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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 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
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
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
JEDI contract's future becomes murky after AWS court win
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Policy & legislation

JEDI contract's future becomes murky after AWS court win

Department of Defense must "determine best path forward"
11 May 2021
Tech giants lobby US to fund chip production
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Hardware

Tech giants lobby US to fund chip production

Industry heavyweights ask Congress for $50 billion in chip manufacturing subsidies
11 May 2021
AWS makes CloudFront Functions generally available
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cloud computing

AWS makes CloudFront Functions generally available

The serverless scripting platform allows users to run lightweight Javascript code at the edge at any scale
11 May 2021
Data breach exposes widespread fake reviews on Amazon
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data breaches

Data breach exposes widespread fake reviews on Amazon

IT security researchers found an unsecured database that shows how the scam is organized
7 May 2021
Amazon supports proposed Biden tax hike
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Policy & legislation

Amazon supports proposed Biden tax hike

Bezos statement fails to mention average Amazon tax payments of 4.3% over three years
7 Apr 2021
Verizon and AWS partner on private mobile edge computing
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hybrid cloud

Verizon and AWS partner on private mobile edge computing

New solution connects private 5G networks with on-premises edge services
5 Apr 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
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