Security concerns rise over processing chips, Google takes dive on Liftr Index over AI, federal cloud adoption gets push from White House

Cloud Round-Up: Security Flaws Discovered in Processing Chips, Google’s Liftr Index Score Drops, White House Calls for Accelerated Cloud Adoption, AWS Sets its Sights on Saudi Arabia, Microsoft Acquires Avere Start-up

It’s the first Round-Up of the year! In cloud news this week, security concerns rise over processing chips, Google takes a dive on the Liftr Index over AI snafu, federal cloud adoption gets a push from the White House, AWS eyes expansion to Saudi Arabia, and Microsoft purchases a data storage start-up to bolster Azure…