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Ford self-driving cars to launch in Austin in 2021 – CloudTweaks

(Reuters) – Ford Motor Co (F.N) said on Wednesday it will add Austin, Texas, to the short list of cities where it plans to launch a commercial transportation service using automated vehicles in 2021. The U.S. automaker previously said it would begin transporting people and goods in automated vehicles in Miami and Washington. Ford’s self-driving […]

Decision makers expect AI to boost employee satisfaction

Dive Brief: Implementing automation at scale will become “necessary” for companies to be successful by 2022, say 84% of 775 business leaders surveyed by consulting firm PwC. Automation deployment at large means strengthening long-term competitiveness for 7 in 10 decision makers. Most AI “first-movers,” or companies whose systems are already fully optimized for AI, cited security and […]

Pickles, mayo and data privacy: Jersey Mike’s rethinks mobile authentication

When Jersey Mike’s Franchise Systems, a sub sandwich chain with more than 2,000 storefronts, began its digital transformation, it had eyes on revamping its mobile app. But concern about authentication lingered.  Jersey Mike’s relied on a proprietary authentication system for its mobile app, a tool where customers earn points, make orders and find nearby locations.  […]

Introducing Batch Mode Processing for Amazon Comprehend Medical | Amazon Web Services

Launched at AWS re:Invent 2018, Amazon Comprehend Medical is a HIPAA-eligible natural language processing service that makes it easy to use machine learning to extract relevant medical information from unstructured text. For example, customers like Roche Diagnostics and The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center can quickly and accurately extract information, such as medical condition, medication, […]

Cloud-Powered, Next-Generation Banking | Amazon Web Services

Traditional banks make extensive use of labor-intensive, human-centric control structures such as Production Support groups, Security Response teams, and Contingency Planning organizations. These control structures were deemed necessary in order to segment responsibilities and to maintain a security posture that is risk averse. Unfortunately, this traditional model tends to keep the subject matter experts in […]