COMPANY NEWS: Snowflake, the data cloud company, today announced the Financial Services Data Cloud, which unites Snowflake’s industry-tailored platform governance capabilities, Snowflake- and partner-delivered solutions, and industry-critical datasets, to help financial services organisations revolutionise how they use data to drive business growth and deliver better customer experiences.
Global networking products manufacturer Juniper Networks in 2008 incorporated a flawed algorithm from the NSA in its NetScreen devices, even though the company was aware of the flaw that was suspected to provide a backdoor.
Clicks and mortar marketplace Flash Market offers one-hour delivery service to small businesses to help them potentially sell their goods and showcase it to millions of consumers.
e-commerce sales in the Indian market are forecast to reach US$120.1 billion - or 8.8 trillion rupee - in 2025, with the country witnessing high growth in the past few years, according to one global data and analytics firm.
Analytics software and solutions company SAS received was honourably mentioned in the Fast Company World Changing Ideas Awards for its joint project with the International Institute of Applied Systems Analysis tracking the human impact in the Amazon rainforest. It is one of many social innovation projects from SAS employees inspired to apply data to solve pressing humanitarian issues.
PingOne for Individuals to improve personal control over privacy and streamline digital experiences for an increasingly digital and mobile world
COMPANY NEWS: Ping Identity (NYSE: PING), the intelligent identity solution for the enterprise, announced PingOne for Individuals at Indentiverse 2021. The new personal identity solution empowers businesses to give their customers full control over how they securely store and share verified personal data without unnecessary friction.
Amazon Australia has announced the winners of its Amazon Launchpad Innovation Grantsinitiative, awarding five grants worth more than $200,000 each to trailblazing entrepreneurs and startups across Australia.
Amazon, Alibaba, Alphabet (Google), Facebook and eBay saw growth speed up alongside the growth in digital transformation due to the pandemic, with a UK share buying site noting "tech giants employ more people than ever and generate revenue counted in tens and hundreds of billions of dollars."
Amazon Elastic Container Service Anywhere – which allows on-premises container-based applications to be run and managed using the same APIs and tools that apply to Amazon ECS in AWS – is now generally available, including AWS's Sydney region.
Amazon has agreed to acquire MGM for US$8.45 billion.
Amazon connects authors and readers with its ‘Print on Demand’ facility, enabling readers to have access to millions of books, which will be delivered to them faster as the books will be printed locally.
The "all-new" Echo Show 8 has a "powerful, 13-megapixel wide angle camera that digitally pans and zooms, a vibrant 8-inch HD screen with adaptive colour, a new octa-core processor and dual stereo speakers" for A$199, while the Echo Show 5 has an HD camera, more colours and a lower price of $119 - time to upgrade or add a new Echo Show to your life?
AWS has today announced the general availability of Amazon DevOps Guru, a fully-managed operations service that uses machine learning to detect operational issues and recommend specific actions for remediation.
New parcel pickup locations in Australia have been introduced to cater customers who prefer to have their package delivered to a pickup location. According to an Amazon survey, one in five Australians want to pick up their package at a location to “keep it a surprise from their household.”
Amazon Lookout for Equipment, a cloud service that uses AWS-developed machine learning models to help perform predictive maintenance on equipment, is now generally available.
Some Americans who work for the world's richest man, Jeff Bezos, the owner of retail giant Amazon, are forced to pee in bottles because they do not have time to take a toilet break given the work targets they are set.
Chinese smartphone maker vivo, one of the three main brands owned by B.B.K. Electronics, has announced discounts on some of its models from 1 April as an Easter promotion.
French global advertising and public relations company Publicis Groupe has acquired Melbourne-based digital commerce transformation provider Balance Internet.
Amazon promises to take "home entertainment to a new level" with three new Fire TV devices in Australia: the Fire TV Stick 4K, Fire TV Stick and the all-new Alexa Voice Remote.
Billed as the largest warehouse in Australia, which you can see in the videos embedded below, spanning 200,000 square metres, over 1500 local jobs will be created while working alongside "advanced robotics".
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