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VMware and AWS consider data centre partnership

Amazon Web Services and VMware are currently in talks to partner on a data center software product, according to a report by The Information. The two companies are considering jointly developing a software product for use in the data center, anonymous sources have indicated. While details are unavailable at this point, a move to develop… Read More

Amazon prepares to take on South Korean e-commerce

Amazon is preparing to expand competition in the Korean online retail market, as evidenced by a recent wave of advertisements for positions in its office in Seoul. In the last week alone, the e-commerce giant advertised for 49 full-time positions and internships in Seoul, many within Global Selling, Marketing, and Business Development. To date, Amazon’s business… Read More

198 million voter records leaked by analysis firm

Security researchers have discovered a massive data security breach that exposed almost 200 million U.S. voter records on the internet. UpGuard, the security firm that discovered the breach, noted that this was by far the largest of its kind to date. A terabyte of completely unsecured data was found stored in the public cloud in an… Read More

Amazon interested in acquiring Slack

Amazon has expressed interest in acquiring business messaging company Slack, sources familiar with the situation have attested. Representatives of Bloomberg were told of talks between the two companies, although both Amazon and Slack declined to comment. Slack’s valuation could reach as high as $9 billion, should a deal between the companies proceed. This past April,… Read More

New Zealand signs cloud agreement with Amazon Web Services

The government of New Zealand has entered into an agreement with Amazon Web Services (AWS). Under the new agreement, all agencies of the New Zealand government are united as a single customer to simplify contractual processes for cloud migration. While agencies are not required to use AWS as a cloud provider, having an all-agency agreement… Read More