FTC Expands Amazon Antitrust Probe To Include AWS: Report

2 hrs 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.


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


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


Amazon Detective to investigate security issues within workloads

2 days ago

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


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

2 days ago

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


Serverless Kubernetes containers: Amazon EKS on AWS Fargate

3 days ago

AWS Kubernetes users can now run serverless containers.


AWS Launches Quantum Computing Offensive With Amazon Braket

3 days 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.'


AWS unveils Amazon Braket quantum computing service

3 days ago

The cloud giant also used day one of re:Invent to announce the AWS Center for Quantum Computing and its new AWS Quantum Solutions Lab


Amazon pushes ahead with its healthcare master-plan: Now Alexa can remind you to take your medicine

a week ago

The voice assistant's new skill, which lets it manage users' medication, falls in line with Amazon's recent investments in healthcare.


Catching up with Amazon Neptune

a week ago

In the run-up to re:Invent next week, we review recent announcements with Amazon’s Neptune graph database.


AWS adds 22 new languages to Amazon Translate

a week ago

Ahead of the AWS re:Invent conference, Amazon makes a series of announcements related to AI-powered services and IOT.


Whoa! Google to power Amazon's internet. Wait, oh, not that Amazon. The other one. The rainforest

2 weeks ago

While there's still a rainforest left, that is


Use the courts, Jeff: Amazon to contest Microsoft scooping $10bn JEDI contract

3 weeks ago

Bezos' empire strikes back claiming 'unmistakable bias', self-recused defense chief denies it


Amazon Web Services launches AWS Data Exchange for qualified third-party data

3 weeks ago

Customers can now find, subscribe to, and use qualified third-party data in the cloud.


Amazon intros new flexible payment options for AWS compute services

4 weeks ago

Simply called Savings Plans, the purchase option functions as a flexible discount model that gives customers the same discounts as Reserved Instances.


Baffled by bogus charges on your Amazon account? It may be the work of a crook's phantom gadget

4 weeks ago

Register readers confirm unseen hardware took bank cards on a joyride


Microsoft beats Amazon in a $10 billion Defense JEDI contract bid

4 weeks ago

Throughout much of the bidding process, Amazon was expected by many to be the triumphant bidder.


A stranger's TV went on spending spree with my Amazon account – and web giant did nothing about it for months

a month ago

Crook exploited security hole, hijacked punter's bank cards


UK ads watchdog slaps Amazon for UX dark arts after folk bought Prime subs they didn't want

a month ago



Amazon is saying nothing about the DDoS attack that took down AWS, but others are

a month ago

Looks like some security staff were asleep at the switch


Provision a WordPress site in 30 minutes or less using Amazon AWS Lightsail

a month ago

Amazon's AWS can be daunting in terms of its almost overwhelming complexity. But Lightsail makes it easy. In this tutorial, we'll show you how to create a full WordPress install in about five minutes.