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Kong launches its fully managed API platform  TechCrunch · 16 hours
API platform Kong, which you may remember under its previous name of Mashape, is launching its new Kong Cloud service today. Kong Cloud is the company’s fully managed platform for securing, connecting and orchestrating... more
Create your own media server with Netgear's $160 ReadyNAS 2-bay device  Windows Central · 4 days
You'll need one of these for all your data. Amazon has the Netgear ReadyNAS RN212 2-bay diskless Personal Cloud NAS for $159.99, which is a price... more
AWS wants to rule the world  TechCrunch · 1 week
AWS, once a nice little side hustle for Amazon’s eCommerce business, has grown over the years into a behemoth that’s on a $27 billion run rate, one that’s still growing at around 45 percent a year.... more
Microsoft rises above Apple as world’s most valuable public company  Global News · 1 week
Microsoft’s big bet on cloud computing is paying off as the company has surpassed Apple as the world’s most valuable publicly traded company. more
New AWS tool helps customers understand best cloud practices  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Since 2015, AWS has had a team of solution architects working with customers to make sure they are using AWS services in a way that meets best practices around a... more
AWS announces a slew of new Lambda features  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
AWS launched Lambda in 2015 and with it helped popularize serverless computing. You simply write code (event triggers) and AWS deals with whatever compute, memory and storage you need to make that... more
AWS launches a managed Kafka service  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Kafka is an open source tool for handling incoming streams of data. Like virtually all powerful tools, it’s somewhat hard to set up and manage. Today, Amazon’s AWS is making this all a bit easier for... more
AWS Enters Blockchain Market With 2 Dedicated Services  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced Managed Blockchain service and a Quantum Ledger Database (QLDB) to help companies manage business transactions that require full auditability. more
Amazon Textract brings intelligence to OCR  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
One of the challenges just about every business faces is converting forms to a useful digital format. This has typically involved using human data entry clerks to enter the data into the computer. State of the art... more
AWS is bringing the cloud on prem with Outposts  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
AWS has always been the pure cloud vendor, and even though it has given a nod to hybrid, it is now fully embracing it. Today in conjunction with VMware, it... more
Apple fixes October 2018 Update iCloud bug, Microsoft removes upgrade block  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Use iCloud? Now you can upgrade to the Windows 10 October 2018 Update. Apple this week updated iCloud for Windows, resolving a stubborn bug that prevented... more
AWS launches Amazon Forecast to make time series predictions easier  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Amazon’s AWS launched Amazon Forecast, a new pre-built machine learning tool today that will make it easier for developer to generate predictions based on time-series data. While predictions... more
Amazon debuts a scale model autonomous car to teach developers machine learning  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Amazon today announced AWS DeepRacer, a fully autonomous 1/18th scale race car that aims to help developers learn machine learning. Priced at $399 but... more
AWS Textract brings intelligence to OCR  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
One of the challenges just about every business faces is converting forms to a useful digital format. This has typically involved using human data entry clerks to enter the data into the computer. State of the art... more
AWS makes Amazon.com personalization service available to all  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
AWS announces Amazon Personalize, a new service that helps developers build personalization and recommendation models. more
Amazon launches an automated labeling service for its SageMaker machine learning tool  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
You can’t build a good machine learning model without good training data. But building those training sets is hard, often manual work, that involves... more
Amazon Elastic Inference will reduce deep learning costs by ~75%  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
AWS today announced Amazon Elastic Inference, a new service that lets customers attach GPU-powered inference acceleration to any Amazon EC2 instance. more
AWS announces new Inferentia machine learning chip  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
AWS is not content to cede any part of any market to any company. When it comes to machine learning chips, names like Nvidia or Google come to mind, but today at AWS re:Invent... more
Amazon gets into the blockchain with Quantum Ledger Database & Managed Blockchain  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Amazon last year dismissed the idea of getting into the blockchain with AWS, but today that’s changed. The company announced a new service called... more
AWS launches new time series database  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
AWS announced a new time series database today at AWS re:Invent in Las Vegas. The new product called DynamoDB On-Demand is a fully managed database designed to track items over time, which can be particularly useful... more
AWS launches a managed blockchain service  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
It was only a year ago that AWS CEO Andy Jassy said that he wasn’t all that interested in blockchain services. Clearly something has changed over the course of the last year because today, the company... more
AWS launches Security Hub to help customers manage security & compliance  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
AWS unveiled a new security product today at AWS re:Invent, the company's annual conference for cloud storage enthusiasts. more
AWS Lake Formation makes setting up data lakes easier  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
The concept of data lakes has been around for a long time, but being able to set up one of these systems, which store vast amounts of raw data in... more
AWS announced Glacier Deep Archive to replace tape archives  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
At its re:Invent developer conference in Las Vegas, Amazon’s AWS today announced a new storage service that is meant for deep archival data that is only needed very infrequently but... more
Amazon Web Services to Help Skilled Students Find Cloud Computing Jobs  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Amazon Web Services (AWS) has decided to go beyond providing training and certification to now help students grab relevant openings in cloud. more
Everything you need to know about AWS re:Invent 2018 - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
Amazon Web Services is rolling out new services at a rapid clip, highlighting custom ARM processors and adding to its suite of Internet of things tools. more
AWS launches a base station for satellites as a service  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Today at AWS Re:invent in Las Vegas, AWS announced a new service for satellite providers with the launch of AWS Ground Station, the first fully-managed ground station as... more
AWS launches Arm-based servers for EC2  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
At its re:Invent conference in Las Vegas, AWS today announced the launch of Arm-based servers for its EC2 cloud computing service. These aren’t run-of-the-mill Arm chips, though. AWS took the standard Arm cores and then customized... more
Amazon Offers Free Machine Learning Courses to General Consumers  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
The courses, which will be available through its Amazon Web Services (AWS), include more than 45 hours of 30 self-service, self-paced digital courses. more
AWS Transit Gateway helps customers understand their entire network  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Tonight at AWS re:Invent, the company announced a new tool called AWS Transit Gateway designed to help build a network topology inside of AWS that lets you share resources across... more
AWS Global Accelerators helps customers manage traffic across zones  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Many AWS customers have to run in multiple zones for many reasons including performance requirements, regulatory issues or fail-over management. Whatever the reason, AWS announced a new tool tonight called... more
Amazon launches a cloud-based robotics testing platform  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Amazon’s kicking off Re:Invent week with the launch of AWS RoboMaker. The cloud-based service utilizes the widely deployed open source software Robot Operating System (ROS) to offer developers a place to develop and test... more
Create your own personal cloud with the $118 QNAP TS-231P 2-Bay NAS  Windows Central · 2 weeks
A new low price on an entry-level NAS. The QNAP TS-231P Personal Cloud network-attached storage device is down to $118 at Newegg. This price... more
Don't miss out on these 11 NAS Black Friday deals  Windows Central · 3 weeks
Black Friday is a great time to purchase a NAS, some hard drives, and other useful accessories. Whether you're looking for a new server to set up Plex... more
Create your own personal cloud with the $136 Synology 2-bay NAS  Windows Central · 3 weeks
Home media server. The Synology DiskStation DS218j diskless 2-bay network-attached storage device has dropped to $135.99 on Amazon. That's a match for the lowest price we've... more
Don't miss out on these 10 NAS Black Friday deals  Windows Central · 3 weeks
Black Friday is a great time to purchase a NAS, some hard drives, and other useful accessories. Whether you're looking for a new server to set up Plex... more
Microsoft and Apple working to fix iCloud issues with October 2018 Update  Windows Central · 3 weeks
A stubborn iCloud bug has caused Microsoft to put a block in place for the October 2018 Update. The Windows 10 October 2018 Update... more
Microsoft and Apple working together to resolve iCloud for Windows compatibility issues  9to5Mac · 3 weeks
Following the latest Windows 10 October 2018 update, users of iCloud for Windows are facing compatibility issues. As highlighted by MSPowerUser, the latest version... more
Amazon launches ‘Alexa-hosted skills’ for voice app developers  TechCrunch · 4 weeks
Amazon on Thursday launched a new service aimed at Alexa developers that automatically provisions and helps them to manage a set of AWS cloud resources for their Alexa skill’s backend service. The... more
Apple-owned Beddit app officially removes cloud syncing functionality  9to5Mac · 4 weeks
The Apple-owned sleep monitor app Beddit is out with an update today that makes good on a promise from the... more
OpenStack regroups  TechCrunch · 4 weeks
Only a few years ago, OpenStack was the hottest open-source project around, with a bustling startup ecosystem to boot. The project, which gives enterprises the tools to run the equivalent of AWS in their own private data centers, ran into... more
Kiwi for Gmail launches new Focused Filtered inbox  9to5Mac · 4 weeks
There are a lot of people I talk with that love Apple hardware, but also love Google services (especially Gmail).... more
How to remove your Windows 10 account sync settings from the cloud  Windows Central · 4 weeks
Want to remove your wallpaper and settings sync from your Microsoft Account on Windows 10? Here's how to do it. If you log in... more
WhatsApp Starts Deleting Google Drive Backups Not Updated in 1 Year  Gadgets 360 · 4 weeks
WhatsApp had warned that starting November 12, any backups that hadn't been updated in over a year will be automatically removed from Google Drive storage. more
Android Gets the Ability to Manually Back Up Data to Google Drive  Gadgets 360 · 4 weeks
Google is rolling out the ability to initiate manual backups of Android data to Google Drive more
The Ceph storage project gets a dedicated open-source foundation  TechCrunch · 4 weeks
Ceph is an open source technology for distributed storage that gets very little public attention but that provides the underlying storage services for many of the world’s largest container and... more
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