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Could this new speech-to-text technology Break the Internet?

You might remember when Kim Kardashian’s 2014 Paper magazine cover boldly stated it would “Break the Internet.” All due apologies to Ms. Kardashian, but the Internet didn’t actually break as a result of her racy cover—it went on functioning normally. The truth is the Internet can’t be broken. It doesn’t work like that. Bad actors can try to cause regional disruptions, but aside from a cataclysmic event like the meteor that finished off the dinosaurs, the Internet will keep plugging along.

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Build an innovative navigation, augmented reality, or computer vision app and win a trip to AWS Re:Invent 2018

We’re excited to partner with AWS to launch the Vision Developer Contest! Build an awesome app powered by the Mapbox Vision SDK. The first 500 participants to register will receive $50 worth of free AWS credits to help you get started, and one developer will win an all-expenses-paid trip to AWS re:Invent this November.

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Engineering the Future of 5G: Advice to Leaders on Solving Challenges of Emerging Tech

If you talk to the Big Network providers—the AT&Ts, Verizons, and Vodaphones of the world—you might think that 5G was already here, or at the very least, right around the corner. On the other hand, if you talk to your average mobile RF Front-End (RFFE) engineer, he or she might tell you that 5G is a few years away. Why the discrepancy?

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How AWS Startups in Africa Are Solving Emerging Market Challenges

This past September, AWS Global Startup Evangelist Mackenzie Kosut visited South Africa to learn how African Startups are solving regional entrepreneurial challenges. These include an unstable Internet, low bank penetration, limited smartphone availability, lack of access to education, informal to formal transportation, legacy insurance options, and even mailing logistics in areas with no established postal systems.

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Using the Cloud to Secure the Cloud: Moving From a Network-Centric to a Cloud-First Approach

Most security solutions used by enterprises today emphasize a traditional network approach. Today’s modern organizations prize agility and transformation as underlying principles of their IT infrastructures. These enterprises that use the cloud to drive an innovative, agile business and technology agenda must adopt a security strategy that uses cloud principles to address cloud issues.

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Nyansa Figure 2: Typical architecture of new it analytics SaaS solutions

With Nyansa, Big Data Network Analytics Meets the Cloud

Today’s modern corporate access network is under siege. As smart device-armed mobile users continue to multiply and access more and more media-rich cloud-based applications, IT staffs have become overwhelmed with the massive volumes of disparate data that must be analyzed and correlated to find and fix problems impacting users’ network experiences.

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How ipdata uses AWS to serve a global, highly-scalable IP geolocation API

ipdata Founder Jonathan Kosgei covers how he built a highly scalable API with low latency globally on AWS API Gateway and how his company handled Authorization, Rate Limiting, High Availability, and DDoS protection.

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