This week on the cloud news round-up on LiftrNews.com, AWS is making splashes in the news this week. AWS has recently announced that the site of their new east coast headquarters will be in built in Northern Virginia. The new building will bring an estimated 1,500 jobs to the region.
AWS has also made its Serverless Application Repository platform generally available.
Google has partnered with ARM, Cisco, Intel, and other tech brands in the IoT space to create the Cloud IoT Core.
Amdocs and AWS have entered into a collaboration with the goal in mind of making it easier for communication service providers to make the move to AWS. Microsoft and Chinese smartphone giant, Xiaomi, have agreed to collaborate on the cloud, artificial intelligence, and hardware in the future.
If you thought using Apple’s iCloud service kept your data off of Google servers, you might be surprised to know Apple has recently confirmed that Google Cloud hosts its iCloud data.
The LA Times is the latest big brand to fall victim to cryptojacking. One of its web pages included a script that uses the visitor’s CPU to mine while they visit the site.
The Supreme Court heard oral arguments on the case of the United States versus Microsoft this week. The case involves a warrant requesting customer data from Microsoft Azure that is stored overseas.
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