Amazon Web Services

Walmart takes its Amazon battle to the clouds

The battle between the retail giants will take place not only on the streets but on the cloud as well.<p>Cloud TV<p>The cloud is disrupting traditional …

Brick And Mortar

Amazon: Online Monopoly?

There are two problems with monopolies.<p>First, they can raise prices to extract as much as possible from consumers. That doesn't appear to be …

Jeff Bezos

Amazon may be gunning to take on Google Translate

Thanks to Amazon, a giant web of online companies could start offering language translation to rival Google Translate, according to a report.<p>Amazon Web Services, the e-commerce giant's <i>other</i> mega business that powers websites for companies like Netflix and Comcast, has been working on a translation …

Google Translate

Amazon reportedly bringing translation service to AWS

The service would mark Amazon Web Services' latest effort to bolster its AI-driven features.<p>Amazon Web Services has plans to launch a translation …

Machine Learning

Amazon is planning to rival Google with a service that translates languages

Amazon's cloud computing division has been working on a translation service that developers could use to make their websites and apps available in …

Machine Learning

2nd Watch Achieves AWS Microsoft Workloads Competency Status

SEATTLE, June 26, 2017 -- 2nd Watch announced today that it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Microsoft Workloads Competency status for …

Cloud Computing

Fabrinet +5% as Needham boosts target on key wins

Fabrinet (NYSE:FN) is up 5% as Needham's boosted its price target, after confirming a pair of big customer wins.<p>The company's hit the jackpot with …

Cloud Computing

Morgan Stanley: Cloud computing is at ‘an inflection point’ — but how big will it get?

Over the next few years, we will learn whether cloud computing is a nice little business that will settle into maturity by the end of the decade or a …

Cloud Computing

Amazon hits back after Walmart tells suppliers to stop using its cloud services

Amazon has accused Walmart of trying to coerce its technology suppliers into rejecting Amazon's cloud computing service in favour of rival …

Cloud Computing

Amazon bringing translation tech to AWS

Stock Markets14 minutes ago (Jun 26, 2017 10:54AM ET)<p>Saved. See Saved Items.<p>This article has already been saved in your Saved Items<p>© Reuters. Amazon …

Stock Markets

Predicate Blocks in SNAP!

In the beginning of the year, we discussed Reporter Blocks and their use cases. Today lets’s talk about a special type of Reporter Blocks, known as</i> …

Programming

Walmart tells some tech providers not to use AWS if they want Walmart's business

Apple Pay

Synchronizing Amazon S3 Buckets Using AWS Step Functions | AWS Compute Blog

<b>Constantin Gonzalez is a Principal Solutions Architect at AWS</b><p>In my free time, I run a small blog that uses Amazon S3 to host static content and …

Cloud Computing

Amazon Web Services, Inc.

In this session, we will look at building cost-effective on-demand and live streaming solutions on AWS to support 360 and immersive media experiences …

Cloud Computing

Amazon EC2 Spot – Low Cost Cloud Computing

Adobe Flash Player or a modern browser is required to view videos on this site.<p><b>Running your Amazon EMR clusters on Amazon EC2 Spot instances is now</b> …

Cloud Computing

What Amazon’s Purchase of Whole Foods Really Means

Last week, two days before announcing that it would be acquiring Whole Foods, Amazon released a short promotional video for a new product called the Dash Wand. The Wand is a candy-bar-size gizmo that costs twenty dollars. It sticks to your refrigerator with magnets and lets you order products by …

Enterprise Tech

Latency of Scaleway

I am building a webapp. Its backend is CPU-intensive, and I am writing it in Erlang since Erlang has great support for parallelism. But to take …

Cloud Computing

Amazon Web Services, Inc.

Small startups to the biggest global enterprises are designing applications using microservices and distributed architecture to improve resiliency …

Cloud Computing

Fast, Secure Deployments with Docker on AWS

Today, it is critical that IT teams are able to easily, consistently deploy to production. Running Docker containers on Amazon Web Services makes it possible to engineer a compliant and DevOps-friendly environment from the ground up. Spring Venture Group successfully migrated to AWS with Docker …

Cloud Computing

Not Doing Big Data in the Cloud? Better Get There

Forrester Research says competitive advantage will follow big data analytics' move to the cloud; join in, or get left behind.

Big Data

Blind Faith in Bezos May Sting Investors -- WSJ

This article is being republished as part of our daily reproduction of WSJ.com articles that also appeared in the US print edition of The Wall Street Journal (June 23, 2017).<p>Investors think Jeff Bezos has the magic touch. Few companies other than Amazon.com Inc. could announce a nearly $14 billion …

Stocks

What is Golem? — Steemit

Golem basically allows you to sell out the unused computational power that your computer is having. On the other other hand, if you are person who is …

Supercomputers

Amazon adds Hyper-V file support to its storage gateway

As Azure Stack's launch approaches, AWS bolsters its hybrid storage storyAmazon Web Services dominates the public cloud, but its hybrid cloud story …

Microsoft Azure

Friday's Big Fight - Wal-Mart And Amazon Go Toe To Toe But Apple Is The Clear Winner

Russell "Reconstitution" will make for an interesting day.<p>Yesterday's Russell (/TF) long made a quick $500, Oil (/CL) jumped $1,300, Gasoline (/RB) …

Stocks

‘Pick that cloud, lose our business’: What to do

Here’s a shocker: Wal-Mart is telling some technology companies that if they want Wal-Mart’s business, they can’t use Amazon Web Services. (Wal-Mart …

Walmart

“Greetings, visitor!” — Engage Your Web Users with Amazon Lex | AWS AI Blog

All was well with the world last night. You went to bed thinking about convincing your manager to add some time in the next sprint for much-needed …

Cloud Computing

Amazon, Microsoft Still Rule Cloud; Oracle, Alibaba May Catch Up (ORCL, BABA)

Back in 2013, when Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) first revealed the revenue from its cloud services division, the cloud computing industry's contours were …

Cloud Computing

Cramer: This market is scared of Amazon, and it's fighting back

In a market that has plenty to worry about, whether it be the Senate health care bill, retail's demise, or impending deflation, Jim Cramer says it is …

Jim Cramer

Wal-Mart Kicks Partners Off Amazon's Cloud: The Implications for Organizations

As first reported by CNBC on Wednesday, retail and e-commerce giant Wal-Mart notified some of its technology partners that they need to move their …

Wal-Mart Stores

Economy Needs Amazons but Mostly Has GEs -- WSJ

When Amazon.com Inc. announced Friday it was buying Whole Foods, the stock market got a taste of something long missing: volatility.<p>The turmoil, however, was confined to retail. While the two companies' stocks rose sharply and their competitors' tanked, the rest of the market remained placid. …

Markets