Amazon to investigate discrimination and harassment at AWS

Amazon’s cloud division, Amazon Web Services (AWS), is to be investigated regarding allegations of harassment and discrimination after 550 employees signed a petition.

The petition criticised Amazon’s current system for investigating discrimination as not fair, objective, or transparent.

Specifically, it blamed AWS for its "underlying culture of systemic discrimination, harassment, bullying, and bias against women and under-represented groups,” reports the...

AWS makes Ethereum generally available on Amazon Managed Blockchain

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced the general availability (GA) of Ethereum on its managed blockchain service.

The open source blockchain joins Hyperledger Fabric as compatible with Amazon Managed Blockchain - in a move which will add power to Ethereum's offering, but also showcases AWS' latent ambitions in the space. A preview had been showcased in December.

In a blog post confirming the GA, AWS cited decentralised finance (DeFi) as a key use case going forward....

PGA Tour signs up with AWS, looks to AI as engagement driver

Amazon Web Services (AWS) continues to build out its blue chip sporting clientele. The PGA Tour has selected AWS as its official cloud provider, utilising artificial intelligence (AI), deep learning and machine learning.

To this end, the golf franchise has also coined AWS as its official 'deep learning cloud provider', 'artificial intelligence cloud provider' and 'machine learning cloud provider'.

This is the first instance CloudTech has seen of such nomenclature, and...