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Microsoft open sources Visual Studio Code Extension for Arduino

Microsoft has released its Visual Studio Code Extension for Arduino as a new open source tool. Microsoft, which has the biggest contributor community on GitHub, has launched the MIT-licensed code across the open source platform to enable developers to leverage Arduino hardware specifically for IoT projects and applications. ‘Our team at Visual Studio IoT Tooling,… Read More

Google introduces Istio service mesh for cloud

Google, in conjunction with IBM and Lyft, has introduced a new open-source infrastructure service mesh called Istio. Istio provides users with a uniform means of managing and monitoring microservices. It can be deployed using Kubernetes container systems, on-premises, or with any cloud system. With Istio, developers have a service mesh that provides automatic load balancing,… Read More

VMware acquires app analytics startup Apteligent

VMware has acquired app intelligence startup Apteligent as the cloud and virtualisation giant seeks to optimise its mobile offerings and improve user experience. In a blog post explaining VMware’s motives behind the Apteligent acquisition, Sumit Dhawan, SVP of end-user computing and general manager of desktop products and solutions, wrote that the move was in order to… Read More

NVIDIA to train 100,000 developers in AI this year

At the GPU Technology Conference in Silicon Valley, NVIDIA announced that it has set in motion a program to train 100,000 developers in deep learning and artificial intelligence by the end of 2017. Developers will be trained through the NVIDIA Deep Learning Institute, which offers on-site training at labs and corporate locations, as well as… Read More

Microsoft acquires container orchestration specialist Deis

Microsoft has signed an agreement to acquire Deis, an open source container orchestration company which allows for the creation and management of apps on top of Kubernetes. Microsoft purchased Deis from platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) provider Engine Yard, which acquired OpDemand in 2015 – the original creator of Deis. Terms of the new deal are yet to… Read More