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Watch your MANRS: Akamai, Amazon, Netflix, Microsoft, Google, and pals join internet routing security effort

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/31/manrs_cdns/

a week ago

Filtering, anti-spoofing, coordination, validation to prevent crooks, spies hijacking victims' connections

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World's smallest violin to be played for opportunistic sellers banned from eBay and Amazon for price gouging

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/25/pricegouging_which/

2 weeks ago

Online marketplaces descend into wretched hives of scum and villainy

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Amazon, Apple, Google, IBM, Microsoft speech-to-text AI systems can't understand black people as well as whites

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/24/speech_to_text_ai_system/

2 weeks ago

Lack of varied training data to blame, say researchers

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Forget toilet roll, bandwidth is the new ration: Amazon, YouTube also degrade video in Europe to keep 'net running amid coronavirus crunch

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/20/amazon_youtube/

3 weeks ago

Pair join Netflix to turn it down for what? Connectivity stability

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Amazon Hiring 100,000 Workers As Online Deliveries Surge In Midst Of Coronavirus

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/amazon-hiring-100-000-workers-as-online-deliveries-surge-in-midst-of-coronavirus

3 weeks ago

by David Harris The tech firm says it knows that many people have been economically impacted as jobs in areas like hospitality, restaurants, and travel are lost or furloughed as part of this crisis.

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Amazon announces four new projects to make its data centers greener

https://www.zdnet.com/article/amazon-announces-four-new-projects-to-make-its-data-centers-greener/

4 weeks ago

The e-tailer reiterated its commitment to fighting climate change with renewable energy initiatives to launch worldwide.

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Amazon teases Bottlerocket, its take on Linux specifically for running containers

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/11/amazon_launches_bottlerocket_new_linux_distro_for_running_containers/

4 weeks ago

Rust and dual-partition sets for security, efficiency, and automated updates

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Amazon: Linux-based Bottlerocket is our new OS for hosting containers in the cloud

https://www.zdnet.com/article/amazon-linux-based-bottlerocket-is-our-new-os-for-hosting-containers-in-the-cloud/

4 weeks ago

Open-source Bottlerocket from AWS aims to break the bottleneck of installing package updates on containerized apps.

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Amazon launches itself into retail IT with 'all the necessary technologies'. Not saying which, but you know...

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/10/amazon_launches_into_retail_it_with_all_the_necessary_technologies/

4 weeks ago

We have to Just Walk Out of that shop, right? Oh... with products

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Amazon staffer based just a stone's throw away from Seattle HQ tests positive for Wuhan coronavirus

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/04/coronavirus_amazon_worker/

a month ago

Now COVID-19's got FAANGs

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Amazon, Google Further Restrict Employee Travel Due to Coronavirus

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/amazon-google-further-restrict-employee-travel-due-to-coronavirus

a month ago

by Donna Goodison We can confirm that one employee from our Zurich office has been diagnosed with the coronavirus, a Google spokesperson told CRN. They were in the Zurich office for a limited time, before they had any symptoms.

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Lustre HPC file systems no longer disappear in a puff on Amazon Web Services – but you'll pay more

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/25/aws_adds_persistence_to_lustre_high_performance_storage/

a month ago

Throughput boosted and encryption in transit added to temporary counterparts

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Amazon and commercial open source in the cloud: It's complicated

https://www.zdnet.com/article/amazon-and-commercial-open-source-in-the-cloud-its-complicated/

2 months ago

What do the data tell us about the relationship between cloud vendors -- specifically, Amazon and commercial open source vendors?

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Judge Vulcan-nerve pinches JEDI deal after Amazon forks out $42m to pause Microsoft's military machinations

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/13/judge_halts_jedi/

2 months ago

Pentagon's $10bn winner-takes-all cloud super-contract in stasis as Starship Bezos opens fire

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Amazon, AWS In ‘Frontline’ Crosshairs With New PBS Documentary

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/amazon-aws-in-frontline-crosshairs-with-new-pbs-documentary

2 months ago

by Donna Goodison AWS has given Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos billions to expand Amazon from a company that sells everything to a company that does everything, Frontline correspondent and director James Jacoby says in Amazon Empire: The Rise and Reign of Jeff Bezos.

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Time to call off Mobile World Congress yet? Nvidia, Amazon and Sony all sidestep trade show over coronavirus fears

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/10/big_names_shun_mwc/

2 months ago

MWC Can GSMA really assure the event will be safe?

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Amazon demands Trump testify about the JEDI contract

https://www.zdnet.com/article/amazon-demands-trump-testify-about-the-jedi-contract/

2 months ago

Amazon is attempting to depose President Donald Trump and others over the US government's award the $10-billion dollar JEDI cloud to Microsoft Azure over AWS.

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Time to call off Mobile World Congress yet? Nvidia, Amazon and Sony all sidestep trade show over coronavirus fears

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/10/big_names_shun_mwc/

2 months ago

Can GSMA really assure the event will be safe?

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Latest battery bruiser Android from budget Moto G range appears ahead of MWC after an Amazon whoopsie

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/07/motos_budget_battery_bruiser_android_appears_in_a_puff_of_smoke/

2 months ago

Leaks, damn leaks and £219 phones

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