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South American nations open fire on ICANN for 'illegal and unjust' sale of .amazon to zillionaire Jeff Bezos

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/21/amazonb_icann_spat/

4 days ago

Nastygram to DNS overseer follows long, flawed and drawn-out process

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Amazon brings AWS Outposts to 7 new regions

https://www.zdnet.com/article/amazon-brings-aws-outposts-to-7-new-regions/

4 days ago

AWS Outposts lets you run workloads on premise with the same AWS APIs, control plane, hardware and tools that allow you to connect with all your other AWS applications.

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Amazon to ask court to block DoD's $10bn early Valentine's date with a Microsoft JEDI

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/14/jedi_appeal/

2 weeks ago

Not keen to let them Hang Solo. (We're here all week.) Next Friday's filing aims to stop work before it begins on 11 Feb

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Amazon: We want to stop Microsoft working on JEDI contract

https://www.zdnet.com/article/amazon-we-want-to-stop-microsoft-working-on-jedi-contract/

2 weeks ago

Amazon Web Services wants to block early work from Microsoft on the Pentagon's JEDI contract.

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Ring of fired: Amazon axes multiple workers who secretly snooped on netizens' surveillance camera footage

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/09/amazon_ring_workers_fired/

2 weeks ago

This Internet of Things in the cloud is working out so well, so, so well, so well

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Amazon, Google, Microsoft: Who had the best year in cloud in 2019?

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/02/amazon_google_microsoft_who_had_the_best_year_in_cloud_in_2019/

3 weeks ago

We pick one technology highlight for each of the Big 3

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The IoT wars are over, maybe? Amazon, Apple, Google give up on smart-home domination dreams, agree to develop common standards

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/18/iot_standards_war/

a month ago

The bad news: You may have to buy all new kit if you want things to work

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Amazon slams media for not saying nice things about AWS, denies it strip-mines open-source code for huge profits

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/18/aws_blames_the_media/

a month ago

Turns out even with the luxury and protection of billions of dollars, you still can't take any criticism

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Amazon Germany faces Christmas strikes from elf stackers, packers and dispatchers

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/16/amazon_germany_hit_by_strikes/

a month ago

Season's not much of a miracle for under-pressure workers, says union

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Amazon Redshift turns AQUA

https://www.zdnet.com/article/amazon-redshift-turns-aqua/

a month ago

The latest features announced for Redshift last week at re:Invent provide a good example of how the cloud is redefining data warehousing.

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Amazon Translate now supports 54 languages

https://www.zdnet.com/video/aws-adds-22-new-languages-to-amazon-translate/

2 months ago

Amazon makes a series of announcements related to AI-powered services and IOT.

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Amazon: Trump photon-torpedoed our $10bn JEDI dream because he hates CEO Jeff Bezos

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/09/jedi_contract_complaint_amazon/

2 months ago

'Blatant and sustained effort' to deny AWS Pentagon IT mega-contract, cloud giant claims

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Homeland Security backs off on scanning US citizens, Amazon ups AI ante, and more

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/09/ai_roundup_061219/

2 months ago

Roundup And why China might not be as big as first thought in AI spending

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New Amazon Builders’ Library: This Is ‘Not Taught At School’

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/new-amazon-builders-library-this-is-not-taught-at-school-

2 months ago

by Donna Goodison I hope that thishelps you build distributed systems at the same scale and the same reliability as Amazon and AWS, Amazon chief technology officer Werner Vogels says.

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FTC Expands Amazon Antitrust Probe To Include AWS: Report

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/ftc-expands-amazon-antitrust-probe-to-include-aws-report

2 months ago

by Joseph F. Kovar A new antitrust probe of Amazon Web Services is the latest in several moves by the U.S. government to look at potential anti-competitive practices by the IT industry's largest on-line companies.

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AWS CEO Andy Jassy: Trump's 'disdain' for Amazon influenced DOD's JEDI decision

https://www.zdnet.com/article/aws-ceo-andy-jassy-trumps-disdain-for-amazon-influenced-dods-jedi-decision/

2 months ago

Jassy suggested the DOD's decision to grant its $10B cloud contract to Microsoft was tainted by politics, potentially putting national security at risk.

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Amazon Detective to investigate security issues within workloads

https://www.zdnet.com/article/amazon-detective-to-investigate-security-issues-within-workloads/

2 months ago

Also announced under the security banner is AWS IAM Access Analyze and AWS Nitro Enclaves.

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Amazon S3 Access Points, Redshift updates as AWS aims to change the data lake game

https://www.zdnet.com/article/amazon-s3-access-points-redshift-updates-as-aws-looks-to-change-the-data-lake-game/

2 months ago

Amazon S3 Access Points, Redshift enhancements, UltraWarm preview for Amazon Elastic Service, and Managed Apache Cassandra Service.

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Serverless Kubernetes containers: Amazon EKS on AWS Fargate

https://www.zdnet.com/article/serverless-kubernetes-containers-amazon-eks-on-aws-fargate/

2 months ago

AWS Kubernetes users can now run serverless containers.

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AWS Launches Quantum Computing Offensive With Amazon Braket

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/aws-launches-quantum-computing-offensive-with-amazon-braket

2 months ago

by Donna Goodison 'With quantum engineering starting to make more meaningful progress, customers are asking for ways to experiment with quantum computers and explore the technologys potential,' says Charlie Bell, AWS senior vice president of utility computing services. 'We believe that quantum computing will be a cloud-first technology, and that the cloud will be the main way customers access the hardware.'

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