Covid-19 immunity likely lasts for years

The study, published January 6 in Science, contrasts with earlier findings that suggested covid-19 immunity could be short-lived, putting millions who’ve already recovered at risk of reinfection. That predicament wouldn’t have been a total surprise, since infection by other coronaviruses generates antibodies that fade fairly quickly. But the new study suggests reinfection should only be […]

Principles of Data-Driven Accounts Receivable Management

Big data is central to financial management. The market for financial data analytics is expected to reach $10 billion by 2025. One of the biggest uses of big data in finance relates to accounts receivable management. A decent AR (Accounts Receivable) management system is essential for the functioning of any business, no matter what industry […]

Orchestrating an AWS Glue DataBrew job and Amazon Athena query with AWS Step Functions

As the industry grows with more data volume, big data analytics is becoming a common requirement in data analytics and machine learning (ML) use cases. Also, as we start building complex data engineering or data analytics pipelines, we look for a simpler orchestration mechanism with graphical user interface-based ETL (extract, transform, load) tools. Recently, AWS […]

Former Sony Online Entertainment chief Kelly Flock passes away

Former Sony Online Entertainment president Lewis “Kelly” Flock, a game industry leader who backed classic hits such as the original God of War and Twisted Metal: Black, has died. His passing was not unexpected among friends, as he had been ill, but his death sent reverberations through a game development community that has been hit […]

China urges U.S. to end 'unreasonable suppression' of Chinese apps

(Reuters) – China’s commerce ministry on Wednesday urged the United States to stop its “unreasonable suppression” of Chinese applications after Washington barred transactions with eight of them, including Ant Group’s Alipay mobile payment app. The U.S. ban goes against fair competition and damages normal market order, the Ministry of Commerce said in a statement, adding […]

Without leadership on vaccine rollout, scams are inevitable

“We have the best logisticians in the world at the Department of Defense, working in conjunction with the CDC, to guide … every logistical detail you could possibly think of,” declared Paul Mango, the deputy chief of staff for policy at the Department of Health and Human Services. Though the military would not be involved […]

A guide to value stream management solutions

ConnectALL is a value stream management company dedicated to helping customers achieve higher levels of agility, traceability, predictability and velocity. We do this by connecting people, processes and technology across the software development and delivery value stream, enabling companies to align digital initiatives to business outcomes and improve the speed at which they deliver software. […]

SD Times news digest: Chronosphere announces general availability and new funding for cloud-native monitoring, GitHub now available in Iran, and JupyterLab 3.0

Chronosphere’s cloud-native monitoring product reached general availability this week. The product is powered by the open-source metrics engine M3 that the Chronosphere founders worked on while they were at Uber.  According to the company, the solution enables customers to retrieve monitoring data produced by cloud-native environments and helps customers control their spending while their data […]