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GitHub is now free for all teams

Github is on a spree to get hold of the entire developer ecosystem. Offering the service for free to all teams, it’s difficult for any development team to ignore the Microsoft based platform.

GitHub today announced that all of its core features are now available for free to all users, including those that are currently on free accounts. That means free unlimited private repositories with unlimited collaborators for all, including teams that use the service for commercial projects, as well as up to 2,000 minutes per month of […]

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SoundCloud raises $75 million

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SoundCloud raises $75 million: Berlin founded Soundcloud raises another financing round. The company has a press release on the investment. TechCrunch has more:

SiriusXM invests $75 million in SoundCloud to beef up product development and enhance services.

Source: SoundCloud Gets $75M Investment From SiriusXM To Bring Its Funding To Over $500M

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Tech layoffs spread (a bit)

Are January layoffs just a few post-WeWork jitters? TechCrunch has found itself writing about layoffs at a few notable tech companies this week — and not just Softbank-backed ones. The focus is very much profits, as Alex Wilhelm summed up on Thursday, especially after the failed WeWork IPO and subsequent valuation and headcount decimation. We’ll […]

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Source: Startups Weekly: Tech layoffs spread (a bit) | TechCrunch

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Arduino launches IoT platform

Arduino launches IoT platform: With the Portenta H7 Arduino announces a Platform targeted at small and medium businesses. It comes with all the connectivity necessary to enable devices classified as Internet of Things: WiFi, BLE, with physical connectivity to USB and SD-Cards, plus the well known Camera or UART connectivity. TechRadar also mentions LTE. Here is the article from TechCrunch:

Arduino launches IoT Platform
Adruino for IoT

Arduino, the open-source hardware platform, today announced the launch of a new low-code platform and modular hardware system for IoT development. The idea here is to give small and medium businesses the tools to develop IoT solutions without having to invest in specialized engineering resources. The new hardware, dubbed the Arduino Portenta H7, features everything […]

Source: Arduino launches a new modular platform for IoT development | TechCrunch

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TC Sessions: Enterprise

During a fireside chat, SAP CEO Bill McDermott, spoke with TechCrunch news editor Frederic Lardinois at TechCrunch Sessions: Enterprise.

TC Sessions: Enterprise – Blue Shield of California Theater at YBCA – September 5, 2019

Source: TC Sessions: Enterprise | TechCrunch

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Revolv Smart Home Service being shut down

Remember the Revolv home automation hub? Probably not. The device was released in late 2013, and while fantastic, it largely flew under the radar before Google’s Nest division bought the company,…

Well, neither do I remember the Revolv devices, and they’re apparently out of sale since they were acquired by Nest/Google. Now that their cloud service is being shut down, they make a good point for open standards though. Without the possibility to operate them further and their manufacturer out of business, the hardware will only be good as a doorstop starting May this year.

via: TechCrunch