Nadia Carlsten has joined Amazon as head of strategy and operations.
Artificial intelligence can analyze vast amounts of information, identifying patterns and anomalies at a speed and scale beyond human capacity. To make it an invaluable part of defense, the goal will be to create cybersecurity systems that can anticipate national security threats. Once systems can automatically reconfigure themselves and their security controls to prevent any potential breaches, the next step will be to move to machines with the power to make their own decisions.
Try before you buy. The new Amazon Appstore gives Android users a chance to test drive apps in a browser window before deciding to pay or download. Launched last week, the Amazon Appstore provides an alternative to Google's open Android Market, which accepts any apps without a formal review. Amazon will examine and evaluate all the programs before making them available and will also control and adjust pricing.