Wickr Acquisition Positions AWS Vs. Microsoft Teams, Slack, Zoom: Partners

Amazon Web Services partners say AWS’s move to acquire Wickr and its encrypted communications and collaboration platform is an opportunity to win over customers who are not yet installed on Microsoft Teams or Slack and those concerned about Zoom’s security. AWS said Friday it had acquired New York-based Wickr, a provider of secure communications solutions … Read more

PSN, Xbox, Twitch and other gaming services go down amid Amazon Web Services outage

Significant parts of the internet of games have been hit by problems after what appears to be a problem with Amazon’s web services. Users on PSN, Xbox Live, Twitch, and more reported problems with services working as expected. Amazon reported problems with internet connectivity in two regions. The company’s web services division powers much of … Read more

AWS, Microsoft, and Google facing UK financial regulator investigation over cloud use

The UK Prudential Regulation Authority, which regulates financial institutions, is reportedly investigating Amazon, Microsoft and Google, citing UK banks’ reliance on cloud computing. The Financial times reports that the UK is exploring how to extract information from American companies to give it a broader picture of the risks and rewards of British banks that exceed … Read more

Amazon Is Focus of Push to Curb ‘Rank-and-Yank’ Worker Ratings

(Bloomberg) – For years, white-collar employees at Amazon.com Inc. have accused the company of using opaque “order and throw” performance reviews to periodically sacrifice its workforce. Now, a proposed law in Amazon’s home state of Washington could make it difficult for companies to fire workers without explaining why. Most Read Bloomberg Employees in Washington currently … Read more

Oracle’s Larry Ellison Launches Fresh Attacks On SAP And AWS

Oracle on Tuesday launched new salvoes against rivals SAP and Amazon Web Services, with Oracle co-founder and CTO Larry Ellison criticizing SAP for its enterprise resource planning (ERP) software and attacking AWS for the service of Amazon Aurora database. To win the battle against SAP, Oracle’s strategy is to own the cloud ERP market and … Read more

Brother to Feature Retail Printing and Labeling Technology for Today’s Omnichannel Retail Climate at NRF 2022

NEW YORK, January 10, 2022– (BUSINESS WIRE) – Brother Mobile Solutions and Brother International Corporation will showcase omnichannel printing and labeling solutions designed to provide technology tools that serve retail customers when, where and how they need it. Join Brother at NRF Booth # 6246, January 16-18, at the Javits Center in New York City. … Read more