Business & MBA

Apple to transition to ARM

The rumours ain’t new, but appear to become more tangible. This time Ars Technica reports an announcement could happen as early as this years WWDC.

The report bases on Mark Gurman, an Bloomberg News reporter focusing on Apple News. He initially published an article in Bloomberg News on the topic and tweeted:

Not only cost structure and ownership of IP is a significant driver for Apple’s motivation to transition. Most likely, the move will also mean good/bad news for customers and Intel:

Report claims internal Apple testing has seen “sizable improvements” over Intel.

From the article

Source: Ars Technica

Business & MBA

Forever 21 Goes Bust, Adding 178 Stores to Retail Apocalypse – Bloomberg

Forever 21 Inc. filed for bankruptcy, joining the growing list of fashion retailers felled by heavy competition, high rents and the defection of shoppers to online outlets.
— Weiterlesen

Business & MBA Internet & Cloud

`Keep Talkin’ Larry’: Amazon Is Close to Tossing Oracle Software – Bloomberg

It’s a huge effort considering the scale of the project and the relevance of customer data for Amazon. Given their cloud business and it’s maturity – AWS is more than 10 years old by now and leading the pack – this move seems overdue. Inc. has taken another step toward eliminating software from Oracle Corp. that has long helped the e-commerce giant run its retail business.

Source: `Keep Talkin’ Larry’: Amazon Is Close to Tossing Oracle Software – Bloomberg

Internet & Cloud

Cloud gegen Commerz

Unter (Internet-afinen) Technikern und Technikbegeisterten hört man schon länger den Witz, dass ein Botnet am einfachsten bei Amazon mittels Kreditkarte bestellt werden kann. In dem Fall des Playstation Network (PSN) ist offensichtlich genau dieser Ansatz umgesetzt worden, wie Bloomberg gestern berichtete.