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Companies waste $62 billion on the cloud by paying for capacity they don’t need, according to a report

Most companies think moving to the cloud will save them money, but that's only true if their data centers are optimized for efficiency, said researcher Jonathan Koomey.
Werner Vogels, Amazon chief technology officer, thinks voice interactions with computers will replace keyboards and screens.

Amazon’s CTO thinks the Alexa-powered Billy Bass points to the future of how we’ll interact with computers

Interacting with computers will become more natural, relying on voice and visual signals, Amazon's Werner Vogels told the audience at the AWS user conference.
Andy Jassy takes a shot at Oracle on stage at AWS Reinvent 2017

Amazon kicked off its huge cloud conference with a big dig at Oracle’s Larry Ellison

Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy showed a cartoon on stage that was a dig at Oracle and its famous founder Larry Ellison that got a big laugh.

Expensify CEO says its ‘automated’ service is ‘proud’ to use humans to process receipts

Expensify advertises its expense management system as "automated," but its CEO says the company has never tried to hide the fact that it also relies on humans.

DIGITAL HEALTH BRIEFING: Amazon to enter major healthcare partnership — Apple Watch aids in treating depression — IBM Watson shows it...

A new partnership between Amazon and Cerner will help the e-commerce giant establish a foothold in healthcare cloud services.
Diane Greene

Google Cloud just nudged its way into Amazon’s territory as a storage provider for Salesforce

It's a major win for Google Cloud boss Diane Greene as she works to build Google into an enterprise powerhouse.
Oracle's Larry Ellison thinks he's at war with Amazon Web Services. But not everyone agrees.

Larry Ellison loves to rail against Amazon but this analyst says Microsoft is the real enemy

Oracle called its new database the first of its kind, but one analyst thinks they need to do more to differentiate themselves.

This former top Microsoft exec just raised $100 million from Mark Zuckerberg’s favorite fund to take on Oracle, Google, and Amazon

Iconiq Capital is leading a $100 million round in Snowflake -- the Silicon Valley startup helmed by former top Microsoft exec Bob Muglia.