Werner Vogels

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In 2018, Amazon Web Services was a $25.6 billion dollar revenue company, and its technology supports some of the biggest businesses in the world. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg/Getty Images

“This what I tell all my clients.” Werner Vogels is holding up a T-shirt that reads: “Encrypt everything”. Amazon’s chief technology officer and vice(...)

“We’ve seen a significant shift in thinking on cybersecurity over the last few years, with organisations prepared to ‘hand over the keys’ to the AI and allowing it to make the critical decisions and take action where necessary.” Photograph: Getty Images

Artificial intelligence (AI) is going to be used increasingly both to initiate and defend against cybersecurity attacks. That is according to Emily Or(...)

Amazon is one of the country’s biggest data-centre owners, along with Microsoft and Google

Online retailer Amazon has acquired the former Jacob’s biscuit factory on Belgard Road in Tallaght, Dublin. The building has been lying vacant since (...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Minister for Enterprise Richard Bruton with Amazon chief technology officer Werner Vogels in Dublin yesterday. Photograph: Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland

Up to 70,000 jobs have been created under the Government’s action plan for jobs, Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton claimed yesterday, as US ecommerce g(...)

Amazon has invested ¤1.5 billion in Ireland over the past decade

US ecommerce giant Amazon is to create 300 jobs at its new Dublin operation in Ballsbridge, bringing its total Irish workforce up to 1,700.The roles, (...)

The world’s first cyborg artist, Belfast-born Neil Harbisson, is to speak at the Web Summit in Dublin this November. Mr Harbisson has an antenna implanted in his skull so he can hear images and paint sounds. Photo: Lars Norgaard

Neil Harbisson has an antenna implanted in his skull so he can hear images and paint sounds. In 2004, the British government officially recognised Bel(...)