cloud computing

  • Aria Systems launches automotive recurring revenue platform

    Aria Systems launches automotive recurring revenue platform

    Aria Systems is bringing together the chocolate of usage- and subscription-based revenue opportunities with the peanut butter of increasingly connected automotive systems. The resulting candy (to complete this metaphor) that launched this week is Aria for Connected Vehicles. This is a cloud-based monetization platform for connected cars, on-demand transportation, telematics and more. Read More

  • Troops, a Slackbot for sales, raises $7 million

    Troops, a Slackbot for sales, raises $7 million

    It’s a sales world these days. CRM rules everything around me (and my colleagues) seemingly every day; with a new financing, launch, or app that’s designed to make the life of the busy sales executive a little bit more convenient. And the latest tool to step into the breach sits at the intersection of the massive CRM trend and another two or three “super hot” business… Read More

  • Cloud Foundry launches its new Docker-compatible container management system

    Cloud Foundry launches its new Docker-compatible container management system

    Cloud Foundry, the Pivotal- and VMware-incubated open source platform-as-a-service project, is going all in on its new Diego container management system. For a while now, the project used what it called Droplet Execution Agents (DEA) to manage application containers. After running in parallel for a while, though, the team has now decided to go all in on its new so-called “Diego”… Read More

  • Cloud video editing could be GoPro’s real hero

    Cloud video editing could be GoPro’s real hero

    The future of GoPro is not hardware. It’s services. Editing video is hard but GoPro is moving it to the cloud in a bid to make it a bit easier. The service, called GoPro Plus, is a subscription-based service that GoPro says gives owners access to their photos and videos from any device, and allows for sharing and editing. This service addresses one of GoPro’s main hurdles: How do… Read More

  • Nvidia’s tiny new self-driving AI computer sips power

    Nvidia’s tiny new self-driving AI computer sips power

    Nvidia revealed a new configuration of its DRIVE PX 2 in-car autonomous driving computing platform today, which vastly improves power efficiency and drops physical size compared to the original unveiled at CES earlier this year. The new single-core configuration will be used by Baidu in its own self-driving cars, as part of the previously announced partnership between the two companies to create… Read More

  • The death of localhost and the rise of cloud development Crunch Network

    The death of localhost and the rise of cloud development

    The cloud has become the default for practically every industry, from storage to transportation to communication to retail. But there’s one fundamental space out of which it has yet to take a bite. Ironically, software development — the process of editing, building, debugging and analyzing code that makes everything in the cloud possible — is still primarily done offline. Read More

  • Serverless is the new multitenancy Crunch Network

    Serverless is the new multitenancy

    Multitenancy was the single-biggest technology breakthrough in SaaS. It not only allowed for higher gross margins, it made it viable to serve small and medium businesses with world-class software  —  at a profit. Similarly, serverless compute is both a new way of building apps and a new way of consuming and paying for it. Serverless takes the promise of multitenancy to a whole new level. Read More

  • ScienceLogic acquires AppFirst to bolster its IT infrastructure monitoring service

    ScienceLogic acquires AppFirst to bolster its IT infrastructure monitoring service

    IT monitoring specialist ScienceLogic today announced that it has acquired AppFirst, a service to give IT admins deeper visibility in what apps and services run across a company’s servers, virtual machines and cloud instances. The companies did not disclose the financial details of the transaction. Minnesota-based AppFirst was founded in 2009 and raised a total of $15.2 million… Read More

  • All of Google’s cloud database services are now out of beta

    All of Google’s cloud database services are now out of beta

    Google is making a number of announcements around its Cloud Platform today. Most of these focus on its various cloud database services, but the company is also making a major update to its low-cost Nearline cloud storage service for cold data, making its disk volumes faster, and allowing its users to bring their own encryption keys to Cloud Storage. The overall message Google is clearly… Read More

  • AWS launches Kinesis Analytics for analyzing real-time streaming data

    AWS launches Kinesis Analytics for analyzing real-time streaming data

    Amazon’s AWS cloud computing platform today launched Kinesis Analytics, a new service that makes it easier to analyze real-time streaming data with the help of standard SQL queries. Kinesis Analytics builds on AWS’s Kinesis real-time streaming data platform, which enables developers to ingest streaming data and use it in their applications. With Kinesis Analytics, developers… Read More