Category: Technology

Why is Amazon hiring blockchain experts for its advertising division?

A job posting on LinkedIn last week suggested that Amazon has plans to bring blockchain technology into its advertising product. The company is looking for a software development engineer with blockchain experience to join its advertising FinTech team. Read More: www.thedrum.com

Farmers Use Tech To Squeeze Every Drop From Colorado River

This U.S. Department of Agriculture station outside Greeley and other sites across the Southwest are experimenting with drones, specialized cameras and other technology to squeeze the most out of every drop of water in the Colorado River – a vital but beleaguered waterway that serves an estimated 40 million people. The federal government will release a closely watched projection Thursday on whether the Colorado River system has enough water to meet all the demands of downstream states in future years. Read More: www.kunc.org

Verizon enables private IP network connectivity

Verizon is aiming to increase connectivity between organisations with a private IP network to more than 100 data centers worldwide. The solution leverages an API to integrate pre-provisioned Verizon Private IP bandwidth via ECX Fabric, while eliminating the need for dedicated physical connectivity. Read More: datacenternews.asia

Amazon Is Looking for an Engineer to Put Advertising Data on a Blockchain

Amazon is seeking to integrate parts of its advertising business with a blockchain. Previously, the blockchain team at Amazon Web Services, the company’s cloud business, built a proprietary blockchain known as the Quantum Ledger Database, and AWS’ Managed Blockchain service connects with ethereum and Hyperledger Fabric. Read More: www.coindesk.com