Know all about Amazon Q, the latest business-focused AI-powered chatbot by AWS. (AWS) AI 

Unlock the Power of AI: Discover Amazon Q, AWS’ Generative AI-Powered Assistant for Businesses

Amazon Web Services (AWS), the cloud technology platform of Amazon, is currently holding its yearly event called re:Invent 2023. The event started on November 28 and will run until December 1. During the first two days’ keynote session, numerous announcements and updates were made, with one announcement standing out – the introduction of Amazon Q, an AI-powered assistant created using generative AI technology. Share your thoughts on this new development. What is Amazon Q Amazon Q is an AI chatbot similar to OpenAI’s ChatGPT or Google Bard. But functionally it…

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AWS re:Invent 2023: These are the 5 biggest announcements at the conclusion of the day 2 keynote session. Know all about Amazon Q and a new AI chip. (AWS) AI 

Amazon Q, AI Chip and More: 5 Biggest Takeaways from AWS re:Invent 2023 Day 2!

The annual flagship event of Amazon Web Service (AWS), known as re:Invent, is currently taking place. On November 28, the first day of the event featured keynote sessions by AWS CEO Adam Selipsky, where he made several new announcements and updates. The second day’s keynote session has also concluded, revealing a few more announcements. The event, which is being held in Las Vegas, has a strong focus on artificial intelligence (AI). It will continue until December 1, and we anticipate more announcements to be made. However, let’s now examine the…

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Know what’s happening in the AI universe today, September 21. (Bloomberg) AI 

McAfee Launches AI-Powered Product, Expert Calls for AI Regulation, and More: 5 Highlights from Today’s AI News

Alok Bansal, an expert in the banking, financial services, and insurance industry, highlighted the urgent requirement for a cohesive regulatory structure as generative AI gains popularity, particularly in sectors dealing with sensitive information. ConveGenius has recently introduced SwiftChat, an AI chatbot platform hosted on Amazon Web Services, which offers customized educational content in local languages to government schools. In another development, authors such as George RR Martin have filed a lawsuit against OpenAI, accusing them of unauthorized use of their content to train AI models. All this and more in…

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A boom in deepfake porn is outpacing US and European efforts to regulate the technology. (AFP) AI 

Google and Microsoft Take Steps to Enhance AI-Generated Fake Porn

Fans of Kaitlyn Siragusa, a well-known internet personality called Amouranth, can choose to subscribe to her channel on Inc.’s Twitch for $5 per month to watch her play video games. Alternatively, if they wish to view her adult content, they can subscribe to her explicit OnlyFans page for $15 per month. And when they want to watch him do things he doesn’t and has never done for free, they search Google for so-called “deepfakes” — videos made with artificial intelligence that create a realistic simulation of a sexual act.…

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Verizon's presentation is part of a larger campaign to get consumers and businesses to embrace 5G (REUTERS) News Reviews 

Verizon Partners With UPS To Deliver Packages With 5G Drones

The company is working with United Parcel Service Inc. to test the use of 5G drones to deliver packages to a Florida retirement community, Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg said at the event. Joined by NFL Hall of Fame member Deion Sanders and Commissioner Roger Goodell, Vestberg also said Verizon will equip 28 stadiums with 5G this year. Wireless technology will give fans additional camera angles and provide teams with communications services on the sidelines. Verizon’s presentation is part of a larger campaign to get consumers and businesses to embrace 5G,…

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AWS, which competes with players like Microsoft and Google in the cloud computing segment, is strengthening its presence in the Indian market. (REUTERS) News 

Amazon Web Services sees strong adoption of startup services in India

Amazon Web Services (AWS) said on Thursday it was seeing a strong uptake of its services by startups nationwide in segments such as fintech, healthcare, e-commerce and logistics. Gaurav Arora, AWS Head of Startup Ecosystem (Asia-Pacific & Japan), said the cloud is the best place to build startups because it is cost effective and allows scalability as growing business demands. “… Startups are aware of creating a robust and optimized architecture from the start, so that they can function as a lean startup as they grow their business. Cloud services…

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FILE PHOTO: The Amazon logo is pictured outside the Company's JFK8 fulfillment center in Staten Island, New York, United States November 25, 2020. REUTERS / Brendan McDermid / File Photo (REUTERS) News 

Amazon Web Services strengthens its bet on the local cloud and local chips Inc.’s cloud computing division is adding products that help customers maintain local control over their data, a gamble that could help it fend off rivals Microsoft Corp. and Google of Alphabet Inc. Amazon Web Services has a big lead in selling on-demand software services, a business based on the economies of scale provided by large farms of servers in data centers. Last year, the company has gone small, for the first time selling services for customer data centers. This decision recognized customer demand for faster processing and the need…

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