Hugging Face gets an Amazon treatment

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To amplify the process of embracing natural language processing models via the power of AI, Amazon Web Service (AWS) chose to collaborate with Hugging Face, who are pursuing various ways to make this process elementary.

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Amazon launches Lookout for Metrics, an AWS service to monitor business performance

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Amazon today announced the general availability of Lookout for Metrics, a fully managed service that uses machine learning to monitor key factors impacting the health of enterprises. Launched at re: Invent 2020 last December in preview, Lookout for Metrics can now be accessed by most Amazon Web Services (AWS) customers via the AWS console and through supporting partners.

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Amazon launches computer vision service to detect defects in manufactured products

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Amazon announced the general availability of Amazon Lookout for Vision, a cloud service that analyzes images using computer vision and AI to spot product or process defects and anomalies in manufactured products. Amazon says Lookout for Vision, which is available in select Amazon Web Services (AWS) regions via the AWS console and suppo

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What Andy Jassy’s ascension to CEO means for Amazon’s AI initiatives

This week, Jeff Bezos announced that he’ll step down as CEO at Amazon and transition to an executive chair role during the third quarter of this year. Amazon Web Services (AWS) CEO Andy Jassy will take his place, heading up a company currently valued at around $1.6 trillion. Jassy, who joined Amazon in 1997 and has led AWS since its inception in 2003, believes Amazon’s decision to double down on AI early differentiated it from the competition.

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NVIDIA chucks its MLPerf-leading A100 GPU into Amazon’s cloud

NVIDIA’s A100 set a new record in the MLPerf benchmark last month and now it’s accessible through Amazon’s cloud. Amazon Web Services (AWS) first launched a GPU instance 10 years ago with the NVIDIA M2050. It’s rather poetic that, a decade on, NVIDIA is now providing AWS with the hardware to power the next generation…

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