B2B’s biggest battle: How Amazon and Alibaba are revolutionising B2B commerce

Online marketplaces, in particular Alibaba and Amazon, are proving central to the future of B2B commerce. But with each dominant in their own back yards, it will be when they go head-to-head in new markets that things really get interesting.By 2020, global online business-to-business retail sales will be more than double that of consumer retail,[…]

What?! Zombie Apocalypse Explicitly Covered In Amazon’s Terms of Service 

The year is 2020 and the world has plunged into a zombie-infested apocalypse. Earth’s remaining developers have come together in a desperate attempt to create some sort of autonomous, zombie-killing machine. Luckily, there’s a platform they can use that won’t get them into legal trouble. That’s right! Deep within the Terms of Service for Amazon’s[…]

Google Announces Cloud Functions, Takes on AWS Lambda 

The trend towards serverless computing is gaining more traction. The big cloud vendors are going full steam with the renewed belief that developer should focus on code and string together applications by orchestrating various services. The whole task of provisioning servers to run the code is handled by the platforms themselves. Amazon Web Services was[…]

Full memo: Jeff Bezos responds to brutal NYT story, says it doesn’t represent the Amazon he leads

The cruel and back-stabbing environment described by The New York Times in a report this weekend on the workplace culture at Amazon.com has struck a nerve Source: Full memo: Jeff Bezos responds to brutal NYT story, says it doesn’t represent the Amazon he leads – GeekWire