AWS

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Former AWS veteran Charlie Bell to head cybersecurity ops at Microsoft

Former Amazon.com Inc cloud executive Charlie Bell said he has joined Microsoft Corp to lead a newly formed role overseeing cybersecurity operations.

Amazon AWS

Amazon considers more proactive approach to determining what belongs on its cloud service

Amazon.com plans to take a more proactive approach to determine what types of content violate its cloud service policies, such as rules against promoting violence, and enforce its ...

Platform News: Cloud Computing giant AWS Amazon

Sources: Amazon to proactively remove more content that violates rules from cloud service

Amazon.com Inc plans to take a more proactive approach to determine what types of content violate its cloud service policies and enforce its removal, according to two sources, a mo...

Platform News: Amazon

Amazon sales growth slows in tame start to Jassy’s tenure as CEO

Amazon.com Inc has said sales growth would slow in the next few quarters as customers venture more outside the home, a tepid start to CEO Andy Jassy’s reign after 27 years wi...

Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos’ journey from suburban garage to edge of space

Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon.com, is set to launch into space aboard his company Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket, just nine days after rival Richard Branson became the ...

Amazon's new CEO

The challenges facing Amazon’s new CEO, Andy Jassy

Amazon.com Inc now has a new CEO: Andy Jassy, the mastermind behind its lucrative cloud computing division, who succeeds company founder Jeff Bezos.

AT&T

AT&T to run core 5G network on Microsoft’s cloud

Microsoft Corp and AT&T Inc have said that the carrier will run core parts of its 5G wireless network on Microsoft’s cloud computing platform.

Platform News: Confluent Inc

Benchmark-backed Confluent aims for $8 billion valuation in US IPO

Confluent Inc is aiming for a valuation of about $8.3 billion in a US initial public offering, cashing in on a surge in demand for live-streaming software as companies move online ...

Platform Industry News: Amazon

G7 countries seem to be devising a way to catch Amazon in tax net

G7 states have found a way to include Amazon, one of the world’s biggest companies, on a list of 100 set to face higher taxes in the countries where they do business by targe...

Platform industry news: Oracle Corp

Oracle launches Arm-based cloud computing service using Ampere chips

Oracle Corp has launched a cloud computing service powered by data center chips from Ampere Computing based on technology from Arm Ltd, the second major cloud company to offer an A...

Platform News: Cloud Computing giant AWS Amazon

Israel signs cloud services deal with Amazon and Google

Israel’s government has said it had signed a deal with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Google for a more than $1 billion project to provide cloud services for the country’...

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Amazon.com faces five new racial, gender bias lawsuits

Amazon.com was hit with five new lawsuits by women who worked in corporate or warehouse management roles, and accused the online retailer of gender bias, racial bias or both.

Platform Industry: Amazon corporate logo on a wall

Amazon expects spring windfall as US reopens, posts record profits

Amazon.com posted record profits from pandemic shopping and indicated sales would keep growing even as customers emerged from their homes in the reopening US economy.

Platform Industry: Microsoft operating system users

Microsoft sales grow on cloud strength, shares dip on heightened valuation

Microsoft Corp met analysts’ quarterly sales expectations and beat profit estimates, but its shares fell slightly as investors hoped for an even stronger performance after a ...