November 7, 2020

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Amazon adds Mac Minis to its cloud to assist Apple developers

Amazon adds Mac Minis to its cloud to assist Apple developers

Date: 2020-12-01


Calling Dublin VCs: Be featured in The Great TechCrunch Survey of European VC (2020-11-12) TechCrunch is embarking on a major new project to survey the venture capital investors of Europe and their cities Obviously most VCs are in Dublin but we dont want to miss out on those based elsewhere
Zoom will lift its 40-minute limit on free meetings for Thanksgiving (2020-11-13) Zoom is lifting its usual 40-minute limit on free video chats for Thanksgiving to help families stay connected through these strange times
More voting software FUD falls flat after Trump highlights dubious data (2020-11-12) Reports that Dominion Software which provides voting tabulation tools to about half the states in the US deleted millions of votes have been soundly rebuffed after outgoing President Trump parroted numbers from a random internet forum Tweeting Thursday morning about baseless claims of election fraud Trump cited OANN a right-wing news outlet which itself seemed to have found its numbers in a thread..
Nokias first big HMD-made phone in the US is an 8.3 5G for Verizon (2020-11-09) HMD Global has unveiled its first big US carrier deal Its launching the Nokia 8 V 5G UW a Verizon exclusive phone with a big screen and clever cameras
Sony launches Airpeak drone business to support video creators (2020-11-09) Today the Japanese giant unveiled a project called Airpeak which will support the creativity of video creators to the fullest extent possible according to a cryptic press release Which makes a lot of sense given Sonys expertise in the compact and full-frame mirrorless camera markets If youre a vlogger or independent filmmaker that already uses Sony gear you might be tempted by a drone with similar..
Hitting the Books: How NYCs iconic subway system shaped the city (2020-11-14) New Yorks subway system is an intrinsic aspect of the citys identity as much so as the Brooklyn Bridge or Empire State Building New York simply wouldnt be New York without its trains a critical connective infrastructure that moved approximately 55 million people every single day in 2019 In his new book Subway: The Curiosities Secrets and Unofficial History of the New York City Transit System autho..
PSA: macOS is a little broken this morning, with many non-Apple apps hanging at launch (2020-11-12) The issue first popped up this morning curiously coinciding with the launch of macOS Big Sur and seems to be improving for some but for the time being be aware your apps might not work as expected Update:As of a bit after 2pm Pacific Apples Developer System Status page says this problem should now be fixed You got this Apple devops!
Springtide, an autism treatment center network, raises $15.6 million (2020-11-13) With one in 54 children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder in the US the issue of how to treat patients diagnosed with the condition has become almost as acute as the prevalence of the condition itself A longtime executive in the healthcare industry with previous stints at OneMedical and Oscar Ye and Redesign Healths team began talking two years ago about potential business ideas The group se..
DOJ files antitrust lawsuit challenging Visas $5.3 billion acquisition of Plaid (2020-11-05) The Department of Justice has filed an antitrust lawsuit challenging Visas proposed $53 billion acquisition of Plaid News of the DOJs investigation first broke last month The deal would violate Section 2 of the Sherman Act and must be stopped the DOJ wrote in its filing published by Bloomberg Law
Watch SpaceX launch its historic first NASA astronaut crew mission live (2020-11-15) SpaceX and NASA have spent years working towards todays Crew-1 mission which is set to launch from Florida at 7:27 PM EST 4:27 PM PST This is the first time that SpaceXs Dragon capsule and Falcon 9 rocket will be officially used as a spacecraft certified by NASA for human flight on a regular astronaut transportation operation NASA astronauts Mike Hopkins Victor Glover and Shannon Walker along with..