As Huawei Technologies struggles under the impacts of the US sanctions, the company’s founder Ren Zhengfei said that the smartphone maker is now looking towards cloud services as its primary focus, over its smartphone and 5G operations.
According to an SCMPreport, the senior executive of the Chinese tech giant had made the announcement in an internal speech back in November 2020. The founder had said that the company must build up its strength in cloud services and that the brand needed to also make a “breakthrough” in the field. The official added that “It is impossible for us to simply follow the same path as Alibaba and Amazon … They have access to unlimited money in the US stock market.”
Slack went down on the first full work day of 2021. The company said Monday morning “Customers may have trouble loading channels or connecting to Slack at this time. Our team is investigating and we will follow up with more information as soon as we have it. We apologize for any disruption caused.”
GitHub has this month announced it has removed all cookie banners from the GitHub service and website. Nat Friedman took to the official GitHub Blog to announce the change and explain more about the removal of cookie banners and why.
While analyzing artifacts from the SolarWinds Orion supply-chain attack, security researchers discovered another backdoor that is likely from a second threat actor.
Named SUPERNOVA, the malware is a webshell planted in the code of the Orion network and applications monitoring platform and enabled adversaries to run arbitrary code on machines running the trojanized version of the software.
Microsoft could be launching a new Surface product which will run on its own custom ARM-based processors, according to industry sources. If true, this will be the first time Microsoft’s own chips would be powering a Surface product – as previously Microsoft has always stuck to Intel, Qualcomm and recently AMD processors.
The service makes it possible to manage Linux and Windows-based containerized workloads side by side
Red Hat has announced the general availability of its common Kubernetes foundation for Windows and Linux container workloads: Red Hat OpenShift Support for Windows Containers.
Containers allow organizations to package and run Windows and Linux applications on-premises and in the cloud. With Red Hat’s new service, enterprises can simultaneously manage Linux and Windows-based containerized workloads, eliminating the need for parallel software processing across hybrid cloud environments.
Google services suffered a widespread outage that lasted over an hour Monday, sparking complaints from users around the world that they couldn’t access their email. The problem appears to have affected Gmail, YouTube, Google Drive, Google Hangouts and Google Meet.
LONDON and CUPERTINO, Calif., Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — SUSE, a global leader in true open source innovation, today announced it has closed the acquisition of Rancher Labs, the market leader in Kubernetes management. The combined company brings together a best-in-class Linux operating system, a market-leading Kubernetes management platform, and a host of pioneering edge capabilities that will give enterprises the power to innovate everywhere.