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AWS’ new S3 Storage Lens gives an in-depth view of cloud storage
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AWS’ new S3 Storage Lens gives an in-depth view of cloud storage

New service will help customers find ways to reduce storage costs
19 Nov 2020
AWS Network Firewall provides network protection across all workloads
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AWS Network Firewall provides network protection across all workloads

New firewall tools offer improved security in virtual private clouds
18 Nov 2020
AWS ditches Nvidia for in-house 'Inferentia' silicon
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AWS ditches Nvidia for in-house 'Inferentia' silicon

Alexa queries and facial recognition data will now be processed by Amazon's own chips
13 Nov 2020
AWS launches visual data preparation tool DataBrew
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AWS launches visual data preparation tool DataBrew

AWS Glue DataBrew allows for the cleaning and normalising of data without the need to write code
12 Nov 2020
EU charges Amazon over misuse of third-party data
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EU charges Amazon over misuse of third-party data

The EC claims Amazon broke competition rules by using data gathered on third-party sellers to compete against them
10 Nov 2020
Hotel booking firm exposes data on "millions" of guests
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Hotel booking firm exposes data on "millions" of guests

Reservation platform used by Hotels.com, Booking.com and Expedia left sensitive data exposed on a misconfigured AWS S3 bucket
9 Nov 2020
Alibaba's cloud growth outpaces AWS, Microsoft, and Google Cloud
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Alibaba's cloud growth outpaces AWS, Microsoft, and Google Cloud

Revenues for the Chinese giant's cloud business increased 60% year-on-year in Q3
6 Nov 2020
AWS is the latest cloud giant to sign MoU with UK government
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AWS is the latest cloud giant to sign MoU with UK government

The agreement also involves a skills fund to train 6,000 civil servants, and open up procurement to SMBs
2 Nov 2020
IT Pro Panel: The state of cloud infrastructure
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IT Pro Panel: The state of cloud infrastructure

What IT leaders really have to say about their cloud estates
26 Oct 2020
IT Pro Live: Avoiding common cloud mistakes

IT Pro Live: Avoiding common cloud mistakes

The Scale Factory CEO Jon Topper shares what he's learned over the course of two years of cloud reviews
1 Sep 2020
AWS launches Amazon Braket quantum cloud service
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AWS launches Amazon Braket quantum cloud service

The cloud service will give users the capacity to run simulations on quantum computers built by D-Wave, IonQ and Rigetti
14 Aug 2020
Infostretch is now an AWS advanced consulting partner
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Infostretch is now an AWS advanced consulting partner

Infostretch will help enterprise delivery teams accelerate digital initiatives on the AWS cloud
4 Aug 2020
Amazon Contact Lens gives call center managers real-time call insight
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Amazon Contact Lens gives call center managers real-time call insight

Call center managers can intervene earlier, reducing customer churn
23 Jul 2020
AWS launches dedicated space business unit
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AWS launches dedicated space business unit

The division will be headed by a former director of Space Force Planning at the US Space Force
1 Jul 2020
AWS launches Amazon Honeycode for code-free app building
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AWS launches Amazon Honeycode for code-free app building

New service can help businesses build mobile and web apps without coding or developers
25 Jun 2020
Niche dating apps expose almost 1TB of user data
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Niche dating apps expose almost 1TB of user data

Sensitive material, including images and voice recordings, has been exposed due to a misconfigured AWS S3 bucket
16 Jun 2020
How AWS took over sports
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How AWS took over sports

From one Englishman’s obsession with the NFL to a global machine learning sports empire
16 Apr 2020
AWS launches Amazon Detective for investigating security incidents
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AWS launches Amazon Detective for investigating security incidents

Service automates "burdensome" data gathering for effective security investigations
1 Apr 2020
Six Nations broadcasts to get AWS machine learning stats
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Six Nations broadcasts to get AWS machine learning stats

Conversion success predictions, heatmaps and tackle insights brought to screen with SageMaker
22 Jan 2020
Microsoft has an edge on AWS, according to IT executives
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Microsoft has an edge on AWS, according to IT executives

Goldman Sachs survey suggests IT executives see Microsoft winning the cloud wars over the next three years
8 Jan 2020
Open-source rivals considered suing Amazon over "strip mining"
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Open-source rivals considered suing Amazon over "strip mining"

The battle between Elastic and AWS reveals a wider concern about Amazon's impact on the open-source software industry
16 Dec 2019
AWS ramps up SageMaker tools at Re:Invent
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AWS ramps up SageMaker tools at Re:Invent

Cloud giant loads more capabilities into its machine learning hub with AWS SageMaker Studio
4 Dec 2019
AWS plugs leaky S3 buckets with CloudKnox integration
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AWS plugs leaky S3 buckets with CloudKnox integration

Partnership aims to address S3's pervasive human error problem
3 Dec 2019