Platform News: Amazon building

Amazon’s cloud unit taps own chips for new supercomputing offering Inc’s cloud unit on Tuesday offered a new supercomputing service based on its self-designed chips, a further indication of how chips based on Arm Ltd’s techn...

Platform News: Facebook and WhatsApp messaging service

WhatsApp to offer in-app purchases and cloud hosting services

Facebook has said its WhatsApp messaging app would begin to provide in-app buys and hosting solutions, as it proceeds to boost revenue from the app whilst knitting together e-comme...

Platform news: Toshiba Corp

Toshiba targets $3 billion revenue in quantum cryptography by 2030

Toshiba has stated that it intends to generate $3 billion in revenue from its innovative cryptographic technology for information protection from 2030, as the Japanese sprawling co...

Cloud IaaS

Rackspace IPO prices at low end of target range

Cloud solutions firm Rackspace Technology sold shares in its IPO on Tuesday at $21 per share, the lowest end of its target range, to raise $703.5 million, the company said.

Platform Industry: IBM office in Australia

IBM exits facial recognition business, calls for police reform

IBM disclosed Monday it will no longer offer facial recognition or analysis software in a letter to Congress calling for new efforts to pursue justice and racial equity, new CEO Ar...

Quantum Computing

Samsung, UAE funds lead $55 million investment in quantum computing startup

Reuters – US quantum computing startup IonQ said on Tuesday it raised $55 million in a funding round that was led by venture funds backed by Samsung Electronics and the gover...