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AWS Supply Chain: Cloud giant's new app locates bottlenecks and suggests fixes
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Business operations

AWS Supply Chain: Cloud giant's new app locates bottlenecks and suggests fixes

The cloud giant's new cloud-based application aims to offer firms unified supply chain oversight, with pre-trained aggregation models
30 Nov 2022
AWS Lambda SnapStart update speeds up application cold starts
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Server & storage

AWS Lambda SnapStart update speeds up application cold starts

The updated service utilises cache memory to store quickly-restored snapshots of functions as needed, reducing latency and cost
29 Nov 2022
AWS plans to be 'water positive' by 2030
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data centres

AWS plans to be 'water positive' by 2030

A number of projects will seek to improve groundwater replenishment, efficiency, and overall sustainability
28 Nov 2022
Amazon faces FTC probe over iRobot acquisition
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Policy & legislation

Amazon faces FTC probe over iRobot acquisition

A review will weigh up concerns over the tech giant's domination of the home tech market, and potential for Roomba data collection
5 Sep 2022
Amazon gave police departments Ring footage without permission
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privacy

Amazon gave police departments Ring footage without permission

The tech giant has done this 11 times this year
14 Jul 2022
Amazon signs launch deals with Arianespace, Blue Origin and United Launch Alliance for Project Kuiper
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broadband

Amazon signs launch deals with Arianespace, Blue Origin and United Launch Alliance for Project Kuiper

The retail giant has secured up to 83 rocket launches with the trio to deploy a bulk of its 3,262-satellite constellation
6 Apr 2022
AWS to invest £1.8bn in UK data centres and other cloud infrastructure
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Cloud

AWS to invest £1.8bn in UK data centres and other cloud infrastructure

The cloud giant's investment will contribute to new data centres amid market growth across the country
18 Mar 2022
AWS launches carbon tracking tool for its cloud customers
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cloud computing

AWS launches carbon tracking tool for its cloud customers

AWS' carbon footprint estimates include data on Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions
2 Mar 2022
How to think like a Digital CFO
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Whitepaper

How to think like a Digital CFO

How the digital world requires us to think differently
13 Jan 2022
Amazon faces allegations it "brazenly" underreported COVID-19 cases in its warehouses
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business management

Amazon faces allegations it "brazenly" underreported COVID-19 cases in its warehouses

Just a handful of the circa 20,000 cases it acknowledged last year were reported to occupational health authorities in the US, a report claims
2 Dec 2021
AWS and IBM join forces to reduce data barriers in the energy industry
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Software

AWS and IBM join forces to reduce data barriers in the energy industry

The companies are hoping to overcome obstacles like data residency requirements in countries where oil firms are based
15 Nov 2021
In praise of the early adopters
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Hardware

In praise of the early adopters

The IT industry needs early adopters like you – and tech that fell by the wayside should still be celebrated
2 Nov 2021
Amazon, Microsoft and Google lead the cloud market
growth strategy
cloud computing

Amazon, Microsoft and Google lead the cloud market

While the trio controls 70% of the public cloud market, the rest grows by 27%
29 Oct 2021
IT Pro News in Review: SolarWinds cyber attack, AWS deal with MI5, UK VoIP providers under attack
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cyber security

IT Pro News in Review: SolarWinds cyber attack, AWS deal with MI5, UK VoIP providers under attack

Catch up on the biggest headlines of the week in just two minutes
29 Oct 2021
Verizon and Amazon partner on enterprise connectivity solutions
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Network & Internet

Verizon and Amazon partner on enterprise connectivity solutions

The collaboration links Verizon’s terrestrial mobile network with Amazon’s LEO satellite network
27 Oct 2021
UK spy agencies supercharge espionage efforts with AWS data deal
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cloud computing

UK spy agencies supercharge espionage efforts with AWS data deal

GCHQ, MI6, and MI5 will reportedly benefit from AWS' data analytics and AI features in landmark cloud deal
26 Oct 2021
Oak9’s IaC security platform now available on AWS
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Security

Oak9’s IaC security platform now available on AWS

The solution speeds up app deployment while providing comprehensive security
22 Oct 2021
AWS makes its Panorama Appliance generally available
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Amazon Web Services (AWS)

AWS makes its Panorama Appliance generally available

The device helps increase quality control, optimize supply chains, and enhance consumer experiences
21 Oct 2021
Alkira deepens partnership with AWS
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Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Alkira deepens partnership with AWS

The firm also strengthened ties with AWS customer Warner Music Group
20 Oct 2021
Amazon relaxes remote working policy under new CEO
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flexible working

Amazon relaxes remote working policy under new CEO

Corporate staff will no longer be required in the office three days a week under Andy Jassy's regime
12 Oct 2021
Amazon, Microsoft, Google back creation of Trusted Cloud Principles
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privacy

Amazon, Microsoft, Google back creation of Trusted Cloud Principles

The initiative calls on governments to recognise baseline security and privacy protections for customers
1 Oct 2021
AWS makes Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus generally available
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Amazon Web Services (AWS)

AWS makes Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus generally available

The monitoring service integrates with open source Prometheus and is tailored for containerized applications
30 Sep 2021
Amazon to offer cyber insurance to UK SMBs
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cyber security

Amazon to offer cyber insurance to UK SMBs

The insurance will cover risks such as accidental privacy breaches, extortion and ransomware
28 Sep 2021