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Google Fires 28 Staff Over Israel Protest, Undertakes More Layoffs

Protest at cloud contract with Israel results in staff firings, in addition to layoffs of unspecified number of employees

4 days ago

Amazon Web Services Lays Off Hundreds Of Staff

More job losses at Amazon, as AWS unit eliminates several hundred positions in sales, marketing and tech sections

3 weeks ago

Microsoft Singled Out In Review Of Chinese Hack Of US Government Emails

Cyber Safety Review Board concludes Chinese hack of top US government officials' emails was preventable, and blames Microsoft

3 weeks ago

McDonald’s International Outage Caused By Third Party

McDonald's says outage affecting thousands of locations across world caused by third-party tech provider carrying out 'configuration change'

1 month ago

Gartner Predicts Concerns For Enterprises Using Cloud-based Generative AI

Cloud technology will continue to be best delivery option for generative AI applications at scale, says Gartner

2 months ago

Jeff Bezos Offloads $2 Billion Worth Of Amazon Shares

Not enough yachts? Amazon founder Jeff Bezos sells 12 million shares for $2bn, after relocating to tax friendly Florida

2 months ago

UK Regulator Begins Scrutiny Of Microsoft Partnership With OpenAI

CMA seeks feedback about the relationship between Microsoft and OpenAI, and whether it has antitrust implications

5 months ago

AWS re:Invent: Amazon Q Touted As New Business Chatbot

Amazon answer to ChatGPT? Amazon Web Services confirms launch of business focused AI chatbot called Amazon Q

5 months ago

AWS re:Invent: Amazon Announces Two New AI Chips

Amazon Web Services announces the next generation of two AWS-designed chip families, namely the AWS Graviton4 and AWS Trainium2

5 months ago

AWS re:Invent: Amazon Nvidia Expand Collaboration

Amazon Web Services and Nvidia expand partnership with new supercomputing infrastructure, software and services for generative AI

5 months ago

Ofcom Refers Cloud Investigation Of Amazon, Microsoft To CMA

AWS tells Silicon UK it disagrees with Ofcom findings, as AWS and Microsoft is referred to CMA watchdog for further…

7 months ago

Ofcom To Investigate Amazon, Microsoft Over Cloud Domination – Report

UK regulator is reportedly pushing for an antitrust investigation into Amazon and Microsoft's cloud dominance

7 months ago

IBM Mulls Use Of AI Chip To Lower Watsonx Cloud Service Cost

In an effort to lower cost of Big Blue's new cloud AI and data platform watson.x, IBM considers use of…

9 months ago

IBM Pays $4.6bn For Apptio To Bolster SaaS Insights

Big Blue opens its wallet to acquire financial and IT management software provider Apptio from venture capital owner

10 months ago

Google Files FTC Cloud Protest Against Microsoft

Cloud battle. Submission made by Google to US antitrust regulator, alleging anti competitive practices by Microsoft Azure

10 months ago

Amazon Web Services Restored After Widespread Outage In US

Outage on Tuesday evening for Amazon Web Services that took down some major websites in the US, has been resolved

10 months ago

Broadcom Offers Remedies To Ease EU Worries Over VMware Deal

US chipmaker Broadcom offers interoperability remedies to address European antitrust concerns over $61bn VMware deal

11 months ago

Microsoft Freezes Salaries, Amid Economic Uncertainty

CEO Satya Nadella informs Microsoft workforce there will be no salary increases in 2023, and executive bonuses will be 'down…

12 months ago

UK’s CMA Blocks Microsoft’s $69bn Acquisition Of Activision Blizzard

Final decision by UK regulator to block Microsoft's Activision Blizzard acquisition, but Microsoft says it will appeal

12 months ago

Amazon, Microsoft Cloud Services Face UK Antitrust Probe

Ofcom proposing to refer UK cloud market and two of its leading service providers to British antitrust watchdog

1 year ago

Amazon Staff Push Back At Return-To-Office Order

Unhappy Amazon staff reportedly taking to internal websites and comms channels to complain about return-to-office order

1 year ago

Avaya Files For Chapter 11 Protection, Again

Filing for bankruptcy protection will allow cloud comms provider Avaya to reduce its total debt burden to manageable levels

1 year ago

Amazon Posts Annual Loss Amid Restructuring

Worse than anticipated earnings for Amazon on Thursday, amid difficulties after pandemic boom and 18,000 job losses

1 year ago