Monday , 20 May 2019

Technology

Appian and UiPath join forces to drive digital automation in the enterprise

Appian and UiPath have announced a new technology alliance aimed at driving fast and high-impact digital automation for enterprises.The partnership between the two companies includes a no-code integration between Appian and UiPath which is now available on the Appian AppMarket.Together Appian and UiPath are making it faster and easier for businesses to deploy enterprise automation solutions which help bring people, ... Read More »

Stocks gain back some ground as investors assess the trade war’s impact

Stocks had their best trading day in a while on Tuesday as investors took a break from selling to assess the actual effects of the trade war with China. Both the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 gained back some of their losses with the DJIA climbing 207.06 points to close at 25,532.05 and the S&P hitting 2,834.41, ... Read More »

Appian adds AI capabilities to its low-code platform

In an effort to help businesses easily add artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities to their applications, Appian has announced a new service called Appian AI which will allow its customers to add AI to any application built on its platform.While the company already offers integrations for most major AI platforms, Appian AI will include AI services directly powered by the Google ... Read More »

SpaceX kicks off its space-based internet service tomorrow with 60-satellite Starlink launch

As wild as it sounds, the race is on to build a functioning space internet — and SpaceX is taking its biggest step yet with the launch of 60 (!) satellites tomorrow that will form the first wave of its Starlink constellation. It’s a hugely important and incredibly complex launch for the company — and should be well worth launching. ... Read More »

New Relic takes a measured approach to platform overhaul

New Relic, the SaaS applications performance management platform, announced a major update to that platform today. Instead of ripping off the band-aid all at once, the company has decided to take a more measured approach to change, giving customers a chance to ease into it. The new platform, called New Relic One has been designed to replace the original platform, ... Read More »

Innowatts raises $18 million for its energy monitoring toolkit for utilities

Innowatts, an automated toolkit for energy monitoring and management targeting utilities has raised $18.2 million in a new round of funding from investors led by Energy Impact Partners . Previous investors, Shell Ventures, Iberdrola and Energy and Environment Investment participated along with another new investor, Evergy Ventures. As utilities respond to new, renewable power coming online and adapt to the ... Read More »

Apply now for Startup Battlefield at Disrupt SF 2019

We’re looking for fearless early-stage startup founders who want to launch their business on a global stage. We’re talking about competing in Startup Battlefield, our legendary, life-altering pitch-off that takes place at Disrupt San Francisco 2019 on October 2-4. Do you have what it takes to be legendary? Apply right here and find out. What have you got to lose? ... Read More »

Game Of Thrones’ showrunners are making the next Star Wars movie

  Love it or hate it, Game of Thrones ends this week. The series finale will air this upcoming Sunday, capping a final season that has been criticized for being too short, too rushed, and, at times, too damned hard to see. Seemingly immune to the ires of the Internet, the series’ showrunners are moving right from one heavily-debated property ... Read More »

Federal labor lawyer says Uber drivers are not employees

There has been an ongoing debate regarding whether or not gig-economy drivers for Uber and Lyft are independent contractors or employees, who would be eligible for benefits. The National Labor Relations Board recently ruled Uber drivers, specifically between 2015 and 2016, were independent contractors, Bloomberg Law first reported. “Drivers’ virtually complete control of their cars, work schedules, and log-in locations, ... Read More »

2019 Eurovision live stream: how to watch the song contest from anywhere

The Eurovision Song Contest is back for 2019 in its 64th edition of the fabulous competition. This year the event is set to take place at the Tel Aviv Convention Centre in Israel after they won in 2018 with Netta’s song “Toy”. The singing action will really get going at the two semi-finals due to start on May 14 and ... Read More »