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User’s Guide to TechCrunch Disrupt 2021

TechCrunch | Sept. 18, 2021, 5:16 p.m.

TechCrunch Disrupt 2021 approaches in just three days. Here’s your how-to guide for everything you can expect at Disrupt. Although the main show kicks off on Tuesday the 21st, there’ll be some sneak peeks and extras going down on Monday. Make sure to log in to Hopin by noon on Monday to catch it all, […]

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3 fabulous jobs that are open at the moment

VentureBeat | Sept. 17, 2021, 3:20 p.m.

There are so many brilliant open positions on our job board at the moment -- so go ahead and start your search.

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Kubeshop wants to be a Kubernetes product pipeline

VentureBeat | Sept. 17, 2021, 12:15 p.m.

Kubeshop is a startup incubator that wants to serve as a pipeline of products and projects for the Kubernetes ecosystem.

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The value of software revenue may have finally stopped rising

TechCrunch | Sept. 17, 2021, 10:56 a.m.

Startups are raising record sums around the world, thanks to several contributing factors. But the free ride could be ending.

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3 ways to print from your iPad - CNET

CNET | Sept. 17, 2021, 10:41 a.m.

AirPrint is the easiest way to print from an iPad, but there are other options.

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Cable Goes to the Edge

Light Reading | Sept. 17, 2021, 1 a.m.

In this custom white paper produced by Heavy Reading, you will be able to read the results and analysis of Heavy Reading's groundbreaking survey, which asked operators about their edge compute ambitions and approaches.

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How Russia has spent a decade crumbling online freedoms - CNET

CNET | Sept. 16, 2021, 10:33 p.m.

The Kremlin has been eroding internet freedom since 2012. The last 18 months have been especially harsh.

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Mirantis launches cloud-native data center-as-a-service software

TechCrunch | Sept. 16, 2021, 4:36 p.m.

Mirantis has been around the block, starting way back as an OpenStack startup, but a few years ago the company began to embrace cloud-native development technologies like containers, microservices and Kubernetes. Today, it announced Mirantis Flow, a fully managed open source set of services designed to help companies manage a cloud-native data center environment, whether […]

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Thomas Kurian shows he's not afraid to bench long-timers at Google Cloud as he pursues growth

CNBC | Sept. 16, 2021, 4:27 p.m.

In his latest reorganization, Thomas Kurian showed he isn't afraid to sideline Google vets as he grows cloud organization.

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Microsoft Office 2021 will be available on October 5th

TechCrunch | Sept. 16, 2021, 3:05 p.m.

Microsoft will release the new Office 2021 on October 5th, Windows 11 launch dy. Office 2021 is a one-time purchase that will be available on both Windows and macOS.

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MediaKind promotes Allen Broome to CEO

Broadband TV News | Sept. 16, 2021, 10:53 a.m.

MediaKind has appointed Allen Broome as the company’s new CEO after leading research and development as its CTO. Broome replaces former Comcast Technology Solutions general manager Matt McConnell, whose appointment was only announced in July last year. Prior to joining MediaKind, Brome was VP Cloud Engineering at Comcast Cable. “The Board would like to thank […]

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MediaKind ups Allen Broome to CEO

Light Reading | Sept. 16, 2021, 10:15 a.m.

Broome, formerly the CTO of MediaKind, succeeds Matt McConnell in the top role at the video tech company.

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Salesforce launches marketing personalization and automation features

VentureBeat | Sept. 16, 2021, 9 a.m.

Salesforce announced new additions to Marketing Cloud as well as automation products including MuleSoft RPA.

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Automation is changing the rules for insurance underwriting

TechHQ | Sept. 16, 2021, 6:50 a.m.

Augmented auto underwriting (AAU) showcases AI’s promise in the insurance field AAU is both a journey and destination that progressive insurance organizations need to consider for future operations AAU can significantly increase straight-through processing (STP) rates, reduce the need for separate medicals, lengthy decision-making processes, and more The insurance industry is the very definition of... Read more »The post Automation is changing the rules for insurance underwriting appeared first on TechHQ.

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Italian operator Telecom Italia activates Open RAN systems in new cities

Total Telecom | Sept. 15, 2021, 9 p.m.

Italian operator Telecom Italia (TIM) has announced the activations of its Open Radio Access Network (Open RAN) systems in two new cities of Matera and Turin. TIM had first used Open RAN in Faenza in early 2021.TIM plans to accelerate the development of 5G digital services to drive connectivity and economic growth…read more on TotalTele.com »

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Google Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian reorganizes engineering unit in hopes of gaining market share more quickly

CNBC | Sept. 15, 2021, 7 p.m.

The reorganization will affect more than two dozen leaders, as Brad Calder replaces Eyal Manor leading the group.

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Boston Dynamics Spot learns new skills with 3.0 release

The Robot Report | Sept. 15, 2021, 1:52 p.m.

Spot Release 3.0 enhances its data collection capabilities to improve ease of use and efficiency for facility inspection.The post Boston Dynamics Spot learns new skills with 3.0 release appeared first on The Robot Report.

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Extreme Networks completes acquisition of Infovista's Ipanema SD-WAN business

Light Reading | Sept. 15, 2021, 1 p.m.

The acquisition expands Extreme's market-leading ExtremeCloud portfolio, offering new cloud-managed SD-WAN and security software solutions.

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Cloud data integration provider Matillion secures $150M

VentureBeat | Sept. 15, 2021, 10 a.m.

Matillion, a cloud platform designed to transform data, has raised $150 million in a venture capital funding round.

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Kapor Capital, Square co-founder Sam Wen back TomoCredit in its $10M Series A funding round

TechCrunch | Sept. 15, 2021, 9 a.m.

Building credit history can be difficult if you are a consumer that is having trouble getting access to credit in the first place. Enter TomoCredit, which has developed a credit card focused on building credit history for first-time borrowers. The San Francisco-based startup is announcing today that it has raised $10 million in a Series […]

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Eurobites: Telecom Italia bangs open RAN gong

Light Reading | Sept. 15, 2021, 8:45 a.m.

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Google's Grace Hopper cable lands in Cornwall; GEANT network trials 800G with Infinera; EU promises chip sovereignty.

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