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Geof Wheelwright / GeekWire:
Twitter partnering with IBM's Watson team to “identify abuse patterns” among users on Twitter before the behavior starts, says VP of data strategy Chris Moody   —  LAS VEGAS — Twitter wants to do a better job of policing bullies who tweet, and Twitter vice-president …
Mar 22, 2017, 9:35 PMIn context
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
Documents reveal Amazon is planning grocery pickup service for AmazonFresh in Seattle with signs like “Shop Online. Pick up here”   —  New permit documents reveal “AmazonFresh Pickup” as the planned concept for the next phase in the online giant's physical retail initiatives …
Mar 14, 2017, 10:20 AMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Microsoft announces general availability of Visual Studio 2017, which focuses on multi-platform development and is more modular, says new IDE is faster to use   —  Microsoft this morning released Visual Studio 2017, the latest version of its integrated development environment …
Mar 8, 2017, 1:40 AMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Media rendering firm Thinkbox announces that it has been acquired by Amazon, to join AWS   —  Amazon Web Services has acquired Thinkbox Software, which makes technology used by media and entertainment architects and engineers to manage render farms — large systems for processing computer-generated graphics and video.
Mar 6, 2017, 9:20 PMIn context
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
Amazon says AWS outage was caused by human error during routine server maintenance, will make changes to prevent future problems   —  Amazon has released an explanation of the events that caused the big outage of its Simple Storage Service Tuesday, also known as S3, crippling significant portions of the web for several hours.
Mar 2, 2017, 1:00 PMIn context
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
Amazon says AWS S3 servers in Northern Virginia are now operating normally after earlier outage, which impaired sites including Quora, Trello, IFTTT, and Imgur   —  An outage of Amazon Web Services' Simple Storage Service (S3) impacted sites across the internet Tuesday.
Feb 28, 2017, 6:30 PMIn context
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
Report: Amazon plans to bring Alexa and cloud-based deep learning tools to call centers; the new products could be announced as soon as mid-March   —  Amazon is gearing up to disrupt another industry, and this time it's call centers.  —  Amazon Web Services developing a suite of cloud-based tools …
Feb 28, 2017, 12:45 PMIn context
Jillian Stampher / GeekWire:
Owner of an aerial photography firm, who operated a drone that crashed and knocked out a woman, was found guilty of reckless endangerment, sentenced to 30 days   —  A Seattle man was sentenced to 30 days in jail on Friday after a drone he was operating injured two people during the city's 2015 Pride Parade.
Feb 27, 2017, 4:50 PMIn context
Kurt Schlosser / GeekWire:
Amazon Studios wins its first-ever Oscars with best foreign language film for “The Salesman” and best original screenplay for “Manchester by the Sea”   —  Amazon Studios won its first-ever Academy Awards on Sunday night, taking home three Oscar statues …
Feb 27, 2017, 12:45 AMIn context
Jillian Stampher / GeekWire:
Google.org donates $11.5M to 10 orgs focused on racial equality in justice system, including $5M to Center for Policing Equity that tracks police behavior   —  Google has committed $11.5 million in grants to organizations working to reduce racial inequalities in the criminal justice system …
Feb 23, 2017, 1:25 PMIn context

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