In 2018 year-to-date, the company has made 7 acquisitions across the gaming space, more than it has in any other strategic area.
We analyzed the earnings transcripts of Facebook, Apple, Microsoft, Google, and Amazon, and found that Microsoft is the only company talking about edge computing.
Also covered are the mega-rounds of the past 2 weeks.
Also discussed are companies cutting healthcare admin costs.
Based on a 2018 comparison, running virtual machines (VMs) with Microsoft Azure is less expensive than with Amazon Web Services (AWS) or Google Cloud Platform (GCP).
We analyzed the regional data center presence of AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform, and found that Azure is available in more regions globally.
In 2017, Amazon's cloud business generated approximately $17.5B in total revenue. Expectations for 2018 exceed $25B.
Companies are trying to remove the burden of downloading games by streaming them directly from remote servers.
Also covered are AI & education, enterprise data security, and early-stage serverless companies.
Also discussed are tech for aging adults, sustainable supply chains, and trends in grab-and-go retail.