Azure is the better HPC
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Tuesday, 14 February 2017 11:53

Azure is the better HPC


Beats Amazon, Rackspace, IBM and a supercomputer


While replacing supercomputers with cloud computing frameworks is becoming a bit of a thing, some clouds are better than others.

Amazon expands shipping with $1.5 billion air cargo hub
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Reducing reliance on terrestrial postal carriers


Amazon announced on Tuesday  that it is looking to build an air cargo hub at the Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky Airport in order to lessen its reliance on terrestrial shipment carriers and reduce overall costs of processing packages outside of its own facilities.

Oracle doubles its Amazon and Azure cloud licencing
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Why follow the Herd?


While Amazon and Microsoft have reduced the price of their cloud based operations, Oracle has decided to double the price, just to show everyone how it is done.

Amazon working on self-driving car
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Friday, 20 January 2017 12:18

Amazon working on self-driving car


Alexa take me to the pub

Online book-seller Amazon is working on self-driving cars.

Amazon jumps the gun on EU SHIELD TV
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Tuesday, 10 January 2017 21:59

Amazon jumps the gun on EU SHIELD TV


Eur 230 for 16GB, EUR 330 for SHIELD TV Pro 500 GB

Nvidia has announced a new and smaller version of its SHIELD TV console and Amazon.de decided to offer them for pre-orders and reveal the pricing.

Turn off your telly if you use Alexa
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Monday, 09 January 2017 12:40

Turn off your telly if you use Alexa


You could end up ordering something you don’t want

Amazon’s Alexa seems to have a bit of problem playing nice with televisions.

Amazon robot use increases by 50 percent
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Thursday, 05 January 2017 12:03

Amazon robot use increases by 50 percent


Metropolis becomes current affairs

In the last five years, the robot workforce at Amazon has increased from zero to 45,000 and most of that was during 2016.

Star Citizen cans CryEngine over Amazon's Lumberyard
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Chris Roberts says cloud computing is the way to go

Cloud Imperium Games has announced that it has switched from Crytek's CryEngine to Amazon's Lumberyard game engine for its anticipated crowdfunded Star Citizen and Squadron 42 games.

Amazon drones on
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Friday, 16 December 2016 03:36

Amazon drones on


Prime Air delivers package in just 13 minutes

Three years ago, Amazon chief executive Jeff Bezos described his "vision" for e-commerce in which unmanned aerial vehicle drones could be used to deliver packages to customers' doorsteps.

Bezos diplomatic after Trump meeting
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Thursday, 15 December 2016 12:15

Bezos diplomatic after Trump meeting


Hatchet buried?


Donald “Prince of Orange” Trump met up with Silicon Valley’s big names yesterday to repair the damage of the election campaign.