Amazon

Amazon.com, Inc. is an American electronic commerce and cloud computing company with headquarters in Seattle, Washington. It is the largest Internet-based retailer in the United States. Amazon.com started as an online bookstore, later diversifying to sell DVDs, Blu-rays, CDs, video downloads/streaming, MP3 downloads/streaming, audiobook downloads/streaming,software, video games, electronics, apparel, furniture, food, toys and jewelry. The company also produces consumer electronics—notably, Amazon Kindle e-book readers, Fire tablets, Fire TV and Fire Phone—and is the world’s largest provider of cloud infrastructure services (IaaS).

In October 2015, Amazon announced the AWS IoT, a platform for processing and using data from Internet-connected devices. The IoT service will work across a range of protocols, Amazon says, and set automatic triggers to send data to other processing tools.

‘Keep Big Tech Out of Finance’ Says the Congress
July 14th, 2019

It seems that big companies as Facebook, Amazon and Google might be forbidden to launch their digital assets. If the Congress’s Bill pass – they could face with paying $1K penalties per day. Even though it’s not likely for bill to pass, it presents another obstacle for Facebook’s Libra.

Fidelity, Amazon and Deloitte Supporting New Blockchain Accelerator
July 12th, 2019

Fidelity, Deloitte, Amazon, and 20 other firms are backing a new blockchain accelerator program that is set up by IDEO CoLab Ventures, a venture arm from design firm IDEO.

‘Every FAANG Company Will Have Crypto Project Within the Next 2 Years,’ Say Winklevoss Twins
July 11th, 2019

Popular crypto bulls and co-founders of Gemini Exchange, the Winklevoss Twins, have predicted that in two years, all the FAANG companies will follow Facebook’s footsteps and launch their individual cryptocurrency ventures.

Mexico Taps DeepCloud AI for Blockchain-Based Vehicle Registration and Infrastructure
July 8th, 2019

The Mexican Federal District Government Transport and Highway department of the state of Coahuila has tapped DeepCloud AI to establish a tamper-proof vehicle registration using the DeepCloud AI infrastructure. 

Flexa Integration Makes Litecoin Payments Possible At Over 39,000 Merchant Locations
July 5th, 2019

Flexa adds support for Litecoin on its payments network allowing users to pay in the cryptocurrency at the point-of-sale terminals at different merchant locations.

Harmony Launches Their Mainnet That Solves ‘the Blockchain’s Hardest Challenge’
June 28th, 2019

Two days ahead of schedule blockchain Harmony announced the launch of their mainnet that will, as per their words, solve the hardest challenges in blockchain i.e. ‘scaling linearly’.

As Global Regulators Demand More Insights Into Facebook’s Libra, Switzerland Remains Calm
June 26th, 2019

Facebook’s Libra project is drawing scrutiny from global regulators soon after the announcement last week. After the US, European regulators have asked the company to furnish more details about its cryptocurrency plans.

Two Blockchain Startups Join Hands for Amazon Purchases with Ethereum
June 14th, 2019

Two blockchain startups partnered up to enable Amazon consumers use Ethereum for payments. For this to come true, CLIC Technology is collaborating with Opporty for an app-like browser extension.

U.S. Budget Chief Asks for a Two-Years Huawei Ban Delay
June 11th, 2019

U.S. Budget Chief made the request in a letter to Congress asking for a delay in the implementation of the National Defense Authorization Act, signed by President Trump and which contains provisions that target Huawei.

Apple (APPL) Stock Will Outperform Services Growth and iPhone Prices: Evercore Analyst
June 7th, 2019

Evercore analysts think Apple (APPL) stock is undervalued but believe the company can continue to drive strong momentum in services while increasing average selling prices to partially offset iPhone unit declines.