AT&T launches its LTE-powered Amazon Dash-style button

When we first told you about AT&T’s LTE-M Button, the information was socked away in a deluge of AWS Re:Invent announcements. The telecom giant was a bit more upfront when...

AWS adds more EC2 instance types with local NVMe storage

AWS is adding a new kind of virtual machine to its growing list of EC2 options. These new machines feature local NVMe storage, which offers significantly faster throughput than standard...

The many twists and turns of hardware

More posts by this contributor The mystery of the public marketplace Getting to the root of the revenue multiple Note: This is the final article in a three-part series on valuation thoughts for...

AWS launches an undo feature for its Aurora database service

Aurora, AWS’s managed MySQL and PostgreSQL database service, is getting an undo feature. As the company announced today, the new Aurora Backtrack feature will allow developers to “turn back time.”...

Yawn: Amazon cloud business just keeps rolling along

It’s almost becoming boring reporting that the Amazon cloud had a monster quarter. It’s not news at this point, because of course they did. Yesterday, it once again blew...

Amazon’s new blockchain service competes with similar products from Oracle and IBM

Amazon Web Services announced Blockchain Templates late last week, a “blockchain -as-a-service” offering that competes with similar products from Oracle and IBM. The launch shows how eager the biggest...

Our digital future will be shaped by increasingly mobile technologies coming from China

Michael Jaconi Contributor Michael Jaconi is the co-founder and chief executive of Button, and formerly served as the CEO of Rakuten Loyalty. Since the dawn of the internet, the titans of this...

Atlassian’s two-year cloud journey

A couple of years ago, Dropbox shocked a lot of people when it decided to mostly drop the public cloud, and built its own datacenters. More recently, Atlassian did the...

AWS fires back at Larry Ellison’s claims, saying it’s just Larry being Larry

When Oracle chairman Larry Ellison announced his company’s new autonomous database product at the Oracle OpenWorld conference keynote, he took several minutes to disparage AWS,...

Following AWS, Google Compute Engine also moves to per-second billing

A week ago, AWS announced that it would soon move to per-second billing for users of its EC2 service. It doesn’t come as a huge...

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Honor’s new budget 7C and 7A phones love your face, and...

Honor loves your face, and wants you to use it at every opportunity, which is why it’s introducing a face unlock feature to...