How Adam Selipsky could make Amazon’s cloud business even bigger

Adam Selipsky, chief executive officer of Tableau Software Inc., speaks during the opening keynote of the 2019 Salesforce Dreamforce conference in San Francisco on Nov. 19, 2019. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Amazon Web Services chief Andy Jassy will take the CEO reins from Jeff Bezos later this year. So Jassy picked … Read more

Lawsuit in US accuses Amazon of ‘systemic’ racism in corporate offices

A lawsuit filed in US federal court on Monday accused Amazon of keeping women and Black employees down while publicly talking up the need for diversity and social justice. Charlotte Newman, who is Black and heads Underrepresented Founder Startup Business Development at Amazon Web Services, said in the suit she has been harassed, sexually assaulted, … Read more

All You Need to Know About Amazon’s Incoming CEO Andy Jassy

Incoming Amazon Chief Executive Officer Andy Jassy cuts a low profile outside of the wonky world of cloud computing. But for much of the last decade he’s been arguably the most important person in the tech industry. The unit he leads, Amazon Web Services, has reshaped how companies buy technology, by simplifying computing services into … Read more

Intel’s Habana Starts to Chip Away at Nvidia in Cloud With AWS Deal

Intel Corp’s Habana Labs business said on Wednesday it would take time to gain market share from Nvida in cloud and data centre computing but its deal this week with Amazon Web Services (AWS) was a solid first step. Intel in December bought Israel-based artificial intelligence firm Habana for about $2 billion (roughly Rs. 14,700 … Read more

Amazon Web Services Taps Own Chips for New Supercomputing Offering

Amazon’s cloud unit on Tuesday offered a new supercomputing service based on its self-designed processors, a further sign of how chips based on Arm’s technology are encroaching on Intel and Advanced Micro Devices turf. Amazon Web Services, or AWS, sells its computing services based on the customer’s choice of an underlying central processor chip. Software developers have … Read more

12 accusations in the damning House report on Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google

House lawmakers released a scathing report on four of the world’s largest tech companies, accusing them of abusing their market power. The report, which was released on Tuesday and concludes a 16-month investigation into Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google, recommended breaking up the companies and passing the most sweeping changes to antitrust laws in decades. … Read more

Cloud services firms to resist Trai move to impose new rules

Some of the world’s largest cloud service providers, including Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud, Microsoft, VMWare and IBM, are grouping together to protest against what they view as an attempt by India’s telecom regulator to increase government oversight on the sector. Later this week, the cloud companies plan to petition the department of telecom (DoT) … Read more

US Military Sticks With Microsoft for $10-Billion Cloud Contract

The US Department of Defense said Friday it is sticking with its decision to award a $10 billion (roughly Rs. 73,480 crores) cloud computing contract to Microsoft, despite Amazon’s claims that President Donald Trump improperly influenced the process. After a second look at proposals for the “JEDI” cloud computing contract, the Pentagon concluded anew that Microsoft … Read more

Tech Mahindra to offer Blockchain solutions built on Amazon Managed Blockchain Services

Pune: Tech Mahindra today announced that it was teaming up with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to build solutions based on blockchain technology. Tech Mahindra will introduce blockchain solutions built on Amazon Managed Blockchain to global customers using AWS and other leading organizations across the globe. The company is an AWS Partner Network (APN) Advanced Consulting … Read more

View: Every cloud has a silver lining. So has TikTok for Indian cloud giants

If TikTok’s US business is sold to one of the US public cloud giants , the buyer does not get to own everything. Such a buyer will merely operate the platform’s relations with its local customers in its cloud. Synopsis Cloud architecture makes de facto franchising relatively simple. Indian local cloud giants could acquire de … Read more