07 Apr 2020

U.S. High Performance Computing Takes On COVID-19

The US Federal government has assembled a group of high-performance computing (HPC) resources for the disposal of researchers who are tirelessly looking for potential cures and treatments for the COVID-19 virus, which has claimed thousands of lives across the globe. HPC may be critical to finding a cure, as it

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06 Apr 2020

Russian telco hijacks internet traffic for Google, AWS, Cloudflare, and others

A Russian state-owned telecommunications provider intercepted internet traffic meant for 200 of the world’s biggest content delivery networks (CDNs) and cloud hosting providers. The telecommunications company, Rostelecom, affected more than 8,800 internet traffic routes in the incident. Impacted companies include Google, Amazon, Facebook, Akamai, Cloudflare, GoDaddy, Digital Ocean, Joyent, LeaseWeb,

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31 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: Amazon workers strike over virus protection

Amazon and other delivery firms are being pressured to improve employee protection as they continue to work despite the global pandemic, playing a critical role in food and goods delivery. Some workers at the US food delivery service Instacart and US and Italian workers at Amazon have participated in walkouts

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27 Mar 2020

The Future of Enterprise Cloud Computing

Cloud Computing has been a key part of most interesting business strategies over the last decade. It has also been critical in bringing high end compute power to individuals around the world (Cloud services enable most highly recognizable services and apps, from Uber to Zoom and most everything in between). But what will come next? This special report offers a glimpse into the future of this trend meant to inform your business strategy.

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05 Mar 2020

This AI Software Company Just Raised $20 Million To Help Prevent Physician Burnout

Suki AI has raised over $20 million in its Series B round from Flare Capital Partners, First Round Capital, and Venrock, doubling its funding total to $40 million since its launch in 2017. Suki AI aims to change the medical industry by providing an AI-fueled virtual assistant app for clinicians,

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27 Feb 2020

Billions of Devices Open to Wi-Fi Eavesdropping Attacks

A serious vulnerability in Wi-Fi chips manufactured by Broadcom and Cypress has been discovered. The flaw reveals communications from devices from Amazon, Google, Samsung, and others, allowing attackers to eavesdrop on Wi-Fi communications. The bug breaks the WPA2-Personal and WPA-2 Enterprise security protocols as it stems from the use of

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19 Feb 2020

Ring Forces 2FA On All Users to Secure Cameras from Hackers

Today, the Amazon-owned company Ring announced that they will enforce mandatory two-factor authentication on all user accounts. Ring also stated that they will include additional security and privacy controls over third-party service providers to further protect its customers after several security incidents earlier this year. The new roll-out will include

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18 Feb 2020

Ring cameras can help you spy on your neighbors, but they haven’t really helped police

Amazon’s Ring home security devices have been installed in hundreds of thousands of homes and have been advertised as a way to secure homes by providing video footage whenever someone rings the doorbell. However, two recent articles have exposed that the company’s work with law enforcement to provide additional security

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27 Jan 2020

Saudi Prince Courted Amazon’s Bezos Before Bitter Split

Throughout 2018, Jeff Bezos, Amazon Inc. founder, and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman engaged in friendly conversation through the popular messaging app WhatsApp. The pair planned for Amazon to build a huge data center in Saudi Arabia, forging a cordial and mutually beneficial relationship. The Wall Street Journal reviewed

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15 Jan 2020

NASA And Amazon Are Teaming Up To Build An App That Can Predict Solar Superstorms

Amazon announced a collaboration with NASA that aims to predict solar superstorms through machine learning applications. Superstorms are rare, therefore there are very few historical examples that can be used in the algorithm training process. Amazon’s AWS Professional Services and Machine Learning Solutions Lab have stated that they will use

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