Tag archive for ‘Amazon’
    Prime Leverage: How Amazon Wields Power in the Technology World
    By asif On Sunday, December 15th, 2019
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    Prime Leverage: How Amazon Wields Power in the Technology World

    Software start-ups have a phrase for what Amazon is doing to them: ‘strip-mining’ them of their innovations. SEATTLE — Elastic, a software start-up in Amsterdam, was rapidly building its business More...

    Amazon Sees Need for Boosting Technical Skills of Its Workforce
    By asif On Wednesday, December 11th, 2019
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    Amazon Sees Need for Boosting Technical Skills of Its Workforce

    WASHINGTON—When Amazon.com Inc. ’s top human-resources executive considers the skills the retail giant might need in its workforce going forward, she has a quick answer. “The most consistent More...

    Amazon, Google, Microsoft: Here's Who Has the Greenest Cloud
    By asif On Tuesday, December 10th, 2019
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    Amazon, Google, Microsoft: Here’s Who Has the Greenest Cloud

    “Data is the new oil” may have outlasted its usefulness as a metaphor, but one aspect still rings true: Both industries have a serious environmental footprint. According to the Department of Energy, data centers More...

    Best Kindle Paperwhite deal in the Amazon Christmas sale (UK deal)
    By asif On Tuesday, December 10th, 2019
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    Best Kindle Paperwhite deal in the Amazon Christmas sale (UK deal)

    Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Amazon’s ‘Last Minute’ Christmas sale has just launched. Image: Amazon By Robert More...

    France to Partner with Brazil States on Amazon, Bypassing Bolsonaro
    By asif On Monday, December 9th, 2019
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    France to Partner with Brazil States on Amazon, Bypassing Bolsonaro

    MADRID — France and a group of Brazilian states plan to announce a partnership to preserve the Amazon rainforest, the group’s leader said on Monday, bypassing Brazil’s federal government after a spat between More...

    Amazon Grows in New York, Reviving Debate Over Abandoned Queens Project
    By asif On Saturday, December 7th, 2019
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    Amazon Grows in New York, Reviving Debate Over Abandoned Queens Project

    Amazon said on Friday that it would lease office space in Midtown Manhattan for more than 1,500 employees, increasing its presence in New York City less than a year after abandoning plans for a second headquarters More...

    ‘The Amazon Is Completely Lawless’: The Rainforest After Bolsonaro’s First Year
    By asif On Thursday, December 5th, 2019
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    ‘The Amazon Is Completely Lawless’: The Rainforest After Bolsonaro’s First Year

    RIO DE JANEIRO — When the smoke cleared, the Amazon could breathe easy again. For months, black clouds had hung over the rainforest as work crews burned and chain-sawed through it. Now the rainy season had arrived, More...

    Amazon Introduces ‘Plug and Play’ AI Tools
    By asif On Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019
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    Amazon Introduces ‘Plug and Play’ AI Tools

    Amazon. com Inc. on Tuesday introduced two artificial-intelligence services designed to help companies gain better insight from business data spread across multiple sources, from documents to conversations More...

    How Amazon Ended Up With Auschwitz Christmas Ornaments for Sale
    By asif On Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019
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    How Amazon Ended Up With Auschwitz Christmas Ornaments for Sale

    James Thomson, a former Amazon employee and partner at Buy Box Experts, a firm that consults with Amazon sellers, says the company does do some automatic screening before items go up for sale. “If you have certain More...

    Amazon Rolls Out Quantum-Computing Service
    By asif On Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019
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    Amazon Rolls Out Quantum-Computing Service

    Amazon. com Inc.’s cloud-services division is offering select enterprise customers the ability to experiment with early-stage quantum-computing services over the cloud, following other companies More...