Amazon Web Services has launched a new cloud service that lets non-programmers build mobile and web applications, plans for which we first reported in January 2018. Called “Honeycode,” the service shows how AWS is moving beyond basic cloud offerings like servers and databases by developing products that appeal to new types of customers. It’s also an example of how AWS likes to take complex...
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For much of the last century, metals companies have made stainless steel from nickel mined in Russia or the Philippines and smelted at temperatures up to 2,900 degrees. But demand for nickel is outstripping supplies because the metal is a key component in most electric vehicle batteries. So metals producers have turned to a new supplier—Indonesia, which possesses vast reserves of a previously...
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