Google expects that Project Wing – its drone delivery service – will be up and running sometime in 2017, according to an article at BBC News.
Wal-Mart is following in the footsteps of online retail giant Amazon, hoping to harness drone technology in its operations. Wal-Mart has applied for permission from the Federal Aviation Administration to test drones for home deliver, curbside pickup and warehouse inventory, according to an article at Reuters.
Amazon has received a U.S. patent for augmented reality smartglasses that could be connected to a tablet and display the tablet's images in front of the wearer's eyes, according to a report by Re/code.
Amazon unveiled on Thursday its AWS Mobile Hub, a new tool intended to ease the process for developers to build, test and monitor mobile apps that use AWS services.
Enterprise data services vendor CTERA announced this week it now supports Amazon Web Services's new file storage option, Amazon Simple Storage Service Standard – Infrequent Access, otherwise known as Amazon S3 Standard-IA
Amazon threw its smartphones in the fire Wednesday, according to a report on The Wall Street Journal. Maybe not quite into the fire, but definitely on the back burner.
Ugam, a provider of managed analytics for retailers, brands and market research firms, analyzed two key sporting goods categories to find opportunities for retailers to compete and possibly best Amazon.com. It's a good example of how companies can used big data analytics to disrupt an industry giant and take possession of a larger market share.
MetaFlows is taking its distributed virtual sandboxing tool to the Amazon Web Services Elastic Compute Cloud – or EC2.
Amazon is making its Alexa voice service available in developer preview to hobbyists and hardware makers who want to integrate Alexa into connected devices.
The new tool Amazon pushed to Android and Fire developers to test their apps earlier this month will be extended to iOS soon, in a move that makes the service more competitive with others already on the market.