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Want to survive the crypto winter? Start by inspiring regulatory confidence

Nov 26, 2022

Stephen Aschettino Contributor Stephen Aschettino is head of fintech, United States, at law firm Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP. Only the strong will survive the avalanche of bankruptcies, layoffs and volatility now cascading through the crypto sector. Investors burned by flimsy promises or forced to panic-sell digital assets will want evidence that companies have undergone proper licensing and due diligence. Customers who buy, sell, borrow or loan crypto will want to rest easy k ...read more

Largest gift in Fred Hutch history: $78M from Stuart and Molly Sloan will support precision oncology

Nov 26, 2022

The campus of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center in Seattle. The new building is slated for a nearby parking lot on the campus. (Fred Hutch Photo) A gift of $78 million will seed a new institute at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center and support research into precision oncology, a field that aims to assess the biological makeup of cancer in each affected individual. The pledged gift from Stuart and Molly Sloan, announced Thursday, is the largest in the 47-year history of the Seattle-based research ...read more

Google and Solo.io bring Ambient Mesh to Istio

Nov 26, 2022

Google and Solo.io today announced the next evolution of the Istio service mesh. Dubbed the “Ambient Mesh,” this new framework does away with Istio’s sidecar-centric architecture and replaces it with a sidecar-less approach that promises to improve the service’s security posture and make it easier for new users to adopt the technology by reducing the resources needed to run it. Service meshes are a critical piece of infrastructure for a lot of companies that aim to be (or become) cloud ...read more

Daily Deal: The AWS Certified Dev And Ops Engineer Professional Training Bundle

Nov 26, 2022

Deals from the good-deals-on-cool-stuff dept Wed, Sep 7th 2022 10:53am - Daily Deal Ace the AWS Certified Exam and start your career with the 4-part AWS Certified Dev and Ops Engineer Professional Training Bundle. You’ll learn how to use CloudFormation, Amazon CloudWatch, Amazon CloudTrail, how to protect your AWS resources from threats, and much more. It’s on sale for $30. Note: The Techdirt Deals Store is powered and curated by StackCommerce. A portion of all ...read more

Tim Cook would rather have you buy an iPhone than use RCS

Nov 26, 2022

Tim Cook is not a fan of Rich Communication Services (RCS). The Apple CEO made this clear at the Code 2022 conference, when an audience member asked Apple to adopt RCS so his mother could better see the videos he sends, Cook told him, “Buy your mom an iPhone.” For the uninitiated, RCS is like hypercharged SMS that lets you send high-quality multimedia files like other chat apps such as WhatsApp and Telegram, while also providing now-standard messaging features like typing indicators, ...read more

Seattle startup helping teens learn about and invest in crypto raises $2.7M

Nov 26, 2022

The Stack team, from left: CTO Natalie Young; CEO and co-founder Will Rush, and co-founder and head of product Angela Mascarenas. (Stack Photo) Stack, a Seattle-based startup building a platform that enables teens to invest in and learn about cryptocurrencies, has raised $2.7 million to boost its content production arm. The funding comes from Madrona Venture Group, The Venture Collective and Santa Clara Ventures, among others. Stack originally spun out of a Seattle-based fintech incubator ...read more

Apple announces iPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max with always-on display, 48MP camera and A16 Bionic SoC

Nov 26, 2022

What just happened? Apple just wrapped up its annual fall hardware event where it unveiled the new iPhone 14 lineup. As in years past, the new family of phones is divided into mainstream offerings and pro-grade solutions. The latter typically affords premium amenities like better cameras and greater storage capacity at a higher price point, and the same holds true this time around. The iPhone 14 Pro features a 6.1-inch OLED display (2,556 x 1,179 pixels, 460 PPI) while the larger iPhone 14 Pr ...read more

NASA's James Webb telescope captures a Cosmic Tarantula

Nov 26, 2022

The big picture: NASA has shared new imagery captured by the James Webb Space Telescope, this time illustrating a stellar nursery spanning 340 light-years across. The 30 Doradus, more commonly known as the Tarantula Nebula, is located 161,000 light-years from Earth in the Large Magellanic Cloud galaxy. It was first observed by Nicolas-Louis de Lacaille in the 1750s during an expedition to the Cape of Good Hope. It is the largest and brightest star-form region in the Local Group, a collection ...read more

Online university Nexford will use $8M to plug affordability and relevance gaps in education

Nov 26, 2022

U.S.-based online university platform Nexford University has raised $8 million in a Series A round co-led by New Markets Venture Partners and Learn Capital, two prominent edtech venture capital firms in the U.S. that have invested in Pathstream, Udemy and Coursera. New Markets Venture Partners general partner Jason Palmer and Learn Capital managing partner Greg Mauro will join Nexford’s board.  The tech-enabled startup, launched by  Fadl Al Tarzi in 2019, is filling affordability and ...read more

New PowerToys release adds OCR utility, two more tools

Nov 26, 2022

PowerToys is a set of utilities for power users to tune and streamline their Windows experience for greater productivity. Inspired by the Windows 95 era PowerToys project, this reboot provides power users with utilities to squeeze more out of the Windows 10 shell and customize it for their individual workflows. What tools are included in PowerToys? Microsoft keeps adding utilities to the suite, however the 12 main tools are: Always on Top, PowerToys Awake, Color Picker, FancyZones, File Explor ...read more