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Amazon's Cloud Falls Behind Its Retail Sales

Despite droves of enterprises around the world leaning on the cloud amid the COVID-19 pandemic, cloud market leader Amazon Web Services has clocked its lowest year-over-year growth.

AWS and Azure at Risk for 'Shadow Admin' Attacks, Security Firm Warns

Cloud giants Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure are at particular risk for hidden admin users to take over customer accounts, according to a recent report by cybersecurity specialist CyberArk.

Amazon Boosts Alexa's AI Chops, Debuts Beta of Alexa Conversations

Amazon this week unveiled the beta release of Alexa Conversations, as well as a raft of other developer tools designed to bolster the intelligence of the Alexa virtual assistant.

AWS and Docker Collaborate on Streamlined Container Workflow

Amazon Web Services has joined with Docker to create "an integrated and frictionless experience" that allows developers to switch from running containers in a local Docker Desktop environment to Amazon's Elastic Container Service quickly and easily.

Google BigQuery Omni for AWS Hits Private Alpha

Google this week took the wraps off BigQuery Omni, a multicloud analytics solution, with support for Amazon Web Services (AWS) available as a private alpha release.

VMware Cloud on AWS Adding Connectivity, Multitenancy Features

Executives from VMware and Amazon Web Services (AWS) this week gave an update on their joint offering, VMware Cloud on AWS, as well as described upcoming new capabilities.

AWS Builds a Bridge Between .NET Framework and .NET Core Apps

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has launched a Porting Assistant for .NET, allowing users to bring their apps from the 18-year-old, Windows-only .NET Framework to its successor, the open source and cross-platform .NET Core.

AWS Mines Its Developer Expertise for CodeGuru Service, Now Live

In preview since December, CodeGuru, a machine learning-based developer tool from Amazon Web Services (AWS), became generally available this week.

AWS Debuts Spreadsheet-Based No-Code App Service Honeycode

Amazon Web Services (AWS) this week announced the beta release of Honeycode, a service that lets users build mobile and Web applications with no coding.

AWS Launches Backpack-Sized Snow Edge Device

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has been steadily expanding its Snow lineup of portable edge computing and data-transfer devices. The latest addition, AWS Snowcone, is the smallest.

Amazon Slaps 1-Year Moratorium on Police Use of Facial Recognition Tech

Amid ongoing nationwide protests of police brutality, Amazon today announced a one-year moratorium on police use of Amazon’s facial recognition technology, Amazon Rekognition. Other organizations will still be allowed to use it.

Oracle Aims Cloud Cost Estimator at AWS

Oracle launched a cloud cost estimator that takes direct aim at consensus No. 1 cloud computing platform Amazon Web Services, finding -- perhaps unsurprisingly -- that "Oracle is a more cost-efficient (cheaper) option for many high-performance applications."

Cisco's SDN Solution Strengthens AWS Ties

Cisco recently shipped an update of its Application Centric Infrastructure (Cisco ACI) software-defined networking (SDN) offering, adding more integration with the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud.

AWS Partners with Slack for Enterprise Development Collaboration

No. 1 cloud computing platform Amazon Web Services (AWS) is teaming up with communication specialist Slack -- a developer favorite -- to provide integrated tools for enterprise development teams.

AWS Eases On-Premises Server Migration to the Cloud

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has made it easier for organizations to migrate on-premises servers to the cloud, automating and simplifying numerous tasks and processes.

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Open Source AWS Dev Kit for Kubernetes Unveiled

Amazon Web Services recently unveiled a new Cloud Development Kit for Kubernetes (cdk8s), an open source software development framework for defining Kubernetes applications with familiar programming languages, now offered as an alpha product.

AWS Eases SaaS Contract Haggling

Amazon Web Services has eased the process of upgrading and renewing Software-as-a-Service contracts from independent software vendors.

AWS Adds Amplify Libraries for Creating iOS and Android Mobile Apps

Amazon Web Services has extended its Amplify functionality -- cloud tools/services for creating mobile/web apps -- with new specific iOS and Android libraries.

Survey: Not All Orgs Are All-In on Public Cloud

Contrary to expectations, most organizations surveyed in a recent report are moving certain workloads off of the public cloud and back on-premises.

Vogels: Pandemic Binge-Watching Demonstrates Value of Cloud

Amazon's rock-star engineer focused on how pandemic-driven uses of the cloud -- including binge-watching content from streaming services -- is proving the value of his company's cloud computing platform.

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