PyTorch steps up to help handling larger than life models

PyTorch, a Python library for tensor computation and neural networks, is now available in version 1.4, bringing experimental distributed model parallel training...

Optuna lures machine learning aficionados with lightweight approach to hyperparameter optimisation

Hyperparameter optimisation framework Optuna has seen some API stabilisation work and performance improvements making the now available version 1.0 ready for production.

Google taps AppSheet to build out no-code cloud offering

Google’s Cloud arm has hoovered up five year old no-code development platform AppSheet, in what seems like an opener to a fight...

AWS debuts AutoGluon to help devs get stuck into machine learning

AWS has quietly open sourced an open source tool kit it claims will “democratise” machine learning by removing much of the hand...

TensorFlow 2.1 makes Keras play nice with TPUs

The TensorFlow team has finished work on version 2.1 of the numerical computation library, with the result offering Keras enhancements and improvements...

Lyft drives ML platform Flyte into the open

Rideshare company Lyft has open sourced its orchestration engine Flyte, the secret sauce of its machine learning pipeline management.
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Facebook starts policing deepfakes – with room for improvement

Facebook has “strengthened” its policy towards manipulated media to combat misinformation by adding removal criteria for deepfakes and the like.

Apache Kafka reaches 2.4 release with new partitioner in tow

The team behind the distributed streaming platform Apache Kafka has added the finishing touches to version 2.4, adding features like multiple consumer...

Intel adds NLP to Deep Learning Reference Stack

Intel has released version 5.0 of its Deep Learning Reference Stack, adding natural language processing capabilities and some examples to the offering. 

Intel burns $2bn to draw in Habana for AI silicon rollout

Intel has spent another $2bn to build out its AI processor portfolio, with the purchase of Israel-based startup Habana Labs.

Eclipse Foundation shines a light on edge computing

After being in the works for a while, the Eclipse Foundation launched another special interest working group - this time, it’s for...

Elastic bounces out Stack 7.5.0 release, looks ahead with Kibana Lens

Elastic has shipped what must surely be its last major release of the year in the shape of Elastic Stack 7.5.0.

AWS launches quantum computing service for developers

AWS has made an early bid to dominate quantum computing with the launch of a managed platform that will allow developers to...

TensorFlow RC sees Google nudging devs towards TPUs

A first release candidate of the soon to be finalised TensorFlow 2.1 is now available, giving those who can’t wait a chance...

Julia 1.3 offers experimental approach to multi-threading

The team behind the Julia programming language has tied up a neat parcel of new language features and library changes and released...

Google tells AI to explain itself

Google has added Explainable AI services to its cloud platform, in an effort to make the decision making processes of machine learning models more...