Amazon slow on ChatGPT-style technology
It's not Wonder Woman
Amazon is slow to let its customers test the ChatGPT-style technology it unveiled six weeks ago.
AI will kill off search engines
Software King of the World Sir William Gates III claims that AI will soon create personal digital agents for humans so that they never have to go to a productivity site or Amazon again.
Amazon wants to invest $12.7 billion in Indian clouds
In time for the monsoon
Amazon plans to invest $12.7 billion into its cloud business in India by 2030, the e-commerce group said.
Amazon unveils four new Echo devices
Echo Pop, Show 5, Show 5 Kids, and new Echo Buds
Amazon has announced and launched four new Echo devices, the all-new Echo Pop, Echo Show 5, Echo Show 5 Kids, and the all-new Echo Buds. In addition, Amazon has announced that its Echo Auto is now available to customers in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, and the United Kingdom.
Telcos wants Big Tech help to pay for 5G upgrades
Want EU to make it happen
Big tech companies accounting for more than five per cent of a telecoms provider's peak average internet traffic should help fund the rollout of 5G and broadband across Europe, according to a draft proposal by the telecoms industry.
Open saucers have job security
No one wants to fire them
While tech companies are laying off staff claiming that they are cutting costs because of “economic headwinds” they do not seem that keen to let their open saucers go.
Big Tech lay-offs are already costing them
19th-century staff management approaches don’t work
Faced with falling margins after the Covid bubble burst, Big Tech let thousands of staff go on the assumption that they could rehire them when things got better at the end of the year, but they might have miscalculated, according an Intuit boss.
Cloud sales starting to slow
Analysts expecting the slowest growth for a decade
Demand for cloud-computing services is slowing and Microsoft and Amazon are expected to report the slowest revenue growth for their cloud-computing businesses since the firms started breaking out performance last decade.
Amazon offers CodeWhisperer for free
Price war with Microsoft
Amazon is making its AI-powered coding assistant CodeWhisperer free for individual developers, reports the Verge, "undercutting the $10 per month pricing of its Microsoft-made rival."
Big Tech tries to hire fired workers back
At lower rates and without benefits
Some of Seattle's biggest tech companies are trying to hire back recently sacked workers through agencies where they will go back to the same office with less salary and zero company benefits.