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Amazon names City on a Cloud Innovation Challenge winners

Amazon names City on a Cloud Innovation Challenge winners

Winners include solutions to address homelessness, school shootings, emergency response and more.

Amazon finalists highlight city cloud innovation

Amazon finalists highlight city cloud innovation

Initiatives up for awards include the use of data to tackle the opioid crisis and homelessness, an open-data-powered Alexa service and an earthquake warning app.

AWS to make managed blockchain service generally available

AWS to make managed blockchain service generally available

The fully managed service claims to make it easy to create and manage scalable networks and allows customers to quickly set up a blockchain network spanning multiple AWS accounts.

US Ignite launches smart city accelerator

US Ignite launches smart city accelerator

Benefits for participants include access to an eight-week training course, an opportunity to connect with Amazon mentors as well as up to 10,000 in AWS credits.

Baltimore uses AWS CloudStart to help innovate

Baltimore uses AWS CloudStart to help innovate

The US city will use the cloud computing programme to support entrepreneurs and start-ups working on solutions that improve citizens’ quality of life

IoT spend set to double

IoT spend set to double

A Bain & Company report finds that enterprise customers are running more proofs of concept than they were two years ago