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John Chambers

John Chambers and a star team of ex-Cisco engineers have finally launched Pensando Systems, a startup with $278 million in funding, to take on Amazon ...

This startup has big names, big backing and an interesting history. It says it's taking on AWS. But it hints it's taking on Cisco.
Andy Jassy, CEO of Amazon Web Services.

Amazon’s consumer business just shut down its last Oracle database, and says that it reduced its costs by 60% doing it

Amazon's consumer business, which includes Amazon Prime, Kindle, and Alexa, has moved off Oracle databases to Amazon Web Services' own.
Armory team

Why investors are starting to make big bets on Spinnaker, a Netflix-started software project that could be the next big thing in cloud computing

Spinnaker is said to be roughly tracing the path of Kubernetes, the Google-created open-source-software project that's since become a standard in the cloud.

Here are 12 of the most important executives leading Google Cloud as it takes on Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure

Google Cloud is pushing for a bigger presence in the cloud as it competes against Amazon and Microsoft. These 12 executives are leading the charge.

Oracle tanks after CEO Mark Hurd takes indefinite medical leave

Hurd led the company's rocky transition into cloud computing as he looked to compete with industry giants Amazon and Google.

AMD’s latest chip reveal is ‘one of the biggest turning points in the history of Silicon Valley,’ one analyst says

Google announced it would be the top buyer of the new product for its Cloud business. Amazon and Twitter will also invest in the EPYC 2 chip.
Palantir Chairman Peter Thiel sharply criticized Google in an editorial without disclosing that he works with two of its rivals.

Peter Thiel slammed Google in a scathing New York Times op-ed, but failed to mention that he works for and invests in the search giant’s rivals

The New York Times let Peter Thiel sound off on Google without mentioning that he's on the board of two of its competitors — Facebook and Palantir.
Amazon Web Services is the name for Amazon's cloud computer services.

The US Federal Reserve is now examining Amazon cloud data centers, in what appears to be growing federal oversight of the cloud industry

According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, regulators from the US Federal Reserve paid a visit to an Amazon cloud data center earlier this year.

The White House reportedly directed the Department of Defense to review a $10 billion cloud contract because it would probably go to Amazon

The news comes after President Donald Trump expressed skepticism over the deal, which Amazon Web Services is widely expected to win.
Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy

Amazon’s cloud was at the heart of the big Capital One hack, even though it doesn’t seem to be at fault

Capital One has been a major Amazon Web Services customer since at least 2016.