Users of General Motors’ new car- and ride-sharing service Maven in the Los Angeles area are now able to access the automaker’s Chevrolet Bolt EV. More than 100 of the 238-mile electric hatchbacks will eventually be added to the fleet. Starting in L.A., Maven is collaborating with cities and municipalities to provide mobility as well...
by Angela Guess A recent press release states, “Datadog, the essential monitoring service for modern cloud environments, today announced the general availability of Datadog APM. This new expansion of the company’s existing infrastructure...Show More Summary
This week, Google announced the general availability of its API gateway: Google Cloud Endpoints. The gateway is built on the same services on which Google powers its own APIs. For apps and microservices built on the Google Cloud Platform (GCP), the gateway ensures that APIs are monitored and secured.
General Motors’ Maven ride-sharing service has partnered with the city of Los Angeles to enable Angelenos and tourists to borrow Bolt EV electric cars to get around town. The partnership, announced Thursday morning at a Union Station ceremony, will put 100 of GM’s Bolt EV all-electric sedans into...
Pro-Vision Video Systems has announced it has been awarded a Schedule 84 contract by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA).
A study of American women deployed to Vietnam for military or civilian service shows that 48 percent of career military women were very happy compared to 38 percent of women in the general population, and of better than average physical and mental health. Show More Summary
Streaming music service SoundCloud has named Merritt Farren as its new General Counsel. Farren's bailiwick includes oversight of SoundCloud's legal affairs and public policy strategy, as well as data protection, privacy, contracts, music rights and copyright issues. Based in Berlin, Farren reports to co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Alex Ljung....
Last year, the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was introduced by the European Union. The General Data Protection Regulation will enable people to better control their personal data. At the same time modernised and unified rules will allow businesses to make the most of the opportunities of the Digital Single Market by cutting red […]
Microsoft has moved its Outlook.com Premium service from public preview to general availability, but so far, for U.S. users only.
By Dan Ciruli, Product Manager Today we're excited to announce general availability and full support for Google Cloud Endpoints, a truly distributed API gateway. It features a server-local proxy (the Extensible Service Proxy) and is built on the same services that Google uses to power its own APIs. Show More Summary
by Angela Guess A recent press release reports, “Qubole, the big data-as-a-service company and Silver level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork, today announced the general availability of its Qubole Data Service (QDS) on the Oracle Cloud. Show More Summary
Maven is General Motors’ personal mobility brand. Essentially, it’s the answer to outfits like Zipcar and car2go that the General set up a little while back. Maven has expanded its programs in Atlanta, from just the Lyft Express Drive program to Maven City car-sharing services. Increasing Locations In just over 11 months, Maven has launched three […]
Azure SQL Database Threat Detection is a new security intelligence feature built into the Azure SQL Database service. It runs all the time to learn, profile and detect anomalous database activities, it identifies potential threats to the database. Microsoft announced the preview of this service last year and yesterday they announced that Azure SQL Database […]
On Thursday, we reported on Rep. Jason Chaffetz’s (R-Utah) ongoing delinquency in investing President Trump’s conflicts of interest, his hotel lease with the General Services Administration and the emoluments clause. Chaffetz later in the day, along with the ranking Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, sent a stern letter regarding Trump senior […]
When Jeff Sessions was confirmed to be the 84th Attorney General of the United States Wednesday night, a vote was held to move Rep. Tom Price’s...
FinTech is a recent buzzword for a wave of technological innovations that are disrupting and challenging not only financial services but the business sector in general. Here we provide a simple explanation of what FinTech is and what everyone should know.
(Paul Mirengoff) Gen. John Nicholson, the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, testified today that Russia is helping the Taliban. He told the Senate Armed Services Committee that Russia has been publicly legitimizing the Taliban by claiming that it fights Islamic terrorists while the Afghan government does not. Show More Summary
Gen. John Nicholson made the comment in testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee Thursday
RIGS Fly Shop & Guide Service has announced their search for a full-time general manager. RIGS is based in Ridgway, Colorado. Read more in the press release below. Job Posting: Fly Shop Manager, RIGS Fly Shop & Guide Service, Ridgway, … more ?
Not to beat a dead horse, but my United flight from San Francisco to Frankfurt yesterday demonstrates why economy class meal service likely has little effect on loyalty and negatively impacts revenue. I generally do not upgrade when flights are so empty that I can guarantee a center section of four seats to myself. Show More Summary