Cloud News & Articles

Zoom cuts 15% of its workforce as customers tighten spend

The company laid off 1,300 employees Tuesday, marking the latest technology vendor to reset staff levels in an uncertain economy.

Tech spending decelerates as economic troubles ensue

Software is the primary driver of tech spending, and is set to grow 8.3% in 2023, Forrester said.

Microsoft’s OpenAI-powered Bing hits the AI scene

More powerful than ChatGPT, Microsoft unveiled a new and improved search engine Tuesday, incorporating OpenAI technology.

Microsoft gains ground on AWS as cloud sector slows

The tech giant expanded its market share despite a strong dollar and an economic contraction stalling cloud growth.

Corporate boards struggle to understand cybersecurity and digital transformation

Boards are trying to understand the ever-evolving threat landscape as federal regulators plan additional breach disclosure rules.

What to know about Google’s AI strategy

OpenAI's launch of ChatGPT spurred an AI race, prompting incumbents like Google to share plans for public tool releases. 

Get Smarter – The Era of Microlearning 

The Era of Microlearning Becoming employable and then staying employable requires ongoing, up to date knowledge, and this can become something of a dilemma. Many of us grew up with a traditional understanding of the school system: after graduating…

AWS doubles down on optimization, reducing customers’ cloud cost

Enterprises kept looking for ways to optimize cloud spend in Q4 as economic conditions worsened, Amazon CFO Brian Olsavsky said during Thursday’s earnings call. 

January jobs report a mixed bag for tech workers

The unemployment rate remains low, a sign laid off workers were absorbed back into the market, CompTIA said. But the number of tech occupations dropped.

Southwest names CIO as transformation efforts unfold

Lauren Woods, an executive with more than a decade at Southwest, takes over for CIO Kathleen Merrill, who became executive advisor.

Google Cloud inches toward profitability, even as revenue growth slows

The third largest cloud service provider is still losing money, but now sees a light at the end of the tunnel.

All this AI has a byproduct: regulatory and legal scrutiny

Industry watchers expect regulations and government focus on AI to increase, especially as adoption and development of AI-powered models spreads.