Tue.Apr 20, 2021

10 Things Your Artificial Intelligence Initiative Needs to Succeed

Information Week

In the race to implement AI, some companies may overlook important details that can mean the difference between success and failure

VMware announces new Anywhere Workspace tool to help businesses make remote work easier

Tech Republic Security

The new platform is a combination of SASE, access control and cloud-native endpoint security that the company said is the only solution of its kind on the market


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Chargebee boosts subscription and recurring revenue tools with $125M round

Venture Beast

Chargebee, a startup offering subscription and recurring revenue management services, has raised $125 million in funding. Read More.

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Starting a new job in a pandemic: Virtual onboarding to the rescue

ComputerWorld IT Management

Starting a new job can be stressful under normal circumstances, but starting a new job during a global pandemic, when all interactions with managers and teammates take place online, is a uniquely challenging situation. To read this article in full, please click here (Insider Story

Cassandra Data Modeling Guide to Best Practices

Are you a developer, database architect, or database administrator that's new to Cassandra but have been tasked with developing a Cassandra schema design? Learn the basic rules to keep in mind when designing your schema for Cassandra.

Hypr raises $35M to grow its passwordless authentication platform

Venture Beast

Hypr, which offers a passwordless authentication platform, has raised $35 million in venture capital funding. Read More.

The Advantages of a Virtual Bookshelf for Publishers


What is a virtual bookshelf? A virtual bookshelf is the online alternative to the traditional bookshelves where publishers display their catalogues, based on categories, allowing their readers to browse through and find books of choice.

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EPOS’ new $119 H3 wired gaming headset is basic, but comfortable

The Verge

Not the most affordable wired model, but it’s a solid choice The gaming audio company EPOS has debuted a new wired gaming headset called the H3.

DevOps automation platform Octopus Deploy nabs $172.5M

Venture Beast

Octopus Deploy, a startup offering a DevOps automation platform, raised $172.5 million in capital -- its first outside raise. Read More.

Starting a new job in a pandemic: Virtual onboarding to the rescue

Computerworld Vertical IT

Starting a new job can be stressful under normal circumstances, but starting a new job during a global pandemic, when all interactions with managers and teammates take place online, is a uniquely challenging situation. To read this article in full, please click here (Insider Story

Codecov hackers gained access to hundreds of restricted customer networks

Venture Beast

Hackers gain restricted access to hundreds of networks after tampering with a software development tool from Codecov. Read More. Cloud Enterprise Security VB Home Page Atlassian category-/Business & Industrial category-/Computers & Electronics/Computer Security category-/News Codecov

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The Next-Generation Cloud Data Lake: An Open, No-Copy Data Architecture

A next-gen cloud data lake architecture has emerged that brings together the best attributes of the data warehouse and the data lake. This new open data architecture is built to maximize data access with minimal data movement and no data copies.

Data infrastructure startup Era Software lands $15.2M to manage cloud-native workloads


Era Software CEO Todd Persen. Era Software Photo). New funding : Seattle-area database architecture startup Era Software , formerly known as EraDB, raised $15.2 million in a Series A round led by Playground Global. The tech: Era helps companies manage their cloud-native workloads.

How vertical location improves operational efficiency

Venture Beast

From food delivery services to safety apps, 3D location technology is about to transform 2D technology. Read More. AR/VR Dev Enterprise Entrepreneur GamesBeat Mobile VB Home Page category-/Business & Industrial

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Watch Apple's Spring Loaded event right here at 10am PT / 1pm ET


The current iPad Pro remains the 'best of the best' tablet in our buying guide, but it could be knocked off the top spot by a successor that's long been rumored to feature mini-LED backlighting for better brightness and longer battery life—though as is the case with every tech product

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Xilinx launches Kria chips to handle AI for edge applications

Venture Beast

Xilinx has introduced its Kria programmable chips and boards for holding AI applications at the edge of the network. Read More. AI Entrepreneur VB Home Page AI at the edge category-/Computers & Electronics/Computer Hardware/Computer Components Kria KV260 Vision AI Starter Kit Xilinx

Deliver Effective Online Education and Events Your Members Will Love

This guide identifies the biggest challenges for associations moving their training online and provides practical solutions so that you can hit the ground running. Download now to keep your members engaged and growing even in times of COVID-19.

VESA says there's no such thing as DisplayHDR 2000 monitors


Chinese retail website Taobao recently listed two monitors—a new version of the Samsung Odyssey G9 and a new Acer EI491CRG9—both of which appeared to carry a DisplayHDR 2000 logo, indicating they will reach 2,000 nits brightness

Log management database startup Era Software raises $15.25M

Venture Beast

Era Software, a company developing time-series log management database software, has raised $15.25 million. Read More.

The Audi A6 e-tron concept can project video games with its headlights


Unveiled at the Auto Shanghai 2021 motor show alongside the Q4 E-tron, the A6 E-tron concept will be the second production vehicle from the company to use the Premium Platform Electric (PPE) architecture being co-developed with Porsche, which allows the battery pack to be spread out across the chassis.

Grip Security aims to simplify and automate SaaS endpoint security

Venture Beast

Grip today announced it has raised $6 million in a round led by YL Ventures as the Israeli company develops a new SaaS security approach. Read More.

Open Source & Open Standards: Navigating the Intricacies of a Symbiotic Partnership

Speaker: Guy Martin, Executive Director of OASIS Open

The COVID-19 global pandemic has raised the already bright visibility of technology to an even higher level. Join Guy Martin, Executive Director at OASIS Open, as he presents this webinar that will discuss how we can make open source and open standards even more effective by helping them recapture their strong partnership.

Venmo users can now buy, hold, and sell four types of cryptocurrencies


The mobile payments provider now allows Venmo users to buy, hold and sell four types of cryptocurrency directly within its app. The four major types of crypto are all in play here: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin and Bitcoin Cash

Radeon update adds AMD Link remote-gaming app to PC

Venture Beast

AMD Link is getting an update that enables it to run on PCs. Now, Radeon owners can stream their games to a number of devices. Read More.

HIPAA, the health privacy law that’s more limited than you think, explained


Amanda Northrop/Vox. You probably don’t know what HIPAA really means. Let’s fix that. The first thing you should know about HIPAA is that it’s HIPAA, not HIPPA. There is only one P, and that P doesn’t stand for “privacy.”.

Cape Privacy raises $20M to enable data science operations on encrypted data

Venture Beast

Cape Privacy, a startup developing a platform that enables data science operations on encrypted data, has raised $20 million. Read More.

Leading Advertising and Analytics Company Outperforms With a Graph Database

Xandr, a division of AT&T, has built an identity graph that connects information on people, households, and more. The company is using this graph to provide advertisers an ability to deliver commercials more successfully than ever before. Learn more.

Venmo Launches Ability to Buy, Sell, and Hold Cryptocurrencies Like Bitcoin

GizModo VR

Payment app Venmo will now let users buy, sell, and hold four cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin, ethereum, litecoin and bitcoin cash, according to a press release from the company Tuesday morning. But users won’t be able to send cryptocurrencies like bitcoin to their Venmo friends just yet.

Now the iPad Pro has to live up to the MacBook Air

The Verge

Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge. Today, we’re expecting a grab bag of new products from Apple , headlined by new iPad Pros. Given the relatively minor spec bumps that we got on last year’s iPad Pros, this time around, we’re hoping for a more substantial update.

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Elevate Your 4/20 Celebration With These High-End Weed Gadgets

GizModo VR

The gadgets you use to get ripped don’t have to look like the same pieces you used in college. Reader, weed tech is growing up. Read more.

Sony launches ‘Silent White’ WH-1000XM4 headphones because the black void of space is too loud

The Verge

Picture the scene. It’s summer, lockdowns are easing, and you’re ready to venture back out into the world. You’re feeling brave after a year stuck inside, brave enough that you’ve picked out an all-white outfit.

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.

How to Watch Apple's 'Spring Loaded' Event Today

GizModo VR

As is the norm for Apple, we do not know what the company plans to announce at its big 4/20 event today. We can probably safely guess a few gadgets that could be revealed during the presentation, however. Read more.

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Amazon is opening a hair salon in London to trial new technology

The Verge

Amazon’s latest bricks-and-mortar experiment is, unexpectedly, a hair salon. The company is opening its Amazon Salon in London’s East End Spitalfields area, where it says it will trial “the latest industry technology.”

Updates On Furiosa, Flash, and More

GizModo VR

Vin Diesel is bringing Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots to real life. Jamie Foxx’s vampire hunter movie expands its cast. Loki producer Nate Moore suggests that there could be room for more than one season of the show. Plus, a glimpse of Superman & Lois ’ return. Spoilers away! Read more.

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Luigi is joining Lego’s interactive Mario sets

The Verge

Luigi — everyone’s favorite also-ran brother of the most famous mushroom-stomping plumber — is joining Lego’s interactive Super Mario collection of sets in a new starter kit (creatively titled the LEGO Super Mario Adventures with Luigi Starter Course.).

What is Contextual Analytics? The Next Evolution of Embedded Analytics

Download this whitepaper to learn what contextual analytics is, how BI platforms like Yellowfin revolutionize the way users discover insights from their data with native contextual analytics, and how it adds value to your software solution by elevating the user experience.