AWS fires back at Larry Ellison’s claims, saying it’s just Larry being Larry

When Oracle chairman Larry Ellison announced his company’s new autonomous database product at the Oracle OpenWorld conference keynote, he took several minutes to disparage AWS,...

Following AWS, Google Compute Engine also moves to per-second billing

A week ago, AWS announced that it would soon move to per-second billing for users of its EC2 service. It doesn’t come as a huge...

Why Dropbox decided to drop AWS and build its own infrastructure and network

There is always a tension inside companies about whether to build or to buy, whatever the need. A few years ago Dropbox decided it was...

Amazon Macie helps businesses protect their sensitive data in the cloud

Amazon’s AWS cloud computing service hosted its annual NY Summit today and it used the event to launch a new service: Amazon Macie. The idea...

AWS just proved why standards drive technology platforms

When AWS today became a full-fledged member of the container standards body, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation, it represented a significant milestone. By joining Google,...

It looks like Amazon would be losing a lot of money if not for...

Amazon reported its second-quarter earnings today, and it was a bit of a whiff — and a bummer for Jeff Bezos, who is now no...

Amazon said to be working on translation services for AWS customers

Amazon is working on an offering that would allow developers building apps and websites using AWS to translate their content to multiple languages, CNBC reports....

Amazon Rekognition can now recognize celebrities

Amazon Rekognition, Amazon’s deep learning-powered image detection and recognition service, is getting a little bit smarter today. The service can now recognize thousands of celebrities...

Backup service Rubrik now works natively in AWS and Azure

Rubrik, the startup that provides data management services like backup and recovery to large enterprises, is in the process of raising between $150 million and $200...

AWS moves into IT training and job placement with re:Start, a UK cloud skills...

Amazon’s cloud storage business AWS has been gradually expanding into a range of cloud services for people not to simply host their business or app with AWS,...