Reed Hastings, CEO of US video streaming company Netflix, says that the current state of cloud computing is akin to the era before compilers took some of the heavy lifting away from coding.
Amazon.com has opened its Maps API to all Kindle developers, who can now use it to integrate maps in their applications for the Kindle Fire family of tablets.
Pretty much anyone watching the cloud computing market will tell you that Amazon Web Services is its 800-pound gorilla. Which means that this is a big week for the company: On Wednesday in Las Vegas, Amazon kicks off its first user conference, called AWS re: Invent.
Amazon says its market-leading cloud platform housed more than 200 custom-built applications for President Obama's re-election campaign, resulting in a temporary IT deployment that rivals the scope and complexity of IT services at the largest enterprises.
Amazon ramps up competition with Netflix and Hulu by introducing a monthly subscription option for its Prime membership.
Online search results should be disabled by default, the advocacy group says.
Issues at an Amazon Web Service datacenter in Northern Virginia had webmasters at Reddit, Flipboard and Airbnb dealing with unhappy customers on Monday.
Whispercast gives businesses the ability to manage and deploy Kindles and Kindle content, and could replace more expensive tablets for some organizations.