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  • [New] Just three companies - Alphabet, Amazon and Meta - will be worth half of the global advertising market by 2023. mediatel
  • [New] Apple has far more devices with its own silicon than Intel's now, and before the end of 2022, likely every product it makes will be powered by a home-grown chip. Macworld
  • [New] Like Australia, Canada will seek to compel Google and Facebook to pay news publishers for the use of their content. Press Gazette
  • [New] The news industry in Canada expects Google and Facebook to start paying publishers between CA$ 100-150 m (up to £88m) a year as its government prepares to launch Australia-style regulation on the tech giants in 2022. Press Gazette
  • [New] With Google's plans to phase out third-party cookies in 2023, and increasing concerns about consumer privacy, marketers will need to take advantage of the incredible valuable asset they have in their first-party data. Marketing interactive
  • [New] C7g instances will be available in multiple sizes, including bare metal, and Amazon claims that they are the first in the cloud industry to be equipped with DDR5 memory, up to 30 Gbps of network bandwidth, and elastic fabric adapter support. VentureBeat
  • [New] While threat actors infiltrating the Google Play Store with Android banking trojans are nothing new, recent changes to Google's policies and increased policing have forced threat actors to evolve their tactics to evade detection. BleepingComputer
  • [New] Amazon Web Services has added support for ML inferencing on any device supporting 64-bit Armv8 64-A with its AWS Sagemaker Neo service, benefitting companies that plan to use Amazon Web Services for ML deployments. ARM Community
  • [New] A new Iranian threat actor is stealing Google and Instagram credentials belonging to Farsi-speaking targets worldwide by leveraging a Microsoft MSHTML RCE flaw tracked CVE-2021 - 40444 and using a new PowerShell-based stealer called PowerShortShell. Check Point Research
  • [New] Google has warned users about the use of its Google Cloud platform by malicious actors to mine cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin News
  • [New] Revenue from the cloud computing unit of Amazon will top $60 billion in 2021, and SiliconANGLE sister market research firm Wikibon estimates revenue will grow 36% from last year - remarkably, for its size, an acceleration over recent quarters. SiliconANGLE
  • [New] Earlier in 2021, Google announced that it will create an engineering hub focused on cloud computing in Durham that, over time, will create 1,000 jobs. Eventbrite
  • [New] Google's Threat Horizons report In it's study submitted on Wednesday, Google reported that 50 recent hacks of its cloud service, which falls to over 80%, were used to practice crypto mining. Economic Times
  • [New] Autos, and especially self-driving ones, have the potential to become the next popular place for companies to deliver services and apps to a screen, after phones, personal computers, TV and wearables, where Apple already does quite well. WSJ
  • [New] Apple could add a new apps tab that shows off apps and services for music, podcasts, sounds, and videos. 9to5Mac
  • [New] The European Parliament's new Digital Markets Act, adopted as a draft law this week, could compel big platforms owned by large firms including Apple, Google, and Facebook to make their tech interoperable. The Register
  • [New] Apple is expected to present its first augmented reality headset in Q4 2022. New in 24 English
  • [New] Several companies, including the likes of Amazon and Ikea, have recently pledged to only use zero-carbon shipping solutions by 2040. Ship & Bunker
  • [New] Amazon's CloudFront CDN will now offer up to 1 terabytes (TB) of data transfers per month, representing a sizable increase on the 50 GB that was offered previously. VentureBeat
  • [New] Apple plans to include a pair of 4K Micro OLED displays from Sony to support virtual reality experiences. iDrop News
  • [New] Apple's first AR headset is going to be a pricey, first-generation device that will not be intended for mass adoption by consumers, but there's also every reason to believe that Apple intends for it to kick off the next technological revolution. iDrop News

Last updated: 05 December 2021