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The Voice of the Industry: Fixing the gender diversity travesty

Very few people alive today can remember the era when women couldn’t vote. As laws and attitudes continue to improve, many argue that society has arrived at the destination of gender equality. That illusion has been violently shattered in recent months. A scandal in Hollywood has once again raised the question of sexual harassment at… Read More

AWS releases IoT offerings covering deployment and analysis

AWS has announced a range of new IoT services on the platform, after CEO Andy Jassy spoke of the growing importance of the technology at AWS re:Invent. At the Las Vegas event, Jassy argued that two current tech ‘buzzwords’ that are actually living up to their hype are IoT and machine learning. Now, the company has released six… Read More

Symantec selects AWS as cloud provider

Amazon has announced that it has been chosen to provide Symantec with strategic infrastructure services for the majority of cloud workloads. Symantec will use AWS to deliver cloud security to global customers, as part of a continuing relationship between the two companies. Not only is Symantec using AWS for cloud-based infrastructure operations, it will also… Read More

Amazon to use data centre waste heat to warm corporate offices

Amazon recently reached a deal to use waste heat from a neighbouring, non-Amazon data centre, to heat its new corporate office complex. The agreement provides that the Westin Building Exchange, a 34-story data centre with over 60,000 square feet of managed colocation space, will vent its heat to a central plant in the Amazon tower…. Read More

Twitter predicts first ever profit as multiple tech giants beat Wall Street

The state of the tech nation looks healthier than ever as a number of digital behemoths beat Wall Street expectations in quarterly earnings results. Amazon, Microsoft, Twitter and Google’s parent company Alphabet, all defied analyst forecasts, with Twitter predicting its first ever profitable quarter and Amazon pulling profits despite sinking billions into investments and acquisitions…. Read More