Trials and Tribulations for Applications in 2020
by admin on 24 January 2020 at 07:11
Without wheeling out all the usual clichés, 2019 has been another whirlwind of disruptive innovation and opportunity – with plenty of challenges to tackle and circumvent along the way The threat landscape mutated with predictable unpredictability, multi-cloud app deployments are becoming mainstream fixtures, and DevOps methodologies started exerting a newfound influence on business plans. The
Harnessing the Power of Developers
by admin on 23 January 2020 at 07:00
In our fast-moving digital economy, organizations across just about every industry are faced with a stark reality: to remain competitive and deliver the best possible customer experience, they must evolve continuously The fintech industry is a great example of this – the sector’s growth and focus on excellent customer experience has been driven by external
Pole Position: How 4G Connectivity Ensures Accurate and Reliable Timing for Global Endurance Events
by admin on 23 January 2020 at 02:33
The margin between success and failure couldn’t be finer in the most prominent sports endurance events There are often just fractions of a second between a competitor finishing in first or second place – which is why a highly accurate race timing and management solution is critical for successfully capturing endurance sports results. Andy Bird,
Augmenting intelligence: What 2020 Has in Store
by admin on 22 January 2020 at 12:21
In the last decade, the arrival of AI and automation in the workplace hasn’t always been a positive story Despite the benefits these technologies brought to businesses – and to workers themselves – the fear of job losses and lack of education around automation has marred the impact of these new innovations in the working
Technology 2020: A glance into the best developments of the coming year
by admin on 22 January 2020 at 07:00
10 years may seem like a long time, but it can feel like an entire lifetime in the world of technology. When CNN ran an article predicting the biggest technology trends of 2010, the news service foresaw a year built on Blackberry’s emergence into the touch-screen mobile phone markets, users streaming their favourite series on
Cybersecurity: Awareness is Only the First Step
by admin on 21 January 2020 at 10:00
European Cyber Security Month (ESCM) is an annual campaign designed to raise awareness of the myriad of threats individuals and organisations face in today’s ever more connected world Whether it be malicious hacking, malware, espionage or data loss, we are more at risk of becoming victims of cybercrime than ever before. This trend is only
Los Angeles’ AmazeVR raises more cash, heads to Incheon for first location based VR installation
by Jonathan Shieber on 27 January 2020 at 17:32
Amaze VR, the Los Angeles-based virtual reality entertainment distribution service, is taking its first steps into the world of location-based virtual reality experiences with an installation in Seoul’s Incheon International Airport. The company, which also scored an additional $2.5 million commitment to expand its total funding to around $9 million made the announcement last week.
Boston Dynamics’ new and former CEOs discuss future of the robotics pioneer
by Brian Heater on 27 January 2020 at 17:30
After more than a quarter century, Boston Dynamics has a new CEO. The transition (which quietly occurred late last year), saw founder Marc Raibert step aside to become chairman, as longtime employee Rob Playter took the reins. The key personnel change comes at a pivotal time for the company, which recently began the process of
Casper’s valuation could fall 40% in IPO as it reports 2019 results
by Alex Wilhelm on 27 January 2020 at 17:05
Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the gray space in between. Today we’re taking stock of the latest from Casper, the D2C mattress company that is going public. The unicorn announced its initial IPO price range this morning, targeting a $17 to $19 per-share IPO price
Get ready to see Spotify’s looping videos on Instagram
by Sarah Perez on 27 January 2020 at 16:27
Following Spotify’s confirmation of a new Stories feature, initially being tested by social media influencers, the company this morning announced it will now allow artists to reach their Instagram fan bases in a new way, too. However, in this case, they aren’t creating Spotify Stories they can market elsewhere on their social media, but instead
Max Q: Lego Space Stations and robot astronauts
by Darrell Etherington on 27 January 2020 at 16:02
Max Q is a new weekly newsletter all about space. Sign up here to receive it weekly on Sundays in your inbox. This week saw a huge funding round for a new space startup that’s working on the problem of distribution and use of the new data networks made possible by the explosion in the
Mural raises $23M Series A after history of capital-efficient growth
by Alex Wilhelm on 27 January 2020 at 15:52
This morning Mural, a software startup focused on visual collaboration1, announced that it closed a $23 million Series A round of capital. The funds come after MURAL, formerly Mural.ly, had raised just a few million dollars previously. That fact made its round interesting: How did the company raise ten times its prior total in one
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Building High-Rises Out of Wood Can Help Save the Planet
by Matt Simon on 27 January 2020 at 16:00
Concrete and steel come with massive emissions. So let's ditch them and build towers out of wood. Yes, wood.
Billie Eilish Cleaned Up at the Grammys
by Angela Watercutter on 27 January 2020 at 15:57
The 18-year-old won five of the six awards for which she was nominated.
Defying Vertigo to Capture Aerial Photos From a Hang Glider
by Michael Hardy on 27 January 2020 at 15:00
A photographer overcame her altitude anxieties to capture canvas-worthy aerials of the French countryside.
AI License Plate Readers Are Cheaper—So Drive Carefully
by Tom Simonite on 27 January 2020 at 13:00
Police can add computer-vision software to ordinary security cameras for as little as $50 a month.
The Best Dyson Vacuums (2020): V11, V7 Trigger, and More
by Matt Jancer on 27 January 2020 at 13:00
It's easy to get sucked into the brand's vast catalog. Here are the ones that floored us.
Tinder Swipes Right on AI to Help Stop Harassment
by Arielle Pardes on 27 January 2020 at 13:00
The dating app says its new machine learning tool can help flag potentially offensive messages and encourage more users to report inappropriate behavior.