Arm brings custom instructions to its embedded CPUs

October 08, 2019 at 06:00PM At its annual TechCon event in San Jose, Arm today announced Custom Instructions, a new feature of its Armv8-M architecture for embedded CPUs that, as the name implies, enables its customers to write their own custom instructions to accelerate their specific use cases for embedded and IoT applications. “We alreadyContinue reading “Arm brings custom instructions to its embedded CPUs”

Facebook’s Workplace hits 3M paying users, launches Portal app in a wider push for video

October 08, 2019 at 05:23PM The rapid rise of Slack — which has recently broken the 100,000 mark for paying businesses using its service — has ushered in a rush of competition from other companies across the worlds of social media and enterprise software, all aiming to become the go-to conversation layer for businesses. Today,Continue reading “Facebook’s Workplace hits 3M paying users, launches Portal app in a wider push for video”

Amazon launches Kindle e-reader aimed at children

October 07, 2019 at 02:00PM New 6in Kindle Kids Edition comes with 1,000 books, word-building tools and parental controls Amazon has launched a new version of its popular Kindle e-reader aimed at children, which comes bundled with more than 1,000 age-appropriate books. The new £99 Kindle Kids Edition is a special variant of Amazon’s latest,Continue reading “Amazon launches Kindle e-reader aimed at children”

83North closes $300M fifth fund focused on Europe, Israel

October 07, 2019 at 12:21PM 83North has closed its fifth fund, completing an oversubscribed $300 million raise and bringing its total capital under management to $1.1BN+. The VC firm, which spun out from Silicon Valley giant Greylock Partners in 2015 — and invests in startups in Europe and Israel, out of offices in London andContinue reading “83North closes $300M fifth fund focused on Europe, Israel”

Tesla ‘Smart Summon’ Software Under Government Scrutiny For Possible Safety Problems

October 5, 2019 at 04:15AM The new software ignited a storm of social media videos demonstrating the utility and flaws of a feature that allows drivers to summon their driver-less cars. Tesla ‘Smart Summon’ Software Under Government Scrutiny For Possible Safety Problems…

Osano makes business risk and compliance (somewhat) sexy again

October 03, 2019 at 09:12PM A new startup is clearing the way for other companies to better monitor and manage their risk and compliance with privacy laws. Osano, an Austin, Texas-based startup, bills itself as a privacy platform startup, which uses a software-as-a-service solution to give businesses real-time visibility into their current privacy and complianceContinue reading “Osano makes business risk and compliance (somewhat) sexy again”

Time: We Asked Microsoft’s Devices Boss About the New Surface Lineup. Here’s What She Said

October 03, 2019 at 07:54PM Just after Microsoft unveiled a number of new Surface gadgets on Wednesday, TIME sat down with Microsoft devices boss Robin Seiler to talk about the company’s latest products and its hardware strategy moving forward. Among the highlights of Microsoft’s new offerings: the dual-screen Surface Neo and Surface Duo, set forContinue reading “Time: We Asked Microsoft’s Devices Boss About the New Surface Lineup. Here’s What She Said”

Harness launches Continuous Insights to measure software team performance

October 03, 2019 at 04:18PM Jyoti Bansal, CEO and co-founder at Harness, has always been frustrated by the lack of tools to measure software development team performance. Harness is a tool that provides Continuous Delivery as a Service, and its latest offering, Continuous Insights, lets managers know exactly how their teams are performing. Bansal saysContinue reading “Harness launches Continuous Insights to measure software team performance”

Time: Microsoft Just Stunned the Tech World With a Foldable Phone and More

October 02, 2019 at 07:30PM Microsoft on Wednesday unveiled a handful of new Surface devices, including a pair of unexpected show-stoppers that came in the form of the Surface Neo and Surface Duo, a pair of dual-display devices revealed by Chief Product Officer Panos Panay. “This is industry-pushing technology, and it’s technology pushing possibilities,” saidContinue reading “Time: Microsoft Just Stunned the Tech World With a Foldable Phone and More”

Snaplogic raises $72M more for its enterprise data integration platform

October 02, 2019 at 06:43PM Cloud services and the adoption of apps that rely on them are continue to grow in popularity, but a persistent theme in enterprise technology has been that a lot of organizations still continue to use legacy software and architectures, for reasons of cost, migration headaches and simply because sometimes, ifContinue reading “Snaplogic raises $72M more for its enterprise data integration platform”

T2D3 Software Update: Embracing the Founder to CEO (F2C) Journey

October 02, 2019 at 06:10PM Neeraj Agrawal Contributor Neeraj Agrawal is a general partner at Battery Ventures. More posts by this contributor Build bridges instead of walls The SaaS Success Database It’s been four years since TechCrunch published my blog post The SaaS Adventure, which introduced the concept of a “T2D3” roadmap to help SaaSContinue reading “T2D3 Software Update: Embracing the Founder to CEO (F2C) Journey”

iOS 13.1.2: Apple releases yet another iPhone software update as it attempts to fix problems

October 01, 2019 at 03:56PM New operating system changes tend not to come so quickly iOS 13.1.2: Apple releases yet another iPhone software update as it attempts to fix problems … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: iOS 13.1.2: Apple releases yet another iPhone software update as it attempts to fix problems

Google will soon open a cloud region in Poland

September 27, 2019 at 05:14PM Google today announced its plans to open a new cloud region in Warsaw, Poland to better serve its customers in Central and Eastern Europe. This move is part of Google’s overall investment in expanding the physical footprint of its data centers. Only a few days ago, after all, the companyContinue reading “Google will soon open a cloud region in Poland”

Symantec’s Sheila Jordan named to Slack’s board of directors

September 25, 2019 at 09:15PM Workplace collaboration software business Slack (NYSE: WORK) has added Sheila Jordan, a senior vice president and chief information officer of Symantec, as an independent member of its board of directors. The hiring comes three months after the business completed a direct listing on the New York Stock Exchange. Jordan, responsibleContinue reading “Symantec’s Sheila Jordan named to Slack’s board of directors”

Why Flexport built a slick Slack SaaS for shipping

September 25, 2019 at 05:44PM “Make their metrics your metrics” is one of Flexport CEO Ryan Petersen’s mantras. Sometimes that means building free software for your clients. It can be frustrating aligning your fates with a fellow business if they operate on email, phone and fax like much of the freight-forwarding industry that gets palletsContinue reading “Why Flexport built a slick Slack SaaS for shipping”

iOS 13.1: iPhone and iPad users urged to download latest software update

September 25, 2019 at 11:24AM New version of operating system comes with wide array of bug fixes iOS 13.1: iPhone and iPad users urged to download latest software update … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: iOS 13.1: iPhone and iPad users urged to download latest software update

Vannevar Labs comes out of stealth to bring best-in-class AI tech to national security agencies

September 25, 2019 at 02:35PM Few organizations have the complex data and analytics problems that challenge the defense and intelligence communities every single day. Whether it is managing petabytes of text, audio, or video data, finding extraordinarily small patterns in the noise, or processing multilingual analytics, the agencies at the heart of America’s national securityContinue reading “Vannevar Labs comes out of stealth to bring best-in-class AI tech to national security agencies”

Meme editor Kapwing grows 10X, raises $11M

September 24, 2019 at 06:07PM Kapwing is a laymen’s Adobe Creative Suite built for what people actually do on the internet: make memes and remix media. Need to resize a video? Add text or subtitles to a video? Trim or crop or loop or frame or rotate or soundtrack or… Then you need Kapwing. TheContinue reading “Meme editor Kapwing grows 10X, raises $11M”

Time: I Tried the Cheaper iPhone 11 After Reviewing the Pro. Here’s What I Missed

September 24, 2019 at 06:51PM How does one improve Apple’s iPhone, the smartphone that set the standard for what we carry in our pockets today? If you’re Apple, you simply add more to the mix, this time with the $699-and-up iPhone 11. It doesn’t change much visually, but its internal updates and new photography featuresContinue reading “Time: I Tried the Cheaper iPhone 11 After Reviewing the Pro. Here’s What I Missed”

Vista Equity Partners buys Acquia for $1B

September 24, 2019 at 05:12PM Vista Equity Partners, which likes to purchase undervalued tech companies and turn them around for a hefty profit, has purchased web content management and digital experience company, Acquia in a deal valued at $1 billion. Robert F. Smith, who is founder and chairman of Vista Equity Partners, says that increasinglyContinue reading “Vista Equity Partners buys Acquia for $1B”

Apple computers mysteriously break down across Hollywood after software problem

September 24, 2019 at 02:28PM Mac Pro appears to be incompatible with new version of Avid editing software Apple computers mysteriously break down across Hollywood after software problem … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Apple computers mysteriously break down across Hollywood after software problem

iOS 13.1: iPhone update today finally brings long-promised Apple features

September 24, 2019 at 08:14AM iPad will at last get its software update iOS 13.1: iPhone update today finally brings long-promised Apple features … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: iOS 13.1: iPhone update today finally brings long-promised Apple features