Amazon

Amazon supports proposed Biden tax hike
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Policy & legislation

Amazon supports proposed Biden tax hike

Bezos statement fails to mention average Amazon tax payments of 4.3% over three years
7 Apr 2021
Verizon and AWS partner on private mobile edge computing
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hybrid cloud

Verizon and AWS partner on private mobile edge computing

New solution connects private 5G networks with on-premises edge services
5 Apr 2021
Amazon’s new Lookout for Metrics monitors your organization’s KPIs
Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Amazon’s new Lookout for Metrics monitors your organization’s KPIs

Lookout for Metrics uses machine learning to detect anomolies
26 Mar 2021
AWS introduces fully managed Fault Injection Simulator
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Amazon Web Services (AWS)

AWS introduces fully managed Fault Injection Simulator

The simulator allows enterprises to perform controlled chaos experiments on AWS workloads
16 Mar 2021
I went shopping at Amazon’s till-less supermarket so that you don’t have to
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automation

I went shopping at Amazon’s till-less supermarket so that you don’t have to

Are the Fresh automated stores another big-tech gimmick, or the future of grocery shopping?
5 Mar 2021
Senators question the privacy of cameras in Amazon delivery vans
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privacy

Senators question the privacy of cameras in Amazon delivery vans

Amazon claims they’re for safety only, but the senators are skeptical
4 Mar 2021
New York AG sues Amazon over handling of COVID-19
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Business strategy

New York AG sues Amazon over handling of COVID-19

Amazon profited an extra $28.5M at two sites while allegedly failing to protect workers from infection
17 Feb 2021
Amazon updates development environment powering Alexa
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Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Amazon updates development environment powering Alexa

New language and version controls boost bot development experience
1 Feb 2021
Amazon is previewing its new cloud-based location service
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Cloud

Amazon is previewing its new cloud-based location service

Mapping API lets developers use mobile device location
17 Dec 2020
Amazon launches big data service focused on health care
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Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Amazon launches big data service focused on health care

Data lake promises to keep health care organizations' information secure
10 Dec 2020
What is Amazon's anti-AI bias tool SageMaker Clarify?
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machine learning

What is Amazon's anti-AI bias tool SageMaker Clarify?

We examine how SageMaker Clarify works, and what it can allow customers to do
9 Dec 2020
New AWS services allow admins to run container technologies on-premises
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Amazon Web Services (AWS)

New AWS services allow admins to run container technologies on-premises

New service makes ECS and EKS more portable
4 Dec 2020
AWS’ new S3 Storage Lens gives an in-depth view of cloud storage
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Amazon Web Services (AWS)

AWS’ new S3 Storage Lens gives an in-depth view of cloud storage

New service will help customers find ways to reduce storage costs
19 Nov 2020
IT Pro Panel: The state of cloud infrastructure
cloud computing

IT Pro Panel: The state of cloud infrastructure

What IT leaders really have to say about their cloud estates
26 Oct 2020
News publishers challenge Apple over revenue sharing
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communications

News publishers challenge Apple over revenue sharing

DCN calls on Apple to “clearly define the conditions that Amazon satisfied for its arrangement” so other publishers can get the same deal
21 Aug 2020
Amazon bucks remote working trend with office expansion plan
Business strategy

Amazon bucks remote working trend with office expansion plan

Firm's investment in 3,500 jobs and 85,000 square-metres of office space goes against the industry push for remote working
19 Aug 2020
Germany accuses Amazon of abusing its dominance amid pandemic
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Policy & legislation

Germany accuses Amazon of abusing its dominance amid pandemic

German authorities claim it’s “not up to a private platform to be a price regulator or the price police”
17 Aug 2020
Alexa flaws may have let hackers steal voice history
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vulnerability

Alexa flaws may have let hackers steal voice history

Certain Amazon and Alexa subdomains were vulnerable to cross-origin resource sharing and cross-site scripting attacks
17 Aug 2020
Amazon gets FCC approval to launch broadband satellites
digital divide

Amazon gets FCC approval to launch broadband satellites

Amazon must complete its satellite launches by July 30, 2029
31 Jul 2020
AWS launches AI tool to help businesses tackle online fraud
artificial intelligence (AI)

AWS launches AI tool to help businesses tackle online fraud

Amazon Fraud Detector uses machine learning to sniff out fraudulent transactions
29 Jul 2020
Big tech antitrust investigation report expected by early fall
Policy & legislation

Big tech antitrust investigation report expected by early fall

Report will detail antitrust allegations and contain recommendations on reigning in market power
24 Jul 2020
Amazon bans TikTok but reverses course quickly
social media

Amazon bans TikTok but reverses course quickly

The tech giant banned TikTok from employee devices on Friday but unbanned it within hours
13 Jul 2020
Amazon to offer Zoox employees $100 million in stock to stay
Acquisition

Amazon to offer Zoox employees $100 million in stock to stay

Amazon could walk away from deal if too many Zoox employees turn down job offers
10 Jul 2020