Jio’s entry to Indian market with disruptive offers forced competitors to reduce data pricing, as a result there was a dramatic increase in Facebook traffic. The impact was so much that it took Facebook’s global monthly active user (MAU) numbers to record highs. In its December-quarter earnings call with investors on Wednesday, the social media giant…
Most people know about Amazon’s ambitions to sell you everything from books and movies and smartphones to power tools and auto parts.
Less understood outside the technology industry is just how aggressively the company is also trying to become an important technology provider to other organizations, its aspirations just as big as those of Microsoft, IBM and Google.
Amazon Web Services already provides so-called cloud computing services at low prices for customers including the Central Intelligence Agency and Netflix. At a conference here last week for the web-services unit, company officials explained that Amazon was now trying to get more tech dollars from business customers by also offering services and processes that make it a competitor to traditional suppliers of business technology like Oracle. Original post at The New York Times