7957e52d44b0445e63e3959104f0455249088fe0 Injection University Tech Power

Apple increases US subscription prices for Apple Music, Apple TV+, Apple One bundle

Nov 29, 2022

Today marks another blow to subscribers and their wallets. Apple increased the subscription prices for Apple TV+, Apple Music and the Apple One bundle in the U.S. — joining various other companies that have raised the prices of their subscription plans this year. Apple TV+ will increase by $2 monthly and $10 annually. Subscribers will be charged $6.99 per month or $69 per year. This will be the first time Apple TV+ has raised its subscription price since its launch, signifying a frustra ...read more

Fermyon raises $20M to build tools for cloud app dev

Nov 29, 2022

Matt Butcher and Radu Matei worked on container technologies for years; “containers” in this context referring to software packages containing all the necessary elements to run in any environment, from desktop PCs to servers. As engineers at Deis, and then DeisLabs once Microsoft acquired it in 2017, their team explored the container landscape and built the package manager Helm as well as Brigade and other tooling. Along the journey, they faced myriad problems with containers — name ...read more

Microsoft earnings preview: Analysts bullish on cloud business despite macro headwinds

Nov 29, 2022

Microsoft reports its latest financial report Tuesday, kicking off a big earnings week for tech giants amid ongoing economic uncertainty. The company’s quarterly results may serve as a bellwether for the rest of the enterprise software industry to see if demand has kept up in the face of numerous headwinds including supply chain issues, inflation, interest rate hikes, and the energy crisis in Europe, among others. Microsoft is also dealing with slowing PC sales. Analysts will be watchin ...read more

F5 cutting about 100 jobs due to ‘current macroeconomic environment’

Nov 29, 2022

The F5 Tower in downtown Seattle. (GeekWire File Photo / Kurt Schlosser) Seattle-based application security and delivery giant F5 is the latest tech company to lay off employees. The company confirmed Friday that it’s cutting about 100 roles, or about 1% of its global workforce. F5 has approximately 6,900 employees. “We are continuously evaluating how to focus our resources to best meet the needs of our customers, while also being disciplined about our investment priorities,” an F5 s ...read more

Dumb Netflix Password Sharing Crackdown Will Arrive In US Early Next Year

Nov 29, 2022

from the meet-the-new-boss... dept Mon, Oct 24th 2022 06:23am - Karl Bode Undaunted by criticism that its plan is little more than a Comcast-esque cash grab, Netflix executives say they’re moving full speed ahead with a plan to begin cracking down on password sharing, a practice executives spent years previously encouraging. In a letter to shareholders, Netflix said it would be bringing its password sharing crackdown to the US early next year, after having spent much of this year using ...read more

Dragonfly, Haun Ventures and Sequoia talk web3 and more at TC Sessions: Crypto

Nov 29, 2022

While the overall crypto markets have been in a rough spot lately, web3 venture capitalists have never had more conviction — or more funding at their disposal — to back startups and teams building in the space. The big question on their minds is whether tokens and startup valuations have bottomed out, or if they need to wait a bit longer to score the best possible deal. When to place your bets is a delicate balance in any tech sector, never mind one as rambunctious as crypto. That’s ...read more

Week in Review: Most popular stories on GeekWire for the week of Oct. 16, 2022

Nov 29, 2022

Get caught up on the latest technology and startup news from the past week. Here are the most popular stories on GeekWire for the week of Oct. 16, 2022. Sign up to receive these updates every Sunday in your inbox by subscribing to our GeekWire Weekly email newsletter. Most popular stories on GeekWire Microsoft is the latest tech company to lay off employees Microsoft confirmed a report from Axios on Monday that detailed layoffs across multiple divisions. … Read More Jeff Be ...read more

Why Q3’s median valuations actually make perfect sense

Nov 29, 2022

Valuations have been top of mind for the entire venture industry this year as many VCs try to navigate their overvalued portfolios and founders scramble to conserve cash and grow into their lofty valuations. So one might have predicted that valuations would fall off a cliff this year. But that hasn’t happened because venture investing just isn’t that simple. First, let’s look at the numbers: According to PitchBook data, the median seed deal pre-money valuation in the United States ...read more

Bono says to blame him for the infamous free U2 album on iTunes

Nov 29, 2022

In context: Apple might be the most valuable company on earth, but it's made some unpopular decisions over the years. One of them was to forcefully insert an entire U2 album into the library of every iTunes user on earth back in 2014. But lead singer Bono says neither Tim Cook nor the Cupertino company are to blame for this infamous incident—it was all his fault. At the iPhone 6 unveil event that took place in September 2014, U2 made a surprise appearance on stage. The Irish rockers proceed ...read more

Updated Asus RTX 3060 Ti spotted with higher performance GDDR6X memory

Nov 29, 2022

TL;DR: Rumors began circulating last month about several GeForce RTX 3000 series card refreshes. Despite no official announcement from Nvidia, a revised RTX 3060 Ti sporting 8GB of GDDR6X was recently spotted on Asus' website. The new revision reportedly boosts the card's synthetic benchmark performance up to 10% higher than the previous GDDR6 model. The refreshed SKUs can be found on the Asus website, carrying the same number of CUDA cores and boost clocks as the original TUF OC and non-OC v ...read more