Microsoft’s latest Teams features take aim at shift workers

Collaboration tools tend to be geared toward workers who are sitting at a desk for much of the day, but there are plenty of shift workers, also known as first-line workers, who rarely use a computer, but still need to communicate with one another and management. Microsoft released several new features today aimed at including… Read More »

Curar enfermedades y entregar tratamientos efectivos con la nube

Por: Equipo del blog Microsoft Cloud Perspectives Los investigadores que tratan de curar algunas de las enfermedades de las que menos conocimiento se tiene en el mundo, como el Alzheimer y el Parkinson, han descubierto nuevas e increíbles oportunidades en la nube. Con la capacidad de acceder de manera instantánea a vastas cantidades de poder… Read More »

President Bolsonaro should boost Brazil’s entrepreneurial ecosystem

Romero Rodrigues Contributor Romero Rodrigues is a managing partner at Redpoint eVentures, the Brazilian-focused arm of the Silicon Valley venture firm Redpoint. More posts by this contributor Brazil’s fintech boom offers new vertical opportunities for investors Brazil’s tech-sector bright spots beckon as it begins to emerge from long economic crisis In late October following a significant… Read More »

Amazon’s Streaming Game Ambitions Could Prove Great for Devs

A few years ago, Amazon launched Lumberyard, a cross-platform 3D game engine designed to leverage the storage and computation offerings of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud. Lumberyard featured a number of tools for developers, including a real-time gameplay editor and drag-and-drop visual scripting. Since then, Amazon has added a variety of features to Lumberyard;… Read More »

Why Silicon Valley needs more visas

Henrique Dubugras Contributor Share on Twitter Henrique Dubugras is the founder Brex, the billion-dollar corporate credit provider for startups. More posts by this contributor Lessons from building Brex into a billion-dollar startup When I hear protesters shout, “Immigrants are welcome here!” at the San Francisco immigration office near my startup’s headquarters, I think about how… Read More »

Apple HomePod comes to China at $400 amid iPhone sales woes

Apple is finally launching HomePod in China, but the timing is tricky as the premium device will have to wrestle with local competitors and a slowing economy. The firm said over the weekend that its smart speaker will be available in Mainland China and Hong Kong starting January 18, adding to a list of countries where… Read More »

How open source software took over the world

Mike Volpi Contributor Share on Twitter Mike Volpi is a general partner at Index Ventures. Before co-founding the firm’s San Francisco office with Danny Rimer, Volpi served as the chief strategy officer at Cisco Systems. It was just 5 years ago that there was an ample dose of skepticism from investors about the viability of open source… Read More »

See you tonight in Vegas

We will be holding a small event during CES in Las Vegas and we want to see you! We’re looking to meet some cool hardware and crypto startups, so the good folks at Work In Progress have opened up their space to us and 200 of you all to hold a meetup and pitch-off. We’ll… Read More »

Hack Laptop Brings Linux to Desktop for Everyone Learning to Code

If you have a pre-teen interested in coding, $300 in loose cash and $10/month to spend on a subscription service, the new ‘Hack’ computer might be what you’re looking for. Most learn-to-code devices are geared toward a younger crowd, often disguised as toys. The Hack Laptop is simply an ASUS computer. It has a 1920×1080… Read More »