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AWS lays off hundreds of employees as competition catches up

AWS lays off hundreds of employees as competition catches up

AWS is laying off hundreds of employees active in sales, marketing and services. It says the round of layoffs is to streamline its operations, but experts argue that a disappointing growth figure relative to competitors is the real motive. SVP Matt Garman argues that AWS does not make such decis... Read more

date12 days ago
Amazon Deadline Cloud makes VFX artists’ work easier

Amazon Deadline Cloud makes VFX artists’ work easier

VFX artists can now more easily run their workloads within AWS. The managed service Amazon Deadline Cloud is specifically designed to run rendering pipelines for large amounts of graphics and digital visual effects. High-quality visual effects consume a lot of processing power and therefore incu... Read more

date13 days ago
Amazon rounds off $4 billion investment in Anthropic

Amazon rounds off $4 billion investment in Anthropic

AI start-up Anthropic is now considered a formidable competitor to ChatGPT maker OpenAI. However, it needs huge investments to stay competitive. Amazon is once again stepping in with the equivalent of 2.55 billion euros, as it had promised to do late last year. The amount brings Amazon's total i... Read more

date19 days ago
Amazon develops more natural-sounding text-to-speech model Base TTS

Amazon develops more natural-sounding text-to-speech model Base TTS

Amazon researchers recently published details of a new text-to-speech model called Base TTS. This model is said to make words sound more natural than previous neural networks. The paper shows that the new Base TTS model is the largest neural network to date in the category of text-to-speech mode... Read more

date2 months ago
X and Amazon pay approximately no supervisory fee for European DSA

X and Amazon pay approximately no supervisory fee for European DSA

Meta and ByteDance, the company behind TikTok, discovered a gap in the fee imposed by the EU Big Tech for the DSA. X, Amazon and Snapchat would contribute virtually nothing as a result, even though they are part of wat the EU sees as Big Tech. Meta and ByteDance will challenge the supervisory f... Read more

date2 months ago
Amazon Prime Video will start showing ads

Amazon Prime Video will start showing ads

Amazon will start showing ads on its streaming platform Prime Video in select regions in late January. Customers of the video streaming service in the US, Canada, Germany and the UK will see ads starting Jan. 29, 2024. Later in 2024, the ads will be introduced in France, Italy, Spain, Mexico and... Read more

date4 months ago
Anthropic expects hundreds of millions in revenue in 2024

Anthropic expects hundreds of millions in revenue in 2024

AI developer Anthropic expects to achieve sales of nearly $850 million (€770 million) in 2024. Perhaps sales could even reach $1 billion. So writes The Information based on sources. Three months ago, the AI developer reportedly told investors that about $100 million more in revenue would be ge... Read more

date4 months ago
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