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Alexia started to ignore users
Published in AI
Thursday, 17 January 2019 10:33

Alexia started to ignore users


You are all human scum

Amazon's AI-driven Alexa took the first steps towards a robot uprising on Wednesday by ignoring the requests of its users.

Ellison moans that no ordinary person would use Amazon
Published in Cloud


Ordinary people buy an Oracle licence

Oracle’s Larry Ellison is still rather miffed that Amazon has turned off its Oracle data warehouse in favour of its own software.

Facebook gave data to Microsoft, Amazon, Spotify, Netflix, and the Royal Bank of Canada
Published in News


Considered them exempt from privacy rules

Facebook documents, found by the New York Times, show that the social network considered Microsoft, Spotify, Netflix, and the Royal Bank of Canada business partners and effectively exempted them from its privacy rules.

Amazon finds ARM Graviton processor more efficient
Published in Cloud


Cloudy solutions

Amazon is to deploy an ARM-based Graviton processor. The e-commerce giant says this will lead to cost savings of up 45 per cent for "scale-out" services.

Amazon faces antitrust complaint in Austria
Published in News
Monday, 10 December 2018 12:02

Amazon faces antitrust complaint in Austria


No Lebensraum to move

Austrian retailers have filed a complaint against Amazon with their national competition authority.

Amazon might spin off its cloud services
Published in Cloud
Wednesday, 05 December 2018 12:27

Amazon might spin off its cloud services


Top Augur sees it in the entrails

A top divination expert who has a string of viable predictions under his belt, thinks that Amazon will spin off its cloud business in the near future.

Amazon gets into blockchain
Published in Cloud
Thursday, 29 November 2018 12:13

Amazon gets into blockchain


New cloud services

Amazon.com is jumping on the blockchain wave with new cloud services that help customers build the technology needed to record transactions.

Amazon’s Oracle purge will be finished by next year
Published in News


Oracle and Microsoft abusive to customers

Amazon will have shifted most of its Oracle databases onto something of its own making by the end of next year at the latest.

Amazon puts cloud in space
Published in Cloud
Thursday, 29 November 2018 11:44

Amazon puts cloud in space


AWS Ground Station launched

Amazon Web Services has unveiled a service that lets owners of satellites rent time on Amazon managed ground stations to send and receive data from orbit.

Amazon flogging data mining software
Published in AI
Wednesday, 28 November 2018 12:37

Amazon flogging data mining software


Will snuffle up patent medical records

Amazon is starting to sell software to mine patient medical records for information that doctors and hospitals could use to improve treatment and cut costs.