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Amazon's cloud chief defends use of facial recognition software

Amazon Web Services Chief Executive Officer Andy Jassy addressed criticism that its Rekognition service, which can identify people from photos and video, threatens civil liberties if it is used by law enforcement.

Huawei to invest 1 billion yuan in cloud business over 3 years

Huawei already offers cloud services in Hong Kong, Russia and Malaysia outside mainland China.


Accenture launches AI-testing services to monitor online systems

Accenture's latest artificial intelligence system will help other organisations build stable AI systems, through its 'Teach and Test' methodology.

Microsoft to enter game development for cloud with PlayFab acquisition

With Microsoft acquiring gaming tech provider PlayFab, the merger will expand Microsoft's Azure services, to encourage game developers to take to the platform.

Amazon Web Services opens Availability Zone in Singapore

Amazon Web Services has opened a new Availability Zone in Singapore. This will help the company expand its Amazon Cloud services in the Asia-Pacific region.

India's public cloud market to rise to $4 billion by 2020: Reliance Jio's Akash Ambani

Reliance Jio's director Akash Ambani has said that the digital transformation could make India's cloud economy worth $4 billion by the year 2020.


Google Cloud to expand infrastructure with new regions, submarine cables

In a blogpost, Google has announced that it has plans to expand cloud infrastructure by 2019. The tech giant will lay 3 undersea cables in order to create a wider network.

Apple says some Chinese consumers could lose iCloud data under new legislation

Apple has asked some Chinese iCloud users to shift to Chinese registrations, in accordance to a law that will transfer iCloud data from February 28.

Vodafone, Trend Micro launch 'Vodafone Super Shield' cloud-based security solution

Vodafone has partnered with Trend Micro to launch Vodafone Super Shield, a cloud security platform, which is available for both desktop and mobile.

Apple to transfer iCloud's China operations by February 28

Apple iCloud's China operations will be transferred to a local partner, that will enable data transfer to its database.