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Disrupt 2022’s climate tech and health tech sessions

Between the climate crisis and global pandemics, we’re living in remarkably fraught times. Undaunted by the magnitude of the challenges, Silicon Valley has been hard at work seeking to mitigate the

$10B crypto developer platform Alchemy buys coding bootcamp in first-ever acquisition

Web3 developer infrastructure startup Alchemy, which last raised a $200 million Series C1 last February, has just made its first acquisition ever — and it’s in the education space. The co

The subscription pie is getting bigger: How to leverage usage-based billing

Subscriptions are not dying; they are just evolving.

Amazon launches AWS Skill Builder training subscriptions starting at $29 per month

Amazon’s AWS is introducing premium paid subscriptions for individuals and teams looking to bolster their cloud computing skills. Amazon announced a bunch of free cloud skills training products

Amazon’s shares rise on earnings beat, despite $2B loss

E-commerce giant Amazon reported its second-quarter results today, and despite inflation and a net loss of $2 billion, the results were surprisingly better than expected. All of the loss is chalked up

Google Cloud announces its first region in Mexico

Google Cloud today announced plans for its first cloud region in Mexico, its third in Latin America after Santiago, Chile and São Paulo, Brazil. The new region, which will be Google’s 35th, wil

How your company can adopt a usage-based business model like AWS

Of the 300+ services that Amazon Web Services (AWS) has released over the years, not a single one has needed to be rolled back from being priced incorrectly. That’s no accident.

Incredibuild powers up with $35M to boost its distributed, faster approach to games and software development

Incredibuild, an Israeli startup that has picked up a lot of traction in the worlds of gaming and software development for a platform that drastically speeds up (and reduces the cost of) the shipment

AWS sent a Snowcone to space

At its re:Mars conference, Amazon today announced that it quietly sent one of its AWS Snowcone edge computing and storage devices into space on the Axiom mission to the International Space Station. Fo

Amazon launches CodeWhisperer, a GitHub Copilot-like AI pair programming tool

At its re:Mars conference, Amazon today announced the launch of CodeWhisperer, an AI pair programming tool similar to GitHub’s Copilot that can autocomplete entire functions based on only a comm

Ex-Amazon employee convicted over data breach of 100 million CapitalOne customers

Paige Thompson, a former Amazon employee accused of stealing the personal information of 100 million customers by breaching banking giant CapitalOne in 2019, has been found guilty by a Seattle jury on

Data-sharing platform Vendia raises $30M Series B

Vendia, a blockchain-based platform that makes it easier for businesses to share their code and data with partners across applications, platforms and clouds, today announced that it has raised a $30 m

Lalo launches an app to memorialize loved ones

The “Death Tech” industry might seem unsettling — do you really need to turn your dead relative’s ashes into a diamond? But when it comes to storing digital memories of loved o

Dig emerges from stealth to help organizations secure their data in public clouds

Dig, a Tel Aviv-based cloud data security startup, has emerged from stealth with an $11 million investment to help organizations protect data stored in public cloud environments. It’s no secret that

Google Cloud launches AlloyDB, a new fully managed PostgreSQL database service

Google today announced the launch of AlloyDB, a new fully managed PostgreSQL-compatible database service that the company claims to be twice as fast for transactional workloads as AWS’s comparab

AWS expands its serverless offerings

At its AWS Summit San Francisco, Amazon’s cloud computing arm today announced a number of product launches, including two focused on its serverless portfolio. The first of these is the GA launch

AWS launches new $30M accelerator program aimed at minority founders

Amazon Web Services (AWS) today launched a new program, AWS Impact Accelerator, that will give up to $30 million to early-stage startups led by Black, Latino, LGBTQIA+ and women founders. The Amazon c

IT can play a major role in driving sustainability

With data centers alone consuming around 1% of global electricity demand, IT departments have substantial influence on their organization's sustainability goals.

Gensyn applies a token to distributed computing for AI developers, raises $6.5M

For self-driving cars and other applications developed using AI, you need what’s known as “deep learning”, the core concepts of which emerged in the ’50s. This requires training mo

As war escalates in Europe, it’s ‘shields up’ for the cybersecurity industry

It’s a juxtaposition of sorts to think the cybersecurity industry is vulnerable to cyberattack, but for many nation state groups, this is their first port of call.
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