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Digital Transformation: Transform Insights Rates Microsoft Leading Hyperscaler

Digital Transformation: Transform Insights Rates Microsoft Leading Hyperscaler

ransforma Insights published the report ‘Hyperscaler Digital Transformation Peer Benchmarking 2021’. It analyses the relative strengths of three ‘Hyperscalers’ in delivering Digital Transformation capabilities for enterprises: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google, and Microsoft.

Telefónica, Mavenir and Amazon Team up on new IoT connectivity service

Telefónica, Mavenir and Amazon Team up on new IoT connectivity service

Telecom-provider Telefónica is working with Mavenir and Amazon Web Services (AWS) on a pre-commercial managed IoT connectivity service. The operator expects to offer it using Mavenir’s packet core solution and AWS’s cloud infrastructure.

Intelligent Reusable Package: The Box That Never Stops Delivering

Intelligent Reusable Package: The Box That Never Stops Delivering

Alexander Cotte wants to change the world of mail order with an intelligent reusable package, which he says can be reused up to 1,000 times.

IoT and the Future of Retail: Done Dunning

IoT and the Future of Retail: Done Dunning

Amazon has thrown down the gauntlet to the classic retail trade with its “Just Walk Out” high-street stores. This scared traditional traders but, while China is mobilizing billions to compete, Europe is relying on its culture of regionally fissured markets that has grown over centuries. It is a weakness and a strength at the same time.

Amazon to sell Automated Checkout to Competitors

Amazon to sell Automated Checkout to Competitors

Amazon has begun marketing its cashierless automated checkout technology directly to other retailers, offering a system that allows customers to simply walk out of stores, paying for their purchases automatically, according to Reuters.

Self-Driving-Car: Amazon Goes Head-to-head With Waymo

Self-Driving-Car: Amazon Goes Head-to-head With Waymo

Amazon bought Zoox, a self-driving-car startup, for a reported $1.2bn. The e-commerce giant wants to build up its own autonomous vehicles business to compete against Waymo, a division of its tech rival, Alphabet.

Face Recognition Systems Under Fire

Face Recognition Systems Under Fire

Facial recognition technology has improved substantially in recent years, but now the manufacturers of such systems, including giant tech companies, are facing pushback by consumers and even their own employees.

Smart-Home Gadgets: Talking about Heat

Smart-Home Gadgets: Talking about Heat

Ecobee, a Canadian manufacturer of smart-home gadgets, has introduced the Ecobee4 SmartThermostat, with Amazon Alexa voice control, which it says can reduce energy consumption.

Logistics: Automating the last 50 Feet

Logistics: Automating the last 50 Feet

The last mile of the logistics chain is a huge challenge but the closer you approach your destination, the more complex and expensive it gets. Not coincidentally, the ‘last 50 feet’ is considered by experts to be the true bottleneck for e-commerce growth – and that’s where a large part of the future of retail is being decided. Start-ups and online retailers alike are working hard to close that final gap.

Urban Robots: Street Smarts

Urban Robots: Street Smarts

Technologists and business titans are all pushing the limits of technology in a breathtaking sprint to bring robots to our streets. Their vision for using urban robots in our cities seems to be limitless. We ask how far, and how fast, is this progressing, and to what ends?