Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Amazon releases trove of Alexa tools to address developer apathy
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voice assistant

Amazon releases trove of Alexa tools to address developer apathy

The company is hoping to find new ways to help users discover skills with the voice assistant
22 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
How microservices help Perlego deliver textbook availability
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microservices

How microservices help Perlego deliver textbook availability

Matt Davis, CTO and co-founder of online academic library Perlego, reveals the secret behind his company's recent exponential growth
14 Jul 2021
Jeff Bezos steps down as Amazon CEO
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business management

Jeff Bezos steps down as Amazon CEO

E-commerce giant's founder ends 27-year career to focus on commercial space flights
5 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
AWS warns of the dangers of digital stagnation post-pandemic
Darren Hardman, AWS head of operations in the UK and Ireland
Amazon Web Services (AWS)

AWS warns of the dangers of digital stagnation post-pandemic

Businesses need 'leadership muscle' to implement a culture that can continue to adapt to new technologies, says UK and Ireland chief
9 Jun 2021
UK to scrap Digital Services Tax in favour of G7 tax deal
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Policy & legislation

UK to scrap Digital Services Tax in favour of G7 tax deal

The Global Tax Agreement was announced following a two-day meeting chaired by chancellor Rishi Sunak
7 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
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 to create 10,000 new UK jobs
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Careers & training

Amazon to create 10,000 new UK jobs

Corporate roles will be available across the country in software development, cloud computing, and AI
14 May 2021
The impact of AWS in the UK
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Whitepaper

The impact of AWS in the UK

How AWS is powering Britain's fastest-growing companies
12 May 2021
Disney+ expands AWS collaboration to fuel global rollout
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Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Disney+ expands AWS collaboration to fuel global rollout

The popular streaming platform has used a rooster of cloud services to deliver premium content and manage usage spikes
29 Apr 2021
US judge refuses to dismiss AWS claims that Trump interfered with JEDI cloud deal
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Amazon Web Services (AWS)

US judge refuses to dismiss AWS claims that Trump interfered with JEDI cloud deal

Previous statements from the DoJ suggest the Pentagon's cloud computing project could be scrapped entirely if Microsoft's bid is overturned
29 Apr 2021
Amazon is reportedly developing custom networking chips
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Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Amazon is reportedly developing custom networking chips

The firm is reportedly preparing to ramp up its in-house silicon efforts in order to lessen its reliance on Broadcom
31 Mar 2021
Amazon’s new Lookout for Metrics monitors your organization’s KPIs
Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Amazon’s new Lookout for Metrics monitors your organization’s KPIs

Lookout for Metrics uses machine learning to detect anomolies
26 Mar 2021
Amazon and Red Hat partner on bringing OpenShift to AWS
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containers

Amazon and Red Hat partner on bringing OpenShift to AWS

The ROSA managed service makes it easier to build, scale and managed Kubernetes clusters on AWS
26 Mar 2021
AWS appoints Salesforce exec Adam Selipsky as CEO
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Careers & training

AWS appoints Salesforce exec Adam Selipsky as CEO

The former Tableau CEO is returning to AWS after four years to replace Andy Jassy
24 Mar 2021
AWS introduces fully managed Fault Injection Simulator
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Amazon Web Services (AWS)

AWS introduces fully managed Fault Injection Simulator

The simulator allows enterprises to perform controlled chaos experiments on AWS workloads
16 Mar 2021
Amazon opens first checkout-free store in west London
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e commerce

Amazon opens first checkout-free store in west London

Customers are able to scan as they go and are billed when they leave
4 Mar 2021
Amazon will let customers decide what tech it develops next
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Hardware

Amazon will let customers decide what tech it develops next

A sticky note printer, a smart food scale, and a cuckoo clock are all part of the first wave of customer-backed products
18 Feb 2021
Amazon updates development environment powering Alexa
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Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Amazon updates development environment powering Alexa

New language and version controls boost bot development experience
1 Feb 2021