Amazon announced the launch of Amazon Luna, the company’s new cloud gaming service. With a play anywhere offering, on devices you already own, there’s every reason to expect Amazon Luna’s invitation for early access will be eagerly snapped up. One of my favorite things about this offering is the Twitch integration that’s purportedly coming to Luna, allowing gamers to broadcast while gaming. This integration will also allow Twitch viewers (who subscribe to Luna) to go from watching a game streaming on Twitch to playing on Luna. Microsoft xCloud, NVIDIA GeForce Now, and Google Stadia are all officially on notice that there’s a new player in the cloud gaming space in town.
Recent research demonstrates the importance of focusing on employee engagement to improve workplace diversity.
With the release of its Orquestra software, Boston based Zapata Computing is democratizing access to quantum computing.
At Microsoft Ignite 2020, the company announced a series of important enhancements to its D365 and Power Platform offerings.
MATRIXX is gaining a time-to-market advantage in capturing mind share among CSPs during the early stages of their cloud native charging implementations through the latest cloud native enhancements to MATRIXX Digital Commerce. At least rivals will now need to stress their portfolio development goals in supporting CNCF graduated projects such as Prometheus and Fluentd to lessen MATRIXX’s ability to gain a differentiation edge. Now MATRIXX must show it can translate early mind share gains into tangible market share gains against foes in the 5G CCS and BSS realms.
Nokia’s Cognitive SON targets aiding service providers in their quest to efficiently manage 5G complexity through ML-powered low-touch automation and real-time resolution of operations problems. Now Nokia must show its well-differentiated SON solution will become a difference maker in accelerating CSP 5G builds as well as bolstering the company’s 5G competitive outcomes.
Yesterday at day one of Microsoft Ignite, the company announced a slew of enhancements to Microsoft Teams. Analyzing the highlights.
After months of speculation and ongoing concern of a U.S. ban of the popular social media app, Oracle and Walmart will partner to save TikTok.
At the heart of Google’s US antitrust troubles is the search giant’s staggering advantage in online search: Google processes roughly 90% of all online searches in the US. But there’s a difference between hypercompetitive behavior and anticompetitive behavior, and I believe that’s what this case is about. As this plays out, I wouldn’t be surprised to see the DOJ’s antitrust case against Google rubbing up against the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals’ recent ruling in FTC vs. Qualcomm. Interesting times ahead, to be sure.
The Microsoft Flight Simulator game has a 2020 reboot with photorealistic, real-time satellite imagery and simulations of scenes from movies like “Top Gun” while letting users see the world. Now the most popular game of the year, its capabilities are powered by Microsoft Azure — and that’s pretty cool.