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Amazon gets impatient, takes drone testing to Canada

As the Federal Aviation Administration continues to drag its feet on issuing regulations, Amazon is taking drone testing outside of the U.S.  The Guardian  first reported that the online retail giant has begun testing at a secret site in Canada, just over the border in British Columbia.

Regulatory barriers are least of Amazon's problems when it comes to drone deliveries

While Amazon recently cleared a regulatory hurdle at the Federal Aviation Administration for its drone deliveries, technical hurdles won't be so easy to clear.

Amazon acquires 2lemetry for concerted push in IoT

Amazon has acquired enterprise-focused Internet of Things company 2lemetry, according to reports. The move is one more step forward in IoT efforts for Amazon.

Live updates reducing public cloud downtime

The bad news is that a Xen Security Advisory sent to public cloud providers has prompted an update to various infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS), which means rebooting the systems. The good news is that IaaS providers have improved their live update capabilities to reduce the number of complete reboots.

Get strong end-user performance through cloud interconnects

It may seem like a no-brainer to professionals who work daily with the network and see how any performance fluctuation can affect end-users. It's not clear to everyone, though, and Vector Communications' Pieter Jordaan and Craig Sutton aimed to lay out just how the network affects the business in a  CIO  article.

Marten Mickos job change doesn't bode well for AWS integration with HP cloud

It's a question that's been asked before, but it seems it's worth asking again. Just what the heck is going on at HP?

Open sourcing of network software was long overdue

As you can see from our headlines over the last week, as well as in today's issue of  FierceEnterpriseCommunications, open source in the networking world is currently top-of-mind. Not only has HP thrown down the gauntlet by getting behind the open networking trend, but Facebook also rounded out its Open Compute Project line of switches.

Public cloud providers square off with benchmarking tools

The monitoring of cloud-based applications and servers is becoming increasingly important, and some of the largest public cloud infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) providers are hoping to catch your...

While Amazon waits on the FAA, Alibaba tests drone delivery in China

While Amazon hopes for an exemption to start testing their drone delivery service from the Federal Aviation Administration, Chinese e-commerce competitor Alibaba has taken to the skies.

News Scan: Amazon shutters Wallet app; Google updates mobile productivity apps; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Jan. 21, including the shutdown of Amazon's wallet app, updates for Google's productivity apps, SITO Mobile's takeover of Hipcricket, what companies are driving the semiconductor business and how biometric authentication app downloads will see a surge.