Amazon

Infosys selects AWS to develop next-gen quantum computing applications
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high-performance computing (HPC)

Infosys selects AWS to develop next-gen quantum computing applications

The firm will leverage Amazon Braket to test novel quantum computing algorithms
22 Sep 2021
AWS to launch cloud services reseller in Australia
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Amazon Web Services (AWS)

AWS to launch cloud services reseller in Australia

AWS Australia will allow customers in the region to buy services locally for the first time
17 Sep 2021
Senators accuse Amazon of mistreating pregnant workers
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Policy & legislation

Senators accuse Amazon of mistreating pregnant workers

Lawmakers call for an investigation into e-commerce giant's practices at fulfillment centers
10 Sep 2021
Amazon to pay college tuition fees for 750,000 front-line employees
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Careers & training

Amazon to pay college tuition fees for 750,000 front-line employees

The company is investing $1.2 billion by 2025 in education and skills training for its workers
10 Sep 2021
Building a business case for SAP on AWS
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Whitepaper

Building a business case for SAP on AWS

Business case and TCO optimisation by moving to AWS
8 Sep 2021
Evaluating S/4HANA and RISE as part of your digital transformation journey
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Whitepaper

Evaluating S/4HANA and RISE as part of your digital transformation journey

How to develop a business case for SAP S/4 HANA and RISE
8 Sep 2021
Amazon global hiring spree to add 55,000 new jobs
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Careers & training

Amazon global hiring spree to add 55,000 new jobs

The firm will grow its tech and operations teams with the majority of these roles based in the US
2 Sep 2021
Senators quiz Amazon on palm scanning tech
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biometrics

Senators quiz Amazon on palm scanning tech

Lawmakers fret about the privacy implications of Amazon One
13 Aug 2021
Amazon faces £637 million fine over GDPR violations
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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Amazon faces £637 million fine over GDPR violations

If confirmed, the penalty would be almost 15-times larger than the current record fine
2 Aug 2021
Civil rights groups ask the FTC to stop Amazon surveillance
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Policy & legislation

Civil rights groups ask the FTC to stop Amazon surveillance

Ring presents potential facial recognition nightmare, say critics
30 Jul 2021
AWS shuts down NSO Group infrastructure
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Amazon Web Services (AWS)

AWS shuts down NSO Group infrastructure

The Israeli company’s Pegasus spyware was used to target at least 50,000 mobile phones
20 Jul 2021
AWS buys encrypted messaging app Wickr
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Acquisition

AWS buys encrypted messaging app Wickr

Wickr keeps communication secure as more workers shift to remote working
25 Jun 2021
AWS and Salesforce launch integration partnership
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sales & CRM

AWS and Salesforce launch integration partnership

Salesforce developers will be able to consume AWS services natively
23 Jun 2021
AWS Proton software delivery platform is now available in select regions
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Amazon Web Services (AWS)

AWS Proton software delivery platform is now available in select regions

New service streamlines microservices management
10 Jun 2021
Amazon’s Ring now requires police to request doorbell videos publicly
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privacy

Amazon’s Ring now requires police to request doorbell videos publicly

Previously, Ring owners got private messages from police looking for user videos
3 Jun 2021
FCC commissioner calls for big tech to help bridge digital divide
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digital divide

FCC commissioner calls for big tech to help bridge digital divide

FCC’s senior Republican wants the likes of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google to help pay for broadband expansion
2 Jun 2021
Amazon devices to start communicating with each other by default
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Internet of Things (IoT)

Amazon devices to start communicating with each other by default

From 8 June, Amazon devices will form low-bandwidth ‘Sidewalk’ networks with nearby units to avoid dropout and extend their working range
1 Jun 2021
AWS launches full managed container orchestration service
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Amazon Web Services (AWS)

AWS launches full managed container orchestration service

Amazon ECS Anywhere offers consistent tooling and API experience for containers deployed on AWS, on-premises, and cloud-based environments
28 May 2021
Amazon boosts its streaming business with $8.45 billion MGM deal
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streaming

Amazon boosts its streaming business with $8.45 billion MGM deal

Bezos buys Bond, Bilbo Baggins, and Balboa
26 May 2021
Washington, DC sues Amazon for alleged antitrust violations
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Policy & legislation

Washington, DC sues Amazon for alleged antitrust violations

E-commerce giant unfairly raises prices and suppresses innovation, says Washington, DC AG
26 May 2021
Amazon to shut down Prime Now quick delivery app
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e commerce

Amazon to shut down Prime Now quick delivery app

The service will be killed off by the end of the year, with its 'fast delivery' options added to Amazon's main app and website
21 May 2021
AWS partners with NPower to boost jobs for women of color in tech
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Careers & training

AWS partners with NPower to boost jobs for women of color in tech

Command Shift will find tech jobs for underserved group
19 May 2021
Amazon reveals new designs for its leafy Virginia campus
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business plan

Amazon reveals new designs for its leafy Virginia campus

The e-commerce giant says the site will create 25,000 jobs over the next decade
13 May 2021