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Microsoft assures international customers it will fight US attempts on spying

Dec 06, 2013

Microsoft assures international customers it will fight US attempts on spying

Microsoft Corp pledged late Wednesday to fight in court any attempt by US intelligence agencies to seize its foreign business customers' data under American surveillance laws, one of a series of steps aimed at reassuring nervous users abroad. #Technology #Microsoft #Surveillance #Internet privacy #Safety #Spying #Amazon Web Services #NSA #Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court #Edward Snowden #Microsoft OS #FISA laws
Amazon Web Service outage affects both Instagram and Vine

Aug 26, 2013

Amazon Web Service outage affects both Instagram and Vine

Rival apps Instagram and Vine suffered a service disruption, early Monday morning thanks to outage of Amazon's Web Serivces. #social media #Internet #TechBuzz #apps #InsecureNet #Instagram #Amazon Web Services #Vine
Netflix outage: Amazon's failure shows risks in the cloud

Dec 27, 2012

Netflix outage: Amazon's failure shows risks in the cloud

A Christmas Eve glitch traced to Amazon.com Inc that shuttered Netflix for users from Canada to South America highlights the risks that companies take when they move their datacentre operations to the cloud. #HowThisWorks #Amazon Web Services #Netflix outage #Cloud services
Netflix's Christmas outage due to failure at Amazon's web services

Dec 26, 2012

Netflix's Christmas outage due to failure at Amazon's web services

An outage at one of Amazon's web service centres hit users of Netflix Inc's streaming video service on Christmas Eve and was not fully resolved until Christmas day, a spokesman for the movie rental company said on Tuesday. #TechBuzz #Netflix #Amazon Web Services #Netflix outage
Anonymous again? Amazon outage hits Reddit, Pinterest

Oct 23, 2012

Anonymous again? Amazon outage hits Reddit, Pinterest

A service outage for Amazon's Web Service (AWS) affected websites like Reddit, Flipboard, FastCompany, Heroku, Airbnb, Imgur, Pinterest and others late last night . #TechBuzz #Reddit #Pinterest #Flipboard #Amazon Web Services #Fousquare

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Anonymous again? Amazon outage hits Reddit, Pinterest

Jul 01, 2014

Amazon customizes low-cost instances for remote desktops, databases

Amazon Web Service has launched a type of instance to reduce costs for hosted remote desktops and small databases that don’t consistently use high levels of CPU power, but every now and then need better performance. The T2 instances offer organizatio...
Anonymous again? Amazon outage hits Reddit, Pinterest

Jun 24, 2014

Google, Microsoft clouds now cover MongoDB

Following its success with Amazon Web Services, MongoDB’s namesake database can now run on cloud services from Microsoft and Google. “Amazon continues to be the dominant place to run applications in the cloud, but there is a lot of interest, especial... #Microsoft Corporation #Google Inc.
Anonymous again? Amazon outage hits Reddit, Pinterest

Jun 11, 2014

Amazon AWS continues to use TrueCrypt despite project's demise

TrueCrypt remains the only option for securely importing and exporting data to and from the Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) two weeks after the popular encryption software was abruptly discontinued by its creators, supposedly for security reasons.... #Microsoft Corporation #Google Inc.