Docker and Arm team up to speed adoption of containerized applications on Arm servers

Containers, orchestrated. (Photo courtesy Flickr user Jumila / cc2.0) It’s not clear how many developers are actually using the Arm cloud servers introduced last year by Amazon Web Services, but new support from Docker for the alternative processor might help tip the balance. Docker and Arm announced Wednesday morning that developers will be able to[…]

Spawned by Google, Wing wins FAA’s air carrier certification for drone deliveries

Wing’s drone makes a delivery. (Wing Photo) Alphabet’s Wing venture has stolen a march on Amazon’s plans for drone domination by winning air carrier certification from the Federal Aviation Administration. “Air Carrier Certification means that we can begin a commercial service delivering goods from local businesses to homes in the United States,” Wing said today[…]

The American Bumblebee Is Facing Extinction in Canada

Bad news for the American bumblebee in Canada. Scientists took a new look at how the tiny insect—once widespread throughout its native North America—is faring, and found it may now be facing extinction up north. The American bumblebee species (Bombus pensylvanicus) has decreased by 70 percent within its known Canadian boundaries, according to a study[…]