US, China tech giants emerge as significant contributors to global patents

Amazon has patented artificial intelligence methods to enhance data sets The US tech giants Google, Apple, Meta, Amazon, and Microsoft (GAMAM) have filed more than 106,000 patents and Chinese tech trio Baidu, Alibaba, and Tencent (BAT) have filed over 80,000 patents during the last five years. This indicates that innovation…

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Worldwide IaaS public cloud services market grew 40.7 per cent in 2020

The era of CIOs investing in cloud IaaS and PaaS maybe over. The worldwide infrastructure as a service (IaaS) market grew 40.7 per cent in 2020 to total USUS$64.3 billion, up from US$45.7 billion in 2019, according to Gartner, Inc. Amason retained the No. 1 position in the IaaS market in…

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India panel proposes new regulator for non-personal data: draft report

There’s need for a regulator or authority for data business. By Aditya Kalra NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India should set up a data regulator and require companies to disclose how they collect and store data devoid of personal details or which has been anonymised, a panel tasked to draw up…

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AWS launches managed AI services globally

Five APAC countries can now access the service Amazon Web Services (AWS) has launched Amazon Augmented Artificial Intelligence (A2I), a managed service that makes it easy to add human review to machine learning predictions to improve model and application accuracy by continuously identifying and improving low confidence predictions. Amazon A2I is available in Singapore, Tokyo,…

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