Amazon Web Services


Amazon's Web Business Could Hit $6 Billion this year

Amazon's Web Business Could Hit $6 Billion this year

AWS is Amazon’s fastest growing segment and enjoys its highest profit margins...

Apr 24 2015, 4:27am CDT

Amazon WorkMail is its own AWS Cloud Based Email Service

Amazon WorkMail is its own AWS Cloud Based Email Service

Jeff Barr inaugurated ‘Amazon WorkMail’ a feature for managing user emails with added security incorporating Mac and PC compati...

Jan 29 2015, 2:33am CST

Spoof of Amazon Echo Commercial Takes Reddit by Storm

Spoof of Amazon Echo Commercial Takes Reddit by Storm

Amazon unveiled the Amazon Echo yesterday. Amazon's smart assistant caused mixed reactions. Some people want it right away...

Nov 7 2014, 2:11pm CST

Amazon Echo Gadget Unveiled

Amazon Echo Unveiled

Amazon just unveiled the Amazon Echo. Amazon has now also a smart assistant. Her name is Alexa. Siri, Cordana, may I introduce...

Nov 6 2014, 11:20am CST

Amazon Sues Former Employee For Accepting Job At Google

Amazon Sues Former Employee For Accepting Job At Google

The case highlights the fierce battle between Amazon and Google in the cloud computing scene....

Jul 2 2014, 2:51am CDT

Jeff Bezos Chose the Wrong Forcing Function for AWS

Jeff Bezos Chose the Wrong Forcing Function for AWS

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos loves forcing functions. At some point before 2010, Bezos decided that it was time for Amazon Web Service...

Apr 10 2014, 5:35am CDT

Does Amazon's Cloud Operation Lag On Green Credentials? Greenpeace Thinks So

Greenpeace says Amazon Cloud Operation Lags On Green Credentials

Facebook and Apple used to bear the brunt of Greenpeace’s ongoing campaign for cleaner data centers, but both companies have ma...

Apr 4 2014, 8:05am CDT

Desperately Needed: More Cloud Training, More Cloud Skills

Okay, just about everyone is convinced at this point — cloud computing is a good thing that can provide tremendous business val...

Feb 12 2014, 7:00pm CST

Attackers Scrape GitHub For Cloud Service Credentials, Hijack Account To Mine Virtual Currency

Attackers Scrape GitHub For Cloud Service Credentials, Hijack Account To Mine Virtual Currency

Rich Mogull, CEO at information security research and advisory firm Securosis, was working on a piece of code to accompany his...

Jan 14 2014, 11:26am CST

Best- And Worst-Performing Cloud Computing Stocks Of 2013

Best- And Worst-Performing Cloud Computing Stocks Of 2013

The five highest performing cloud computing stocks year-to-date on the Cloud Computing Index are Qualys (NASDAQ: QYLS), Amazon...

Jan 4 2014, 12:16pm CST

AWS Server Issues Affect Vine, Instagram and Many More

AWS Server Issues Affect Vine, Instagram and Many More

AWS server issues affected many websites recently. These included Instagram, Vine, Airbnb and IFTTT among others. They were out...

Aug 26 2013, 4:08am CDT

Amazon Launches Dedicated Amazon Cloud Player PC App

Amazon Launches Dedicated Amazon Cloud Player PC App

Amazon Cloud Player music app is now available to download for desktop PC's starting Monday. Amazon Cloud Player is a free...

May 14 2013, 10:39am CDT

Amazon Web Services Introduces New Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) based on SSDs

Amazon Web Services Introduces New Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) based on SSDs

Netflix is already using EC2....

Jul 19 2012, 9:31am CDT

Amazon Web Services Now Offer Media Streaming

Amazon Web Services Now Offer Media Streaming

Today Amazon Web Services announced streaming media delivery for Amazon CloudFront, the content delivery service from AWS. Thi...

Dec 16 2009, 2:43am CST

Amazon Mechanical Turk Launches New Web-Based Tools

Amazon Web Services LLC ("AWS"), a subsidiary of Amazon.com Inc., today launched a new set of web-based tools for Amazon Mechan...

Jul 30 2008, 3:43am CDT

Amazon Q4 Sales up, Kindle still out of Stock

Amazon Q4 Sales up, Kindle still out of Stock

Amazon announces their Q4 earnings and the numbers look great. Amazon sales are up 42% to $5.7 Billion. The 2007 Free Cash Flow...

Jan 31 2008, 5:00am CST