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Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)

Major AWS outage knocks a host of services offline
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data centres

Major AWS outage knocks a host of services offline

Coinbase, Venmo, Disney+, and Tinder are among the many services affected
7 Dec 2021
Re:Invent 2021: New AWS CEO unloads compute, data and 5G services during first keynote
Adam Selipskey takes the stage for his AWS Re:Invest keynote
Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Re:Invent 2021: New AWS CEO unloads compute, data and 5G services during first keynote

Selipsky delivers new EC2 instances, mainframe migration and automated 5G services at Re:Invent debut
1 Dec 2021
Amazon to retire iconic EC2-Classic network
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Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)

Amazon to retire iconic EC2-Classic network

Customers will have until 2022 to migrate from the 15-year-old network to VPC
29 Jul 2021
AWS is bringing Apple's macOS to its cloud service
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Amazon Web Services (AWS)

AWS is bringing Apple's macOS to its cloud service

Analyst claims the partnership between AWS and Apple has "formidable potential"
1 Dec 2020
AWS joins the blockchain bandwagon
blockchain
blockchain

AWS joins the blockchain bandwagon

Product release comes five months after CEO dismissed blockchain's potential
23 Apr 2018
Security flaw 'affects all Intel chips from the last decade'
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Security

Security flaw 'affects all Intel chips from the last decade'

But an OS-level fix could drastically affect device performance - report
3 Jan 2018
AWS Re:Invent: AWS takes wraps off two new EC2 instances
Werner Vogels' keynote
cloud computing

AWS Re:Invent: AWS takes wraps off two new EC2 instances

Cloud services firm uses second day of customer conference to debut new instances, as well as a cloud-based data processing service.
29 Nov 2012
Week in review: Galaxy Tab ban, Amazon and IBM humbled
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public sector

Week in review: Galaxy Tab ban, Amazon and IBM humbled

Samsung, Amazon and IBM haven't had the best of weeks.
12 Aug 2011
Amazon opens EC2 up to auction-style payments
Amazon EC2 cloud
public sector

Amazon opens EC2 up to auction-style payments

The cloud giant is allowing customers to state how much they want to pay in a new bidding payment option.
15 Dec 2009
Microsoft unveils Azure cloud computing platform
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cloud hosting

Microsoft unveils Azure cloud computing platform

Enterprise applications from Microsoft and third parties set to move into the cloud as the Windows maker reveals its enterprise utility computing ambi…
27 Oct 2008