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Apple announces the M2 Ultra with up to 192GB of memory

Apple today unveiled the M2 Ultra, its most powerful Apple Silicon chip yet. With the M2 Pro and Max launching earlier this year and rumors pointing to Apple finally bringing the M2 generation to the Mac Studio and Mac Pro, the launch of the Ultra wasn’t a major surprise. In many ways, Apple is following […] → Read More

Google Workspace and Cloud get support for passkeys

Google is extending passkey support this to business users, with the open beta launch of passkeys for Google Workspace and Cloud accounts. → Read More raises $6.6M to automate customer support workflows launches with $6.6M in seed funding led by Caffeinated Capital for AI-powered workflow automation in customer support. → Read More

Back-end development platform Platformatic raises $3.5M

Platformatic, a Fastify-powered backend platform, secures $3.5M to simplify enterprise infrastructure modernization. → Read More

Low-code ML platform Predibase raises another $12.2M

Machine learning platform Predibase raises an additional $12.2M and launches its low-code ML platform into general availability. → Read More

The Linux Foundation Europe launches RISE, the RISC-V Software Ecosystem project

Linux Foundation Europe launches RISE project, uniting tech giants to accelerate RISC-V software development and adoption. → Read More

Cortex raises $35M Series B for its internal developer portal

Cortex, an internal developer portal startup, secures $35M Series B for enhancing software development at scale. → Read More

Elementl raises $33M Series B for its data orchestration platform based on Dagster

Dagster-based startup Elementl secures $33M Series B funding round for its data orchestration platform. → Read More

Memcyco raises $10M to protect businesses from brandjacking

Memcyco, a Tel Aviv-based startup that provides businesses with tools to guard against website impersonation, today announced that it has raised a $10 million seed funding. The round was led by Capri Ventures and Venture Guides. The company provides businesses with a digital watermark that they can display on their sites to ensure visitors that […] → Read More

Microsoft wants to make Windows a better place for developers

Microsoft Build 2023 is highlighting the work Microsoft is doing to improve the developer experience on Windows. → Read More

Microsoft launches Fabric, a new end-to-end data and analytics platform

Microsoft Fabric is a new end-to-end data and analytics platform that centers around Microsoft's OneLake data lake but can also pull data from Amazon S3. → Read More

Microsoft's cloud-hosted developer workstations will soon be generally available

Dev Box, Microsoft's cloud-hosted Windows-based developer workstation in the cloud, will be generally available in July. → Read More

Microsoft bakes its Bing/ChatGPT bot into Windows 11

Microsoft unveils the Windows Copilot feature in Windows 11, an integrated Bing/ChatGPT sidebar for Windows that can change settings and plan your vacation. → Read More

Microsoft puts a spotlight on AI in its Windows app store

Microsoft is using this opportunity to reintroduce the store to users. → Read More

Adobe brings Firefly's generative AI to Photoshop

Photoshop is getting an infusion of generative AI today with the addition of a number of Firefly-based features that will allow users to extend images beyond their borders with Firefly-generated backgrounds, use generative AI to add objects to images and use a new generative fill feature to remove objects with far more precision than the […] → Read More

Firmbase raises $12M to modernize financial planning for startups

Firmbase, a startup offering a modern financial planning platform, raises $12 million seed round led by S Capital. → Read More

Ampere launches a new cloud native processor family with its first custom-designed cores

Ampere launches AmpereOne, its first custom-designed processors for data centers, promising superior performance and efficiency. → Read More

Google will disable third-party cookies for 1% of Chrome users in Q1 2024

Deprecating third-party cookies for 1% of Chrome users doesn't sound like much, but it'll help developers assess readiness for the larger changes coming. → Read More

Traefik Labs launches Traefik Hub, a Kubernetes-native API management service

Traefik today announced the general availability of Traefik Hub, its cloud-native API management solution for publishing, securing and managing APIs. Founded in 2016 by Emile Vauge, Traefik Labs had an early focus on its open source projects: Traefik Proxy and Mesh — a cloud-native reverse-proxy solution and service mesh. Back in 2015, Vauge was a […] → Read More

Union AI raises $19.1M Series A to simplify AI and data workflows with Flyte

Union AI secures $19.1M in Series A funding for its AI and data workflow orchestration platform using the open source tool Flyte. → Read More