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Amazon signs Time Warner’s Turner unit as cloud customer

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc said Time Warner Inc’s broadcast unit Turner had signed up for its Amazon Web Services (AWS), a notable contract win for the Seattle tech company as competition within the fast-growing cloud computing market intensifies. The logo for Amazon Web Services (AWS) is seen at the SIBOS banking and financial […]

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Future of live sports? How Amazon streamed NFL games to 200 countries and 600 types of devices

Signal acquisition, content ingestion, transcoding, ad insertion, playback optimization, and end-to-end monitoring probably weren’t top of mind for NFL fans who watched Thursday Night Football this season on Amazon. But developing and implementing the technology required to stream live sports over the internet to millions of viewers in more than 200 countries at the same […]

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Teenager invents phone charger which generates energy from the human body

A solution to that eternal search for a plug Credit: HandEnergy A teenager has invented and developed a phone charger which uses energy from the human body to get the energy to charge your phone. ADVERTISING inRead invented by Teads HandEnergy, the brainchild of 19-year-old inventor Michael Vaga, allows you to charge your phone simply by […]

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Synthetic diamonds could one day replace GPS – and make driverless cars a reality

Lab-grown red diamonds with an atomic defect could one day replace GPS systems thanks to their remarkable sensitivity to magnetic waves, scientists have suggested. A team at Element Six, a tech company based in Oxfordshire, are exploring the remarkable properties of crystals with a so-called ‘nitrogen vacancy defect’ – a gap in the atomic lattice […]

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