Here’s the First Teardown of the iPhone XS

Another year, another iPhone, and another iPhone teardown. Usually repair experts iFixit are the first to get hold of an iPhone and pull it apart before the internet, but this year Dutch YouTuber Fixjeiphone NL got hold of the new iPhone XS ahead of its release and busted it open for our benefit. And the[…]

At Least 3.4 Million Farm Animals Drowned in the Aftermath of Hurricane Florence

More than 5,500 pigs and 3.4 million chickens and turkeys have been killed in Hurricane Florence, mostly by drowning in record-breaking floods in North Carolina, says the state’s agriculture department. That number is expected to rise in the coming days, says North Carolina Department Agriculture and Consumer Services, as many farm owners have not had[…]

GitLab raises $100 million from Iconiq, GV, and Khosla, at $1.1 billion valuation

Code collaboration and DevOps platform GitLab has raised $100 million in a series D round of funding led by Iconiq Capital, with participation from existing investors GV and Khosla Ventures. The latest round of funding comes nearly a year after GitLab announced its $20 million series C round, at which point the San Francisco-based company revealed …Read More

Art Exhibition in France to Celebrate Bitcoin’s Tenth Birthday

A group of artists hailing from across the globe will congregate in France to showcase an exhibition celebrating the upcoming tenth anniversary of Bitcoin. The art will be available for purchase using several different cryptocurrencies. Also Read: 8 Surprising Findings from New York’s Virtual Markets Integrity Initiative International Artists Congregate in France to Celebrate Upcoming Tenth[…]

NetApp acquires Seattle’s StackPointCloud for its multicloud Kubernetes expertise

(Pixabay Photo / cc0) If the multicloud movement has staying power, Kubernetes is the technology that will make it happen. NetApp added a Kubernetes service to its hybrid cloud product strategy Tuesday by acquiring StackPointCloud, a Seattle startup that offers an easier way to deploy Kubernetes. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but this[…]

The president is going to message you this week — but it’s just a test of nation’s wireless alert system

(FEMA Photo) You’re going to get an alert on your cell phone on Thursday from President Trump. It’s not another signal to let you know that he just tweeted about something, but rather a test of a new warning system set up by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The nationwide test, conducted in coordination with[…]

Google’s Cloud Inference API generates predictions from datasets with ‘trillions of events’

Businesses of a certain size that measure clicks, sensor readings, and other event-driven data produce datasets that can exceed millions or even billions of records. It’s no easy feat implementing a system that can derive insights from the deluge, but fortunately for Google Cloud customers, there’s a new plug-and-play solution: Cloud In…Read More