Why Amazon Wants to Offer a Music Streaming Service

Amazon is reportedly planning to enter the highly crowded streaming music race. No, this is not the Amazon Music service that Prime members currently enjoy. The new service will be a direct competitor to...

Apple Floats New Company to Sell Excess Clean Energy

News is out that Apple has recently floated a new company called Apple Energy LLC to sell off its excess clean energy. Didn’t know Apple was into energy? You’re not alone. You may have...

Apple to Second-Source Intel for AT&T iPhone Comm Hardware

Rumors of Apple using Intel have finally been confirmed; a Bloomberg report today stated that Apple Inc.’s next generation of iPhone will be using modems from the chipmaker. The move is intended as part...

Google Bets on Wireless Internet Technology

This week at the Annual Shareholder Meeting, Alphabet Chairman Eric Schmidt told shareholders that the company is looking seriously at wireless technology delivering 1 Gbps internet connections.According to a Wall Street Journal report, Schmidt...

Amazon Prime Now Delivers Food in the U.S., Groceries in the UK

In an effort to enhance customer experience in the United Kingdom, Amazon has launched a fresh grocery delivery service called Amazon Fresh in the island nation. The service currently covers 69 postcodes in East...

Apple Siri Saves a Child; Can AI Bots Save Your Life, Too?

In a recent article published on bbc.com, tech reporter Zoe Kleinman tells of an Australian mother who used Siri on her iPhone 6 to phone emergency services when her year-old child stopped breathing. The...

Android’s Marshmallow Dilemma – Slow Growth and Another Release On the Way

Android’s latest OS version - Marshmallow - has been adopted at a steady pace, albeit a lot slower than their most popular release, Android 4.4 KitKat.Source: developer.android.comIn the seven-day period ending on June 6, 2016,...

IBM Cloud Takes to the Skies Again on $300 Million Deal with Emirates

 In what is becoming a trend of major tech companies tapping into their existing client base for new business, IBM has announced a $300 million dollar 10-year deal with Emirates to provide IT Infrastructure-as-a-Service,...

Facebook and Microsoft Partner to Build 160Tbps Undersea Cable to Spain

In what is becoming a regular feature for deep-pocket tech companies, Facebook and Microsoft have recently announced a collaborative effort with Telxius (Telefonica’s new infrastructure division) to deploy, operate and manage a subsea cable...
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Amazon, Apple, Google, Microsoft and IBM: The Bot Race Continues

This week, Amazon announced that Alexa, cloud-based Virtual Assistant that powers Amazon Echo, Fire TV and Tap, has crossed a significant benchmark of 1,000 skills.A skill is nothing more than a particular task you...