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Growing pains at venture-backed Moogsoft lead to layoffs

November 10, 2018 at 12:41AM Eight months after bringing in a $40 million Series D, Moogsoft‘s co-founder and chief executive officer Phil Tee confirmed to TechCrunch that the IT incident management startup had shed 18 percent of its workforce, or just over 30 employees. The layoffs took place at the end of October; shortly after,… Continue reading Growing pains at venture-backed Moogsoft lead to layoffs

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CircleCI launches Orbs, a package manager for software delivery automation

November 07, 2018 at 05:30PM DevOps platform CircleCI today announced a new partner program that will open up its platform and allow third-party tools to integrate with it. In addition, the company is launching Orbs, which it describes as “the world’s first package manager designed specifically for configuration of software delivery automation.” Fresh off its… Continue reading CircleCI launches Orbs, a package manager for software delivery automation

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Tesla announces high profits in quarter where Musk was embroiled in scandals

October 24, 2018 at 09:46PM Company made profit of $312m and revenues were at $6.82bn in period where Musk called diver ‘pedo’ and was fined by SECThe last three months have been the worst of times and the best of times for Tesla. The troubled electric car company announced a surprisingly high profit on Wednesday,… Continue reading Tesla announces high profits in quarter where Musk was embroiled in scandals

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‘We’ll have space bots with lasers, killing plants’: the rise of the robot farmer

October 20, 2018 at 08:00AM Tiny automated machines could soon take care of the entire growing process. Fewer chemicals, more efficient – where’s the downside?In a quiet corner of rural Hampshire, a robot called Rachel is pootling around an overgrown field. With bright orange casing and a smartphone clipped to her back end, she looks… Continue reading ‘We’ll have space bots with lasers, killing plants’: the rise of the robot farmer

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America’s first robot farm replaces humans with ‘incredibly intelligent’ machines

October 09, 2018 at 06:00AM Iron Ox, based in California, aims to improve labor shortages and pressure to produce crops by using AI and heavy machineryAmerica’s first autonomous robot farm launched last week, in the hopes that artificial intelligence (AI) can remake an industry facing a serious labor shortage and pressure to produce more crops.Claiming… Continue reading America’s first robot farm replaces humans with ‘incredibly intelligent’ machines

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Google launches DIY smart Nest Thermostat E

October 02, 2018 at 12:01AM Heating controller cheaper than previous model and consumers will not require a boiler engineer to install itGoogle’s latest smart-home product is a cheaper smart thermostat that anyone can install themselves without the need for a boiler engineer.The new £199 Nest E learning thermostat is a two-part system consisting of a… Continue reading Google launches DIY smart Nest Thermostat E

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Should I buy a PC with Intel Optane drive acceleration?

September 27, 2018 at 12:04PM Ruth wants to replace her old desktop PC and is trying to decide between one with an SSD and one with an Optane acceleratorI’m looking to replace my eight-year-old desktop PC. Other things being equal, should I go for an AMD processor with a 128GB SSD or an Intel PC… Continue reading Should I buy a PC with Intel Optane drive acceleration?

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However extreme your views, you’re never hardcore enough for YouTube | John Naughton

September 23, 2018 at 07:00AM Users of the video service looking for information on the Chemnitz riots were all too easily led to far-right sitesEarly one Sunday morning a month ago, a German carpenter was fatally stabbed in a street fight in Chemnitz in eastern Germany. Little is known about how the brawl started, but… Continue reading However extreme your views, you’re never hardcore enough for YouTube | John Naughton

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Country diary: the village phone box is gone – but not without a fight

September 24, 2018 at 05:30AM Comins Coch, Aberystwyth: All that is left now is a hole filled with topsoil where the box once stood. I might plant some native wildflower seeds there. Something red, obviouslyThe valley below the house has been choked by mist in the early mornings, the cool approach of autumn obvious as… Continue reading Country diary: the village phone box is gone – but not without a fight