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Amazon lays out a technology to guide delivery agents with augmented reality by https://ift.tt/31nT1Fi

“Efficient package delivery is one of the keystones of Amazon’s retailing business, and a newly issued patent opens up a new frontier in efficiency: augmented reality.”

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Now Amazon plans to launch a massive constellation of more than 3,000 internet satellites by http://bit.ly/2UvHJiq

“The company is joining firms like SpaceX and OneWeb who all want to send huge numbers of satellites into low Earth orbit to connect underserved areas with broadband. How it works: The plan, dubbed “Project Kuiper,” will send satellites up into orbit at three different altitudes.”

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French tax on internet giants could yield 500 million euros per year: Le Maire by https://ift.tt/2Tcmu5f

“PARIS (Reuters) – A three percent tax on the French revenue of large internet companies could yield 500 million euros (568.5 million pounds) per year, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Sunday.”

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Amazon has an algorithm that designs clothes by replicating human creativity by https://is.gd/8L1w9m

At its core, Amazon’s goal is to remove as much friction as possible from a customer finding what they want, ordering it, and having it land on their doorstep. Its ambitions started with books, but have since extended to just about every other category, including clothes.

MIT Technology Review reports that a team at the e-commerce company, working at a San Francisco research center, has devised an algorithm that analyzes images to learn about specific styles of clothing. It then creates similar new items from scratch.

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The cloud wars explained: Amazon is dominating, but Microsoft and Google are striking back by https://is.gd/POqSMl

Amazon’s cloud service is its most profitable unit. Microsoft has pegged its future to its cloud computing businesses, leading to a very enthusiastic response from Wall Street.

Google, too, is betting big on cloud computing as something that could be bigger than its advertising business.

What exactly are these companies selling? Who’s buying it? And why is one company that wasn’t even in enterprise technology a decade ago — Amazon — beating the pants off everyone else?

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What your company can learn from Google’s Area 120 model by https://is.gd/L1fBS0

Big companies are too slow, too disorganized and too stuck under the weight of outdated playbooks and bad habits to benefit from opportunities to innovate.

That’s the picture the latest report by accelerator 500 Startups paints after surveying over 100 corporate executives that oversee innovation, including collaborating or investing in startups.

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