From Amazon to Etsy, Tech Fights Trump’s Plan to Save Coal

(Bloomberg) — Selling custom nose rings, crocheted bunnies and hand-carved Santas is energy-intensive stuff. Just ask Etsy Inc., the go-to marketplace for crafts that doubled its electricity use in two years to feed power-sucking data centers that keep the $2.8 billion-a-year Continue reading From Amazon to Etsy, Tech Fights Trump’s Plan to Save Coal

From Amazon to Etsy, Tech Fights Trump’s Plan to Save Coal

(Bloomberg) — Selling custom nose rings, crocheted bunnies and hand-carved Santas is energy-intensive stuff. Just ask Etsy Inc., the go-to marketplace for crafts that doubled its electricity use in two years to feed power-sucking data centers that keep the $2.8 billion-a-year Continue reading From Amazon to Etsy, Tech Fights Trump’s Plan to Save Coal

Amazon Shows New Cloud Services in Bid to Top Rivals

(Bloomberg) — Amazon.com Inc. unveiled new cloud computing services and tools Wednesday aimed at maintaining its edge over Microsoft Corp. and Alphabet Inc. in the fast-growing, profitable market. Amazon Web Services Chief Executive Officer Andy Jassy announced machine learning capabilities such Continue reading Amazon Shows New Cloud Services in Bid to Top Rivals

Amazon Shows New Cloud Services in Bid to Top Rivals

(Bloomberg) — Amazon.com Inc. unveiled new cloud computing services and tools Wednesday aimed at maintaining its edge over Microsoft Corp. and Alphabet Inc. in the fast-growing, profitable market. Amazon Web Services Chief Executive Officer Andy Jassy announced machine learning capabilities such Continue reading Amazon Shows New Cloud Services in Bid to Top Rivals

Amazon Plays Catch Up in a Corner of the Cloud Where it Lagged

(Bloomberg) — Amazon.com Inc.’s cloud unit dominates the market for computing power delivered over the internet. But there’s one area where it has lagged: artificial intelligence tools that let customers parse data, understand speech and recognize images without buying their own expensive machinery. Amazon Web Services has quickly added Continue reading Amazon Plays Catch Up in a Corner of the Cloud Where it Lagged

Amazon Plays Catch Up in a Corner of the Cloud Where it Lagged

(Bloomberg) — Amazon.com Inc.’s cloud unit dominates the market for computing power delivered over the internet. But there’s one area where it has lagged: artificial intelligence tools that let customers parse data, understand speech and recognize images without buying their own expensive machinery. Amazon Web Services has quickly added Continue reading Amazon Plays Catch Up in a Corner of the Cloud Where it Lagged

A Brief History of Amazon Web Services: 2003 to Today

It all began with a 30-minute thought exercise at Jeff Bezos’ house in 2003. Find out more about Amazon Web Services (AWS)’s journey to cloud domination in the infographic below. Disclaimer: Media Temple has been a member of the AWS Partner Continue reading A Brief History of Amazon Web Services: 2003 to Today

Amazon Agrees to Sell Some Cloud Assets to Chinese Partner

(Bloomberg) — Amazon.com Inc. agreed to sell some of its Chinese cloud assets to its local partner but said it’s committed to a domestic market for internet-based computing that could be worth $30 billion. Beijing Sinnet Technology Co. will buy servers and other Continue reading Amazon Agrees to Sell Some Cloud Assets to Chinese Partner

Amazon Agrees to Sell Some Cloud Assets to Chinese Partner

(Bloomberg) — Amazon.com Inc. agreed to sell some of its Chinese cloud assets to its local partner but said it’s committed to a domestic market for internet-based computing that could be worth $30 billion. Beijing Sinnet Technology Co. will buy servers and other Continue reading Amazon Agrees to Sell Some Cloud Assets to Chinese Partner