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...

Nadella’s Minecraft: Building a Floor for Microsoft’s Future

 When Microsoft bought Mojang - the creators of Minecraft - nearly two years ago for $2.5 billion, their motive was clear: that the deal would put muscle behind their gaming segment and continue to deliver...

Facebook Will Disable Messaging To Promote Messenger!

Facebook is preparing to disable the messaging part of its mobile web app so to hopefully encourage users to use Facebook Messenger instead. A notice to users states that conversations are “moving to Messenger”...

Microsoft HoloLens Platform Now Open to Developers and Rivals

Microsoft has just announced that it is going to open up the Windows Holographic platform and make it available to other companies. The platform powers HoloLens, Microsoft's innovative augmented reality headset, and allows developers...

Can Amazon become the Largest Company in the World?

With Amazon recently overtaking Facebook in terms of market cap, the question arises as to whether the Bezos-led organization has the ability to become the #1 company in the world in the next few...