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Why Amazon Web Services Is Closely Linked To Finance: "Access To Infinite Computing Power"

As Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) evolved from online bookstore to the dominant force in e-commerce, the company had to break up its “monolithic” software, read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMay 16th, 2018

This MIT spin-off wants to take on Amazon Web Services

What if there was a way to utilize unused or excessive computing power from all computers and put it to use? What would happen? Well, if this startup gets it right, Amazon Web Services would be obsolete. Cambridge-based Conduit claims that it is build.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 12th, 2019

Microsoft targets video game developers, in challenge to Amazon"s cloud dominance

Microsoft Corp on Thursday said it is combining elements of its video game and Azure cloud computing businesses to target game developers also being courted by industry leader Amazon.com's cloud services......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 14th, 2019

Reported revelation pauses legal fight over JEDI procurement

A federal judge has granted a stay in a legal battle involving the Defense Department, Oracle and Amazon Web Services regarding the blockbuster $10 billion Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud computing contract bid, The Washington Posts re.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 21st, 2019

It looks like the National Enquirer is using Amazon"s cloud to host its website (AMZN)

Marion Curtis/AP The National Enquirer appears to host its website with Amazon Web Services, the cloud-computing arm of Amazon. The pairing is an awkward match. The Enquirer last month exposed Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' affair with a forme.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 8th, 2019

Buy Apple (AAPL) Stock on Streaming TV Push to Challenge Netflix?

A Morgan Stanley (MS) analyst sees huge upside for Apple stock based on the tech power's ability to roll out new services in 2019, which includes its streaming TV platform that aims to take on Amazon (AMZN) and Netflix (NFLX).....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytFeb 4th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Defense Department probes possible conflict of interest in bidding for cloud contract

The Defense Department is examining whether Amazon Web Services created a conflict of interest by hiring a former Pentagon employee who helped develop a cloud-computing procurement contract......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 24th, 2019

AWS urges enterprises to step up digital transformation with cloud services

Enterprises can leverage external cloud resources to accelerate digital transformation at lower IT cost to boost competitiveness, according to Zhang Xia, chief Greater China enterprise cloud computing consultant at Amazon Web Services (AWS)......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesDec 29th, 2018

Amazon Plays Its Own Game With Enterprise Blockchain

Amazon Web Services, the e-commerce giant’s cloud computing arm, is having its proverbial blockchain cake and eating it, too......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskDec 18th, 2018

Amazon joins Pentagon in defense against Oracle suit over procurement for $10B cloud contract

A redacted court filing shows Oracle Corp. mounting an aggressive conflict-of-interest basis for its bid to upend a potentially massive Pentagon cloud computing contract, and Amazon Web Services — the perceived frontrunner for the work — is pushi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 14th, 2018

Amazon"s Cloud Unit Is Headed Toward Value of $350 Billion, Analyst Says

Revenues at Amazon Web Services could hit $71 billion by 2020, potentially making the cloud-computing business worth hundred of billions of dollars, according to Jefferies......»»

Category: topSource: barronsNov 29th, 2018

Amazon, Lockheed Martin Space team up to offer satellite cloud computing services

The data-downlinking technology aims for the new breed of space companies......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 29th, 2018

Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy on Cloud Competition, Blockchain, and A.I. Chips and Race Cars

He spoke at Amazon's annual cloud computing event. Amazon’s cloud chief And.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 28th, 2018

Amazon launches online store featuring "Shark Tank" products

Entrepreneurs whose products are featured in the e-store will receive a $15,000 credit for Amazon Web Services, the cloud-computing services arm of the company......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 15th, 2018

Cramer"s "power ranking" for consumer discretionary: Amazon, TJX, Kohl"s, VF Corp, Nike

Jim Cramer lists the power players of the consumer discretionary sector, which covers non-essential goods and services like apparel and entertainment......»»

Category: topSource: madmoneyOct 9th, 2018

Tech giants allied against proposed Australia law seeking encrypted data

Four global tech giants - Facebook, Apple, Alphabet and Amazon - will oppose an Australian law that would require them to provide access to private encrypted data linked to suspected illegal activities, an industry lobby group said on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 3rd, 2018

Amazon (AMZN) Announces Availability of Amazon RDS on VMware

Amazon's (AMZN) cloud computing arm, Amazon Web Services (AWS) has made its Amazon RDS available on VMware. Amazon.com Inc.’s AMZN cl.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytAug 28th, 2018

Walmart and Microsoft Join Forces in Battle Against Amazon

The agreement gives Walmart access to Microsoft's 365 and Azure cloud computing systems. At first glance, Walmart’s announ.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 17th, 2018

AWS Greengrass enables NAS devices to perform edge computing

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has kept enhancing its Greengrass software to extend its cloud capabilities to local.....»»

Category: topSource: digitimesJul 5th, 2018

Roku to launch an Amazon Channels-like marketplace

Roku, Inc. is planning to launch a marketplace for video subscription services, similar to Amazon Channels, according to a report in Variety. Although Roku offers access t.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 18th, 2018

Amazon"s Neptune Graph Database to Provide Competitive Edge

Amazon (AMZN) makes Neptune available to general public which is likely to boost the customer base of AWS. Amazon’s AMZN cloud computing arm Amazon Web Services (&l.....»»

Category: topSource: zacksMay 31st, 2018