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AWS Greengrass brings Lambda to IoT devices

AWS Greengrass brings Lambda to IoT devices

Amazon today announced the launch of AWS Greengrass, a new service that will be built into IoT devices to bring them better and smarter compute capabilities. As AWS CEO Andy Jassy noted in today’s keynote at Amazon’s re:Invent developer conference, Amazon expects that the majority of on-premises hardware will soon be IoT devices as enterprises move […]

GE puts Amazon Alexa inside a funky table lamp

GE puts Amazon Alexa inside a funky table lamp

Seems Alexa’s made her way into everything these days. Between Amazon’s own Echo offerings and an ever-growing array of third-party participation, the steady home automation takeover of the company’s AI assistant appears to be going about as well as could be expected. Between Alexa connected washing machines and a detergent ordering Dash-enabled dishwasher, GE’s already […]

Amazon Channels adds HBO and Cinemax

Amazon Channels adds HBO and Cinemax

It’s getting a lot easier to live outside the loving embrace of a cable or satellite TV subscription – Amazon just added HBO and Cinemax to its Amazon Channels selection of add-on packs for Prime video members. HBO is an additional $14.99 per month, and Cinemax is $9.99 monthly, with both offering 30-day free trials. […]

AWS launches Shield to protect web applications from DDoS attacks

AWS launches Shield to protect web applications from DDoS attacks

At its re:Invent developer conference, Amazon today announced AWS Shield, a DDoS protection service for web apps that run on Amazon’s cloud computing service. AWS Shield is generally available today and is already turned on (for free) for all web applications that currently run on AWS — no action by the developer required. The service […]

AWS lets developers execute Lambda functions on edge locations with Lambda@Edge

AWS lets developers execute Lambda functions on edge locations with Lambda@Edge

Today, Amazon said it was rolling out a tool called Lambda@Edge, that allows developers to execute Lambda functions at edge locations on a content delivery network, cutting down the time needed to make a process. With Lambda@Edge, developers can do processing at the edge locations without having to go back to the original source. These functions […]

Pandora shares up 11% on acquisition report

Pandora shares up 11% on acquisition report

Internet radio pioneer Pandora, saw its shares jump over 11% on Friday to $12.77, amid renewed acquisition speculation. A report from CNBC indicated that Pandora and SiriusXM are expected to discuss a possible purchase. The story cautions that there is “no assurance” that Pandora will reach a deal with SiriusXM or any other prospective buyers. […]

AWS launches Blox, a collection of open source tools for the EC2 Container Service

AWS launches Blox, a collection of open source tools for the EC2 Container Service

With its EC2 Container Service (ECS), Amazon has long offered support for software containers on its AWS cloud computing platform. Today, at its re:Invent developer conference, the company announced a number of updates to how it supports containers, which are quickly becoming the go-to way to operate distributed applications. Soon, for example, the EC2 container […]

Crunch Report | GoPro Cuts 15% of Workforce

Crunch Report | GoPro Cuts 15% of Workforce

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Amazon begins reselling Frontier’s internet service on its site

Amazon begins reselling Frontier’s internet service on its site

Earlier this year, Amazon launched a new storefront dubbed the “Amazon Cable Store,” which focused on reselling Comcast’s internet and television service from the retailer’s site. Of course, the generic name “Cable Store” seemed to hint that Comcast wouldn’t be the only company featured on this site in the future – and that has turned out to be […]

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