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Transactions in Amazon DynamoDB

Developers sometimes need to implement business logic that requires multiple, all-or-nothing operations across one or more tables. This requirement can add unnecessary complexity to their implementation. Today, Amazon is making these use cases easier to build on DynamoDB with native support for transactions! DynamoDB transactions provide developers atomicity, consistency, isolation, and durability (ACID) across one or more tables within...

Singapore Online Marketplace Builder Arcadier to Raise US $25 Million via Token Sale to bring eCommerce Marketplaces on the Blockchain

SINGAPORE, November 2018 – Arcadier, a Singapore-headquartered online marketplace builder, has announced the launch of its Token Generation Event (TGE) Presale for Project ArcadierX, Arcadier’s blockchain-enhanced marketplace platform. Arcadier aims to introduce immutability, transparency and decentralisation to the global B2B and B2C eCommerce markets, while enhancing trust through blockchain. Arcadier intends to raise US $25...

Scalability at Uber with Uber’s Alerting System

To reach a certain level of scalability, Uber is using microservices architecture with thousands of implemented services to support the company growth. The mobile application, the internal solutions, the infrastructures support and all the other products are maintained within microservices. To maintain this system, Uber’s engineers built an alerting pipeline responsible for detecting, mitigating, and notifying...

Microsoft is Now Using FIDO2 Instead of Passwords

Microsoft is now enabling authentication using FIDO2, thus moving towards killing passwords. This update will affect users of Outlook, Skype, Office, OneDrive, Xbox Live and others. It will help them to sign in more seamlessly. Writing in a blog post confirming the move, Alex Simons, corporate vice president of program management in Microsoft’s identity division,...

Fantasy Football and Machine Learning

In this article, we will see how IBM is using machine learning to predict fantasy football actions. ESPN and IBM have teamed up to bring a new level of insight to fantasy football team owners: Watson AI. #FantasyFootballFace. Watson is built on an enterprise grade machine learning pipeline to read, understand, and comprehend millions of...

Instagram is fighting fake likes and followers

Instagram started a war with fake likes, fake followers and even fake comments by deleting any engagement done by an account that uses a third party boosting service, in the excuse of violating Instagram community guidelines and terms of us. Instagram is now using machine learning tools to identify accounts that uses such services and...