Amazon Web Services is acquiring Wickr, a 10-year-old venture-backed company that provides encrypted messaging services to government agencies and large companies, for an undisclosed sum. The deal brings AWS technology that is top-of-mind for many organizations at a time when sophisticated cyberattacks are on the rise. Wickr operates a messaging service that features “end-to-end” encryption,...
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Today’s blog post from top executives at Cloudflare blasting Amazon Web Services for the “egregious” fees it charges customers who move their data out of AWS’ servers raises an interesting question. Could the most fertile ground for pursuing antitrust action against Amazon lie in its cloud business, not the ecommerce business that gets all the attention from business media and politicians?...
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