Amazon Web Services (AWS)

ACLU puts members of Congress in the facial recognition crosshairs

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 4 weeks ago

In a test, Amazon's Rekognition software falsely identified 28 sitting members of Congress as individuals who have been arrested, the civil liberties group says.

Amazon ‘unwaveringly committed’ to government customers despite employee protests, Teresa Carlson says

by Billy Mitchell • 4 weeks ago

“We are unwaveringly in support of our law enforcement, defense and intelligence community," Teresa Carlson said.

Pentagon puts ‘cloud initiative’ under new CIO Dana Deasy’s leadership

by Billy Mitchell • 2 months ago

Deasy, who's been the department's CIO since May, will replace Chief Management Officer Jay Gibson at the head of the program.

Q&A: Teresa Carlson on AWS’s push for the JEDI contract — and why a single award ‘is a good thing’

by Billy Mitchell • 2 months ago

In an exclusive Q&A, Carlson details AWS's pursuit of the Pentagon's $10 billion JEDI commercial cloud contract and why she supports DOD's decision to make a single award.

The outlook is bright for startups that want to work with government, startups say

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 months ago

Plus: some advice on navigating the less-than-ideal elements.

How the 2012 Facebook IPO filing taught the SEC that IT modernization never ends

by Billy Mitchell • 2 months ago

The online pandemonium crashed a key SEC website, and the agency learned a thing or two about scalability.