Month: April 2020

Microsoft’s Big Xbox Game Pass Bet is Starting To Pay Off

Microsoft now has 10 million subscribers to its Xbox Game Pass service, the company said during an investor call yesterday. It’s the first time Microsoft has publicly disclosed Xbox Game Pass numbers, and it’s a sign that the company’s ambitious bet on subscription gaming is starting to pay off. From a report: Microsoft has been…

Couchbase goes cuckoo for Kubernetes with v2.0 release of Autonomous Operator

NoSQL or open source, databases cannot help but be drawn to Googly cloud container orchestration system The latest release from Couchbase finally includes support for Kubernetes, which is becoming something of a de facto standard among databases.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

This week at Epic: 2 free games worth $35 – CNET

In addition to Amnesia: The Dark Descent and Crashlands, get Total War: Shogun 2 for free on Steam. Plus: discounts on Jackbox games. …read more Source:: CNet

Porsche extends its warranties by 3 months due to coronavirus pandemic – CNET

The extension applies to warranties set to expire between March and May of this year. …read more Source:: CNet

Building for Billions: Addressing Security Concerns for Platforms at Scale

Lessons from Facebook and Google show how to safely scale your environment for security. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Microsoft’s Visual Studio Online Code Editor is Now Visual Studio Codespaces and Gets a Price Drop

About a year ago, Microsoft launched Visual Studio Online, its online code editor based on the popular Visual Studio Code project. It’)s basically a full code editor and hosted environment that lives in your browser. Today, the company announced that it is changing the name of this service to Visual Studio Codespaces. It’s also dropping…

How to watch NASA, SpaceX break down their first joint astronaut mission – CNET

Astronauts are set to blast off from Florida for the first time in nearly a decade. …read more Source:: CNet

NASA picks SpaceX, Blue Origin, Dynetics to land humans on the moon – CNET

SpaceX’s Starship is one of three landing systems NASA could use to put humans on the moon as part of its Artemis program. …read more Source:: CNet

Ed-Tech Company Chegg Suffers Third Breach Since 2018

The latest incident compromised names, Social Security numbers, and other data belonging to 700 current and former Chegg employees. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Ken Block’s Hoonifox Ford Mustang looks killer and holds Batmobile DNA – CNET

Block drives lots of Mustangs, and Fords in general, but this is the first time the Hoonigan crew tackled a Fox Body Mustang. …read more Source:: CNet