Securing The Digital Ecosystem To Combat The Latest Cyberthreat

Andreas Milano

Ajay Bhalla, President, Cyber & Intelligence, Mastercard.

2020 saw the world move irreversibly toward digital. How we shop, pay and interact have all changed — at first out of necessity, but now those advances are here to stay. This digitalization is not a new trend, but one that accelerated far quicker this past year than anyone could have predicted. In fact, at the beginning of the global lockdown — with businesses facilitating widespread working from home and people reliant on online grocery shopping or video calls to connect with colleagues and family— we vaulted five years forward in

Read More

The Morning After – Engadget

Andreas Milano

Amazon’s founder and CEO is stepping down this year. Jeff Bezos plans to stay involved with the business as executive chair of the Amazon board, but he says he plans to focus on other businesses and projects, including The Washington Post, the Day 1 Fund and space-faring Blue Origin.

I’ll be honest, you’ve probably never heard of the incoming Amazon CEO, but Andy Jassy has been in charge of Amazon Web Services since 2016. And AWS is a big deal for the company. It earned $13.5 billion in profits in 2020, up 47 percent over 2019, and accounted for

Read More

CEO of $28 billion Databricks on $1 billion Series G, cloud giants

Andreas Milano

Ali Ghodsi, the CEO of Databricks, told Insider that the most important aspect of the mammoth $1 billion Series G round of venture capital his company announced Monday – which takes it to a $28 billion valuation – is investment by all three of the largest cloud-computing firms: Amazon, Microsoft, and Google.

“I don’t think people realize how important those three vendors are going to be,” Ghodsi told Insider. “This round is really about deepening those relationships.” 

Databricks, a 2012 San Francisco company of some 1,700 employees, helps enterprises quickly analyze and use vast amounts of data with analytics tools

Read More