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Syllable Automates Healthcare’s Frontline with AWS

Given the times we are living in, healthcare organizations are going through digital transformation at a faster rate than ever before. And that was before the pandemic. Almost overnight, the healthcare system was hit with a new wave of demand, a lack of resources, and the need to separate the non-urgent services from the essential. Syllable was perfectly poised to help. Founded in 2016, the Bay Area-based company works on automating the “frontline” of healthcare, or the first point of contact between patients and providers.

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Yewno Uses AWS and ML to Analyze Vast Amounts of Data

The mass digitization of information has made finding the right thing online difficult to say the least. This is precisely the problem Yewno was founded to solve. Leveraging sophisticated AI, built with AWS, the startup analyzes millions of information sources in real-time. Rather than simply hunting for keywords, the startup’s algorithms read text, understand context and meaning, and explain why things are connected.

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API developer tool stream powers feeds and chats

Stream Powers Feeds and Chat for over 500 Million End Users with AWS

Stream has come a long way since they first started working with AWS, and now powers feeds and chat for more than 500 million end-users. In this blog post, Thierry Schellenbach, the Co-Founder and CEO of Stream covers some of the best practices and AWS services that allowed them to sustain this rapid growth.

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How HackerOne Uses the Cloud to Fix Security Vulnerabilities at Scale

83,000. That’s how many security vulnerabilities HackerOne has fixed to date thanks to hacker-supplied reports to their platform. “The data speaks for itself,” says Reed Loden, HackerOne’s director of security. “The types of vulnerabilities, the complexity to the vulnerabilities, the cleverness to the vulnerabilities is stuff that you’re just not going find from paying just a variety of security consultancy firms…  it all comes down to number of people.”

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The Road to Cloud Nirvana: The Venture Capitalist and Startup View on Serverless with Greylock Partners

Despite the promise and excitement around serverless, the ecosystem that supports these new, highly distributed architectures is nascent. Unlike Docker in the container world, there is no dominant standard yet. Tooling is still emerging. We believe the beginning of ecosystems like this is a promising investment opportunity.

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