Top Hosting Industry News 7th Feb, 2017

2017-02-07 10:03 Posted by: Judy in Go to Comment

AWS launches new office in Bogota, Columbia. The cloud giant is continually expanding its footprint in Latin America, alongside a presence in Sao Paulo, Brazil. According to HostSearch, AWS is looking forward to establishing a full team from account executive to technical support in Bogota so as for better serving local customers. Seeing the blooming growth of demands for cloud services in Latin America, AWS will open other more offices in the area in the future as it grows. As an industry leader in the global cloud market, AWS offers an extensive range of cloud services like storage, computing, security, and IoT options, and has built offices in Japan, Korea, China, Singapore, India, Australia, Ireland and Germany, in addition to United States. 

Google will integrate Progressive Web Apps deeper into Android. Progressive Web Apps essentially are some sophisticated web apps that can be used to give users a native-like experience, for instance, pushing notifications and creating local caches. With the purpose of empowering developers to build the best possible experience for their users, in the upcoming Chrome beta version, Android users are able to add a Progressive Web App to their Home screen and benefit from PWAs appearing in the app drawer section of the launcher and in Android Settings, and receiving incoming intents from other apps. Meanwhile, instead of the notification management controls for Chrome, the normal Android notification management controls will be available through long presses on the notifications. 

128 key tech companies filed an amicus brief to oppose President Trump’s immigration order. Besides the original list of 97 tech companies as Microsoft, Facebook, Apple, and Twitter, 31 additional companies including SpaceX, Slack, and Tesla have claimed to join the brief. The companies, in the amicus brief, highlight the great contribution that immigrants have made to the tech economy and stress that there is already immigration controls in place in America. They also argue that Trump’s travel ban is essentially discriminatory and illegal. Once the order is approved, it will negatively affect American businesses, no question about it. 

Google and Facebook announced partnership with CrossCheck. As with the “fake news” problem receiving renewed attention in a series of political events in the past months, particularly Brexit and the U.S. presidency, French newsrooms and journalists decide to work together and announce the launch of CrossCheck to swiftly debunk hoaxes, false claims, and rumors, and accurately report misleading and confusing stories. Google and Facebook, as part of the coalition, can help fight against the growing number of fake news for the upcoming French presidential election campaign through developing effective anti-fake tools that can find and verify content circulation publicly online. 

A REST API Endpoint bug was discovered with WordPress 4.7 and 4.7.1. Sites using these two WordPress versions will be vulnerable to content injection attacks, allowing an unauthenticated user to modify the content of any post or page within a WordPress site. The good news is, WordPress hosting providers as well as firewall providers such as SiteLock, Incapsula, Sucuri, and CloudFlare have been informed as soon as the bug was disclosed. And WordPress has rolled out a security fix in WordPress 4.7.2.  

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