Major outage hits Amazon Web Services; takes down Kindle, Netflix, Disney and more for hours
In a statement, Amazon spokesperson Richard Rocha confirmed that Amazon's warehouse and delivery operations had also experienced issues as a result of the AWS outage
In Brad Stone's book Amazon Unbound, critical perspectives on the transformation of Amazon, and Jeff Bezos
Brad Stone’s Amazon Unbound is not just a sequel to The Everything Store which he wrote in 2013, but also a thorough look at just how Bezos was able to keep the innovation engine as well as the cash coffers at Amazon on an ascending curve.
Amazon Internet Services India falls into losses in FY20 even as revenue swells up 58 percent
The company reported a net loss of Rs 20 lakh for the financial year ended 31 March 2020 reported business intelligence platform Tofler.
Amazon withdraws from Mobile World Congress 2020 over coronavirus fears
Amazon is the fourth company to pull out, following LG Electronics, Ericsson and US chipmaker Nvidia.
How Amazon's AWS arm allegedly makes profits off open-source software; leaving cloud computing startups languishing
For Amazon itself, AWS has become crucial. The division generated $25 billion in sales last year and is Amazon’s most profitable business.
Microsoft wins Pentagon's $10 billion cloud computing contract ahead of Amazon
The Pentagon said it had awarded more than $11 billion across 10 separate cloud contracts over the past two years.
Amazon Web Services says it is creating 500 jobs in Germany by opening a new office in Munich
AWS has received a cloud computing security certification from Germany’s cyber-security authority.
FaceApp "may use information" they receive to "provide personalized content & information to you and others".
Amazon poses challenge for rivals with one-day delivery goal after profits surge; to spend $800 mn in logistics
Shifts in the nature of Amazon’s business have afforded the company windfalls that it now can apply toward its ambitious delivery program
Microsoft briefly valued at $1 trillion after prediction of continuous cloud growth
Microsoft tops tech rivals such as Amazon in market capitalization on some days.
Facebook users' data exposed for an unknown period of time on Amazon public servers: Report
Two third-party developed Facebook app datasets have been found exposed to the internet.
Amazon to open a Latin America infrastructure location in Colombia to train 2,000 students
Amazon has said it would open its first customer service center in Colombia later this year.
AWS launches cheaper server chips with energy efficient architechture from ARM
Currently, Intel dominates the market for chips in both Cloud and on-premises server markets.
Amazon offers 30 self-service free machine learning courses to general consumers
Amazon is offering the same Machine Learning (ML) courses used to train its own engineers.
Amazon will sell facial recognition tech to police despite employee protests
In a recent company-wide QnA session, Andy Jassy insisted that Rekognition offered “great value.”
Amazon's profits exceed expectations thanks to cloud computing and advertising
The unit’s success has helped make Amazon Chief Executive Jeff Bezos the richest person in the world.
Amazon's AWS expanding its presence in Cape Town to rival Microsoft's Azure
Despite its history on the continent, Amazon has yet to build a data center in Africa.
Jeff Bezos-owned Blue Origin to sell commercial flight tickets from 2019
Both SpaceX and Blue Origin are in the race to develop reusable rockets.
AI-based chatbot platform Haptik announces partnership with Amazon Web Services
This collaboration would enable companies to leverage conversational chatbots to automate their critical processes across customer support
Microsoft to soon enable governments clients to run Azure on their own servers
The cloud computing market is forecast to grow to $74.7 billion in 2018, up nearly 36 percent from 2017, according to research firm Canalys.