IBM brings mainframe to cloud consumption model; adds Docker container extensions and New EC2 i3en Instances in AWS boost more power and storage. Here is your weekly quick read for the least you should know about Cloud and Tech.

Security & Hack
  • WhatsApp Hack (Link)
  • iOS Users’ Location exposed to Ad Partner in a Twitter Bug (Link)
  • New Intel chip flaw leaves your PC exposed again (Link)
  • Storing and Securing your sensitive Data in AWS S3 (Link)
  • Centralization in a Multi-Cloud Security Strategy is key (Link)
  • BYOE offers Data Security in the Cloud (Link)
  • Google Discloses Bluetooth Flaw in Titan Security Key (Link)
Microsoft Azure
  • Microsoft Tech Support Scams Invade Azure Cloud Services (Link)
  • Increased Azure AD password Limit to 256 Characters (Link)
  • Microsoft wants its Azure servers to be as Durable as Tardigrades (Link)
  • Three Products that show how Microsoft is leading the IoT and Edge Revolution (Link)
Google
  • Second Region launched in Japan  (Link)
  • Atos selected as major Google Cloud Computing Services Partner (Link)
  • Schlumberger has renewed its agreement with Google Cloud to develop cloud-native E&P applications (Link)
  • Online crafts marketplace Etsy is using machine-learning technology from Google to boost sales (Link)
  • After a month of beta, Google made global replication available to all Cloud Bigtable users (Link)
  • Google’s newest Cloud TPU Pods feature over 1000 TPU’s (Link)
Amazon
  • New EC2 i3en Instances Boost more power and storage (Link)
  • Amazon to Disable S3 Path-Style Access (Link)
  • Tigera Secure Enterprise Edition 2.4 launches, security teams can now extend their existing architecture to secure Kubernetes (Link)
  • Third availability zone in Mumbai Cloud Region (Link)
IBM
  • Watson and AI Services Adoption grows in Europe (Link)
  • IBM brings mainframe to cloud consumption model; adds Docker container extensions (Link)
  • For the first time in 20 years IBM is changing the way it charges clients for mainframe software (Link)
  • IBM Establishes 5 Blockchain Principles To Drive Enterprise Adoption (Link)
Other
  • 5 new Microsoft 365 features that will change how you work (Link)
  • Amazon Alexa suffered outage in US (Link)
  • Apple, Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and Mozilla release patches for ZombieLoad chip flaws (Link)
  • VMware to Acquire Bitnami to ‘Accelerate Multi-Cloud and Kubernetes Offerings’ (Link)

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