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Tesla reportedly wants to develop its own music service

4 days agoTechnology : Post Tech

It may not be enough for the electric-car company Tesla to take on the giants of Detroit, like General Motors and Ford. The Palo Alto-based automaker is said to be exploring its very own music streaming service, too, a move that would pit the company against market leader Spotify, and the aggressive efforts by Apple to […]

Joe Funk Earns ASTA Distinguished Service Award

Joe Funk, Editor at SEED TODAY, was selected as this year’s American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) Distinguished Service Award winner. He was honored during the Opening General Session of the ASTA Annual convention in Minneapolis, MN. The award is given to a member who has made a significant contribution both to ASTA and the seed industry. “Joe has been faithfully... Read More

AWS adds new accelerator to boost DynamoDB performance

Amazon Web Services has made its in-memory cache for its DynamoDB database generally available, just two months after launching it in preview mode. AWS’s Chief Technology Officer Werner Vogels made the announcement in a blog post onShow More Summary

Why ‘every person on the planet’ will need a digital ID

GUEST: Living in the United States, in a land of (generally) functional government services, we take an awful lot for granted. We expect to be able to board a plane, provide a copy of a driver’s license or employee ID to get into a building, and pay with a credit card. All day, every day, we […]

How to get started with Microsoft Stream

Following a nearly one-year preview of its business-focused video service, Microsoft Corp. has announced the general availability of Stream. Microsoft has added new features to the video service, which will ultimately replace OfficeShow More Summary

Microsoft Stream releases into general availability with new AI features

Almost exactly a year to the day after introducing Stream, Microsoft Corp. has released the video sharing service into general availability to help companies manage their multimedia content. The platform is a successor to Office 365 Video that is available as an extension for the productivity suite and as a standalone product. Show More Summary

Microsoft launches Stream, its video-sharing service for businesses

Nearly a year after it entered preview, Microsoft's enterprise video-sharing service, Stream, is now launching into general availability....

American Airlines Improves Service On Flights To Japan

American has several joint ventures, including a transatlantic joint venture with British Airways, as well as a transpacific joint venture with Japan Airlines. In general airlines do everything they can to create metal neutrality onShow More Summary

Lyft Aims For 100% Renewable Energy & Self-Driving Bolt Fleet

General Motors makes the Chevy Bolt, a fully electric car. General Motors also has a half billion dollar investment in Lyft, the on-demand taxi service that competes head to head with Uber. In the future, the Chevy Bolt may be the backbone...Show More Summary

ClassPass secures $70 million Series C led by Temasek

ClassPass, the subscription service that for fitness classes and gyms, has today announced the close of a $70 million Series C funding round led by Temasek. Existing investors such as Acequia Capital, CRV, General Catalyst, GV, M13 and...Show More Summary

Director Of Michigan's Health Department Faces Involuntary Manslaughter Charge Over Flint Water Crisis 

On Wednesday, Michigan's Attorney General announced it will charge Nick Lyon, the Health and Human Services Director, with involuntary manslaughter for his role in the Flint water crisis. During the crisis, caused in part by substandard...Show More Summary

Sessions' rationale for meeting with the Russian ambassador gets absolutely destroyed

Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the White House have always maintained that Sessions took his meetings with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak in his capacity as a sitting senator on the Senate Armed Services Committee. Sen. John McCain...Show More Summary

The US isn’t close to having the fastest average LTE speeds — but the news isn’t all bad

In some respects, US consumers have it good when it comes to mobile phone service. Competition among the carriers has generally lowered prices and given new life to the unlimited plan. But when it comes to data speeds, things could stand...Show More Summary

MBO Partners’ Latest Report on U.S. Freelance Economy Shows a Wage ‘Barbell Effect’

Categories: Services and Indirect Spend, Services Procurement & Contingent Labor, Services Procurement & Contingent Labor Management, Talent Management Tags: General News, L2 Freelancers, contractors, contingent workers, gig workers, independent workforce. Show More Summary

US orders GE to offload unit to win approval for oil deal

US antitrust regulators on Monday ordered General Electric to divest one of its units in order to win approval for the merger of its oil services business with Baker Hughes. Without the sale, the proposed merger would threaten competition in the petroleum refining business where the two companies compete vigorously, the Justice Department said. Show More Summary

Microsoft’s Power BI business analytics tool learns new tricks

Back in 2015, Microsoft launched a highly visual Power BI data exploration and interactive reporting tool into general availability. The service is now in active use at 200,000 different organizations and the team has shipped 400 updates and new features over the course of the last two years. Show More Summary

In With the Good Sales, Out With the Bad: GM Plans to Further Shrink Fleet Sales

General Motors has decided to further shrink its outgoing fleet of rental vehicles to prioritize its in-house vehicle lending service, Maven, and focus on getting newer cars to customers. That does mean building fewer vehicles overall,...Show More Summary

Microsoft announces the general availability of Power BI Premium

Following the success of Power BI service, Microsoft last month announced the preview of new Power BI Premium service. Power BI Premium is based on the capacity-based licensing model that increases flexibility for how users access, share and distribute content. Show More Summary

Amazon jumps into IoT edge computing with AWS Greengrass

Amazon Web Services today made its edge computing play with the launch into general availability of AWS Greengrass, an Internet of Things services that enables customers to deliver compute, data caching, messaging and synchronization capabilities to connected devices. Show More Summary

Cheap DNA Testing Is Giving Some Insurers Even More Ways To Deny Coverage

2 weeks agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Joel Winston -- current consumer protection lawyer and former New Jersey attorney general -- is offering up the periodic reminder that terms of service are rarely written with the user's best interests in mind. Winston highlights the demands makes in exchange for using its paid service. Show More Summary

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