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The technology behind Amazon Go: retail IT taken to the next level

Amazon Go was due to open to the public by the end of this month, after launching in beta mode to employees in December. Reports suggest that the technology generally functions flawlessly if there are fewer than 20 customers present, or when their movements are slow. However, due to slight kinks in the technology used to automatically charge customers as they leave, and the difficulty of keeping tabs on an item if it has been removed from its specific spot on the shelf, it is now unclear when the store will open.

Cradlepoint Scores Big, Pushes Wireless WAN Service

Those putting wide area network (WAN) systems to use in corporate environments only seem to be growing in number, and as such, the companies looking to provide WAN, whether software-defined (SD-WAN) or in a hybrid WAN approach are on the rise as well. Recently, Cradlepoint noted its own significant advance in the field, demonstrated by landing an $89 million Series C funding round.