Amazon robot use increases by 50 percent
Published in News


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
Published in Games


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
Published in News
16 December 2016

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
Published in News


Hatchet buried?


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

Amazon Prime Video becomes standalone product
Published in News


$2.99 for 6 months then $ / x €5.99

Amazon has just released its Prime Video as a standalone product that is immediately available in more than 200 countries. This is Amazon’s way to fight off Netflix's world dominance. 

Amazon accuses Roku of software SNAFU
Published in News


Instant video becomes very remote video

UK customers of TV player Roku running Amazon found themselves stuffed and without service yesterday.

Amazon’s “Grand Tour” is a huge success - for pirates
Published in News


Clarkson is now most pirated Mercedes driver in history 

The Amazon reboot of the BBC's hit show Top Gear has been a huge hit and won the bookseller millions of views and attracted the attention of pirates.

Seagate and Amazon team up on cloud/hard-drive combo
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Hard drive backs up to the cloud

Hard drive maker Seagate has teamed up withy Amazon to create a $99 1TB external hard drive that automatically backs up everything stored on it to the cloud.

Amazon worker does a Foxconn
Published in News


12 stories without a safety net

An angry Amazon employee sent an email to hundreds of co-workers, including Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos before flinging himself off Amazon’s 12-story Apollo building.

AMD’s deal with Google could be a breakthrough
Published in Graphics


Sky is the limit for clouds

AMD’s deal to flog Google its FirePro S9300 x2 GPU for the search engine’s cloud platform probably deserves another look.