September 13, 2020
JEDI – a saga full of plots

On 04/09/2020 the United States Department of Defense confirmed the granting of the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) cloud services contract to Microsoft. Amazon Web Services immediately repudiated the award through a strongly worded blog post entitled – JEDI: Why we will continue to protest this politically corrupted contract award. In this short article Digiecon review the facts leading to this final confirmation of Microsoft as the contract winner.

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September 3, 2020

The past couple of years have jolted the tech community with the rapid rise of wearable tech, mostly in the form of the smart watches – this article will use the word wearable to describe any tech that is designed to be worn daily that has the capability of connecting to your phone. Initially starting with Fitbit and Garmin, mainstream tech companies have adopted this technology with the Apple watch, Samsung gear and now the release of Amazon’s new wearable the Halo. This article looks at the major players in the market and what might be to come…

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June 14, 2020
Facebook and Amazon race to India

On 21/04/2020, Facebook Inc and Reliance Industries Limited reported on Facebook’s $5.7 billion investment in Jio Platforms. Less than two months later, on 04/06/2020, Reuters reported that Amazon is considering a $2 billion investment in India’s Bharti Airtel. This short article ponders on the rationale for these tech-giants’ race to India.

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