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To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day at 3 p.m. PDT, subscribe here. Hello and welcome to Daily Crunch for July 28, 2021. What a day. Duolingo went public. Algolia raised an epic round. Crypto prices rose. And we’re being treated [...]
Wed, Jul 28, 2021
Source: TechCrunch
AWS Amplify now supports Sign in with Apple (SIWA), making it easier for app developers to reach a broad base of Apple users. SIWA supplements Amplify’s currently supported Identity Providers (Google, Facebook, and Amazon), and continues to allow developers to easily enable social sign-in to their applications, even without AWS [...]
Wed, Jul 28, 2021
Source: AWS news
AWS Glue DataBrew, a visual data preparation tool that makes it easy for data analysts and data scientists to clean and normalize data for analytics and machine learning, is now available in the AWS Europe (Milan) Region. For a list of regions where AWS Glue DataBrew is available, see the [...]
Wed, Jul 28, 2021
Source: AWS news
AWS DataSync is now available in the AWS Asia Pacific (Osaka) Region. DataSync can copy data between Network File System (NFS) shares, Server Message Block (SMB) shares, self-managed object storage, AWS Snowcone, Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) buckets, Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS) file systems, and Amazon FSx [...]
Wed, Jul 28, 2021
Source: AWS news
Earlier today, Google CEO Sundar Pichai announced that the company will require employees to be vaccinated before returning to work on-site. It was part of a larger letter sent to Google/Alphabet staff that also noted the company will be extending its work-from-home policy through October 18, as the Covid-19 Delta [...]
Wed, Jul 28, 2021
Source: TechCrunch
Amazon DynamoDB Accelerator (DAX) is now available in the China (Beijing) Region, operated by Sinnet. You can create DAX clusters in this AWS Region for your DynamoDB applications that require microsecond response times. [...]
Wed, Jul 28, 2021
Source: AWS news
Amazon DynamoDB global tables are now available in the Asia Pacific (Osaka) Region. With global tables, you can give massively scaled, global applications local access to a DynamoDB table for fast read and write performance. You also can use global tables to replicate DynamoDB table data to additional AWS Regions [...]
Wed, Jul 28, 2021
Source: AWS news
The Amazon Redshift Data API enables you to painlessly access data from Amazon Redshift with all types of traditional cloud-native, and containerized, serverless web services-based applications and event-driven applications. You can use the Data API with languages supported with the AWS SDK such as Python, Go, Java, Node.js, PHP, Ruby, [...]
Wed, Jul 28, 2021
Source: AWS news
Globally, 225 million people are estimated to suffer from moderate or severe visual impairments, and 49.1 million are blind, according to 2020 data from the Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science journal. A Japanese startup that was incubated at Honda Motor Company’s business creation program hopes to make navigating the world [...]
Wed, Jul 28, 2021
Source: TechCrunch
AWS Lambda larger functions are now available in 3 additional regions enabling customers to provision Lambda functions with a maximum of 10,240 MB (10 GB) of memory, a more than 3x increase compared to the previous limit of 3,008 MB. With larger functions, customers can now more easily use AWS [...]
Wed, Jul 28, 2021
Source: AWS news
Cairo and Dubai-based ride-sharing company Swvl plans to go public in a merger with special purpose acquisition company Queen’s Gambit Growth Capital, Swvl said Tuesday. The deal will see Swvl valued at roughly $1.5 billion. Swvl was founded by Mostafa Kandil, Mahmoud Nouh and Ahmed Sabbah in 2017. The trio started [...]
Wed, Jul 28, 2021
Source: TechCrunch
Today, we are announcing new functionality in AWS Control Tower that provides you the option to use a single customer provided AWS Key Management Service (AWS KMS) key to secure the AWS Control Tower deployed services (AWS CloudTrail, AWS Config) and the associated AWS S3 data. The use of AWS [...]
Wed, Jul 28, 2021
Source: AWS news
Starting today, AWS CloudFormation StackSets enables you to import existing CloudFormation stacks into a stack set. StackSets extend the functionality of stacks letting you create, update, or delete stacks across multiple AWS accounts and regions with a single operation. You can now bring your existing CloudFormation stacks into the management [...]
Wed, Jul 28, 2021
Source: AWS news
Emily Kramer and Kathleen Estreich are the founders of of MKT1, a strategic marketing firm that does much more than just marketing. As we mentioned the last time we spoke with the company, it offers a plethora of services ranging from marketing consulting and organizing recruiting and mentoring workshops to [...]
Wed, Jul 28, 2021
Source: TechCrunch
Electric air taxi startup Lilium has tapped German manufacturer Customcell to supply batteries for its flagship 7-seater Lilium Jet. The battery IP is the result of “multiple players,” a Lilium spokesperson told TechCrunch, but the manufacturing will be the sole job of Customcells. While Lilium declined to specify the number of [...]
Wed, Jul 28, 2021
Source: TechCrunch
In a bid to protect its investments in hybrids and hydrogen fuel cells, the carmaker is lobbying against the transition to electric vehicles. [...]
Wed, Jul 28, 2021
Source: Wired
As more people are venturing out into the world this summer (safely, we hope!), Snapchat wants to make it easier for people to find restaurants, stores, parks, and other interesting spots in their neighborhood. Today, Snapchat is starting to roll out the My Places feature on its Snap Map, which [...]
Wed, Jul 28, 2021
Source: TechCrunch
Today, we are excited to announce that you can now automatically setup Amazon CodeGuru Profiler on your Lambda functions from within the Lambda console. This makes it easier for you to understand your Lambda function’s runtime and optimize their performance and costs. [...]
Wed, Jul 28, 2021
Source: AWS news
When co-founders Songe LaRon and Dave Salvant first began barbershop tech platform Squire in 2016, they leaned in quite literally: the duo bought a barbershop in Chelsea, New York to see first-hand how the business worked. For one year, the co-founders religiously worked at the shop, now owned by a [...]
Wed, Jul 28, 2021
Source: TechCrunch
Even for tech companies who create the tools for remote work, returning to the office is proving a major challenge. After early work-from-home recommendations last March, companies like Google eventually closed up shop, requiring employees to take their work home with them. The intervening year and change have been a [...]
Wed, Jul 28, 2021
Source: TechCrunch

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