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The dangers of Internet connected toys for children

As Amazon releases an Echo Dot smart-home device aimed at children, it’s entering a busy and growing marketplace. More than one-third of U.S. homes with children has at least one “internet of things” connected toy – like a cuddly creature who can listen to and respond to a child’

Perhaps it is time to regulate Big Tech

In the wake of Facebook’s massive breach of personal data of 87 million users, CEO Mark Zuckerberg answered questions from US politicians over two days of congressional hearings. These questions mostly focussed on the tight link between Facebook’s business model of selling targeted personalised advertising and its need

A simpler way to build and deploy machine learning

Applications based on machine learning (ML) can provide tremendous business value. However, many developers find them difficult to build and deploy. As there are few individuals with this expertise, an easier process presents a significant opportunity for companies who want to accelerate their ML usage. Though the AWS Cloud gives

Companies can now connect directly to Amazon Web Services from South Africa

South African companies will now be able to locally use Amazon Web Services Direct Connect to connect directly to Amazon Web Services (AWS). AWS Direct Connect will be available in South Africa through Teraco’s data centres in Johannesburg and Cape Town. AWS Direct Connect is a dedicated network connection

Amazon Has A Patent For Drones That Will Fly To Your Electric Car And Charge It While You Drive

Amazon has filed a patent for a drone that will fly to your electric car and charge it while you are driving. The patent, titled "Systems, devices and methods delivering energy using an uncrewed autonomous vehicle", covers a wide range of use cases for the drones. This is