October 23, 2015

AWS Quarterly Sales Exceed $2 Billion

Amazon Web Services had a very good quarter. According to the company’s latest financial report, AWS brought in $2.085 in revenue for the quarter, up from $1.169 billion last year, which is a 78 percent increase. Operating income for the cloud computing group was $521 million, up from $98 million

Cloud Computing Boosts Microsoft’s Q1 Earnings

Microsoft has announced that it brought it $21.66 billion in revenue for its first fiscal quarter, resulting in net income of $5.38 billion, which beat Wall Street expectations. The company’s cloud computing results were particularly strong, as server and cloud services revenue increased 13 percent year-over-year. Microsoft COO Kevin Turner

The Challenges of the IoT

The Internet of Things (IoT) is coming–actually, it is already here. You carry a mobile phone. Your mobile phone has sensors. Your mobile phone probably phones home and at least reports its location. The IoT is about interconnected devices that measure, report and manipulate themselves or their environment. Today, most