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  • Neumob Wants To Increase Mobile App Speeds In Southeast Asia

    Neumob Wants To Increase Mobile App Speeds In Southeast Asia

    Millions of people in Southeast Asia are going online for the first time through their smartphones. The region’s “mobile-first” approach makes it especially attractive for e-commerce, social network, and gaming companies—when their apps work, that is. Unfortunately, users are often frustrated by slow connection speeds. Neumob, a service that decreases load times for… Read More

  • The Money In Open-Source Software Crunch Network

    The Money In Open-Source Software

    It’s no secret that open-source technology — once the province of radicals, hippies and granola eaters — has gone mainstream. According to industry estimates, more than 180 young companies that give away their software raised roughly $3.2 billion in financing from 2011 to 2014. Despite the growing popularity of open-source software, though, many open-source companies are… Read More

  • GitHub Updates Its Enterprise Product With Clustering Support, Updated Design

    GitHub Updates Its Enterprise Product With Clustering Support, Updated Design

    GitHub Enterprise, the company’s on-premises solution for managing code, is getting a major update today. It comes at a time when there seems to be some upheaval in the company around the importance management has been putting on this product. The marquee feature of GitHub Enterprise 2.5 is support for clustering. With this, businesses can now set up a cluster of GitHub Enterprise… Read More

  • Oculus-Ready PC Bundles From ASUS, Alienware, Dell Pre-Sell For $1499 Next Week

    Oculus-Ready PC Bundles From ASUS, Alienware, Dell Pre-Sell For $1499 Next Week

    Oculus wants to make it easy to get everything you need to dive into virtual reality. Thanks to team-ups with ASUS, Alienware, and Dell, Oculus will open pre-sales of Oculus-ready PC bundles starting at $1499 on February 16th at 8am PST. Buying as a bundle gets people a $100 to $200 discount on the PCs. The bundles include an Oculus Rift, a gaming PC powerful enough to run it, motion sensors… Read More

  • AWS Announces New Set Of Integrated Services Aimed At Game Developers

    AWS Announces New Set Of Integrated Services Aimed At Game Developers

    AWS made several announcements today aimed squarely at moving the game developer community to its cloud platform. First of all, there’s Amazon Lumberyard, a 3D gaming development engine the company is offering for free with no costs for seat licenses, subscription costs or revenue sharing. For now, it works with console and PC games, but the plan is to offer virtual reality (VR)… Read More

  • CoreOS’s rkt Container Engine Hits 1.0

    CoreOS’s rkt Container Engine Hits 1.0

    CoreOS‘s container runtime competitor rkt hit version 1.0 today and according to the company, it’s now ready for production use. Version 1.0 introduces a number of new security features and, going forward, any changes to the command line interface and on-disk format will be backwards compatible. Rkt currently supports both applications packaged as CoreOS App Container images and… Read More

  • Sonatype Snares $30 Million Investment Led By Goldman Sachs

    Sonatype Snares $30 Million Investment Led By Goldman Sachs

    Sonatype, a company that helps customers create automated, policy-driven software component security, announced a $30 million round today led by Goldman Sachs. The investment was a mix of debt and equity financing and was handled by Goldman’s Principal Strategic Investments Group, rather than Goldman’s venture capital arm, Sonatype CEO Wayne Jackson explained. Although this… Read More

  • Building A Framework For Sustainability Crunch Network

    Building A Framework For Sustainability

    Platforms are what make the technology world go ’round. Great platforms create value for technologists everywhere — be it a technology-specific platform like what Google has newly open-sourced through Tensor Flow, a customer-specific platform development environment like Salesforce or a truly horizontal platform like what Amazon offers through AWS. This value stems from the fact… Read More

  • Facebook Opens Up Registration For Its F8 Developer Conference

    Facebook Opens Up Registration For Its F8 Developer Conference

    Each year, Facebook holds a big ol’ developer conference where it announces a few new products, host a bunch of sessions for developers to learn how to work with the various products under Facebook’s watch (WhatsApp, Oculus, Facebook itself, etc.), and everyone drinks a little too much under the guise of networking. Read More

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