Nobody can deny the fact that online stores have become a big part of our daily lives. I personally only do groceries shopping in traditional stores and shop online for everything else and by 2021 we will have an estimated of 2.1 billion users worldwide that do the same. With that kind of numbers, you […]
The cloud computing pricing war is nothing new. In 2014, Microsoft, Google and Amazon entered a fight with the aim to gobble up the biggest slice of the market share by matching each other’s falling prices. What ensued was a price slashing spree in a few days’ span, in some cases dropping cloud computing product premiums […]
Amazon wants developers to be fully locked into its ecosystem, which is why on Wednesday it announced a new program to give additional promotional credits to developers that build Alexa skills and use Amazon Web Services (AWS). Alexa developers are already provided with AWS Free Tier, which gives one million AWS Lambda requests and 750 […]
When choosing a cloud platform, newcomers may only look at the cost, but many different business needs should be taken care of before making the final call. We hope to help you get a clear perspective on three major cloud platforms. Right now, there are three main players in the market: Google Cloud Platform (GCP), […]
AT&T announced two new Internet of Things (IoT) starter kits at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2017 in Las Vegas, one for Amazon Web Services (AWS) developers, the other for developers that use Raspberry Pi. It comes six months after the launch of the wireless giant’s first starter kit. The two new kits look to […]
In the race to win clients in the highly competitive cloud computing market, Amazon Web Services (AWS) has taken to transporting client data in high-tech tractor trailers. AWS recently introduced its data-on-wheels platform with the appropriate yuletide moniker of Snowmobile. ZDNet covered the recent launch of the data truck by AWS CEO Andy Jassy. He […]
Amazon Web Services has a new service dedicated to Internet of Things (IoT) developers, called Greengrass. The service, announced on Wednesday at AWS re:invent in Las Vegas, will enable messaging, data caching, and local computing between IoT devices. See Also: IoT and companies: Everyone wants a piece of this revolution For IoT developers using low-power, […]
If you use a computer to conduct business, then you’ve probably heard of cloud hosting. Also called “cloud computing,” cloud hosting is a digital network that lets business owners save their files, computer applications, and other resources on a remote server. The most obvious advantage of cloud hosting is that you can access your data […]
The Internet of Things is taking over the world. Well, maybe not in a literal global domination kind of way, but just about every “thing” we interact with these days has the potential of becoming part of the growing Internet of Things. This is a big opportunity for companies that produce these products to expand their […]
The terms serverless, lambda and “#noOps” have been circulating. At a cocktail party, it will cause business owners to find that now is the perfect time to go freshen up their drink. Don’t. Serverless architecture is as important to businesses as electricity was to the Industrial Revolution. Serverless architecture is an infrastructure breakthrough in allowing developers […]
Amazon debuted its Dash buttons last year, letting you re-order a specific item when you’re running low with the touch of a button, and today it has expanded the capabilities for Internet of Things (IoT) developers with the new AWS IoT button. The button works on the Amazon Web Services framework and allows developers to […]
South Korean tech giant Samsung announced – at the Samsung Developer Conference in San Francisco – plans to create Artik Cloud, a new service designed exclusively with the Internet of Things (IoT) in mind. Samsung is a global technology and manufacturing leader, and the brand name has become synonymous with quality electronics over the past […]
As the cloud services competition heats up between Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure, both companies have begun not only slashing prices, but expanding their offerings to cover more of what matters to today’s developers. This includes Azure’s heavy investing into big data, while also taking steps to ensure that its users are able […]
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