ScyllaDB takes on Amazon with new DynamoDB migration tool – gpgmail

[ad_1] There are a lot of open source databases out there, and ScyllaDB, a NoSQL variety, is looking to differentiate itself by attracting none other than Amazon users. Today, it announced a DynamoDB migration tool to help Amazon customers move to its product. It’s a bold move, but Scylla, which has a free open source […]

Starboard Value takes 7.5% stake in Box – gpgmail

[ad_1] Starboard Value, LP revealed in an SEC Form 13D filing last week that it owns a 7.5% stake in Box, the cloud content management company. It is probably not a coincidence that Starboard Value looks for undervalued stocks. Box stock has been on a price roller coaster ride since it went public in 2015 […]

Bell’s innovative VTOL cargo craft takes its first successful autonomous flight – gpgmail

[ad_1] Bell Helicopter’s catchily-named Autonomous Pod Transport 70 (aka APT 70) has managed a major milestone, performing its first autonomous flight during a test at its Forth Worth providing ground. The aircraft is a small vertical take-off and landing craft that users four rotors to provide lift and propulsion once it’s in the air, and […]

Uber tries to reassure customers that it takes safety seriously, following NYTimes book exerpt – gpgmail

[ad_1] It’s hard at times not to feel sorry for CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, given all that he inherited when he became the ride-share giant’s top boss back in April 2017. Among his many to-do items: take public a money-losing company whose private-market valuation had already soared past what many thought it was worth, clean-up the […]

Facebook Takes First Steps in Creating Mind-Reading Technology

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. If you still use Facebook after the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Libra, and more privacy and ethics violations than you and your extended family can count on their fingers and toes, you should have no ethical concerns over the computer-brain […]

UPS takes minority stake in self-driving truck startup TuSimple – gpgmail

[ad_1] UPS said Thursday it has taken a minority stake in self-driving truck startup, TuSimple, just months after the two companies began testing the use of autonomous trucks in Arizona. The size of minority investment, which was made by the company’s venture arm UPS Ventures, was not disclosed. The investment and the testing comes as […]

Aluminum packaging is coming for your water as Coca-Cola’s Dasani brand takes the plunge – gpgmail

[ad_1] Coca Cola’s Dasani brand is the latest company pitching bottled water to go the aluminum can route. It’s part of a broader rejiggering of the water brand’s plans to use mostly recycled material for their water bottles by 2030. The company is debuting a hybrid bottle that’s made from half renewable and recycled PET […]

‘Years and Years’ takes an unsettling look at the next decade – gpgmail

[ad_1] “Years and Years” is an unusual show. It’s a co-production of HBO and the BBC, and in the course of six hourlong episodes, it covers a span of more than 10 years in our near future. During that time, we see the rise of a terrifying Trump-style politician in the United Kingdom named Vivian […]