Apple slashed its App Store fee for Amazon
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Mates rates

While the fruity cargo cult Apple is insisting that it needs to take a third of profits from app store developers, it is not above doing cosy deals with the likes of Amazon.

FCC approves Amazon’s Kuiper constellation
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Blotting out the sun

The Federal Communications Commission has approved Amazon’s plans for its Kuiper constellation, which entails sending 3,236 satellites into orbit to beam internet coverage down to Earth.

Big Tech spins its way through the halls of power
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As we predicted, it was a waste of time

The four big tech leaders spun their way through an antitrust panel in which they were so safe they could practically admit antitrust behaviour and get away with it.

Big Day for Big Tech
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Wednesday, 29 July 2020 10:15

Big Day for Big Tech


It is going to tell Congress what to do

It is a big day for the four biggest names in technology, they are going to show up in front of Congress which is pretty much in their pockets and answer tough questions like “how do you relax?”

Microsoft takes Minecraft off Amazon’s cloud
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Stop supporting its rival

Microsoft will stop relying on Amazon to help it run the popular Minecraft video game.

Oracle parks its tanks on Amazon’s lawn
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Installs its servers in enterprise customers’ premises

Oracle has announced a package for enterprise customers which it says will give them the full benefits of the company’s public cloud services while retaining all their data on-premise.

Amazon takes the coding out of coding
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Thursday, 25 June 2020 11:44

Amazon takes the coding out of coding


Honeycode allows mobile and web applications

Amazon has lifted the wrapper on its Honeycode managed service that allows users to build mobile and web applications without any programming.

EU hits Amazon with antitrust charges
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Friday, 12 June 2020 12:11

EU hits Amazon with antitrust charges


Mis-use of data

The European Union is preparing to file antitrust charges against Amazon over the e-commerce giant's treatment of third-party sellers on its site.

Amazon pauses giving face detection software to cops
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Probably not a good moment

Amazon on Wednesday said it was implementing a one-year moratorium on police use of its facial recognition software, reversing its long-time support of selling the technology to law enforcement.

Amazon goes EPYC
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Monday, 08 June 2020 12:52

Amazon goes EPYC


AMD on its cloud

AMD announced its second generation EPYC  processor is powering Amazon’s Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) C5a and are switched on in the AWS US East, AWS US West, AWS Europe and AWS Asia Pacific regions.