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Spotify, Snapchat, and more are down following Google Cloud incident

Spotify, Snapchat, and more are down following Google Cloud incident

12 minutes ago   |   VentureBeat   |   2 articles

Multiple online services are experiencing outages and slow responses today due to a problem with Google's Cloud platform. The company has confirmed that it is having issues...
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Slack acquires Missions to help teams streamline workplace processes

Slack acquires Missions to help teams streamline workplace processes

12 minutes ago   |   VentureBeat

Slack today announced the acquisition of Missions, a Robot & Pencils startup that focuses on process automation and streamlining custom Slack integrations. Missions will help...
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Congress questions YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter on what it takes to ban an account

Congress questions YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter on what it takes to ban an account

1 hour ago   |   VentureBeat

During a Tuesday Congressional hearing, representatives from Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube emphasized that if a user on their platform garners too many strikes - that is, they...
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Google announces its first private transatlantic subsea cable, stretching from Virginia to France

Google announces its first private transatlantic subsea cable, stretching from Virginia to France

2 hours ago   |   VentureBeat   |   2 articles

Google has announced the latest in a myriad of subsea cabling projects as the company doubles down on its cloud infrastructure investments. The new project, known as Dunant...
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Microsoft and Walmart strike 5-year AI and cloud partnership

Microsoft and Walmart strike 5-year AI and cloud partnership

2 hours ago   |   VentureBeat

Microsoft today announced a five-year partnership with Walmart to speed the company's digital transformation via a combination of AI, cloud, and Internet of Things services. It...
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Fortnite studio Epic wants to improve its hit with Amazon Web Services

Fortnite studio Epic wants to improve its hit with Amazon Web Services

2 hours ago   |   VentureBeat

Epic Games already hosts its megahit Fortnite on Amazon's server platform, but the developer revealed today that it is planning to partner with Amazon Web Services to use all...
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Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Zombies takes modern weaponry back in time

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Zombies takes modern weaponry back in time

2 hours ago   |   VentureBeat

The zombies are taking over Call of Duty. This year, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 won't have a single-player campaign. But it will have three Zombies episodes on day one, and...
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Google Assistant now serves up a visual snapshot of your day

Google Assistant now serves up a visual snapshot of your day

3 hours ago   |   VentureBeat   |   3 articles

Google today announced the introduction of a visual snapshot feature to summarize your daily agenda, ranging from reminders on your to-do list, commute time to work, packages...
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MLB taps Amazon's AI to power real-time game stats and graphics

MLB taps Amazon's AI to power real-time game stats and graphics

4 hours ago   |   VentureBeat   |   2 articles

Amazon will provide a new set of real-time statistics and graphics on live baseball games later this season, expanding its cloud computing deal with U.S. Major League Baseball...
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Google launches Chrome Enterprise Grab and Go, a Chromebook loaner program for businesses

Google launches Chrome Enterprise Grab and Go, a Chromebook loaner program for businesses

4 hours ago   |   VentureBeat   |   3 articles

Google has announced a new Chromebook loaner program for businesses that's designed to get workers up and running with a temporary new machine within minutes. The Chrome...
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Feeling flush? Save over £1,000 on this Threadripper-powered Alienware gaming PC

Feeling flush? Save over £1,000 on this Threadripper-powered Alienware gaming PC

After a deal on a really, really good gaming PC this Amazon Prime Day? Are you sure you've got enough money? Seriously, this is a great deal, but it's far from cheap. That's... Read more ...

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Amazon's Website Crashed When Prime Day Began

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Bose QuietComfort 25 deal sees price slashed to just £139.95

Bose QuietComfort 25 deal sees price slashed to just £139.95

Let the Amazon Prime Day deal frenzy go straight to your head with these over-ear, noise-cancelling headphones from Bose. The QuietComfort 25 's usual retail price of £289.95... Read more ...

IOS 12 developer beta 4 for iPhone and iPad now available

IOS 12 developer beta 4 for iPhone and iPad now available

Time to update your iPhones and iPads - iOS 12 developer beta 4 is out now. This beta is one of the last versions to possibly include interface tweaks, so we'll dig in and see... Read more ...

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 press photo shows yellow isn't a bad color choice

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 press photo shows yellow isn't a bad color choice

The Galaxy Note 9 looks a lot like the last year Note 8, but Samsung has a few surprises under its sleeve. If you haven't yet seen the promo poster that leaked last week, here... Read more ...

Every single Amazon devices deal on Amazon Prime Day 2018: Echo, Kindle...

Every single Amazon devices deal on Amazon Prime Day 2018: Echo, Kindle, Fire TV and more

As usual, many of the best Prime Day deals are for Amazon's own devices. All of the Alexa-enabled smart speakers, Kindles and media streamers are discounted so if you're ever... Read more ...

Apple shows off new emoji coming to iOS 12 for World Emoji Day

Apple shows off new emoji coming to iOS 12 for World Emoji Day

In celebration of World Emoji Day, Apple this week announced that it will be adding over 70 new emoji characters to iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Mac in a free software update... Read more ...

Chrome OS' new Files UI goes live in Canary, ‘Smart Text Selection' from...

Chrome OS' new Files UI goes live in Canary, ‘Smart Text Selection' from Android incoming

Google has been slowly solving pain points of Chrome OS for a while now, and integrating new features from Android at the same time. Now, two big changes are incoming. more... Read more ...

Google resurrects Google Now's predictive cards, sticks them in the Assistant

Google resurrects Google Now's predictive cards, sticks them in the Assistant

Google There's a big update coming to the Google Assistant for iOS and Android today. Google is resurrecting the predictive Google Now cards that used to exist in the... Read more ...

Mophie expands Lightning battery lineup with four new MFi power banks

Mophie expands Lightning battery lineup with four new MFi power banks

Mophie has today introduced a new lineup of power banks that makes it more convenient than ever to keep your iPhone and iPad juiced up. All four of the latest portable... Read more ...