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Microsoft officially acquires GitHub It is confirmed!  Microsoft has indeed acquired GitHub. The acquisition was completed at $7.5 billion in Microsoft stock. The popular Git-based code sharing and collaboration service was valued at 2 billion in 2015. So this deal is far more fruitful to GitHub than it anticipated. GitHub will get a new face Former Xamarin CEO Nat Friedman (and now Microsoft corporate vice president) will become GitHub’s CEO....

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GDPR Compliance now made mandatory by EU General Data Protection Regulation came into effect May 25, 2018. ‘GDPR’ are a new set of regulations set by the European Union (EU) to safeguard sensitive data from cyber-security breaches. Under the terms of GDPR, strict conditions govern how organizations gather data and how it is managed. Organizations that fail to comply will face penalties.   How does the new regulation affect...

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Amazon invests in Acko, leads $12 million funding round. Acko Technologies and Services Pvt. Ltd. got Amazons attention. Acko, the digital insurance startup in India, confirmed that the U.S. retail giant led a $12 M round of funding for its business. The company had already started well when investors pumped $30 million into it last year. Now this round takes them to $42 million raised to date. Amazon...

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Uber Self drive car not safe yet Uber’s self drive car got involved in a fatal accident recently in the U.S. This has raised concern whether to allow such vehicles to be on road. The whole incident has been recorded on the dash board cam. The footage reveals that the car had acknowledged an object in the front but didn’t stop. The woman was seen crossing...

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Tinder all set be your stalker Tinder the dating app is coming out with a new feature called Places. The new feature tracks your location via its app. It shows potential matches, the places where you’ve been. It's not just the places you 'check-in' that gets tracked. Everywhere you go it follows. Tinder feels the new feature will allow people to more easily find their real-life...

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Microsoft’s Surface Hub 2 looks revolutionary Microsoft has introduced its next-generation mega conference room displays today. Microsoft has been obsessed with giant touch-screens for years. Finally, they can brag about their new Surface Hub 2. It has many features to be a standout. The Surface Hub 2 is designed to be flexible and lightweight so workers can move it throughout an office. Let’s see what the new Hub 2...

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