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Amazon EMR now supports launching clusters with custom Amazon Linux AMIs

You can now create Amazon EMR clusters with custom Amazon Machine Images (AMI) running Amazon Linux. This enables you to preload additional software on your AMI and use AMIs that you customize and... [more]

30 minutes ago AWS Aws@amazon.com 30 minutes ago

Announcing New Edge Location in Kuala Lumpur, Our First in Malaysia

We are pleased to announce the launch of our newest edge location in Kuala Lumpur, our first edge location in Malaysia. Each new edge location helps improve performance, and availability for end... [more]

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1 hour ago Computer Business Review Hannah Williams 1 hour ago

Moneysupermarket fined £80,000 for illegal email spamming

Price comparison website, Moneysupermarket has been fined a huge sum of £80,000 for sending over seven million spam emails to customers who had opted out of receiving marketing emails. The... [more]

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4 hours ago The Register John Leyden 4 hours ago

But how does our ransomware make you feel?

Psychology of ransomware threats unpicked Ransomware crooks have become skilled psychological manipulators in their attempts to fleece victims of file-encrypting... [more]

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12 hours ago SecurityWeek Ionut Arghire 12 hours ago

Google Warns Users of Potentially Risky Web Apps

Google is taking another step to better protect users from malicious third-party web applications: it is now warning users of newly created web apps and Apps Scripts that are pending verification.... [more]

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13 hours ago EnterpriseTech George Leopold 13 hours ago

Rackspace Partners With Pivotal, Expands With Google

Cloud manager Rackspace is working with cloud services provider Pivotal Software and Google's public cloud unit to deliver new multi-cloud and other capabilities. The partnerships include management... [more]

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15 hours ago AWS Aws@amazon.com 15 hours ago

Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS) Available in EU (Frankfurt) Region

Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS) is now available in the EU (Frankfurt)... [more]

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18 hours ago eWEEK 18 hours ago

Mobile Ransomware Increasingly Targeting US, Kaspersky Reports

Desktop ransomware attacks are growing, but the same isn&#39t true for mobile ransomware. eWEEK looks at highlights of the latest Kaspersky Lab ransomware... [more]

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18 hours ago SiliconANGLE Duncan Riley 18 hours ago

Russian man sentenced to five years in prison over Citadel malware role

A Russian man who was involved in the distribution and maintenance of the Citadel malware that ran rampant in 2013 has been sentenced to five years in prison. Mark Vartanyan (pictured), also... [more]

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19 hours ago The Register Kieren Mccarthy 19 hours ago

Alphabay shutdown: Bad boys, bad boys, what you gonna do? Not use your Hotmail...

...or the Feds'll get you ♪ Analysis  The alleged owner of dark-web marketplace AlphaBay was tracked down by FBI because he was stupid enough to include his real Hotmail address in the... [more]

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21 hours ago GeekWire Tom Krazit 21 hours ago

Microsoft's cloud business is still on a tear, hitting a $18.9 billion run rate during Q4

Scott Guthrie, Microsoft EVP of Cloud & Enterprise We still don’t know exactly how much revenue Microsoft is making from its Azure cloud service, but it grew 97 percent during the... [more]

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21 hours ago SecurityWeek Eduard Kovacs 21 hours ago

Tor Offers $4,000 Per Flaw in Public Bug Bounty Program

The Tor Project announced on Thursday the launch of a public bug bounty program. Researchers can earn thousands of dollars if they find serious vulnerabilities in the anonymity... [more]

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21 hours ago ZDNet 21 hours ago

Microsoft to partners: Here's how to sell Windows 10 Pro and 10 S

Microsoft is providing its partners with new guidance about how to sell to business customers Windows 10 Pro and Windows 10... [more]

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22 hours ago The Register John Leyden 22 hours ago

Cops harpoon two dark net whales in megabust: AlphaBay and Hansa

Tor won't shield you, warn Feds Two of the largest dark net marketplaces - AlphaBay and Hansa - have been shut down following an international police... [more]

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22 hours ago GCN 22 hours ago

Beyond open data: Insights through analytics

A new book promises practical steps for leveraging data to deliver better government.... [more]

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23 hours ago VentureBeat Blair Hanley Frank 23 hours ago

Citrix brings virtual desktops and more to Google Cloud

Citrix and Google Cloud announced a big expansion to their existing partnership today that covers G Suite and Google Cloud Platform. The two companies are working together so that users can run... [more]

More: Computer Business Review, Google Enterprise, IT Business Edge, Compare the Cloud

23 hours ago The Register Chris Mellor 23 hours ago

Huawei reckons it can strong ARM its way into AI world with new chips

We're assuming Chinese giant will use ARM in ML processors. It probably will, right? Chinese systems colossus Huawei claims it is developing chips optimized for artificial-intelligence tasks.…... [more]

yesterday GeekWire Tom Krazit yesterday

Report: Amazon Web Services warming up to Kubernetes for container management

If the cloud world really does settle on Kubernetes as the de facto standard for managing containerized workloads, Amazon Web Services is thinking about how to navigate those waters. In what might be... [more]

yesterday SecurityWeek Eduard Kovacs yesterday

CrowdStrike, Dragos Partner on ICS Security Services

Cloud-based endpoint security firm CrowdStrike and Dragos, a company that specializes in protecting industrial control systems (ICS), announced on Tuesday a strategic partnership whose goal is to... [more]

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yesterday Enterprise Cloud News Scott Ferguson yesterday

Google Cloud Platform Gets Speed Boost

Google is planning to use the same congestion control algorithm it uses with search and YouTube to give the company's cloud platform a speed... [more]

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