Public clouds hit a wall in innovation

As it opens this week, AWS re:Invent is not taking place in Vegas but is virtual and free. Virtual events are a silver lining of the pandemic because they keep me off airplanes and eliminate seven miles of walking each day at the bigger public cloud conferences. Maybe I’m getting lazy in my old age, but the time that virtual events save seems to be more productive.

Not to pick on AWS, but when we look at the announced innovations at public cloud events during the past year, few were game changers. Yes, most vendors will continue to move toward the intelligent edge, providing more points of presence, and they will continue to exploit artificial intelligence. However, these are mostly evolutionary steps rather than revolutionary ideas.

It doesn’t matter if we’re talking about moving from containers to serverless containers or from relational databases to purpose-built cloud-based databases or from outdated

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Google Hit With Surprise Labor Rights Complaint Over Fired Workers

File photo of Google’s main campus in Mountain View, California in 2019.

File photo of Google’s main campus in Mountain View, California in 2019.
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The National Labor Relations Board filed a surprise complaint on Wednesday accusing Google of illegally surveilling and firing two workers who had tried to form a union at the tech giant. What’s so surprising? The Trump administration isn’t exactly known as a defender of labor rights.

Google fired several employees in 2019 over what the company called in an internal memo, “clear and repeated violations of our data security policies.” Those policies included use of work calendar apps for protest organizing, a policy the NLRB says didn’t actually exist before they were fired according to the new complaint.

Two of the fired employees, Laurence Berland and Kathryn Spiers, have identified themselves as being named in the new complaint, though the copy that has been issued redacts many of the

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Blockchain technology in Healthcare Market Size growing at 72.8% CAGR to hit USD 293.3 billion by 2025

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Selbyville, Delaware. Market Study Report LLC: The Report Global Blockchain technology in Healthcare Market Report explores the essential factors of the Blockchain technology in Healthcare market considering such as industry situations, market demands, market players adopted business strategies and their growth scenario. The Global Blockchain technology in Healthcare market has been separated by this report based on the key players profiles, Type, Application and Regions

Global Blockchain technology in Healthcare Market to reach USD 293.3 billion by 2025.

Global Blockchain technology in Healthcare Market valued approximately USD 3.69 billion in 2017 is anticipated to grow with a healthy growth rate of more than 72.8 % over the forecast period 2018-2025. Supportive regulatory impositions to promote the deployment of blockchain technology in medical & healthcare sector and block chaining as a

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Cyber Monday Online Sales Hit $10.8 Billion [Infographic]

When Americans first started celebrating Thanksgiving in the 19th century, it served as an opportunity for people to cherish the year’s blessings, especially the harvest. While the modern iteration of the holiday certainly serves as an important family get-together, it has also grown into a massive shopping extravaganza. This year’s splurge has once again broken all sorts of e-commerce records with shoppers opting to spend their money online and avoid physical stores due to the Covid-19 pandemic. An analysis by Adobe
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Insights has found that e-commerce spending amounted to a whopping $34.4 billion during the five-day Thanksgiving break including $10.8 billion on Cyber Monday.

That marks a 15.1% increase on last year’s $9.4 billion, making Cyber Monday 2020 the largest online shopping day in U.S. history. Adobe noted that FOMO – “fear of missing out” – hit consumers hard with the golden hour of retail between 7pm and 11pm

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Amazon Web Services is back up after a massive outage that hit sites including Roku, Adobe, and Target-owned Shipt



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  • Amazon Web Services has recovered after a massive outage on Wednesday.
  • The outage only affected one of AWS’s 24 regions, its US-East-1 Region, but it took down many popular web-based services.
  • Roku, Adobe, and Target-owned Shipt were among the sites impacted by the outage.
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Amazon Web Services (AWS) is back up after being down for most of Wednesday.

“We have restored all traffic to Kinesis Data Streams via all endpoints and it is now operating normally,” the company said early Thursday morning.

Scores of websites rely on the internet infrastructure to function. The outage only affected one of AWS’s 24 regions, its US-East-1 Region, but it took down many popular web-based services that utilize its servers, like Roku, Flickr, and Adobe Spark, which were among those that have reported issues. The Verge first reported the outage.

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Crypto exchange Coinbase hit by connection, latency problems as bitcoin plummets

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LONDON (Reuters) – Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase said on Thursday its retail and professional-focused platforms were hit by tech problems, with users reporting difficulty trading as bitcoin plunged towards its biggest one-day drop since September.

California-based Coinbase said on its website at 14:14 GMT it was investigating connectivity problems, adding at 14:42 GMT that it had identified the problem and implemented a solution.

In a separate post at 15:21 GMT on its Coinbase Pro site it said “increased latencies impacting order entry and settlement” for its Coinbase Pro service, adding it was investigating the problem.

A spokesman for Coinbase, one of the biggest cryptocurrency exchanges, declined to comment.

Coinbase users on Twitter reported problems trading.

One Coinbase Pro user told Reuters by message:

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Exclusive: India import hurdles hit Apple iPhone, Xiaomi devices from China -sources

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s tight control of quality clearances for electronic goods from China slowed the import of Apple’s new iPhone model last month and held up other products made by companies like Xiaomi, according to two industry sources.

FILE PHOTO: The Apple logo is displayed at an event at their headquarters in Cupertino, California, U.S. September 10, 2019. REUTERS/Stephen Lam/File Photo

Applications to the quality control agency, the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), typically used to be processed within 15 days, but some are now taking up to two months or longer.

BIS started delaying approvals in August for China-made imports of devices like smartphones, smartwatches and laptops, part of the fallout from deteriorating ties with China after a border clash in June that left 20 Indian soldiers dead.

Since the clash India has tightened rules for investments from China and banned hundreds

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Exclusive: India import hurdles hit Apple iPhone, Xiaomi devices from China, say sources

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s tight control of quality clearances for electronic goods from China slowed the import of Apple’s new iPhone model last month and held up other products made by companies like Xiaomi, according to two industry sources.

FILE PHOTO: The Apple logo is displayed at an event at their headquarters in Cupertino, California, U.S. September 10, 2019. REUTERS/Stephen Lam/File Photo

Applications to the quality control agency, the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), typically used to be processed within 15 days, but some are now taking up to two months or longer.

BIS started delaying approvals in August for China-made imports of devices like smartphones, smartwatches and laptops, part of the fallout from deteriorating ties with China after a border clash in June that left 20 Indian soldiers dead.

Since the clash India has tightened rules for investments from China and banned hundreds

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India import hurdles hit Apple iPhone, Xiaomi devices from China, say sources

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s tight control of quality clearances for electronic goods from China slowed the import of Apple’s new iPhone model last month and held up other products made by companies like Xiaomi, according to two industry sources.



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BIS started delaying approvals in August for China-made imports of devices like smartphones, smartwatches and laptops, part of the fallout from deteriorating ties with China after a border clash in June that left 20 Indian soldiers dead.

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Global Millimeter Wave Technology Market Growing to Hit USD 1497.3 million at 21.4% CAGR by 2025

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