Day: December 2, 2020

Why enterprises are turning from TensorFlow to PyTorch

A subcategory of machine learning, deep learning uses multi-layered neural networks to automate historically difficult machine tasks—such as image recognition, natural language processing (NLP), and machine translation—at scale.

TensorFlow, which emerged out of Google in 2015, has been the most popular open source deep learning framework for both research and business. But PyTorch, which emerged out of Facebook in 2016, has quickly caught up, thanks to community-driven improvements in ease of use and deployment for a widening range of use cases.

PyTorch is seeing particularly strong adoption in the automotive industry—where it can

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Cambridge Audio’s Melomania Touch earbuds promise 50 hours of battery life

We liked Cambridge Audio‘s Melomania 1 headphones when we gave them a go last year; we felt they offered standout sound quality and connectivity for their price. Now the venerable audio company is releasing its latest set of headphones, this time promising to both improve sound quality and battery life.

In fact, the company claims its new Melomania Touch true wireless headphones offer a whopping 50 hours of total battery life (9 hours per charge, plus an extra 41 in the case) when used in a special low power mode. Even in ‘High Performance Audio Mode,’ the headphones still offer

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AWS re:Invent: AWS gets more hybrid, but not multicloud

Amazon Web Services made a set of announcements during the first day of its AWS re:Invent conference this week aimed at helping customers ease the deployment and management of container-based and serverless applications both on premises and in the AWS cloud, but stopped short of explicitly making it easier to run alongside rival clouds.

In this respect there were three major announcements from AWS CEO Andy Jassy’s virtual re:Invent keynote on Tuesday, December 1. The first two, Amazon EKS Anywhere and Amazon ECS Anywhere, are aimed at helping customers run containerized workloads seamlessly on premises and in the cloud.


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