Tag: Amazon

AWS launches FinSpace, a data analytics service for finance industry

Join Transform 2021 this July 12-16. Register for the AI event of the year. Amazon’s AWS cloud business has launched a new data management and analytics service for the finance industry. As with just about every industry these days, data serves as the driving force behind most businesses in the financial sphere, spanning banks, insurance […]

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Tech Giants’ Obscene Pandemic Profits Are Begging to Be Taxed

America’s economic overlords offered their first quarter earnings reports yesterday, and the news is, as expected, good for Silicon Valley. Beyond good, in fact. The country’s tech industry is taking in unprecedented amounts of money—“bonkers dollars,” as The New York Times described it. Facebook doubled its profits; Microsoft increased its cloud business revenue by 50 […]

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Amazon posts record profits as AWS hits $54B annual run rate

Join Transform 2021 this July 12-16. Register for the AI event of the year. (Reuters) — Amazon.com, one of the biggest winners of the pandemic, posted record profits on Thursday and signaled that consumers would keep spending in a growing U.S. economy and converts to online shopping are not likely to leave. Since the start […]

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Amazon releases DeepRacer software in open source

Join Transform 2021 this July 12-16. Register for the AI event of the year. In November 2018, Amazon launched AWS DeepRacer, a car about the size of a shoebox that runs on AI models trained in a virtual environment with reinforcement learning techniques. DeepRacer has expanded since then, with a women’s league and new miniature […]

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Zoom brings Alexa for Business to conference room calls

Join Transform 2021 this July 12-16. Register for the AI event of the year. Zoom has announced that Amazon’s business-focused Alexa integration is now available for everyone in Zoom Rooms appliances. The launch comes a day after Zoom launched a new Immersive View feature that allows meeting hosts to arrange participants in a single virtual environment. […]

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You Can Now Control Your Lamborghini Huracan EVO With Alexa Via OTA

‘Alexa, I’m cold’, is one of the many voice commands supported by the 2021 Lamborghini Huracan EVO, as the Italian supercar has become smarter with the integration of the Amazon Alexa. The personal assistant can control comprehensive in-car functions. For instance, owners can access the climate control, seat heating, navigation system and lights, and manage […]

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‘You Can’t Be Pro-Black and Anti-LGBTQIA+’: The Root Presents It’s Lit! Talks The Prophets With Robert Jones Jr.

Illustration: Angelica Alzona, Photo: Alberto Vargas (RainRiver Images) It’s Lit!It’s Lit!Where all things literary live at The Root In a country where Black lives are consistently under threat, it is in some ways understandable that many of us are weary of revisiting America’s original sin, chattel slavery. The legacy of that painful history remains so […]

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‘The Boys’ Showrunner Had A Very Scandalized Reaction To The First ‘Herogasm’ Production Meeting

For those unaware, “Herogasm” is a miniseries from Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson’s The Boys’ comics, and was designed as a parody of The Avengers and The Justice League, where a lot of different superheroes gather together to take on a huge supervillain. In The Boys, it appears as though all the world’s superheroes are […]

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Amazon Reportedly Canceled Its ‘Lord Of The Rings’ Online RPG

Amazon may be spending a small fortune on a single season of a Lord of the Rings TV show for it streaming platform, but a video game from the same company is reportedly no longer in the cards. Bloomberg reported on Saturday that the gigantic multiplayer online game based on the written world of J.R.R. […]

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The Root Presents: It’s Lit! Learns How to Get Good With Money With Tiffany Aliche

Illustration: Angelica Alzona, Photo: Tinnetta Bell It’s Lit!It’s Lit!Where all things literary live at The Root How’s your money these days? It’s a loaded question ask, but given the impact of the ongoing global pandemic upon our physical, mental, and financial health, it’s a necessary one. Too many of us are stuck, running at a […]

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Barry Jenkins’ ‘The Underground Railroad’ Limited Series Looks Awe-Inspiring In Amazon’s Trailer

After Amazon revealed a stunning teaser for The Underground Trailer limited series, they’re going all-out with an astonishing, awe-inspiring trailer for the limited series. One of the biggest attractions to this project, of course, is Barry Jenkins (If Beale Street Could Talk, Moonlight) in the director’s seat while helming a 10-part adaptation of Colson Whitehead’s […]

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Michigan Man Sues Detroit Police Department After Wrongful Arrest Aided by Facial Recognition Software

Photo: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) A 43-year-old Black man is suing the Detroit Police Department after he was wrongfully arrested and identified as a shoplifting suspect by the department’s facial recognition software, according to the Washington Post. Advertisement Robert Williams, a father of two girls who lives in the Detroit suburb of Farmington Hills, was arrested last […]

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Double up on RAVPower 20W iPhone 12 Wall Chargers for Just $10

Best Tech DealsBest Tech DealsThe best tech deals from around the web, updated daily. RAVPower 20W USB-C Power Adapters (2-Pack) | $10 | Amazon | Clip coupon + use code KJPURIB4 Advertisement Apple doesn’t ship a wall charger with the iPhone 12 line, which it says is for the environment, but potentially leaves you with […]

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The 10 Best Deals of April 13, 2021

Gif: Juliana Clark Tuesday’s Best Deals | Kinja Deals It’s April 13, and we at Kinja Deals are here to bring you the top 10 deals of the day. Never be without a charge again, and buy the Aukey 10,000mAh Power Bank With Stand. Take a virtual trip to the iconic NYC monument with the […]

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Suck Up the Savings With $90 off Eufy’s HomeVac 11S Infinity

Best Home DealsBest Home DealsThe best home, kitchen, smart home, and automotive deals from around the web, updated daily. Eufy HomeVac 11S Infinity | $210 | Amazon Dyson’s cordless stick-like design has become the premium standard for home vacuums, delivering convenience and versatility in a device that has a very small footprint. We’re seeing other […]

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Wypipo Are Big Mad Over ‘Dear, God Help Me Hate White People’ Entry in Bestselling Prayer Book and, Well…LOL!

Photo: Doidam 10 (Shutterstock) I’m not sure how I feel about the idea that Black people can’t be racist in general, but there is one hill I have no problem dying on: Black people can’t be racist towards white people. I don’t say that because of the notion that racism requires systemic power—if I’m being […]

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Jensen Ackles Looks Almost Unrecognizable With His New Look Ahead Of Filming ‘The Boys’

When Erik Kripke, the creator and original showrunner of Supernatural, began running The Boys on Amazon Prime, it was only a matter of time before fans started speculating that he’d bring over some of his Supernatural pals. Jim Beaver has already made an appearance, and there has been endless speculation that Jeffrey Dean Morgan would […]

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Texas Man Tried to Blow Up the Internet

FBI agents in Texas have arrested Seth Aaron Pendley for an alleged plot to blow up an Amazon data center in Virginia with the goal of taking down the internet.  “Mr. Pendley allegedly told the undercover he planned to attack web servers that he believed provided services to the FBI, CIA, and other federal agencies,” […]

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