Tag: Amazon

Application Software, Software Category

AWS Introduces New Clickstream Analytics on AWS Solution for Mobile and Web Applications

July 14, 2023

Via: InfoQ

AWS recently announced a new service called Clickstream Analytics on AWS, an end-to-end solution to collect, ingest, analyze, and visualize clickstream data inside organizations’ web and mobile applications. With this new solution, organizations can keep their data in their AWS […]

Application Software, Software Category

Amazon Web Services adds ML-powered analysis for serverless apps

April 21, 2022

Via: InfoWorld

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has unveiled Amazon DevOps Guru for Serverless, a service that uses machine learning to improve the operational availability and performance of AWS Lambda serverless applications. Introduced April 21, the AWS Lambda support is a new feature […]

Application Software, Software Category

Amazon Launches Prime Video App for Mac

November 15, 2021

Via: MacRumors

Amazon today introduced a native macOS app for its Amazon Prime Video service, with the app now available from the Mac App Store. Prime Video subscribers can stream content using the new app, or download content on Macs for offline […]

Application Software, Software Category

Amazon is reportedly building a platform for live audio concerts and performances

August 31, 2021

Via: TechSpot

As Axios correctly highlights, live audio apps exploded in popularity during the pandemic. Clubhouse, one of the leading social audio apps for Android and iOS, revealed over the weekend that it is now averaging 700,000 live audio rooms daily – […]

Mobile Apps

Amazon’s ad-supported IMDb TV streaming service finally gets Android and iOS mobile apps

August 5, 2021

Via: TechSpot

The service, if you recall, launched in early 2019 under the name IMDb Freedive. In June of the same year, IMDb rebranded the service as IMDb TV and tripled the amount of viewable content thanks to new licensing deals with […]

Software Category, Software Security, System Software

Team builds first hacker-resistant cloud software system

May 25, 2021

Via: Tech Xplore

Whenever you buy something on Amazon, your customer data is automatically updated and stored on thousands of virtual machines in the cloud. For businesses like Amazon, ensuring the safety and security of the data of its millions of customers is […]

Development Software, Software Category helps devs add language processing smarts to their apps

April 9, 2021

Via: Tech Crunch

While visual ‘no code‘ tools are helping businesses get more out of computing without the need for armies of in-house techies to configure software on behalf of other staff, access to the most powerful tech tools — at the ‘deep […]

Operating systems, Windows

Why Windows is Microsoft’s shield against a federal onslaught

August 11, 2020

Via: Computerworld

Amazon. Apple. Facebook. Google. Microsoft. Which one of these companies is different than the others? If you answered Microsoft, you’re right. Microsoft has managed to stay out of the U.S. government’s crosshairs, while Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google are squarely […]

Software Category, System Software

Amazon Alexa Live 2020 Embraces Deep Linking for Alexa for Apps

July 23, 2020

Via: ProgrammableWeb

This week at Alexa Live 2020, Amazon announced a handful of improvements to the Alexa voice assistant. Updates to the assistant include streamlined access to mobile apps via skills, new AI-driven dialogue management, and a new API for gaming. With […]

Application Software, Development Software, Software Category

Building .NET Applications for AWS

May 20, 2020

Via: InfoQ

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a member of the .NET Foundation and is a major proponent of .NET development and .NET developers. AWS engineers are currently supporting several different .NET open source products with the support for those projects, and […]

Application Software, Software Category

The official YouTube app has finally returned to Amazon Fire TV devices

July 9, 2019

Via: TechSpot

Those who have been keeping up with tech news over the past couple years may be aware that Amazon and Google have been engaged in a lengthy dispute. Google started the battle by blocking Amazon’s Echo Show device from accessing […]

Development Software, Mobile Apps

Instacart nabs Google execs as VPs of engineering and corp dev, acquihires MightySignal

November 5, 2018

Via: Tech Crunch

After raising $600 million at a $7.6 billion valuation a few weeks ago, Instacart is doubling down on expanding its talent pool to square up against Amazon and others with ambitions in online grocery ordering and delivery. The company has […]

Development Software, Software Category

BMW announces the ‘Intelligent Personal Assistant,’ its upcoming in-car smart assistant

September 6, 2018

Via: TechSpot

If you thought smart assistants could only be found in products from tech companies like Amazon and Google, the car industry seems intent on proving you wrong. An increasing number of car manufacturers are beginning to include AI helpers in […]

Application Software, Software Category

Upcoming Cortana-powered ‘GLAS’ smart thermostat will feature Google Assistant and Alexa compatibility

August 16, 2018

Via: TechSpot

Yesterday, we reported that Amazon and Microsoft’s year-long smart assistant partnership was finally bearing fruit. The two companies have worked together to bring their Cortana and Alexa virtual assistants to each other’s devices. Windows 10-powered PCs, for example, let users […]

Operating systems, Windows

How to get Alexa in Windows 10

August 15, 2018

Via: PC Advisor

It’s been possible to use Alexa, Amazon’s voice assistant, on Windows 10 computers for some time, but now the two companies are officially integrating their software: you’ll be able to call up Alexa on a Windows 10 PC, or Cortana […]

Application Software, Software Category

How To Use Alexa’s Answer Update

August 7, 2018

Via: Tom's Guide

If there’s one area in which Alexa has long lagged behind Google Assistant, it’s general knowledge. While Amazon hasn’t closed that gap yet, you’ll now be the first to know when it does. Amazon is launching a feature called Answer […]

Development Software, Software Category

Microsoft reportedly developing cashier-free technology for retailers

June 14, 2018

Via: TechSpot

Reuters reports that the Windows maker is developing a system similar to Amazon’s that tracks what shoppers add to their carts as they walk around a store. The company has reportedly shown the technology to retailers around the world and […]

Industries, Production

4 ERP Tools for Wholesale Retail Businesses

June 12, 2018

Via: Blue Link

The line between wholesale, retail and eCommerce continues to blur as more and more businesses are taking an omnichannel approach to selling product. Wholesale and distribution businesses now sell both B2B and B2C through eCommerce, marketplaces such as Amazon, at […]

Development Software, Software Category

Amazon reportedly working on personal robots for your home

April 23, 2018

Via: BGR

Just four years after kicking off the smart speaker craze with the Echo, Amazon is reportedly building robots for the home as its next major venture. According to Bloomberg, the top-secret project — codenamed “Vesta” internally after the Roman goddess […]

Software Security

Cybersecurity Tech Accord: Major tech companies unite to fight cyberattacks

April 18, 2018

Via: TechSpot

A group of 34 major tech companies, including Cisco, Facebook, Microsoft, HP, RSA, and Oracle, have signed the Cybersecurity Tech Accord. This accord promises to establish partnerships to share vulnerabilities, provide consumers with better ways to protect themselves, and refuse […]