Thu.Jun 17, 2021

Blockchain indexing firm The Graph enlists Streaming Fast in $60M grant deal

Venture Beast

Blockchain indexing and query firm The Graph has brought StreamingFast into its ecosystem with a $60 million grant. Read More. Commerce Consumer Entrepreneur GamesBeat app indexing blockchain decentralized web indexing StreamingFast Tegan Kline The Graph


Cloud Outage Fallout: Should You Brace for Future Disruption?

Information Week

The outage of Fastly's services lasted all of 49 minutes, yet its widespread impact shows how pervasive reliance on the cloud has become

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Grafana Labs acquires load-testing startup K6

Venture Beast

Observability platform Grafana Labs announced it has acquired K6, a load-testing startup, for an undisclosed amount. Read More. AI Big Data Cloud Dev Enterprise Entrepreneur VB Home Page dev tools devops Grafana Labs K6 load testing observability Open source

How Channel-Ready Are Tech Vendors? Initial Assessment Results Say.

Association of Information Technology Professional

Selling through solution providers is an extremely efficient route to market for tech vendors, but success is often predicated on knowing how to sell through the IT channel—why you want to do it, where to find the best partners, and when to use them. That, it turns out, is not so simple

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How to Empower Your Users So You Can Create a Great Product

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

Join Johanna Rothman, Author and Consultant, for her session that will discuss why instead of designing for the users, CTOs and their teams should collaborate with empowered users to create a great product together.

What Google’s AI-designed chip tells us about the nature of intelligence

Venture Beast

Google Brain scientists published in Nature a deep reinforcement learning technique for floorplanning, or arranging components on chips. Read More.

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Amazon Prime Day scams resurface for 2021

Tech Republic Security

With this year's Amazon Prime Day set for June 21-22, scammers are already touting "Early Prime Day Deals," says Bolster


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Schneider Electric rolls out its smallest single-phase uninterrupted power supply

Tech Republic Data Center

The APC Smart-UPS Ultra uses lithium-ion tech and aims to deliver more power in distributed IT and edge computing sites, the company said

Productivity API and automation platform Nylas raises $120 million

Venture Beast

Nylas, an API platform that helps developers integrate key productivity features into their apps, has raised $120 million. Read More.

Canon put AI cameras in its Chinese offices that only let smiling workers inside

The Verge

“Smile recognition” in action. Image: Canon Information Technologies.

Graph database platform Neo4j raises $325M to inform decision-making

Venture Beast

Graph database startup Neo4j raised $320 million at an over $2 billion valuation, highlighting the value of graph databases. Read More.

Address the Challenges of Siloed Monitoring Tools

Companies frequently experience monitoring tool sprawl. Find out why monitoring tool sprawl occurs, why it’s a problem for businesses, and the positive business impacts of monitoring tool consolidation.

Microsoft’s new Fluid Office documents are coming to life in Teams, OneNote, and more

The Verge

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge. The biggest change to Microsoft’s Office documents in decades is coming to life soon, as the company’s Fluid framework arrives in Microsoft Teams, OneNote, Outlook, and Whiteboard.

Dear enterprise IT: Cybercriminals use AI too

Venture Beast

AI-powered cyber threats pose a major risk to enterprises, particularly those engaged in frequent communications susceptible to phishing. Read More.

Tim Cook says Android has 47 times more malware than iOS because of sideloading


Speaking to Guillaume Lacroix, CEO and founder of media company Brut, Cook reiterated Apple's focus on user privacy. We've been focused on privacy for over a decade. We see it as a basic human right. A fundamental human right," the Apple boss said

Ethical AI will not see broad adoption by 2030, study suggests

Venture Beast

According to a survey by the Pew Research Center and Elon University, experts don't believe ethical AI will be broadly adopted soon. Read More. AI Big Data Cloud Dev Enterprise Security VB Home Page ai artificial intelligence category-/Science/Computer Science machine learning

A Training Company’s Guide to Selecting an eLearning Platform

Training companies have an opportunity to embrace the change and create meaningful change in their organizations by moving online. Discover the advantages of a digital-first approach, using an eLearning platform.

Microsoft Introducing Visio in Microsoft 365 | Windows 10


Hello - Here is the new HTMD Blog Article for you. Enjoy reading it. Subscribe to YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get the latest updates. link]. Read More. The post Microsoft Introducing Visio in Microsoft 365 | Windows 10 appeared first on HTMD Blog #1 by Jitesh Kumar.

NASA: Earth Is Absorbing an 'Unprecedented' Amount of Heat

GizModo VR

Ominous new research shows that the Earth is taking in a shocking amount of heat. In the past 15 years, the amount of incoming solar radiation trapped on the surface and in the oceans has doubled. Read more.

Webinar Review: DevOps for the Salesforce Ecosystem


The following is a summary of the information covered in the webinar: DevOps for the Salesforce Ecosystem. You can watch the recording here.

50 illuminating questions about Google's latest messaging service shakeup

Computerworld Vertical IT

Good golly, gang, Google's done it again. Just when I thought the G-team had made its messaging service strategy as convoluted as humanly possible, Le Googlé has managed to inject even more messy confusion into its suite of messaging products.

The Beauty and Brains of Actionable Data: How to Go From Concept to Reality

Speaker: Dr. Joe Perez, Senior Systems Analyst at NC Dept. of Health & Human Services, and Chief Technology Officer at SolonTek

Join Dr. Joe Perez, Senior Systems Analyst at NC DHHS, and Chief Technology Officer, SolonTek, to learn how you can capitalize on your ideas by blending internal with external while leveraging them into a cohesive strategy for both the short term and the long term.

Microsoft Flight Simulator adds beautiful Nordic views in its latest update

The Verge

Microsoft Flight Simulator | Microsoft. Just in time for the launch of Microsoft Flight Simulator on Xbox Series consoles next month , developer Asobo Studios has added some extra details that players will appreciate.

Regulators know teleoperation is key for self-driving vehicles to succeed

Venture Beast

Teleoperation is necessary for widespread adoption of autonmous vehicles and new legislation and regulations will help pave the way. Read More.

Microsoft Teams’ new front row layout arrives later this year

The Verge

Microsoft Teams’ new front row layout. Image: Microsoft. Microsoft has been teasing its vision for the future of Teams meetings recently, and it’s now committing to making parts of it a reality this year.

What to Expect From Microsoft's Windows 11 Event

GizModo VR

It’s about time Microsoft introduced something new, and we’re pretty sure that what’s on the way is a new version of Windows. Specifically, we expect to see Windows 11, because Windows 10X has all but kicked the bucket before it even had a chance. Read more.

Does Your Company Need Help Solving These 4 Common eLearning Challenges?

If you want to know how to get ahead of the game and avoid the common mishaps in selling your eLearning courses, you’ve come to the right place! Lambda Solutions has identified the most common and costly challenges faced by eLearning providers today.

Curiosity brings out the crowds at opening of Amazon’s first full-size cashierless grocery store


The line to get into a new Amazon Fresh store in Bellevue winds through the parking lot. GeekWire Photo / Alan Boyle). BELLEVUE, Wash. —

Google Meet’s hand-raising feature is getting a more visible animation

The Verge

Image: Google. Google Meet, Google’s answer to video calling services like Zoom, is getting a collection of helpful tweaks to its hand-raising feature as part of ongoing updates to Workspace.

Mirrors That Detect Ripples in Space-Time Were Frozen to Near Absolute Zero

GizModo VR

A team of physicists say they’ve managed to nearly freeze the motion of atoms across four suspended mirrors. It’s a mind-twisting feat that strains the very definitions of seemingly simple words like “object” and “temperature.” So buckle up. Read more.


Apple cuts AppleCare Plus prices for M1 MacBook Air and Pro

The Verge

Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge. Apple is cutting the prices for its AppleCare Plus extended warranty for both its M1 MacBook Air and MacBook Pro laptops.

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Cloud-Scale Monitoring With AWS and Datadog

In this eBook, find out the benefits and complexities of migrating workloads to AWS, and services that AWS offers for containers and serverless computing.

The First Black Widow Reactions Praise Florence Pugh and Massive Action

GizModo VR

The Marvel Cinematic Universe is back! Black Widow hits theaters (and Disney+ with Premier Access) on July 9 and with it, marks the welcome return of some of our favorite heroes to the big screen.


Windows 7 and 8 users might get a free upgrade path to Windows 11


As we inch closer to Microsoft's big reveal event for Windows 11, all the leaks and hints point to a visual refresh that will arguably bring the Windows experience into the modern era and in line with Microsoft's new design language. What could have ended up as a separate OS

Coffee Is Good for You, Coffee Is Bad for You

GizModo VR

If you’re the sort of person who regularly scans the latest science-related headlines, you’ve probably come across the coffee shuffle at some point: Articles reporting on the latest study to show coffee may do something good for you, followed by articles reporting on studies showing that coffee is actually the devil’s… Read more.

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The CIO's Role in Innovation

Information Week

Innovation often comes from customer-driven feedback loops, but a CIO's organization can be the perfect "internal" testbed for innovation


Best Practices for Creating Long-Lasting and Continuous Discovery Habits

Speaker: Teresa Torres, Internationally Acclaimed Author, Speaker, and Coach at

Join internationally acclaimed author, speaker, and coach Teresa Torres as she explores the what, how, and why behind creating continuous discovery habits that give your team a clear benchmark to aspire to.