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Category: Startup

How Signal Media uses EC2 Spot and ECS to scale its AI Platform and reduce costs

Every day, Signal ingests millions of documents from a growing number of publishers, including online media, print newspapers, broadcast, regulation and legislation. Our text analytics pipeline processes these documents in real time, applying our own AI algorithms and machine learning, preparing them to be searched from our application and distributed via our alerts system.

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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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Roxanne Varza of Station F

Roxanne Varza looks back on the history – and future – of Station F

In the middle of Paris’s 13th arrondissement, a few blocks away from the banks of the Seine, stands a former railway depot. It used to be known as la Halle Freyssinet; today it’s simply Station F. And it’s the world’s biggest startup campus, housing 1,000 companies within 34,000 square meters. To put that in Parisian perspective, it’s the size of the Eiffel tower lying down. We spoke with Roxanne Varza, the director of Station F, to get a sense of what’s been happening since the campus opened in June 2017.

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How Glossier leveraged tech to build a next-generation cosmetics company

From the beginning, the Glossier team set out to build a great technology company. Creating a beauty brand was of course also necessary, but that almost seemed like table stakes, per Bryan Mahoney, Glossier’s Chief Technology Officer. What would set them apart was their ability to build and leverage tech to create a new customer experience centered around community discussion and discovery of products.

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What myths are holding female founders back?

Whether its old boys’ clubs, glass ceilings or imposter syndrome, there are many reasons why women are prevented from fulfilling their business ambitions. As countless successful female entrepreneurs have proven over the years, so-called truths about the startup world are easily exploded. Here, some female VCs dispel the various myths that prevent female founders from pursuing their visions.

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Join AWS in Lisbon for Web Summit 2018

AWS is returning to Lisbon, Portugal the week of November 6th for its second year at the Web Summit Conference. Last year, Amazon CTO Werner Vogels talked up voice tech (as did Amazon Speech Platform/Alexa VP Al Lindsay) and dozens of startups and VCs stopped by the AWS booth to chat. This year’s event is expected to be bigger than ever.

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How Compass finds your dream home in record time

Buying a house can be a headache. From finding an ideal neighborhood to submitting an offer, the process often leaves a potential new homeowner feeling exhausted and confused. Compass, a real estate technology startup, is working to fix all that. The company has developed an end-to-end platform designed to support the entire buying and selling experience. […]

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