Amazon adds to its list of HIPAA-eligible machine learning tools

Amazon adds to its list of HIPAA-eligible machine learning tools

In yet another move into the healthcare space, Amazon Web Service (AWS) has added to its collection of HIPAA-eligible services, which now includes machine learning tools Amazon Translate, Amazon Comprehend and Amazon Transcribe.  “To support our healthcare customers, AWS HIPAA-eligible services enable covered entities and their business associates subject to HIPAA to use the secure […]

Completed customer orders sit in a trolley at Asos Plc's distribution warehouse in Barnsley, U.K.

Amazon and ASOS quizzed by lawmakers over ‘fast fashion’ sustainability

Lawmakers in the U.K. have questioned online “fast fashion” retailers about the impact of their production processes on workers and the environment. Mary Creagh, chair of the U.K. government’s Environmental Audit Committee, wrote to five online-only fashion retailers — including global firms Amazon and ASOS — to request information on areas including staff wages, the […]

Store shop assistants as Apple launches iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR sales in Russia. 

More Apple products are coming to Amazon under a new deal

In a new agreement between tech giants Amazon and Apple, shoppers will soon see a selection of the latest Apple products on Amazon.com, Amazon told CNBC in statement. The agreement means the latest Apple products like the iPhone XR, XS and XS Max will be available on Amazon. Amazon and Apple have a history of […]

Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft, Alphabet lost $75 bln market cap

Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft, Alphabet lost $75 bln market cap

It was a down day for big tech. Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, Alphabet and Facebook — the five most valuable U.S. tech companies — lost a combined $75 billion in market value on Friday. They led a 1.7 percent drop in the S&P 500 tech index and a similar slide in the tech-heavy Nasdaq. Amazon was […]

An Amazon-branded Boeing 767 freighter, nicknamed Amazon One, flies over Lake Washington during the Seattle Seafair Air Show on Aug. 5, 2016 in Seattle.

Amazon offering 50 percent cheaper shipping than UPS to some sellers

Saurabh Ambulkar, a management professor at Northeastern University, said this points to Amazon’s broader goal of becoming a “one-stop shop” in the supply chain that covers everything from storage and shipping to last-mile delivery to the customers. Doing so provides more control and visibility for Amazon, while giving better prices and convenience to the merchants […]