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Infor Launches Hospitality Management Cloud Solution based on Amazon Web Services in China to Spur Digital Transformation among Chinese Hotels

Infor, a global leader in business cloud software specialized by industry, today announced the launch of Infor Hospitality Management Solution (HMS) in China together with AWS China (Ningxia) Region (operated by Ningxia Western Cloud Data -- NWCD). The launch is aimed at helping more customers in China's hospitality management industry rapidly implement seamless solutions that streamline operations, with the overall goal to provide enhanced guest services and experiences.
Tags: Travel, China, Amazon Web Services, Infor, Infor Hospitality Management Solution HMS, Spur Digital Transformation, AWS China Ningxia Region, Ningxia Western Cloud Data


Six months after Oracle trumpeted Zoom as a cloud customer, AWS says it is Zoom’s ‘preferred’ cloud

Big Red said it was picked for its 'superior' cloud, but marketing minutiae and conference-eve thunder stealing have intruded Amazon Web Services has announced it is now videoconferencing darling Zoom’s “preferred” cloud.…
Tags: Software, Aws, Amazon Web Services


Six months after Oracle trumpeted Zoom as a cloud customer, AWS says it's Zoom’s ‘preferred’ cloud

Big Red said it was picked for its 'superior' cloud, but marketing minutiae and conference-eve thunder stealing have intruded Amazon Web Services has announced it is now videoconferencing darling Zoom’s “preferred” cloud.…
Tags: Software, Amazon Web Services


AWS reveals it broke itself by exceeding OS thread limits, sysadmins weren’t familiar with some workarounds (the register)

First solution: run on bigger servers to reduce chatter in the Kinesis fleet Amazon Web Services has revealed that adding capacity to an already complex system was the reason its US-EAST-1 region took an unplanned and rather inconvenient break last week.… [Author: Simon Sharwood]
Tags: News, US, Aws, Amazon Web Services, Kinesis, Simon Sharwood


Apple Developers Now Able to Natively Run macOS Within AWS With Amazon EC2 Mac Instances

As AWS re:Invent kicks off, Amazon Web Services today announced new Mac instances for Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud, allowing AWS customers to run on-demand macOS workloads in the AWS cloud for the first time. Amazon says that the new feature extends the flexibility, scalability, and cost benefits of AWS to all Apple developers as those creating apps for iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch, Apple TV, and Safari are able to provision and access macOS environments within seconds and take advantage of...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Mac, Intel, Aws, Amazon Web Services, David Brown, VPC, AWS Amazon, Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud, Asia Pacific Singapore, Bob Borchers, Mac Apple Watch Apple, EC2 Mac, Amazon EC2 Mac Instances


AWS brings the Mac mini to its cloud

AWS today opened its re:Invent conference with a surprise announcement: the company is bringing the Mac mini to its cloud. These new EC2 Mac instances, as AWS calls them, are now available in preview. They won’t come cheap, though. The target audience here — and the only one AWS is targeting for now — is developers who want cloud-based build and testing environments for their Mac and iOS apps. But it’s worth noting that with remote access, you get a fully-featured Mac mini in the cloud, and I’m ...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Amazon, Ipad, TC, Cloud, Europe, Bluetooth, Mac, Developer, Steve Jobs, Oregon, Singapore, Web Hosting, Tech, Intel


AWS reveals it broke itself by exceeding OS thread limits, sysadmins weren’t familiar with some workarounds

First solution: run on bigger servers to reduce chatter in the Kinesis fleet Amazon Web Services has revealed that adding capacity to an already complex system was the reason its US-EAST-1 region took an unplanned and rather inconvenient break last week.…
Tags: US, Software, Aws, Amazon Web Services, Kinesis


AWS hires Rust compiler team co-lead Felix Klock

Cloud giant has a lust for Rust, so needs top minds and wants them to advance the language Amazon Web Services has quietly revealed it has hired Rust compiler co-lead Felix Klock.…
Tags: Software, Aws, Amazon Web Services, Felix Klock


Amazon Web Services is back up after a massive outage that hit sites including Roku, Adobe, and Target-owned Shipt

Down Detector Amazon Web Services has recovered after a massive outage on Wednesday. The outage only affected one of AWS's 24 regions, its US-East-1 Region, but it took down many popular web-based services. Roku, Adobe, and Target-owned Shipt were among the sites impacted by the outage. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Amazon Web Services (AWS) is back up after being down for most of Wednesday."We have restored all traffic to Kinesis Data Streams via all endpoints and i...
Tags: Amazon, Trends, Amazon Web Services, David Brown, Brown, Amazon Web Services AWS, Ashley Stewart, Down Detector Amazon Web Services, US East 1 Region, Kinesis Data Streams, Katie Canales Grace Dean


Daily Crunch: Amazon Web Services stumble

An Amazon Web Services outage has a wide effect, Salesforce might be buying Slack and Pinterest tests new support for virtual events. This is your Daily Crunch for November 25, 2020. And for those of you who celebrate Thanksgiving: Enjoy! There will be no newsletter tomorrow, and then Darrell Etherington will be filling in for me on Friday. The big story: Amazon Web Services stumble Amazon Web Services began experiencing issues earlier today, which caused issues for sites and services th...
Tags: Amazon, TC, MetroMile, Adobe, France, India, Tech, Roku, Salesforce, North America, Tiger Global, Amazon Web Services, Sapphire, SPAC, Darrell Etherington, Zack Whittaker


It's Not Just You, AWS Is Down Right Now

Amazon Web Services—or just AWS, for short—suffered a massive outage on Wednesday that left a ton of apps, sites, and connected devices relying on the hosting giant completely in the dark.Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Aws, Outages, Amazon Web Services


Amazon Web Services outage is affecting major sites and apps

Other Amazon services have been impacted, along with Adobe, Flickr and Anchor.
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Amazon Web Services experiencing an outage that's affecting a number of popular services like Roku, Adobe, and Target-owned Shipt

Down Detector Amazon Web Services is experiencing an outage, with Down Detector reporting over 1,000 user complaints. Many websites rely on the company's internet infrastructure service to operate. Roku, Adobe, and Target-owned Shipt are among the sites reporting the outage to be impacting its services on Wednesday. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Amazon Web Services has been down for most of Wednesday.  The Verge first reported the outage. In a statement to Business I...
Tags: Amazon, Internet, US, Trends, Aws, Roku, Amazon Web Services, David Brown, Brown, Kinesis, Tech Insider, Ashley Stewart, Business Insider an Amazon, Katie Canales, Roku Adobe


Amazon Web Services experiencing widespread outage that's affecting Roku, Adobe, and Target-owned Shipt

Down Detector Amazon Web Services is experiencing a widespread outage, with Down Detector reporting over 1,000 user complaints. Many websites rely on the company's internet infrastructure service to operate. Roku, Adobe, and Target-owned Shipt are among the sites reporting the outage to be impacting its services on Wednesday. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Amazon Web Services appears to be down for some users on Wednesday morning, The Verge first reported. In a statem...
Tags: Amazon, Internet, US, Trends, Aws, Roku, Amazon Web Services, David Brown, Stewart, Brown, Kinesis, Tech Insider, Ashley Stewart, Business Insider an Amazon, Katie Canales


Amazon Web Services outage takes a portion of the internet down with it

Amazon Web Services is currently having an outage, taking a chunk of the internet down with it. Several AWS services were experiencing problems as of early Wednesday, according to its status page. That means any app, site or service that relies on AWS might also be down, too. (As I found out the hard way this morning when my Roomba refused to connect.) Amazon says the issue is largely localized to North America. The company didn’t give a reason for the outage, only that it was experiencing in...
Tags: Amazon, Cloud, Adobe, Web Hosting, Tech, Computing, Web Services, Aws, North America, Roomba, Amazon Web Services, World Wide Web, Cloud Infrastructure, Amazon AWS


Resilience raises over $800 million to transform pharmaceutical manufacturing in response to COVID-19

Resilience, a new biopharmaceutical company backed by $800 million in financing from investors including ARCH Venture Partners and 8VC, has emerged from stealth to transform the way that drugs and therapies are manufactured in the U.S. Founded by ARCH Venture Partners investor Robert Nelsen, National Resilience Inc., which does business as Resilience was born out of Nelsen’s frustrations with the inept American response to the COVID-19 pandemic. According to a statement the company will in...
Tags: TC, Tech, Companies, Resilience, President, Healthcare, Web Services, Food And Drug Administration, Manufacturing, Johnson, Director, Amazon Web Services, Biotechnology, New Enterprise Associates, Life Sciences, Partner


Amazon Web Services, Drone Federation of India launch program to identify AI-driven drone data analysis solutions

Amazon Web Services and drone-industry body Drone Federation of India have partnered to identify and develop solutions which use machine learning algorithms for analysing, and generating insights from data collected using drones. The initiative, called the ‘Adopt Drones’ program, intends to build these AI-driven solutions to eventually pitch them to large enterprises, DFI said in a press release. The program will run in six phases and focus on solutions for twenty sectors, including agriculture,...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, News, India, Drones, Aws, Hyderabad, Amazon Web Services, Ahmedabad, Shah, Madhya Pradesh, Civil Aviation Ministry, DFI, Medianama, DGCA, Smit Shah


An Air Force veteran who taught himself to code explains how he started a nonprofit that has educated 250,000 other vets on how to get jobs in tech

Jerome Hardaway, founder of Vets Who Code and Air Force veteran GitHub Air Force veteran Jerome Hardaway left the military after five years of service in 2009 and had trouble finding the job. The job market is already tough for veterans, and the recession further impacted the job market. Hardaway taught himself how to code and was able to find a job, and he launched the nonprofit Vets Who Code to help other veterans do the same. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. When Air ...
Tags: Open Source, Facebook, South Korea, Enterprise, Navy, Entrepreneurship, Careers, Trends, Veterans, Veterans Day, Nashville, Air Force, Department Of Homeland Security, Amazon Web Services, Enterprise Software, General Assembly


An Air Force veteran who taught himself to code explains how he started a nonprofit that has educated other vets on how to get jobs in tech

Jerome Hardaway, founder of Vets Who Code and Air Force veteran GitHub Air Force veteran Jerome Hardaway left the military after five years of service in 2009 and had trouble finding the job. The job market is already tough for veterans, and the recession further impacted the job market. Hardaway taught himself how to code and was able to find a job, and he launched the nonprofit Vets Who Code to help other veterans do the same. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. When Air ...
Tags: Open Source, Facebook, South Korea, Enterprise, Navy, Entrepreneurship, Careers, Trends, Veterans, Veterans Day, Nashville, Air Force, Department Of Homeland Security, Amazon Web Services, Enterprise Software, General Assembly


Coursera Plus gives you unlimited access to over 90% of the site's online courses for $399 a year — here's how to decide if it's worth buying

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. olly/Pexels Coursera Plus is a $399 annual subscription that grants members unlimited access to over 90% of the e-learning platform's online courses (over 3,000 classes) for a year. Members can also earn unlimed professional certificates to add to their résumés or LinkedIn profiles.Below is everything you need to know Coursera Plus, including how payments and refunds work.Read more: Coursera and ed...
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Ready to become a $130,000 a year cloud IT expert? This AWS training can help get you there

TLDR: With the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner All-in-One Bundle, you’ll have all the training you need to ace the key Amazon Web Services certification test. Career pivots are nothing new in our COVID-impacted world. With so many industries scrambling, jobs changing and workers desperately trying to hang on, many individuals are deciding to scrap their old lives and plunge headlong into an entirely new career. And if you’re going to start over, doesn’t it make sense to go where the money is? R...
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AI-tool maker Seldon raises £7.1M Series A from AlbionVC and Cambridge Innovation Capital

Seldon is a U.K. startup that specializes in the rarified world of development tools to optimize machine learning. What does this mean? Well, dear reader, it means that the “AI” that companies are so fond of trumpeting does actually end up working. It has now raised a £7.1 million Series A round co-led by AlbionVC and Cambridge Innovation Capital . The round also includes significant participation from existing investors Amadeus Capital Partners and Global Brain, with follow-on investment f...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Startups, TC, Europe, Learning, Cloud Computing, Tech, Artificial Intelligence, United Kingdom, Machine Learning, Ibm, Cybernetics, Amazon Web Services, Red Hat, Partner


PingCAP, the open-source developer behind TiDB, closes $270 million Series D

PingCAP, the open-source software developer best known for NewSQL database TiDB, has raised a $270 million Series D. TiDB handles hybrid transactional and analytical processing (HTAP), and is aimed at high-growth companies, including payment and e-commerce services, that need to handle increasingly large amounts of data. The round’s lead investors were GGV Capital, Access Technology Ventures, Anatole Investment, Jeneration Capital and 5Y Capital (formerly known as Morningside Venture Capital). I...
Tags: Google, Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Enterprise, Tech, Mysql, Square, North America, Newsql, Amazon Web Services, HTAP, Matrix Partners China, OLAP, Distributed Databases, Yunqi Partners


Credit Card Numbers For Millions of Hotel Guests Exposed By Misconfigured Cloud Database (slashdot)

"A widely used hotel reservation platform has exposed 10 million files related to guests at various hotels around the world, thanks to a misconfigured Amazon Web Services S3 bucket," reports Threatpost. "The records include sensitive data, including credit-card details." Prestige Software's "Cloud Hospitality" is used by hotels to integrate their reservation systems with online booking websites like Expedia and Booking.com. The incident has affected 24.4 GB worth of data in total, according to...
Tags: Google, News, Amazon Web Services, Expedia, EditorDavid, Website Planet, Expedia Hotels com Hotelbeds Omnibees Sabre


Credit Card Numbers For Millions of Hotel Guests Exposed By Misconfigured Cloud Database

"A widely used hotel reservation platform has exposed 10 million files related to guests at various hotels around the world, thanks to a misconfigured Amazon Web Services S3 bucket," reports Threatpost. "The records include sensitive data, including credit-card details." Prestige Software's "Cloud Hospitality" is used by hotels to integrate their reservation systems with online booking websites like Expedia and Booking.com. The incident has affected 24.4 GB worth of data in total, according to...
Tags: Google, Tech, Amazon Web Services, Expedia, Website Planet, Expedia Hotels com Hotelbeds Omnibees Sabre


8 Low-Cost File Sharing Services for More Efficient Teams

With the current corporate focus on remote work, file-sharing and syncing services have become an essential part of the modern office. While some companies have custom-designed solutions that meet their needs, these can be complicated and clunky to implement, requiring cybersecurity and IT administration input. Luckily, there are several free or easily accessible options available that small businesses can tap into to cope with a remote office’s demands. For some guidance on which to choose, we...
Tags: Google, Google Drive, Sales, Amazon Web Services, Droplr, Blair Williams, Technology Trends, Dropbox Dropbox, John Turner, Syed Balkhi, Brian David Crane, Caller Smart Inc, Bryce Welker, Jared Atchison, SeedProd LLC, Kevin Leyes Leyes Media Team Leyes


Biden has packed his staff with Big Tech execs to help manage the transfer from Trump — but Facebook, Google, and Apple are notably absent

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden. Drew Angerer/Getty Images President-elect Joe Biden's campaign released a list of names on Tuesday of people tapped to help manage the transition of power from President Donald Trump. The list featured many senior people from the tech industry, including executives from Amazon, Uber, and Airbnb. But there were no names from Facebook, Google, Apple, or Twitter on the list. Experts have suggested Biden could crack down on the tech industry, and the ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Twitter, Obama, White House, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Linkedin, Joe Biden, Ars Technica, Silicon Valley, The New York Times, Bill


Everything you need to know about Parler, the social media app conservatives are flocking to and that's currently No. 1 on the App Store

Twitter; Paige Leskin/Business Insider Parler, a social media app touted by Republican politicians and right-wing pundits, topped the App Store in the days following the 2020 election.  The app brands itself as a "free speech" platform, and CEO John Matze told Forbes there are "no fact checkers" on the app. Upon signing up, Parler recommends "promoted members," including Sen. Ted Cruz, Sean Hannity, and Dinesh D'Souza. Many promoted members have spread false information about the election...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Twitter, Politics, New York, News, Republicans, Trends, Social Media, Joe Biden, Tech News, Ted Cruz, New York Times, Bill Gates, Islam, Muslim


Everything you need to know about Parler, the social-media app conservatives are flocking to and that's No. 1 on the App Store

Twitter; Paige Leskin/Business Insider Parler, a social-media app touted by Republican politicians and right-wing pundits, made it to the top of the App Store in the days following the 2020 election. The app, which brands itself as a "free speech" platform, has "no fact checkers," CEO John Matze told Forbes in June. When someone signs up, Parler recommends "promoted members" that include Sen. Ted Cruz, Sean Hannity, and Dinesh D'Souza. Parler has a "discover news" section that recommends ...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Twitter, Politics, New York, News, Republicans, Australia, Trends, Social Media, Joe Biden, Tech News, Ted Cruz, New York Times, Bill Gates, Islam


Amazon bags India streaming rights for New Zealand cricket

In a significant step in its sports ambitions, Amazon Prime Video has picked up the India streaming rights for New Zealand cricket until 2025/26. The company the deal, struck for an undisclosed amount, on Tuesday morning. “With this announcement Amazon Prime Video becomes the first Indian streaming service to secure exclusive live cricket rights from a major cricketing board,” Amazon said. “The deal includes Team India’s tour of New Zealand in early 2022, and a second tour, the dates for which...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, News, India, Disney, Cricket, New Zealand, Ipl, Amazon Web Services, Amazon Prime Video, Indian Premier League, Delhi High Court, Telangana, Team India, Zapr, India Future Group