Kite launches Team Server to extend its code-completion ML assistant to enterprises

The ML-based code completion tool Kite launched its Team Server today, complementing its existing offerings for individual developers with an enterprise-grade version for entire teams of them. Kite’s Team Server builds on its original coding assistant through deploying GPUs within enterprises’ internal networks, enabling them to create custom-trained models from their proprietary code to meet […]

Randy Pitchford: The magic behind Gearbox’s merger with Embracer Group

Gearbox Entertainment CEO Randy Pitchford said that selling his company to Embracer Group for up to $1.3 billion in cash and stock will be good for both gamers and his 550 employees. The employees own 30% of Gearbox, the maker of the Borderlands action-RPG series, and they will be getting paid both upfront and over […]

Hitman 3’s murder mystery is even more inventive than you think

In Hitman 3’s Dartmoor level, one of the most potent weapons is knowledge. And if you wield it properly, you can take out the target without having to get Agent 47’s hands dirty. And I really want to talk about all of that, so let’s get into the Means, Motive, and Opportunity storyline on Dartmoor. […]

CloudBees appoints new CEO: Stephen DeWitt

As CloudBees embarks on its next phase of its DevOps journey, it will have a new captain steering the ship. The company has named Stephen DeWitt as its new CEO.  DeWitt is a known technology executive who has more recently served on the Silicon Valley Executive Network, was chief strategy officer at Automation Anywhere and […]

Researchers claim that AI-translated text is less ‘lexically’ rich than human translations

Human interpreters make choices unique to them, consciously or unconsciously, when translating one language into another. They might explicate, normalize, or condense and summarize, creating fingerprints known informally as “translationese.” In machine learning, generating accurate translations has been the main objective thus far. But this might be coming at the expense of translation richness and […]

Why ‘Inside Job’ Zoombombs Are So Hard to Stop

When Covid-19 spread globally last spring, it made Zoom an immediate household name. But while the videoconferencing platform offered a lifeline for the socially distanced, it soon suffered rampant intrusions from trolls crashing Zoom calls to insult participants, shout racist slurs, and display obscene images. Even after Zoom password-protected its calls by default, the so-called […]

The Massive Impact of Big Data in the Stock Market

Big data is changing the nature of the financial industry in countless ways. The market for data analytics in the banking industry alone is expected to be worth $5.4 billion by 2026. However, the impact of big data on the stock market is likely to be even greater. Automated trading software is fast changing the […]

Cryptocurrency Ethereum hits record high ahead of CME futures launch

LONDON (Reuters) – Ethereum hit all-time highs on Wednesday, breaking above $1,500, as traders bought the cryptocurrency ahead of the launch of ethereum futures on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange next week Ethereum has seen year-to-date gains of around 120%, compared with bitcoin’s 30%, and hit a new high of $1,576.7 in early London trading on […]

The high price of broadband is keeping people offline during the pandemic

“I had wanted to be online for years,” says the 65-year-old, but “I have to pay for my rent, buy my food—there were other things that were important.” For as long as the internet has existed, there has been a divide between those who have it and those who do not, with increasingly high stakes […]