DXC Technology: Using data to break cargo’s boom-and-bust cycle

The air cargo business never had a reputation as a technological pioneer, and years after most businesses have switched to APIs, holdouts in the business still use electronic data interchanges (EDIs), a technology first developed in 1948, to share data. But with rising demand for full visibility and the promise of e-commerce traffic, that disposition […]
  • Lewis King
  • September 11, 2017

Huawei to compete with Alibaba for cloud market

Starting this year, Huawei will expand into public cloud services, the Chinese-technology giant announced. And while not explicitly stated, the move pits it against Alibaba, which, in turn, is rushing to catch up with Amazon.com, the global market leader. “We will invest heavily in building an open and trusted public cloud platform, which will be […]
  • Lewis King
  • April 12, 2017

Alibaba scrambles to catch up on global cloud computing demand

Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, has more than doubled the capacity of its Hong Kong data center as demand for cloud services rises in the Asia Pacific region. With a US$204 billion market value in 2016, up more than 16 percent from the previous year, the global market for cloud services […]
  • Lewis King
  • February 13, 2017

‘Amazon Go’ video hints at domination of brick-and-mortar universe [VIDEO]

The Amazon Go stores, debuting in Seattle in early 2017, are just the beginning, according to Nerdwriter, a blogger and film maker, who lays out a compelling case that Amazon is looking to mirror its cloud-computing web-services model in the brick-and-mortar realm. The cloud-computing model, which saw the e-retailer license technology that now generates billions […]
  • Lewis King
  • December 22, 2016