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For cloud giants, usage soars but tech investment delays hobble revenue growth
The Cloud giants have seen a drop-off in new contracts from big clients for server storage and to overhaul tech.
Karan Bajwa appointed as Google Cloud head in India
Earlier this month, the company also announced plans to expand its presence in India by l...
Take user privacy seriously, don't collect data without consent: Xiaomi
Xiaomi India Managing Director said that the company does not collect...
Amazon sees possible 2nd-quarter loss as it forecasts $4 bn in COVID-19-related costs
This quarter, with government-mandated lockdowns in full swing, Amazon said it could see a 28% rise in revenue to $81 billion.
Amazon, Microsoft offer little relief to small cloud clients
While Amazon Web Services, or AWS, and Microsoft are restructuring some large contracts on a case-by-case basis, according to people familiar with the decisions, smaller companies aren’t receiving the same flexibility.
Data localisation is fine, but build encryption standards: Werner Vogels, VP & CTO Amazon
Data-driven analytics and datadriven decision-making are “around the corner”, Werner Vogels, VP and chief technology officer at Amazon ET on the sidelines of Amazon Web Services’ annual developer conference — re:Invent. Vogels said voice as an interface, autonomous mobility in trucks and machine learning on the Cloud will dominate technology in the next few years.
WE HUB brings in corporate, incubator and academic players for its incubation programs
Last year, there was a cohort of 26 startups who graduated and were able to secure funding, grants and profitable tie-ups.
Amazon launches business selling automated checkout to retailers
Items picked up by a customer and any guests who enter with them will be added to the shopper's virtual cart. The store will then bill the credit card once the person or group leaves the store - no bar code scans or checkout lines necessary.
Google Cloud appoints Microsoft veteran Anil Bhansali as VP - Engineering
“We are very excited that Anil Bhansali has joined Google Cloud to help grow and scale our software development support efforts in India so we can continue expanding and advancing Google Cloud services that are used by customers in more than 150 countries worldwide,” said Amit Zavery, vice president-engineering at Google.
AWS cancels Mumbai Summit due to coronavirus concerns
Most of the companies are avoiding large gatherings as new coronavirus can spread faster in such settings. Chinese smartphone makers Xiaomi and Realme on Tuesday announced to cancel their product launch events in India this month owing to the growing COVID-19 fears.
Can regulate cloud service companies under Trai Act: RS Sharma
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has claimed complete jurisdiction to regulate cloud service providers such as Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure, even as the industry contended that it is already regulated by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY).
Amazon Web Service to help startups in social sectors
Rahul Sharma, president-public sector (India) of Amazon Internet Services Private Limited, said that the initiative is a part of AWS' global programme which focuses on providing learning content to startups.
Anthill Ventures, AWS announce third edition of Merge
Merge 2020, in association with HSBC India, is an event focused on fostering co-innovation and collaboration between tech startups, blue chip corporates, and global investors in the ecosystem.
From retail to robotics, Jeff Bezos is betting big on technology
Amazon, led by a man who is always pulling new rabbits out of his hat, could soon disrupt on a mammoth scale.
Alexa, turn on the lights: Amazon is set to roll out its voice assistant on low-powered devices
At present, the device has a minimum requirement of 100MB on-device RAM.
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