Veeam acquires N2WS to bolster its AWS backup capabilities.
The solution, called Retpoline, was created by Google software engineer Paul Turner to mitigate the Spectre vulnerability without a loss to performance.
In a new Private Conversations feature, Skype is leveraging the widely-used Signal protocol for end-to-end encryption.
Cloud providers have already done a lot of the legwork in patching the Meltdown and Spectre flaws, but there are still steps enterprises need to take.
Hybrid cloud storage vendor Avere Systems has been scooped up by Microsoft for tighter integration with Azure.