Amazon Steps Up Pace in Artificial Intelligence Race

Amazon this week announced a flurry of new machine learning (ML) features for its Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud computing business, raising its challenge to Silicon Valley’s biggest tech firms for the lead in artificial intelligence (AI). The new offerings will enable AWS customers to develop and quickly “train” their own AI algorithms, build software applications capable of translating language on the fly, analyze video, and scan text for trends or key phrases. AI refers