This week on the cloud news round-up on LiftrNews.com, an unsecured AWS S3 bucket owned by FedEx has been leaked online exposing over 119,00 customer records. The Liftr Index is getting an update to its algorithms that will refine how index scores are calculated. Liftr visitors will see changes to the current scores as a result.
In a $50M deal, Google has acquired Xively from business software firm LogMeIn and will help Google develop a fully managed IoT service that connects, manages, and takes in data from devices around the world. Oracle announced a new agreement to acquire security startup Zenedge.
The National Science Foundation has teamed up with AWS, Google Cloud, and Microsoft Azure to provide a combined $9M in cloud resources to put towards scientific research.
The US Department of Defense has released a new frequently asked questions document to answer basic questions about its strategy to accelerate cloud adoption in the department.
Tesla has reportedly been the victim of a new wave of cyber-crime called cryptojacking.
In a move to encourage use of Oracle Data Cloud, Oracle is launching a new marketing program to assist auto dealer agencies with utilizing digital data in marketing.
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