The international cloud market is dominated by Amazon, Microsoft, and Google, while the e-retail space is usually controlled by Amazon or local parties. Cloud TV How business leaders are embracing cloud services The cloud is disrupting traditional operating models for IT departments and entire organizations. Read More But it's no secret that Chinese giant Alibaba wants a piece of both markets as well. Central Europe, which is still a cloud frontier, is its battleground of choice. On almost every list of leaders for public clouds, Amazon is in top spot, with Microsoft second, and Google third. The big exception to that hierarchy is in China and, by extension, Asia. In its home market of China, Alibaba reigns supreme and, according to figures from Synergy Research Group, that gives them a runners-up spot for the entire Asia and Pacific (APAC) region. The online retail market shows something similar, with either Amazon or a local party ahead of the pack, and Alibaba … [Read more...] about Is Poland the opening Alibaba needs to break grip of Amazon, Microsoft, Google on cloud?
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Google revealed today that OSS-Fuzz, the company's automated fuzzing service/bot, has identified and reported over 9,000 vulnerabilities in widely used open source projects in the past two years. More security news China has been 'hijacking the vital internet backbone of western countries' Emotet malware gang is mass-harvesting millions of emails in mysterious campaign Zuckerberg disses Apple, misses Inside the mind of a sextortion scam artist OSS-Fuzz was launched in December 2016 and is an automated tool developed by Google that can find vulnerabilities in applications via a technique called fuzzing.A fuzzer (fuzzing tool) and the technique of fuzzing works by feeding a software application with large quantities of random data and analyzing its output for abnormalities and crashes --which, in turn, give developers a hint about the presence of possible bugs in the app's code.Fuzzing has been around for decades, but fuzzers have only become widely adopted in recent years, and … [Read more...] about Google’s automated fuzz bot has found over 9,000 bugs in the past two years
Apple's September event has come and gone, leaving us with the Apple Watch Series 4, which has enhanced capabilities over its predecessors, that include Atrial Fibrillation (Afib) detection and built-in ECG (electrocardiogram) support. These capabilities are not to be scoffed at -- the FDA has given its approval of the Apple Watch being classified as a true medical device. The benefits to patients have already been proven. Featured stories In latest Windows test builds, Microsoft discourages alternate browsers Apple's iPhone XS Max price tops out at $1,449 -- and 8 other keynote takeaways New cold boot attack affects "nearly all modern computers" Apple tries to wipe AirPower from the history books Google Inbox will disappear in March 2019 I would know, as the foundational heart arrhythmia detection technology now built into Apple Watch Series 4 saved my life.Watch Series 4's software-based arrhythmia detection was piloted using Apple Heart Study a partnership between the … [Read more...] about Apple Watch Series 4: What’s next for telemedicine and health clouds?
Featured stories iPhones, iPads, MacBooks: What new hardware will Apple unveil next week? Do you have to wear those AirPods all the time? To be a microservice: How smaller parts of bigger applications could remake IT New 2018 iPhone, iPhone XS, iPhone X Plus, iPhone 9: Rumors, leaks, launch date, and everything we know so far There are varying definitions of "hybrid cloud" depending upon whom you ask and what they're trying to sell you. But they all have this in common with one another: They refer to a single software hosting platform whose resources come from multiple sources, some from the public cloud (e.g., Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform) and some -- perhaps many -- from your organization's own data center.What the phrase really meansHere is a definition you can apply to today's technology and to modern data centers: A hybrid cloud is the sum total of an enterprise's digital assets that share a common cloud infrastructure platform. This means, … [Read more...] about What a hybrid cloud is in the ‘multi-cloud era,’ and why you may already have one
Following employee protests at Google and Microsoft over government contracts, workers at Amazon are circulating an internal letter to CEO Jeff Bezos, asking him to stop selling the company’s Rekognition facial recognition software to law enforcement and to boot the data-mining firm Palantir from its cloud services. Amazon employees objected to the Trump administration’s “zero-tolerance” policy at the U.S. border, which has resulted in thousands of children being separated from their parents. “Along with much of the world we watched in horror recently as U.S. authorities tore children away from their parents,” the letter, distributed on a mailing list called ‘we-won’t-build-it,’ states. “In the face of this immoral U.S. policy, and the U.S.’s increasingly inhumane treatment of refugees and immigrants beyond this specific policy, we are deeply concerned that Amazon is implicated, providing infrastructure and services … [Read more...] about Amazon Workers Demand Jeff Bezos Cancel Face Recognition Contracts With Law Enforcement