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Optimized Prime: How AI Powers Amazon’s 1-Hour Deliveries

By the time someone clicks "buy" on Amazon, Jenny Freshwater's team has probably expected it. Freshwater is a software director in Amazon's Supply Chain Optimization...

Amazon, Microsoft Sound Off on Google’s Decision Not to Compete for...

Google’s decision not to bid for the Pentagon’s $10 billion Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud contract drew criticism from the chief executives of two...

Artificial Intelligence Moves to Top Corporate Spending Priority

Apple's hiring of Google's former head of search technology and artificial intelligence is the latest sign that AI is becoming a major battleground for...

Tale of Two Amazons: Average Pay is $28.5K; Software Engineers Earn...

Amazon disclosed in a filing Wednesday (April 19) that the median pay for its employees was $28,446 in 2017. Put another way: half of Amazon's employees earned...

Inside Amazon’s Artificial Intelligence Flywheel

IN EARLY 2014, Srikanth Thirumalai met with Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. Thirumalai, a computer scientist who’d left IBM in 2005 to head Amazon’s recommendations team,...

Google Cloud Platform cuts the price of GPUs by up to...

Google has announced lower prices for the use of Nvidia’s Tesla GPUs through its Compute Engine by up to 36 percent. In U.S. regions, using the...

The future of getting dressed: AI, VR and smart fabrics

Cher Horowitz's closet from the film "Clueless" had a futuristic computer system that helped her put together outfits. Back in 1995, the concept teased...

Race is on for Control of the Smart Home

As Amazon, Apple, Google - and Comcast - Compete The race is on among giant tech companies to position as the smart home hub, unifying...

How Amazon, Google, Microsoft, And IBM Sell AI As A Service

Alphabet, Amazon, and Microsoft have all discovered that the artificial intelligence they use to make their own products better can be turned into a...

AI Trends Weekly Brief: Amazon in AI: AWS Provides Strong Foundation;

Amazon started offering Amazon Web Services in 2007. Today AWS accounts for billions in revenue, is a prime driver of the company’s stock value...