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FSI Service Spotlight: Featuring Amazon Comprehend

Editor’s note: This is the second in a monthly series for Financial Services Industry Service Spotlight. Read Part 1 discussing Amazon SageMaker Notebook Instances. — In this edition of Financial Services Industry (FSI) Service Spotlight monthly blog series, we highlight five key considerations of a particular service that FSI customers should focus on to help […]

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[In the News] Machine Learning is Transforming Drug Discovery at AstraZeneca

This article originally appeared on Wired. Disease understanding and drug discovery is based on scientific rigor. And while it’s work that is potentially life changing, it can also be tedious and time-consuming. Few know this better than Magnus Söderberg, a pathology researcher with more than 20 years of lab experience and the director and technical […]

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[In the News] The Intelligent Era: Design, Detect, Discover

This article originally appeared on BBC StoryWorks. How machine learning is changing the pharmaceutical industry and reshaping the way drugs are produced in the 21st century The scale of the pharmaceutical industry is staggering. There are millions of patients to take care of, billions of data points generated by every clinical trial—and that’s before you […]

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In the News: Morningstar Launches Global AWS DeepRacer Corporate Competition to Accelerate Application of Machine Learning

The following article originally appeared on Morningstar. First corporate AWS DeepRacer competition fuels hands-on learning in machine learning and artificial intelligence across more than 445 employees worldwide CHICAGO, May 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Morningstar, Inc. (Nasdaq: MORN), a leading provider of independent investment research, kicked off the first companywide internal Amazon Web Services (AWS) DeepRacer competition this week. More […]

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In the News: T-Mobile Calls on Machine Learning to Boost CX

The following article and podcast episode originally appeared on CIO. — The best applications of machine learning occur when algorithms augment human activities instead of replacing them. That’s the case with T-Mobile, which has deployed machine learning to help contact center agents better serve customers. In this episode of the Ahead of the Pack podcast, […]

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In the News: How Amazon is Using Machine Learning to Eliminate 915,000 Tons of Packaging

The following article originally appeared on Venture Beat. Amazon is the co-founder and was first signatory of The Climate Pledge, which calls on signatories to commit to achieving the goals of the Paris Agreement 10 years early — reaching net zero carbon by 2040. Since 2015, the company has reduced the weight of its outbound packaging […]

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In the News: Data Empowers Patients and Providers

The following article originally appeared on WSJ. Whether based on your family history, your choices, your risk factors, or socioeconomic factors, healthcare is deeply personal at the individual level. “But,” says Laurent Rotival, SVP of strategic technology solutions and chief information officer at Cambia Health Solutions, “it’s not at all personal at the systemic level.” […]

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Introducing a New Blog Series, Service Spotlight for Financial Services: Featuring Amazon SageMaker Notebook Instances

As we wrap up the 3-week long re:Invent virtual conference, we are pleased to launch the first blog post of the Service Spotlight for Financial Services. This series aims to provide financial services customers a deep dive into the five key considerations of a particular service to help streamline service approval based on our experience […]

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How Amazon Machine Learning can Help Lenders Automate the New Round of Payment Protection Program Loans

Last week, the Small Business Administration (SBA) released new guidance for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and placed emphasis on helping smaller lenders and borrowers. According to the SBA, “small businesses, as defined by the US Census, employ 59.9 million people across the country.” A big push for the new guidance is to help “ensure increased access […]

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Enhancing trading strategies through cloud services and machine learning

Please be aware this blog post dives deep into some areas of trading fundamentals. An intermediate level of trading knowledge is beneficial when reading this blog post. — Traders at financial institutions need to sift through a rapidly growing blizzard of news across real-time and historical data from thousands of sources. Combined with social media […]

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