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Amazon Bedrock Update Wave: Expanded Model Library and Custom Model Support

Amazon Bedrock, Amazon Web Services' relatively new and growing AI development platform, grew even more this week.

How Nitro System Became the Key to AWS' AI Security Efforts

Amazon Web Services is taking steps to position its Nitro hypervisor, which already underpins its Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) solution, as the center of its AI security strategy.

Amazon Recruits AI Luminary Andrew Ng to Its Board

In a sign of the times, cloud and e-commerce giant Amazon has brought renowned AI researcher Andrew Ng onto its board of directors.

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AWS Activate Credits Can Now Be Used for Bedrock Access

Amazon Web Services is expanding its Activate program for startups to include more AI perks, the cloud giant said in a blog post this week.

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AWS Laying Off Hundreds in Effort To 'Streamline'

Amazon Web Services on Wednesday confirmed to multiple outlets that it plans to lay off hundreds of its tech, sales and marketing staff.

AWS Completes Its $4B Funding of Claude AI Maker Anthropic

Amazon Web Services has ponied up full amount of its promised $4 billion investment in generative AI company Anthropic.

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AWS-Nvidia Partnership Takes Multiple Steps Forward at GTC

Amazon Web Services this week described plans to bolster its AI infrastructure using new Nvidia technologies announced at the chip giant's ongoing GTC conference.

AWS Calls First Cloud Dibs on Anthropic's Claude 3 AI Models

Much like the relationship between fellow cloud giant Microsoft and OpenAI, Amazon is benefitting from investing in a company that develops foundational AI models.

AWS Adds Mistral to Bedrock AI Model Lineup

Amazon is growing the lineup of generative AI models that are available through its Bedrock developer platform.

'Smishing' Attack Uses AWS SNS To Impersonate USPS

Security researchers have identified a first-of-its-kind "smishing" attack that uses Amazon Web Services' Simple Notification Service, or SNS.

AWS Marketplace Tweaks: Expanded Resell Opportunities, Lower Listing Costs

Amazon Web Services this month announced several enhancements to its app marketplace, including the ability to resell third-party professional services.

Amazon Bedrock Comes to Mendix Low-Code Platform

AWS is hoping to make AI-infused low-code development an even lower-effort task by announcing integration between Amazon Bedrock and Siemens' Mendix platform.

AWS-Backed Survey Finds Orgs Lagging on 'Responsible AI' Despite Risk

Businesses across the board recognize the need to enforce responsible AI practices, but few are prepared to do so -- despite the financial risk of delaying.

With Amazon Q and CodeWhisperer, AWS Covers More of Its AI Bases

Amazon CodeWhisperer and the recently announced Amazon Q -- two products, both alike in AI capability, but aimed at very different audiences.

AWS Launches S3 Express One Zone To Meet Super-Low Latency Needs

Amazon Web Services has added a new data storage option for customers running "latency-sensitive" applications like analytics, financial forecasting and machine learning training.

Amazon Unveils Its Answer to Microsoft Copilot: 'Q'

Amazon now has its own generative AI "copilot" in the form of "Q," now in preview.

AWS, Fueled by Nvidia, Gets In on AI Compute Wars

Not to be outdone (too much) by Microsoft, Amazon Web Services on Tuesday announced that it is collaborating with chip giant Nvidia on multiple AI fronts.

AWS Levels Up Its Workhorse Chips, Graviton and Trainium

Amazon Web Services has updated its Graviton and Trainium chips with an eye toward power and efficiency, the company announced Tuesday at its re:Invent conference.

Amazon Launches Sub-$200 Thin Clients

Amazon has repurposed its Fire TV Cube device for streaming media to function as a thin client for enterprises with large fleets of virtual desktop workers.

Scholarships and Free Classes: AWS Details Plan To Expand AI Education

To help workers take advantage of businesses' surging demand for AI talent, Amazon Web Services is launching a two-year AI training initiative called "AI Ready."

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