US technology giants are headed for their biggest antitrust showdown with congress in 20 years as lawmakers and regulators demand to know whether companies such as Google and Facebook use their dominance to squelch innovation.
Amazon.com is developing a higher quality version of the Echo speaker and ramping up work on its home robot.
German economics minister Peter Altmaier plans to build up a German cloud service to allow European companies to store data independent of Asian or US rivals such as Amazon.com.
5G networks will allow vast gobs of data to be transmitted at great speeds. And more data usually means more money for mobile carriers. But there’s a hitch. Cloud giants such as Amazon.com and Microsoft are lurking.
Amazon has unveiled a new version of its Oasis Kindle flagship e-reader, complete with an adjustable “warm light” to make it easier to read in changing light conditions.
Amazon.com plans to spend billions of dollars building a network of thousands of satellites to provide broadband Internet service, CEO Jeff Bezos said.