Episode 251: Don’t you use my words against me
We discuss all the latest M&A rumors including: MSFT buying TikTok, Nvidia buying ARM and Salesforce.com buying Datadog. We also weigh in on the latest fight between Fortnite and Apple over the App Store. Plus, we offer advice on air conditioning and cars.
- Apple just kicked Fortnite off the App Store
- Matt’s corner
Relevant to your Interests
- The Ten Commandments of Container Security - InfraCloud Technologies
- The Second Edition of “The State of the Kubernetes Ecosystem”
- Linux Foundation rolls bunch of overlapping groups into one to tackle growing number of open-source security vulns
- Apple Buys Startup to Challenge Square in Mobile Payments
- IBM is Already Gutting Red Hat and Firing Employees Without Warning, Jim Whitehurst Isn't Even Using GNU/Linux
- Rackspace IPO prices at bottom of target range to raise about $703 million
- Mistake by Apple kills all Mac developer's apps - 9to5Mac
- Resigning from AWS on Ethical Grounds with Tim Bray — Screaming in the Cloud
- Scientists rename human genes to stop Microsoft Excel from misreading them as dates
- Toshiba Will No Longer Make Laptops
- VMware discontinues Datrium hardware and hyperconverged OS, effective immediately
- Mozilla lays off 250 employees while it refocuses on commercial products | ZDNet
- Google rolls out virtual visiting card in India – TechCrunch
- Mirantis acquires Lens, an IDE for Kubernetes – TechCrunch
- Working in Public and the Economics of Free
- “Running a successful open source project is just Good Will Hunting in reverse, where you start out as a respected genius and end up being a janitor who gets into fights."
- Kubecon + CloudNativeCon Virtual Conference on August 17th-20th.
- GitLab Commit: You Belong Here on Aug 26th.
- SpringOne Platform, Sep 2nd and 3rd.
- Sent stickers to Sachin in NSW Australia
- Sent stickers to Jesse in Georgia, he says we are like family.
- Colin tweeted at us.
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- Brandon built the Quick Concall iPhone App and he wants you to buy it for $0.99.
- Use the code SDT to get $20 off Coté’s book, Digital WTF, so $5 total.
- Matt Ray: Google Docs → Tools → Voice typing: Matt’s SDT 251 Transcript
- Brandon: Anker Wireless Charger