Visual Studio Codespaces is moving to GitHub

Microsoft’s Visual Studio Codespaces, which provide cloud-hosted development environments on Microsoft Azure, will be incorporated into GitHub Codespaces, which provide hosted Visual Studio Code environments on GitHub. The current Azure-based offering will be retired...

What TikTok teaches enterprises about tech entanglement

The flurry of interest in acquiring TikTok shows the value of a popular social network with vast troves of consumer data. The deal also holds an important lesson about technology use that other businesses...

How Does a Sturgis Motorcycle Rally-Sized Crowd Affect Covid? It’s Complicated

“Both policymakers and voters need to know that we still cannot answer most basic questions about this pandemic with the tools we have on hand,” says Douglass, who has been a vocal Twitter critic...

New standards for AI clinical trials will help spot snake oil and hype

The news: An international consortium of medical experts has introduced the first official standards for clinical trials that involve artificial intelligence. The move comes at a time when hype around medical AI is at...

Bigger and better: Technology – pv magazine Australia

The SNEC 2020 PV Power Expo opened on Aug. 8 in Shanghai. Unlike previous editions, the world’s largest solar trade fair was mostly attended by Chinese participants this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic....

Bigger and better: Technology – pv magazine Australia – pv magazine Australia

The SNEC 2020 PV Power Expo opened on Aug. 8 in Shanghai. Unlike previous editions, the world’s largest solar trade fair was mostly attended by Chinese participants this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic....

As edge computing evolves, the cloud’s role changes

The notion of edge computing typically conjures an image of a device in a factory someplace, providing rudimentary computing and data collection to support a piece of manufacturing equipment. Perhaps it keeps the factory...

NASA will pay for moon rocks excavated by private companies

NASA announced today that it was seeking proposals from private companies interested in collecting samples from the moon and making them available for purchase by the agency.  The news: As part of the new initiative,...

California’s recurring wildfire problem, explained

The images and reports out of California this week are overwhelming: concurrent colossal wildfires laying waste to property and landscapes, freaky orange skies, massive smoke clouds, worsening air quality, more than 64,000 people forced...

Facebook just invented … Facebook

Facebook unveiled a new product today called Facebook Campus: “a college-only space designed to help students connect with fellow classmates over shared interests.”Sound familiar? Campus appears to be a throwback to the first days...

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