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Major firms disclose breaches in the wake of SolarWinds attack
Russian hackers acquired US officials' emails, Black Kingdom ransomware affected Microsoft servers, Shell disclosed data breach, MobiKwik data stolen.
Jeff Bezos to resign as CEO of Amazon later this year
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.
Apple reclaims spot as world’s most valuable brand
Apple has been named the world's most valuable brand by the Brand Finance Global 500 2021, with a brand value of $263.4 billion.
Top 25 global tech companies hit $11.1 trillion in market cap in Q3 2020
$1.3 trillion was added to the top 25 global technology companies’ cumulative market capitalisation in Q3 2020 alone.
Hands-on review: Amazon 4th Gen Echo and Echo Dot
Amazon has launched the 4th generation Echo smart speakers, featuring a softer, spherical design and improved sound quality.
Canalys: Chromebooks on top of 2020 PC market
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.
Demand for stay-at-home entertainment sees smart speaker market soar
Global smart speaker market set to reach 163 million units in 2021, with Mainland China leading the way, according to Canalys.
Cohesity and AWS collab on data management-aaS
Amazon has made an equity investment in Cohesity and together the companies are releasing a new DMaaS offering on AWS.
Amazon surges ahead of eCommerce competitors in market capitalisation
Amazon's market capitalisation soars to $1tn in H1 2020, with a 41.8% rise in Q2, leaving Alibaba in the dust.
Amazon continues to dominate global IaaS market - report
The top 5 IaaS providers accounted for 80% of the total worldwide market in 2019, according to a new report from Gartner.
Google and Amazon overtake Apple as most imitated brands - Check Point
Google and Amazon were the most imitated brands in phishing attempts for the second quarter of 2020, according to Check Point.
Amazon announces $400,000 worth of grant packages for Australian startups and SMBs
Amazon Australia has introduced the Amazon Launchpad Innovation Grants to recognize innovation by Australian startups and SMBs.
Amazon commits to five new utility-scale solar projects
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.
AWS launches Amazon Kendra, its machine learning search service
AWS launches Amazon Kendra, a smart ML-powered enterprise search tool.
Boomi launches EventBridge iPaaS platform connector
Provides out-of-the-box support for Amazon EventBridge, offering Event-Driven Architecture (EDA) for Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Boomi customers.
Worldwide tablet market continues to fall, but some vendors buck trend
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.
Hands-on review: Amazon Echo Show 8
Amazon Echo Show 8 Review: The Unassuming Kitchen Cinema!.
Slack hires new head of APAC as remote working business booms
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.
Smart speaker market continues to grow - report
Smart speakers have seen a 53% growth, but the impact of COVID-19 on the industry remains uncertain, according to Futuresource Consulting.
Kaspersky named one of the top 100 global innovators
For the second year, it made the Derwent Top 100 Global Innovator list by Clarivate Analytics, which includes giants like Amazon, Facebook and Google.
Global data centers - ranked
Data centers are now a cornerstone of the information economy, with USD$100 billion having been poured into the asset class over the past decade.
IBM report projects evolution of phishing, ransomware and spoof tech
IBM reports cybercriminals exploit known flaws, less deceit needed.
Global smart home market set for rapid growth in near future
The valuation of the global industry has doubled since 2017, and is set to reach $158 billion in the next four years.
Global smart speaker market experiences 45% growth
Amazon leads the global smart speaker market with 10.4 million units shipped in Q3 2019, according to Canalys. Google slips to fourth.