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Cynthya Peranandam

Author: Cynthya Peranandam

Pixm takes on phishing attacks with deep learning using Apache MXNet on AWS

Despite numerous cybersecurity efforts, phishing attacks are still on the rise. Phishing is a form of fraud where perpetrators pretend to be reputable companies and attempt to get individuals to reveal personal information, such as passwords and credit card numbers. It’s the most common social tactic.  93 percent of all breaches today start with phishing […]

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Curalate makes social sell with AI using Apache MXNet on AWS

Curalate helps brands convert social influence into sales. The Philadelphia-based startup makes it easy for digital-savvy consumers to make associations between products they see on social channels and where they can buy the very same products. Previously, consumers had to hunt through online catalogs on their own to find a specific product from a social […]

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AWS Deep Learning AMIs Now Available in AWS GovCloud (US) Region

The AWS Deep Learning AMIs (Amazon machine images) are now available in AWS GovCloud (US), Amazon’s isolated cloud region built for sensitive data and regulated workloads. Available in Ubuntu and Amazon Linux, the AMIs provide fully-configured development environments to quickly build AI applications using popular deep learning frameworks including TensorFlow, Apache MXNet and Gluon, PyTorch, Chainer, […]

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Optimized TensorFlow 1.8 now available in the AWS Deep Learning AMIs to accelerate training on Amazon EC2 C5 and P3 instances

The AWS Deep Learning AMIs for Ubuntu and Amazon Linux now come with advanced optimizations for TensorFlow 1.8 to deliver higher-performance training for Amazon EC2 C5 and P3 instances. For CPU-based training scenarios, the Amazon Machine Images (AMIs) now include TensorFlow 1.8, built with Intel’s Advanced Vector Instructions (AVX), SSE, and FMA instruction sets to accelerate vector and floating-point computations. The […]

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ClearView Social uses Amazon Comprehend to measure the impact of social sharing

ClearView Social enables a company’s employees to share approved content on LinkedIn, Twitter, and other social networks with a single click. It then broadcasts the content to those social networks at peak times, and tracks the resulting engagement with a leaderboard and an analytics dashboard. According to Bill Boulden, CTO of ClearView Social, a key […]

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Zocdoc builds patient confidence using TensorFlow on AWS

The healthcare industry is complicated. A recent survey showed that more than half of Americans have difficulty understanding their insurance coverage, and three-quarters want an easier way to check if doctors are in-network. Zocdoc helps patients navigate this maze, allowing individuals with health care needs to make more informed choices and find care that matches […]

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AWS Deep Learning AMIs Now Available in 4 New Regions: Beijing, Frankfurt, Singapore, and Mumbai

The AWS Deep Learning AMIs are now available in four new AWS Regions: China (Beijing) operated by Sinnet, Europe (Frankfurt), Asia Pacific (Singapore), and Asia Pacific (Mumbai). The Amazon Machine Images (AMIs) provide provide machine learning practitioners with the infrastructure and tools to accelerate deep to quickly start experimenting with deep learning models. The AMIs […]

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Updated AWS Deep Learning AMIs: New Versions of TensorFlow, Apache MXNet, Keras, and PyTorch

We’re excited to update the AWS Deep Learning AMIs with significantly faster training on NVIDIA Tesla V100 “Volta” GPUs across many frameworks, including TensorFlow, PyTorch, Keras, and the latest Apache MXNet 1.0 release. There are two main flavors of the AMIs available today. The Conda-based AWS Deep Learning AMI packages the latest point releases of […]

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New AWS Deep Learning AMIs for Machine Learning Practitioners

We’re excited to announce the availability of two new versions of the AWS Deep Learning AMI. The first is a Conda-based AMI with separate Python environments for deep learning frameworks created using Conda—a popular open source package and environment management tool. The second is a Base AMI with GPU drivers and libraries to deploy your own […]

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Matrix Analytics Uses Deep Learning on AWS to Boost Early Cancer Detection

Matrix Analytics is helping to save lives. The Colorado-based startup uses deep learning on Amazon Web Services (AWS) to track disease progression for patients diagnosed with pulmonary nodules in their lungs. While often benign, careful monitoring and follow-up care are critical to knowing if and when those nodules will turn into malignant tumors. The company’s […]

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