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Amazon Announces Career Day, a Massive Recruiting Event — Seeking to Fill 40K+ Corporate and Tech Jobs in the U.S.

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Futurum analysts Daniel Newman and Shelly Kramer cover Amazon Career Day, a massive recruiting event designed to offer job opportunities, career coaching and mentoring, and coding training to both current employees and new job seekers. In what the company bills as the largest recruiting event ever, the company seeks to fill some 40K corporate and tech jobs at some 220+ locations throughout the U.S. and an additional 15K plus positions worldwide. More information on the September 15th event, including how to participate, is provided.

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Biden Administration Appeals to Big Tech to Raise the Bar on Cybersecurity

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Futurum Research Senior Analyst, Steven Dickens provides his take on the focus by the Biden Administration over the last few months and the meetings on Capitol Hill last week to address recent security breaches. With Big Tech being summoned to engage with the administration against a backdrop of cyberattacks and ransomware incidents becoming more high profile and frequent, a coordinated government and private sector response is becoming increasingly called for by a bi-partisan coalition of lawmakers.

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AT&T and University of Tennessee Partner to Bring 5G Testbed to Knoxville Campus

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Futurum lead analyst Shelly Kramer covers the announcement by AT&T and University of Tennessee on their partnership to build a 5G testbed to its Knoxville campus testing the expansion of mmWave 5G to rural areas. This partnership will afford students expanded learning opportunities and the ability to experiment and learn in situations that would otherwise be cost prohibitive or impossible due to location. UT joins Texas A&M, the University of Connecticut and the University of Missouri who likewise have partnerships with AT&T, although this partnership between AT&T and UT is primarily focused on mmWave and MEC applications.

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Mavenir Acquires Telestax to Expand 5G Monetization Opportunities through CPaaS Tech

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Mavenir buys Telestax to bolster Mavenir Engage, Mavenir’s omnichannel messaging monetization and customer engagement offering through Telestax CPaaS capabilities. Futurum’s Ron Westfall examines why the Telestax acquisition bolsters Mavenir’s portfolio in the 5G and API enablement realms as well as enable Mavenir to swiftly attain differentiation in the heavily crowded CPaaS market segment through 5G/mobile portfolio differentiators.

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Splunk Q2 Highlights Progress in its Cloud Transformation

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Futurum Research Principal Analyst Daniel Newman and Senior Analyst Steven Dickens provide their take on Splunk’s Q2 earnings announcement. The company is shuffling the executive deck, making strategic investments to bolster its security portfolio and also transition to a recurring revenue based on workload pricing, rather than data ingestion and seems to be executing on all fronts given the strong numbers for Q2.