Jobs of the week: 6 awesome gaming companies that were founded by women

Despite having a reputation for being a male-dominated industry, the world of gaming is full of brilliant female leaders who are taking charge, innovating and making a difference. And we want to hear all about them!  In fact, according to Crunchbase, 338 gaming companies globally have at least one female founder, a figure that is […]

What a Switch Pro, PlayStation 5, and Nintendo’s R.O.B. have in common

Nintendo is preparing a new model of its Switch hardware for the first quarter of 2021, according to a report out of Taipei newspaper Economic Daily News (via VGC). I can’t confirm the rumor, but my feeling is unchanged since we started hearing about the Switch Lite. The company that released six 3DS models probably […]

Istio 1.7 delivers hybrid cloud features

Istio 1.7’s new features were built to make Istio easier to operate and to expand its capabilities for hybrid cloud environments.  This includes multiple control plane upgrades such as the canary upgrade that enables users to verify a new control plane using continuous integration and Istio’s telemetry features. Once a portion of the workloads are […]

Total War Saga: Troy review — Island hopping my way to Troy

At turn 129 in my campaign, I realized that my journey in Total War Saga: Troy might never lead me to the windy plains of Troy. As the wronged lord Menelaus, I was flanked by a very untrustworthy Achilles on the one side and a very strong Hector, prince of Troy, and his cousin, Aeneas, […]

Automate dataset monitoring in Amazon QuickSight

Amazon QuickSight is an analytics service that you can use to create datasets, perform one-time analyses, and build visualizations and dashboards. In an enterprise deployment of QuickSight, you can have multiple dashboards, and each dashboard can have multiple visualizations based on multiple datasets. This can quickly become a management overhead to view all the datasets’ […]

Zoom says service restored after U.S. users hit by partial outage

By Subrat Patnaik and Munsif Vengattil (Reuters) – Video-conferencing company Zoom Video Communications Inc <ZM.O> said on Monday it had restored service to its U.S. users after a partial outage left many unable to log in to work meetings or attend school classes remotely. The San Jose, California-based company has experienced a surge in usage […]

Taming heterogeneous tooling into cohesion

Over the last two decades, the swing of the pendulum from monolithic global tooling to highly specific tooling unique to each group and their needs has led to the birth of the tooling suite; the daisy chain of tools never intended to be linked together. One of the main challenges that has emerged is a […]

TikTok calls Trump ban ‘political’ in lawsuit

Image copyright Getty Images Chinese video-sharing app TikTok has gone to court to challenge a ban imposed by US President Donald Trump. President Trump’s executive order prohibits transactions with TikTok’s owner ByteDance from mid-September. Officials in Washington are concerned that the firm could pass American users’ data to the Chinese government, something ByteDance has denied […]