Amazon

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The darker side of personal digital assistants

When hosting a dinner party, are you obliged to let your guests know that you own a smart device like Amazon Echo or Google Home? The answer is yes, according to a privacy researcher.

Amazon Web Services to invest in black-owned South African small businesses

AWS is set help take some of South Africa's startups and small businesses to the next level of their business journey. AWS will invest over R365 million into 100% black owned South African small businesses in ICT.

Regulating Big Tech is hard

Governments are attempting to regulate tech giants, but the digital disruption genie is already out of the bottle. Regulating Facebook, Google and Amazon is hard given their bewildering complexity.

Gaming is transforming entertainment

As Internet connectivity has improved and hardware becomes faster, the gaming industry has not only kept pace but truly transformed entertainment and commerce with immersive experiences that have millions around the world hooked and paying up.

The Internet's final frontier

Some commentators have cheekily labelled Big Tech’s policy and corporate affairs office dotted all over the world as the new embassies and diplomatic missions of the information age. This is the final frontier towards establishing a new vision of the Internet.

How much is your personal data worth?

Have you ever thought how much your data is worth to Big Tech companies like Facebook? One research study estimated that a user’s Facebook profile was worth about $100 on average.

Amazon at 25

On 5 July 2019, Amazon, the online shopping powerhouse turns 25 years old. A marketing professor looks back on how it redefined retail for the world.