Cloud Computing
Cloud Giants Announce ‘Trusted Cloud Principles’

Microsoft, Amazon and Google have announced “Trusted Cloud Principles,” an industry initiative aimed at protecting customer rights in the cloud.

Ecommerce, Search, Social… and Conversational Space?

When I look at the conversational space I think it’s going to have as much impact as ecommerce or search or social, says LivePerson CEO Rob Locascio. The conversational space is going to be just as big.

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CloudBees: 45% of Execs Are Only Halfway Through Securing Supply Chain

The latest report from CloudBees is bad news for the cloud industry, with many companies still not fully securing their supply chain.

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White House Will Convene 30 Countries to Combat Cybersecurity Threats

The Biden administration is planning a meeting that will involve some 30 countries in a coordinated effort to combat cybersecurity threats.

Zoom CEO Eric S. Yuan
Zoom and Five9 Mutually Terminate Their Merger

Zoom and Five9 have called off their deal, in which Zoom would purchase Five9 for $14.7 billion.

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CBP Adopting Wickr, Amazon’s Encrypted Chat App

Amazon has scored a major contract with US Customs and Border Patrol (CBP), with the agency adopting Amazon’s Wickr platform.

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96% of Third-Party Cloud Container Apps Have Known Vulnerabilities

A whopping 96% of third-party cloud container apps have known vulnerabilities, highlighting ongoing cloud security challenges.

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Android SMS Malware Using Fake COVID-19 Notifications to Spread

A dangerous Android SMS malware has been using fake COVID-19 notifications to spread in the US and Canada.

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Oracle Scores Deal to Help Telefónica Spain Migrate to the Cloud

Oracle has scored a big win, signing a multi-year deal with Telefónica Spain to help it accelerate its cloud adoption.

Google Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian
Google Lowers Third-Party Cloud Marketplace Fees

Google Cloud has made a major change in hopes of being more competitive, slashing the commission it charges for third-party cloud app sales.