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Amazon Web Services commits $40 million to help advance health equity
Wed, 29th Sep 2021
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AWS has announced a new global program to enhance health outcomes for underserved or under-represented communities.
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Amazon, Microsoft, Adobe amongst top brands impersonated in phishing attacks
Wed, 22nd Sep 2021
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phishing
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cybersecurity
“Gone are the days of the bulk spam and phishing attacks, and here to stay is the highly targeted spear phishing email."
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AWS "sorting out tax situation" with NZ entity establishment
Thu, 16th Sep 2021
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cloud services
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public cloud
A corporate reorganisation proposes Amazon Web Services NZ Ltd will replace Amazon Web Services, Inc. 
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Rejoice! Amazon Australia opens to New Zealand customers
Tue, 6th Jul 2021
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amazon
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shopping
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online shopping
“We know that many New Zealand customers are already shopping on the US store and we are pleased to be offering them a faster option.”
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Global IaaS market hit $64.3 billion in 2020
Tue, 29th Jun 2021
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microsoft
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google
The 40.7% boost in the Infrastructure as a Service market was accompanied by another positive statistic: almost 90% of all IaaS providers exhibited growth.
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Data storage company Qumulo announces support for Amazon Nimble Studio
Mon, 3rd May 2021
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public cloud
Seattle based data storage company Qumulo has announced support for the Amazon Nimble Studio.
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Major firms disclose breaches in the wake of SolarWinds attack
Wed, 14th Apr 2021
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microsoft
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iaas
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casb
Microsoft, Shell, GoDaddy, MobiKwik — these are just some of the high-profile company's on the receiving end of sophisticated attacks, writes Bitglass senior director of marketing Jonathan Andresen.
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Jeff Bezos to resign as CEO of Amazon later this year
Wed, 3rd Feb 2021
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cloud services
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public cloud
Bezos will transition to the role of executive chair in Q3 2021, with current Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy to succeed Bezos at that time.
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Apple reclaims spot as world’s most valuable brand
Wed, 27th Jan 2021
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google
Five years since it last held top spot, Apple has overtaken Amazon and Google.
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Top 25 global tech companies hit $11.1 trillion in market cap in Q3 2020
Thu, 21st Jan 2021
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apple
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technology gifts
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wireless networks
$1.3 trillion was added to the top 25 global technology companies’ cumulative market capitalisation in Q3 2020 alone.
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Hands-on review: Amazon 4th Gen Echo and Echo Dot
Tue, 1st Dec 2020
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gaming
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Amazon has updated its Echo and Echo Dot smart speakers. Darren Price takes a look.
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Canalys: Chromebooks on top of 2020 PC market
Mon, 16th Nov 2020
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mobility
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apple
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tablets & laptops
Chromebooks were the best performing client PC product in Q3, as shipments grew 122% to a total of 9.4 million – tablets are making a comeback.
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Demand for stay-at-home entertainment sees smart speaker market soar
Tue, 27th Oct 2020
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apple
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digital music
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Global platform vendors have released new smart speakers and displays, ensuring value and availability.
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Cohesity and AWS collab on data management-aaS
Thu, 15th Oct 2020
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cloud services
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hyperscale
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public cloud
Amazon has made an equity investment in Cohesity and together the companies are releasing a new DMaaS offering on AWS.
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Amazon surges ahead of eCommerce competitors in market capitalisation
Fri, 28th Aug 2020
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martech
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commerce systems
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open source
The retail giant has a 125% lead over its closest rival Alibaba, which saw 10.9% growth in Q2. Quarter-on-quarter market capitalisation growth was also seen across all top 25 publicly traded global retailers, according to new research from GlobalData.
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Amazon continues to dominate global IaaS market - report
Tue, 11th Aug 2020
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microsoft
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iaas
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google
The top 5 IaaS providers accounted for 80% of the total worldwide market in 2019, according to a new report from Gartner.
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Google and Amazon overtake Apple as most imitated brands - Check Point
Mon, 10th Aug 2020
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apple
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phishing
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email security
Google and Amazon were the most imitated brands in phishing attempts for the second quarter of 2020, according to Check Point. 
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Amazon announces $400,000 worth of grant packages for Australian startups and SMBs
Wed, 8th Jul 2020
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Amazon Australia has announced the launch of Amazon Launchpad Innovation Grants, an initiative to recognise innovation by Australian startups, entrepreneurs and SMBs. 
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Amazon commits to five new utility-scale solar projects
Mon, 25th May 2020
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renewable energy
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solar power
The projects in China, Australia, and the U.S. will total 615 MWh. Comes as Amazon criticised for conditions and lack of paid sick leave in U.S.
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AWS launches Amazon Kendra, its machine learning search service
Wed, 13th May 2020
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cloud services
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contact centre
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hyperscale
The cloud giant says Kendra uses its machine learning framework to provide high-quality results to ‘natural language’ queries, as opposed to the more common search function which pulls a list of links in response to keywords.
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Boomi launches EventBridge iPaaS platform connector
Tue, 12th May 2020
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cloud services
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paas
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hyperscale
Provides out-of-the-box support for Amazon EventBridge, offering Event-Driven Architecture (EDA) for Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Boomi customers.
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Worldwide tablet market continues to fall, but some vendors buck trend
Thu, 30th Apr 2020
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apple
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mobility
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tablets & laptops
IDC's research indicates that global shipments have fallen to 24.6 million units, down 18.1% year-over-year during the first quarter of 2020.
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Hands-on review: Amazon Echo Show 8
Wed, 22nd Apr 2020
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technology gifts
Amazon’s digital assistant, Alexa, takes up residence in the Echo Show 8.
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Slack hires new head of APAC as remote working business booms
Fri, 27th Mar 2020
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wfh
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microsoft teams
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digital entertainment
Slack has reported that in the past seven weeks, more than 7,000 new companies have signed up to Slack as remote working becomes the new norm. 
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