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We're free in 3... 2... 1! Amazon unhooks its last Oracle database, nothing breaks and life goes on

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/16/amazon_ditches_oracle/

3 days ago

No Big Red now in use other than by third-party apps, firm claims

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Amazon Reports ‘Migration Complete’ In Oracle Database Purge

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/amazon-reports-migration-complete-in-oracle-database-purge

4 days ago

by Joseph Tsidulko The e-commerce giant has shed the final remnants of its increasingly bitter rival's technology by moving 75 petabytes to native AWS database services.

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Amazon unveils .sg marketplace, two years after Prime Now launch

https://www.zdnet.com/video/amazon-unveils-sg-marketplace-two-years-after-prime-now-launch/

5 days ago

US e-commerce giant launches Amazon.sg with "millions of products", replacing the international selection on its Prime Now app in Singapore, but some customers say the local marketplace offers a smaller product selection than before.

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Can Amazon and Microsoft challenge Apple and Google's grip on app stores?

https://www.zdnet.com/video/how-amazon-and-microsoft-could-build-the-worlds-biggest-app-store/

a week ago

Move over, Google and Apple. Consumers want and deserve another option that is free from your undue influence. Read more: https://zd.net/2LXLM1J

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Amazon unveils .sg marketplace, two years after Prime Now launch

https://www.zdnet.com/article/amazon-unveils-sg-marketplace-two-years-after-prime-now-launch/

2 weeks ago

US e-commerce giant launches Amazon.sg with "millions of products", replacing the international selection on its Prime Now app in Singapore, but some customers say the local marketplace offers a smaller product selection than before.

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BBC said it'll pull radio streams from TuneIn to slurp more of your data but nobody noticed till Amazon put its foot in it

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/01/bbc_tunein_radio_streams_pulled/

2 weeks ago

Hell hath no fury like a licence payer scorned

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Amazon launches AWS IQ, a service to connect customers with certified experts

https://www.zdnet.com/article/amazon-launches-aws-iq-a-service-to-connect-customers-with-certified-experts/

3 weeks ago

The program is meant to help AWS customers find help with a range of project work.

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How Amazon and Microsoft could build the world’s biggest app store

https://www.zdnet.com/article/how-amazon-and-microsoft-could-build-the-worlds-biggest-app-store/

3 weeks ago

Move over, Google and Apple. Consumers want and deserve another option that is free from your undue influence.

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With Alexa, Echo product barrage, Amazon formalizes AWS-like innovation cadence

https://www.zdnet.com/article/with-alexa-echo-hardware-barrage-amazon-formalizes-aws-like-innovation-cadence/

3 weeks ago

Amazon is forming a template for its innovation cadence. Launch a slew of products for multiple use cases and see what ultimately takes off. Funny how Alexa, Echo and AWS product launches are starting to rhyme.

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Amazon Web Services joins Google in paying lip service to Microsoft's .NET platform

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/09/24/aws_net_foundation/

4 weeks ago

With the hope of running more enterprise applications

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Improve your Amazon Prime Video experience with Refined Prime Video

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/09/17/improve-your-amazon-prime-video-experience-with-refined-prime-video/

a month ago

Refined Prime Video is a browser extension for Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome that improves the user experience on Prime Video in three meaningful ways. Amazon Prime Video is a popular streaming […]

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Larry Ellison tiers Amazon a new one: Oracle cloud gets 'always' free offer, plus something about Linux

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/09/17/oracle_cloud_free_tier/

a month ago

OpenWorld El Reg decodes Big Red's big announcements from today

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Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Google told: If you could cough up a decade of your internal emails, that'd be great

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/09/16/antitrust_probe_facebook_amazon_apple_google/

a month ago

Oh, and you have four weeks to comply, says US antitrust probe

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Now on Amazon Prime: The Amazing Shrinking UK Tax Burden

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/09/09/amazon_the_amazing_shrinking_tax_man/

a month ago

UK Services turns over £2bn+, profits up, and taxes... Well, what do you think?

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AWS reduces file storage cost for Amazon EFS Infrequent Access

https://www.zdnet.com/article/aws-reduces-file-storage-cost-for-amazon-efs-infrequent-access/

a month ago

Amazon Elastic File System Infrequent Access with Lifecycle Management is available in all regions where Elastic File System is present.

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What Amazon Web Services security certification is doing for government

https://www.zdnet.com/article/what-amazon-web-services-security-certification-is-doing-for-government/

2 months ago

The Australian government is now getting its hands on new technologies to improve citizen experiences.

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Amazon Web Services doubled its footprint in the UK and will only get bigger, reckon analysts

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/08/06/aws_doubles_uk_footprint_sits_review/

2 months ago

Capita retains software and IT services top spot... for now

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Jeff Bezos feels a tap on the shoulder. Ahem, Mr Amazon, care to explain how Capital One's AWS S3 buckets got hacked?

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/08/06/wyden_amazon_letter/

2 months ago

Senator Wyden fears tech may be insecure by design, urges billionaire to answer a few Qs

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Amazon dominates IaaS cloud services market, small enterprises lose out

https://www.zdnet.com/article/amazon-dominates-iaas-cloud-services-market-small-enterprises-lose-out/

3 months ago

The market is going from strength to strength but is dominated by a chosen few.

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The democratisation of IT: Amazon and Microsoft own half the cloud infrastructure market

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/07/26/half_of_all_public_cloud_money_goes_to_amazon_and_microsoft/

3 months ago

Choice? Yes, we've heard of it too

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