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Microsoft’s Azure Container Instances are now generally available

Microsoft’s Azure Container Instances are now generally available

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If you wanted to play modern software development buzzword bingo, talking about Azure Container Instances (ACI) would surely help you tick a few boxes. The service, which made its debut last July and which is now generally available, gives developers a serverless way to run Linux and Windows containers that frees them from having to…
Netflix picks up ‘Follow This’,  a weekly series about BuzzFeed reporters
Rocketrip raises $15 million to reward cost-saving employees
Google Cloud expands its bet on managed database services
Netflix has a lot of original content coming in May
Gfycat ramps up its focus on game clips and highlights as it hits 180M monthly users

Gfycat ramps up its focus on game clips and highlights as it hits 180M monthly users

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Gfycat is already a pretty popular host for lots of content like short clips from shows and movies, but there’s also a pretty substantial store of content centered around gaming — which is why the company is starting to put some extra focus on it. Gfycat, which is centered around creator tools to make those…
Apple TV and Android see increase in streaming video viewership in Q1

Apple TV and Android see increase in streaming video viewership in Q1

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Conviva, a video AI platform with visibility into the streaming market through clients like HBO, Turner, Hulu, CBS, NBC, ESPN, BT and Sky, is reporting today 114 percent year-over-year growth in streaming video hours in Q1 2018 to reach nearly 5 billion hours of video viewing. Even though streaming is growing worldwide, North America saw…
Check out these amazing demos at TC Sessions: Robotics May 11 at UC Berkeley

Check out these amazing demos at TC Sessions: Robotics May 11 at UC Berkeley

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We’re a mere two and a half weeks out from TC Sessions: Robotics, and we couldn’t be more excited. We’ve got a full day schedule packed to brim with some of the greatest minds and machines the robotics industry has to offer. On the human side, we’ve already announced Andy Rubin, Laura Tyson, Marc Raibert,…