a 42 percent jump in revenue during the first fiscal quarter of 2017, as it continues to set the standard for cloud computing.
Apr 27, 2017, 4:30 PMIn context
The Verge:
How the H-1B visa program has become a gateway for companies to replace US tech staff with foreign workers earning less and receiving fewer benefits   —  In the summer of 2014, Craig Diangelo thought he was on the path to an easy retirement.  A veteran of the tech industry, Diangelo got his start as a Cobalt programmer in the 1970s.
Apr 23, 2017, 12:10 AMIn context

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