Microsoft Evolves Azure Event Grid: New Telemetry Events, Advanced Filters, and Event Domains and Google wants to narrow the Gap with Amazon and Microsoft. Here is your weekly quick read for the least you should know about Cloud and Tech.

Security & Breach
  • Spotify Is Under Investigation by Swedish Authorities for GDPR Violations (Link)
  • Critical Flaw in Evernote Add-On Exposed Sensitive Data of Millions (Link)
  • Facebook still really wants your phone data, and they’ll pay you for it (Link)
  • Cloud Configurations Continue to Pose Data Center Security Challenges (Link)
  • Check Point Software Blows the Lid off Cloud Threats with New Security Analytics Solution (Link)

Microsoft Azure
  • Remote Engines for Talend Cloud Now Available in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace (Link)
  • NXP and Microsoft Bring Microsoft Azure Sphere Security to the Intelligent Edge with a New Energy-Efficient Processor (Link)
  • Microsoft Evolves Azure Event Grid: New Telemetry Events, Advanced Filters, and Event Domains (Link)
  • Digging into Azure Sentinel, Microsoft’s New SIEM Tool (Link)

  • Why Google Cloud and Salesforce Are Pumping $18 Billion into Analytics and BI (Link)
  • Google wants to narrow the gap with Amazon and Microsoft (Link)
  • Ulta Beauty Powers Personalization With Expanded Google Cloud Partnership (Link)
  • Google Cloud looks to Looker for greater data analytics – but with the multi-cloud focus (Link)

  • Cohesity Added to AWS Public Sector Partner Network (Link)
  • ATO on AWS Program Helps Public Sector Partners Expedite Customer ATOs (Link)
  • AWS enhances scanners with ‘Textract’ cloud OCR (Link)

  • IBM Launches accelerator program to help Startups Grow and Prioritize Security (Link)
  • IBM Watson Studio’s Latest AutoAI Tool to Automate Processes (Link)
  • In Europe, IBM has identified an opportunity for its cloud computing business in the region’s automotive sector (Link)

  • Voices in the Cloud; Episode 7: A Conversation with Bobby Allen of CloudGenera (Link)
  • Why rivals Microsoft and Oracle are teaming up to take on Amazon (Link)
  • Apple signs up as a platinum member of Cloud Native Computing Foundation (Link)


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