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YouTube brings its trending charts to the YouTube Music app  THE VERGE · 19 hours
YouTube has announced that its YouTube Music Charts will now be integrated within the YouTube Music... more
Toyota invests in autonomous driving simulation startup Parallel Domain  TechCrunch · 19 hours
Parallel Domain, the startup that develops software to train self-driving cars in virtual worlds, has added an additional investor to its seed round. Earlier this month, Toyota AI Ventures contributed... more
Confirmed VPN wants to bring transparency to the VPN industry  TechCrunch · 2 days
The VPN industry sucks. Dozens of companies promise you the impossible dream of perfect privacy. But it’s simply a big lie. A company called Confirmed VPN wants to... more
Google app begins rolling out Material Theme ‘More’ tab, settings, and tweaks  9to5Google · 2 days
For the past several versions, the Google app has been working on a revamped settings page and “More” tab. Today, these new Material Theme... more
Duck.com now points to DuckDuckGo, not Google  TechCrunch · 2 days
Non-tracking search engine, DuckDuckGo, is now a little easier to find online after the company acquired the premium generic domain name  duck.com — thereby shaving a few letters off its usual URL. This means... more
Google has transferred ‘duck.com’ domain to competitor DuckDuckGo  9to5Google · 2 days
Google owns a lot of domains for a variety of reasons, but one that has caused headaches for some people has... more
Google relents and transfers Duck.com to DuckDuckGo  THE VERGE · 2 days
DuckDuckGo, the privacy focused search engine, has acquired Duck.com from Google, reports NamePros. Responding to rumors from a few days ago, CEO... more
The Cloud Native Computing Foundation adds etcd to its open source stable  TechCrunch · 3 days
The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), the open source home of projects like Kubernetes and Vitess, today announced that its technical committee has voted... more
Spotinst launches budget serverless offering for containers  TechCrunch · 3 days
Spotinst has made a living finding budget resources on cloud platforms and reselling them to developers at a deep discount over cloud vendor retail pricing. Today, it announced a new budget serverless product for... more
Spotnist launches budget serverless offering for containers  TechCrunch · 3 days
Spotnist has made a living finding budget resources on cloud platforms and reselling them to developers at a deep discount over cloud vendor retail pricing. Today, it announced a new budget serverless product for... more
Create your own media server with Netgear's $160 ReadyNAS 2-bay device  Windows Central · 7 days
You'll need one of these for all your data. Amazon has the Netgear ReadyNAS RN212 2-bay diskless Personal Cloud NAS for $159.99, which is a price... more
How scientists are studying dreams in the lab  THE VERGE · 7 days
Once, studying dreams was the domain of mystics, prophets, and a certain sex-obsessed Austrian psychoanalyst. With neuroimaging techniques and better... more
Pivotal announces new serverless framework  TechCrunch · 7 days
Pivotal has always been about making open source tools for enterprise developers, but surprisingly up until now the arsenal has lacked a serverless component. That changed today with the alpha launch of Pivotal Function Service. “Pivotal Function Service... more
New PUBG winter map, Vikendi, revealed at Game Awards 2018 - CNET  CNET · 1 week
A 6v6 snowbound competition is coming to PlayerUnkown's Battlegrounds tonight on PC test servers. more
PUBG PS4 Gets Vikendi Snow Map, PS4 Pro Graphics Options in Public Test Server  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
The update history for PUBG PS4 PTS shows that the Vikendi snow map has been added to it. Furthermore, improved... more
Marriott’s poor data breach response is putting victims at risk of phishing  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Last Thursday, Marriott sent out millions of emails warning of a massive data breach — some 500 million guest reservations had been stolen from... more
Bethesda permanently bans Fallout 76 players after homophobic in-game assault  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Fallout is a franchise defined by its lawlessness: in the wasteland, nothing can stop denizens from... more
AWS announces a slew of new Lambda features  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
AWS launched Lambda in 2015 and with it helped popularize serverless computing. You simply write code (event triggers) and AWS deals with whatever compute, memory and storage you need to make that... more
Steemit, a decentralized sharing system, lays off 70% of staff  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Steemit, a distributed app designed to reward content creators, has laid off 70 percent of its staff citing “the weakness of the cryptocurrency market, the fiat returns on our... more
Steemit, a decentralized sharing system, lays of 70% of staff  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Steemit, a distributed app designed to reward content creators, has laid off 70 percent of its staff citing “the weakness of the cryptocurrency market, the fiat returns on our... more
Eight people charged with running a multimillion-dollar online ad scam  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
The Department of Justice has unsealed indictments against eight people who allegedly ran the infamous online... more
Red Hat acquires hybrid cloud data management service NooBaa  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Red Hat is in the process of being acquired by IBM for a massive $34 billion, but that deal hasn’t closed yet and, in the meantime, Red Hat is still... more
AWS launches Arm-based servers for EC2  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
At its re:Invent conference in Las Vegas, AWS today announced the launch of Arm-based servers for its EC2 cloud computing service. These aren’t run-of-the-mill Arm chips, though. AWS took the standard Arm cores and then customized... more
Windows Media Center is dead, long live Plex  Windows Central · 3 weeks
Plex is your new best friend for streaming all media. Plex is a media streaming and consumption platform, consisting of clients, media servers and backend support for metadata, and much more. You... more
Rainbow Six Siege Wind Bastion Operators nerfed ahead of launch  Windows Central · 3 weeks
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege is soon on track to receive its next major update, with the release of Operation Wind Bastion. The Moroccan-themed season debuts new multiplayer... more
Create your own media server with the $190 Synology DS218play NAS  Windows Central · 3 weeks
Your own home media server. The Synology DS218play DiskStation 2-bay diskless network-attached storage is down to $189.99 with code 119ZFCF211 at Newegg. The code knocks $40... more
US Postal Service exposed data of 60 million users  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
A broken U.S. Postal Service API exposed more than 60 million users by allowing a researcher to pull millions of rows of data by sending wildcard requests to the server.... more
Red Dead Online’s beta starts tomorrow  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
Almost exactly a month after Red Dead Redemption 2 launched, developer Rockstar has announced that the game’s online mode will start rolling out this... more
Graphcore’s new AI chips are the best-looking server processors you’ll never see  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
In the burgeoning computer chip market that’s dominated by Nvidia and Intel, you’re probably not as familiar with Graphcore, a UK-based AI hardware startup.... more
The US Postal Service exposed data of 60 million users  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
A broken US Postal Service API exposed from over 60 million users and allowed a researcher to pull millions of rows of data by sending wildcard requests to... more
Create your own personal cloud with the $118 QNAP TS-231P 2-Bay NAS  Windows Central · 3 weeks
A new low price on an entry-level NAS. The QNAP TS-231P Personal Cloud network-attached storage device is down to $118 at Newegg. This price... more
Don't miss out on these 11 NAS Black Friday deals  Windows Central · 3 weeks
Black Friday is a great time to purchase a NAS, some hard drives, and other useful accessories. Whether you're looking for a new server to set up Plex... more
Create your own personal cloud with the $136 Synology 2-bay NAS  Windows Central · 3 weeks
Home media server. The Synology DiskStation DS218j diskless 2-bay network-attached storage device has dropped to $135.99 on Amazon. That's a match for the lowest price we've... more
Don't miss out on these 10 NAS Black Friday deals  Windows Central · 3 weeks
Black Friday is a great time to purchase a NAS, some hard drives, and other useful accessories. Whether you're looking for a new server to set up Plex... more
Wluper, a London-based startup building a better conversational AI, picks up $1.3M seed  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Wluper, the London-based tech startup building a conversational AI to power domain specific voice assistants, has raised $1.3 million in seed funding.... more
Drone.io, Packet team on free continuous delivery service for open source developers  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Drone.io, makers of the open source Drone continuous integration/continuous delivery tool (CI/CD), announced Drone Cloud today, a new CI/CD cloud service that it’s making... more
Choosing the right NAS to become a Plex media server  Windows Central · 3 weeks
Choosing the right NAS for you is a daunting task with the countless models available. After testing a whole range of models and using a few on a... more
Facebook, Instagram Outage on Tuesday Caused by Server Problem  Gadgets 360 · 3 weeks
The independent monitoring site Downdetector showed a map indicating that outages affected most parts of the world. more
Rainbow Six Siege ditches night maps in Ranked playlist  Windows Central · 3 weeks
Ubisoft is dropping night maps from Rainbow Six Siege ranked play, amid balancing concerns. Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege is soon on track to receive its next major update, with... more
America’s nuclear arsenal relies on this brand-new supercomputer  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
In an expansive white-tiled room in Livermore, California sits Sierra, the world’s second most powerful supercomputer. Sierra looks like an... more
Blackout for thousands of dark web pages  BBC · 4 weeks
Hackers have deleted more than 6,500 sites being held on a popular Dark Web server. more
Amazon Comprehend adds customized language lists to machine learning tool  TechCrunch · 4 weeks
Last year Amazon announced Comprehend, a natural language processing tool to help companies extract common words and phrases from a corpus of information. Today, a week ahead of... more
Fallout 76 gets first update, servers now offline  Windows Central · 4 weeks
Fallout 76 needs to be patched. Updated November 19, 2018: The servers are now offline and there will be an update to download on your PC or console that's going to be... more
Rainbow Six Siege Wind Bastion releases November 20 for early testers  Windows Central · 4 weeks
Rainbow Six Siege Operation Wind Bastion launches this week for TTS testers ahead of its public debut. Ubisoft just revealed Operation Wind Bastion, the next major... more
Fallout 76 gets first update on Monday, servers offline at 9 AM EST  Windows Central · 4 weeks
Fallout 76 needs to be patched soon. Updated November 18, 2018: An in-game message has now confirmed the servers will be offline... more
Comment: Text message security breach underlines sense of Apple’s approach to 2FA  9to5Mac · 4 weeks
A major security breach, reported by TechCrunch, has underlined the sense of Apple’s approach to two-factor authentication (2FA). A security lapse has exposed a massive... more
Text message database reportedly leaked password resets - CNET  CNET · 4 weeks
Unprotected server yields password resets and two-factor security codes, TechCrunch reports. more
A leaky database of SMS text messages exposed password resets and two-factor codes  TechCrunch · 4 weeks
A security lapse has exposed a massive database containing tens of millions of text messages, including password reset links, two-factor codes, shipping... more
On this week's podcast ... Surface Go LTE, foldables, and more  Windows Central · 4 weeks
This week on the Windows Central Podcast: New builds, activation troubles, and more We're back with another exciting episode of the Windows Central Podcast, and this... more
Spotify alums create Canopy content suggester that won’t steal your data  TechCrunch · 4 weeks
Personalization comes at a steep price. All your data gets sucked up into a company’s servers where they can do whatever they want with it. But... more
Rookout launches its live Kubernetes debugger  TechCrunch · 4 weeks
Rookout, a startup that offers debugging tools for applications that run on modern container and serverless platforms, is launching a new feature today that brings the equivalent of breakpoints to Kubernetes. “Traditional debuggers leave developers helpless... more
What you need to know to pick the right NAS for a Plex server  Windows Central · 4 weeks
Plex allows you to store pictures, movies, music and more on a single server, which can then be accessed by... more
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