From $49 back down to $35
On two separate occasions, the world’s largest internet retail warehouse has raised the minimum price of shipping on all non-Prime purchases in order to compensate for other retailers raising their minimums to quality for free shipping.
Shipments double to 11 million units
While research groups like IDC and Gartner have shown an overall 15.6 decrease in worldwide tablet shipments in 2016, the market has not gone entirely belly-up, as Amazon continues to pull ahead with a phenomenal 99.4 percent increase in annual tablet growth during the same period.
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.
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.
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.
Alexa take me to the pub
Online book-seller Amazon is working on self-driving cars.
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.
You could end up ordering something you don’t want
Amazon’s Alexa seems to have a bit of problem playing nice with televisions.
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.
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.