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Amazon announced two new initiatives today that are aimed at reducing its environmental impact. The first is a $10 million investment in the Closed Loop Fund, an effort to pool corporate resources to help the US improve its municipal recycling programs. The other is a solar energy project in the United Kingdom that will see
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Jeff Bezos, chief executive of Amazon, directed a rebuke at rival Google over its refusal to work with the US military, revealing a sharp divide that has opened between some of the biggest US tech platforms over the issue. “If big tech companies are going to turn their back on the Department of Defense, this
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Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder and CEO, speaks at The Economic Club of Washington’s Milestone Celebration in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. Bezos said that he is giving $2 billion to start the Bezos Day One Fund which will open preschools in low-income neighborhoods and give money to nonprofits that helps homeless families. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
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The Watchdog: A trip to Seattle shows why too-powerful Amazon should be busted into little pieces  Denton Record Chronicle Full coverage Cludo News Related Posts:Amazon pauses plans for Seattle office towers while…Seattle Needs a Cure for Its Tax FeverPrivate-label brands are flooding the siteHQ2 cities listen up: Amazon flexing its political…Amazon HQ2: What you need to
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It’s been an incredible decade for Salesforce.com (NYSE:CRM). Shares of the cloud-software titan are up a staggering 1,600% during this time, fueled by the torrid growth of the customer relationship management software market, intelligent acquisitions, and the rapid acceleration of cloud-based computing. With the stock up more than 35% so far in 2018, Salesforce is on pace
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We love our tech companies — Facebook, Google and others — so much we allow them to get away with bad behavior. America, the professor says, used to honor character and kindness. Now we honor billionaires and innovation. Should one company control almost half of all online sales as Amazon does? Should one company be so
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Cloud Storage Gateway (CSG) Market To Report Impressive Growth, Revenue To Surge To US$ 7,165.41 Million By 2023 – ZMR News Journal Home Business Cloud Storage Gateway (CSG) Market To Report Impressive Growth, Revenue To Surge To US$ 7,165.41 Million By 2023 Site Search 360 Custom Site Search Related Posts:Form
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Panchenko Vladimir/Shutterstock The jockeying over a massive U.S. military cloud contract reached a fever pitch this week as one prominent contender dropped out while another filed a legal protest aimed at heading off a sole-source contract award for cloud services worth billions of dollars. Faced with an internal revolt over the possible use of its
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I recently read a piece about decentralisation. As I am looking for an alternative to Google, Microsoft and the other big names, Graphite stood out. However, it uses blockchain, and one thing that I do not find encouraging is the amount of energy it consumes. So my question is: from an energy point of view,
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Swami Sivasubramanian, VP of Amazon’s machine learning efforts, speaks at a 2017 conference. Screenshot by Stephen Shankland/CNET To imagine what artificial intelligence might look like in your house tomorrow, look at what it’s already done today to a top AI exec, Amazon’s Swami Sivasubramanian. The vice president of Amazon’s machine learning efforts has a 3-year-old
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