AWS Daily News

  • WWF-Indonesia using machine learning to save critically endangered orangutans 05 Jun 2020 03:46 PC Magazine Sumatran orangutan mother with baby Image: WWF-Indonesia World Wildlife Fund for Nature Indonesia (WWF-Indonesia) is on a mission to save critically endangered orangutans in Indonesia. According to WWF, Bornean orangutan populations have declined by more …
  • AWS and Slack expand collaboration with Chime integrations 05 Jun 2020 02:38 Australian Reseller News Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Slack have come together to add Slack integrations into AWS’ Chime communications service. These changes include Slack migrating its Slack Calls functionality to Chime and the leveraging of AWS’s infrastructure to support …
  • Slack announces multiyear cloud partnership with AWS 05 Jun 2020 02:03 SiliconANGLE Slack Technologies Inc. today announced today a sweeping multiyear agreement with Amazon Web Services Inc. that covers both cloud services and product integrations. The announcement came as the workplace collaboration firm reported its fiscal first-quarter …
  • Slack Partners With Amazon To Take On Microsoft Teams 05 Jun 2020 02:02 News Slack is partnering with Amazon in a multi-year agreement that means all Amazon employees will start to use Slack. The Verge reports: The deal comes just as Slack faces increased competition from Microsoft Teams, and it will also see Slack migrate its …
  • Effectual Acquires Five Talent to Scale IT Modernization Offerings 05 Jun 2020 01:25 Cascade Business News Five Talent, a technology consultancy and custom software modernization and development firm headquartered in Bend, has announced that it is now an Effectual company — an innovative, cloud-first managed and professional services provider based in Hoboken, …
  • Slack, AWS forge multi-year partnership for cloud services, product integration 04 Jun 2020 23:23 PC Magazine Slack and Amazon Web Services outlined a multi-year agreement that covers cloud services and product integration. The partnership, which was outlined after Slack delivered solid first quarter results and strong revenue growth, covers the following bases: …
  • AWS brings EC2 C5a instances, powered by AMD, into general availability 04 Jun 2020 23:22 PC Magazine Amazon Web Services is making cloud instances powered by AMD's Epyc Rome chips generally available. The Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) C5a instances, powered by the 2nd Gen AMD Epyc processors, offer the lowest cost per x86 virtual CPU in the Amazon EC2 …
  • AWS and Slack Join Forces to Deliver the Future of the Enterprise Workplace 04 Jun 2020 22:36 Odessa American SEATTLE & SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 4, 2020-- Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), and Slack Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: WORK) announced a new multi-year agreement to deliver solutions for enhanced …
  • US tech firms line up for stakes in telcos 04 Jun 2020 20:05 livemint.com This comes at a time when India’s online retail industry is seen at an inflection point due to the coronavirus pandemic, which has sharply boosted adoption of digital services. Analysts say the discussions and buzz around partnerships between technology …
  • Amazon reportedly could invest $2B in Indian carrier Bharti Airtel 04 Jun 2020 18:59 SiliconANGLE Amazon.com Inc. is reportedly holding early-stage talks with Bharti Airtel, India’s third-largest telecommunications provider, about buying a stake in the firm worth $2 billion or more. The details were published today by Reuters, which attributed the …
  • World Health Organisation launches app to support healthcare workers 04 Jun 2020 18:47 Ghana MMA By Jonisayi Maromo 56m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShare The World Health Organisation (WHO) has launched an app to support health workers around the world in caring for patients infected by novel coronavirus (Covid-19), as well …
  • Massachusetts unemployment surge no problem for modernized system 04 Jun 2020 16:08 WFED State IT leadership across the country has for the most part been widely praised for stepping up during this coronavirus pandemic and successfully implementing continuity of operations plans almost seamlessly. However, one area of concern which affected …
  • iBAKA TV makes African online entertainment accessible to global audience through AWS technology 04 Jun 2020 15:32 Citizen With more of the world consuming entertainment online rather than through traditional channels, Nigeria’s iBAKA TV has leveraged this growing demand by creating an experience that celebrates the best of African entertainment and technology. Through its …
  • Is China Changing Its Thinking on Data Localization? 04 Jun 2020 13:45 Diplomat AdvertisementUnder pressure from the COVID-19 economic downturn, China’s authorities revealed mild interest in exploring less restrictive data localization measures. Global tech companies have long advocated for this approach, to no avail, and their …
  • UK signs cloud discount deal with Google to boost innovation 04 Jun 2020 10:00 Computing.co.uk UK's Crown Commercial Service (CCS) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Google Cloud to enable UK public sector bodies receive a discount on Google's cloud services. CCS' deal with Google is part of the British government's …