Amazon is Bringing Cloud Computing Economics and Convenience to Space Data Operations

Getting satellite data back to Earth is still more difficult than it should be. Large-scale satellite operators often build and run their own ground stations at a cost of up to one million dollars or more each; smaller operators enter into inflexible long-term contracts to make use of existing ground stations. Amazon will make space …

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Amazon will split second HQ between Long Island City Queens and Crystal City Arlington

Amazon has picked New York’s Long Island City, in Queens and Arlington County’s Crystal City neighborhoods for split second headquarters. The cities will get a lot more jobs and tax revenue. Crystal City is an urban neighborhood in the southeastern corner of Arlington County, Virginia, south of downtown Washington, D.C. It has extensive integration of …

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Puranik CEO of Atlantic.Net validates space based cloud operations

Space could represent a new frontier for cloud infrastructure. Amazon, Microsoft, Google, IBM and Oracle battle for business from companies that are offloading their data center computing and storage needs. Marty Puranik, CEO and Founder of Atlantic.Net, a leading cloud hosting solutions provider interviewed with NextBigFuture. Marty indicated that Amazon’s venture to expand cloud operations …

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Starting 2019, Iridium satellites providing Amazon cloud for internet of things

Iridium Communications announced Sept 27, 2018, it joined the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN) and has been collaborating with AWS on the development of Iridium CloudConnect, the first and only satellite cloud-based solution that offers truly global coverage for Internet of Things (IoT) applications. Enabled by the Iridium® network, and planned for launch …

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Big Tech advantage is larger than WW2 code breakers over Germany

Google has over 90% of the world’s searches. Source: StatCounter Global Stats – Search Engine Market Share Facebook has 65% of social media. Source: StatCounter Global Stats – Social Media Market Share Amazon has almost 50% of all eCommerce sales in the USA. How does the information that Google and Facebook has on their …

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Richest man in the world has launched a $2 billion fund to help the homeless

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, richest man in the world, and his wife have launched a $2 billion fund to help the homeless. They will create a network of nonprofit preschools in low-income communities. Jeff Bezos ($164 billion) has a higher net worth then Bill Gates ($98 billion) and Mark Zuckerberg ($64 billion) combined. pic.twitter.com/2GlgjztK1u — …

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DivvyCloud provides insight into the cloud computing world

DivvyCloud, a cloud security and compliance company, is expanding to support Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group. More businesses are shifting to the cloud globally, DivvyCloud’s software will help customers achieve continuous security governance in Alibaba Cloud. DivvyCloud already supports AWS, Azure, and GCP clouds. Earlier in 2018, Alibaba surpassed IBM as …

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Microsoft climbing back toward most valuable company in the world

Microsoft has a market valution of $760 billion. Google has a market capitalization of $745 billion. Google and Facebook are facing up to $9.3 Billion in fines on first day of new European privacy law. Shares of Microsoft (MSFT) rose nearly 1% Wednesday and are now up more than 15% this year. Microsoft is succeeding …

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Big 4 Tech giants are within 14-38% of surpassing $1 trillion in market value

Morgan Stanley predicts Microsoft could hit $1 trillion in market value in 2019. Microsoft has a valuation of $722 billion today. Apple is at $877 billion. Amazon is at $753 billion Google – alphabet is at $731 billion. Brian WangBrian Wang is a Futurist Thought Leader and a popular Science blogger with 1 million readers …

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