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

As, 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

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: bizjournals18 hr. 55 min. ago

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. 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

Wooing foreign investors: Easing of access norms to boost trading at GIFT

The decision of Securities and Exchange Board of India(Sebi) to allow 'omnibus' trade structures at Gujarat International Finance Tec-city (Gift City), India's first international financial services centre(IFSC), has brought.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 25th, 2018

Amazon Bites Back at Police Face Recognition Critics

Amazon has defended the use of its Amazon Web Services (AWS) technology to power US police facial recognition platforms, amid concern the firm is underpinning “authoritarian” policing technique.....»»

Category: topSource: redherringMay 23rd, 2018

Amazon-backed Vesper raises $23M, plans to have products on shelves this year

Boston-based startup Vesper Inc. has raised $23 million as it aims to capitalize on the rise of voice computing with its small, rugged, low-power microphone chips. The Series B round was led by Wisconsin-based American Family Ventures, which is bac.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 15th, 2018

Twitter Sold Data Access to Cambridge Analytica–Linked Researcher - Yahoo Finance

Yahoo FinanceTwitter Sold Data Access to Cambridge Analytica–Linked ResearcherYahoo FinanceTwitter Inc. sold data access to the Cambridge University academic who also obtained millions of Facebook Inc. users' information that was later passed.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsApr 30th, 2018

It"s not enough for banks to offer customers a sleek mobile banking app — they need to be personalizing their services

The ability to conduct banking activities via a sleek mobile app is no longer enough to satisfy consumers — it's table stakes. Banks need to focus on deploying robust personal finance management (PFM) features that pull consumers in. There are thr.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 14th, 2018

Streaming Video Services Made More Original Shows Than Broadcast or Cable in 2018, Report Says

In four years, streaming services have quadrupled their market share. Online streaming platforms like Netflix and Amazon just made television hist.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 13th, 2018

Walmart, Express Scripts Extend Prescription-Services Agreement

Walmart and pharmacy-benefit manager Express Scripts have extended their network agreement to provide access to Walmart’s prescription services for Express Scripts clients’ covered members......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjDec 13th, 2018

Amazon Web Services hiring for new Houston office

The office opened Dec. 3......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 11th, 2018