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Open Source & the Amazon Cloud

According to ZD Net, open source software creators are not always happy with Amazon cloud services. 

Like many platform operators, Amazon has a love-hate relationship with those hosted on its platform. This is particularly true for open-source software creators, who see their products on offer on Amazon's cloud on terms they are not happy with.


Cloud Enables Security Threats

According to Dark Reading, cyberattacks from the cloud account for 44% of security threats. 

Cloud-enabled cyberattacks are ramping up, as indicated in a new Netskope study that found 44% of security threats use cloud services in various stages of the kill chain.


Google Grabs Another One

Google has acquired Cornerstone Technology to boost its mainframe migration capabilities, reports Analytics Indie Mag.

In an undisclosed deal price, Google on Wednesday acquired Cornerstone Technology to assist big organizations in migrating their mainframe workload.


Google Makes Changes in Cloud Division

Google is reorganizing its cloud division, reports Market Watch.

Google is cutting an unspecified number of jobs at its cloud-computing business as part of a reorganization in hopes of enhancing operations and improving its standing in the booming market


JEDI Comes to a Halt

Judge grants Amazon’s request to have Microsoft stop work on the JEDI project, reports the Street. 

A tug-of-war between Amazon and  Microsoft, the two largest players in cloud services, is just getting started.


The Cloud Changes Roles

According to Forbes, the cloud is redefining the roles of CTO and CIO.

Widespread internet access shaped the 1990s. The smartphone defined the last decade.


New Chip Won't Need Cloud

A new AI chip from Edge AI could mean that the IoT wouldn’t need the cloud, reports the Verge. 

Edge AI is one of the biggest trends in chip technology. These are chips that run AI processing on the edge — or, in other words, on a device without a cloud connection


Is the Cloud Neutral

According to Wired, the cloud may be the next place that we battle for neutrality.

We spent a lot of years talking about net neutrality—the idea that the companies that provide access to the internet shouldn’t unfairly block, slow down, or otherwise interfere with traffic even if that traffic competes with their services


CIA Seeks to Skip Cloud Drama

The CIA wants to update its cloud technology, but doesn’t want to encounter the same drama as the Department of Defense’s JEDI program, reports Tech Crunch.

The CIA is ready to update its cloud technology, and multiple reports this week indicated that the agency has begun a multi-billion-dollar procurement process. 


Cloud Remains Unencrypted

According to Help Net Security, almost 50% of all cloud databases remain unencrypted.

The Unit 42 Cloud Threat Report: Spring 2020 investigates why cloud misconfigurations happen so frequently.


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