Starlink nightmare: Moving service location a few feet delays orders until 2023

Enlarge / Starlink satellite dish. reader comments 81 with 55 posters participating, including story author Share this story Some people who preordered Starlink broadband say they made tiny changes to their service locations on the Starlink website and immediately had their delivery dates delayed by a year or more. This isn’t a case of changing […]

NASA’s new rovers will be a fleet of mobile robots that work together

Onboard, each rover will carry a small computer, a wireless radio, and a stereo camera to capture 3D imagery. While none of them alone will be able to collect as much data as a larger one would, deploying several at once could reduce the risk of a catastrophic mission failure. CADRE was developed inside NASA’s […]

Hybrid cloud adoption demands a holistic cybersecurity posture

This is the second article in a series of three. The first focused on the importance of making businesses more future-ready and how to work through common obstacles on the path to digitization. We also discussed how modernizing on-premises infrastructure as part of a hybrid cloud approach can best be managed via hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI), […]

Dismantling three common cloud strategy assumptions

Cloud is ubiquitous: according to Gartner, spending on public cloud services is predicted to reach $396 billion in 2021 and grow 21.7% to $482 billion in 2022. And by 2026, Gartner predicts public cloud spending will exceed 45% of all enterprise IT spending, up from less than 17% in 2021. But how much do companies […]

Anti-money laundering start-up raises $30 million

Peter Griffin, Editor. 02 November 2021, 9:05 am A record year for start-up capital raising looks set to end on a strong note with Auckland-based FirstAML raising $30 million in a Series B funding round. FirstAML is a “reg tech” company that does due diligence on companies and maintains a database of 350,000 entities making […]

Amazon’s satellite launch schedule puts it nearly 4 years behind Starlink

Enlarge / Illustration of an ABL RS1 rocket that will carry Amazon broadband satellites. reader comments 46 with 35 posters participating Share this story Amazon plans to launch its first prototype broadband satellites in Q4 2022, which would be nearly four years after SpaceX launched its first prototype Starlink satellites. “This morning, we filed an […]

Starlink exits beta, but SpaceX says orders are delayed due to chip shortage

Enlarge / A Starlink satellite dish’s printed circuit board. reader comments 11 with 10 posters participating Share this story If you ordered Starlink broadband service and don’t receive your “Dishy McFlatface” satellite dish any time soon, the global chip shortage may be one reason why. “Silicon shortages have delayed production which has impacted our ability […]

High-performance, low-cost machine learning infrastructure is accelerating innovation in the cloud

Artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI and ML) are key technologies that help organizations develop new ways to increase sales, reduce costs, streamline business processes, and understand their customers better. AWS helps customers accelerate their AI/ML adoption by delivering powerful compute, high-speed networking, and scalable high-performance storage options on demand for any machine learning project. […]

Dell spins off $64 billion VMware as it battles debt hangover

Bloomberg | Getty Images reader comments 20 with 14 posters participating Share this story PC pioneer Michael Dell is set to cap his climb back to the top of the computing world on Monday with one of the largest corporate spin-offs. Dell Technologies will shed its 81 percent stake in publicly traded VMware, creating an […]