IHS economist issues trade, monetary policy warning

Nariman Behravesh, IHS Markit chief economist, addresses TPM 2018 in Long Beach. Photo credit: Caught in the Moment Photography LONG BEACH, California — Economies around the world are enjoying the kind of expansion they haven’t seen in more than decade, but uncertainty surrounding the potential for protectionist trade wars and fiscal… Source: http://www.joc.com

March 5, 2018
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Ubisoft is Using AI To Catch Bugs in Games Before Devs Make Them

AI has a new task: helping to keep the bugs out of video games. From a report: At the recent Ubisoft Developer Conference in Montreal, the French gaming company unveiled a new AI assistant for its developers. Dubbed Commit Assistant, the goal of the AI system is to catch bugs before they’re ever committed into code, saving developers time and reducing the number of flaws that make it into a…

March 5, 2018
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Good-bye JEE, hello Jakarta EE

Oracle waves good-bye to Java Enterprise Edition, as the Eclipse Foundation takes over Java EE under a new name, Jakarta, and without the “Java” trademark. Source: http://www.zdnet.com

March 5, 2018
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Port of Koper adds new Med-to-Munich rail link

The port of Koper this week launches a new direct railway service connecting the Mediterranean hub with the South German city of Munich Koper as the Slovenian port continues to build its intermodal inks with the hinterland.Slovenian railway operator Adria Kombi will run the three-times-weekly services in both directions, and… Source: http://www.joc.com

March 5, 2018
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Former Dropbox executive and Index Ventures VC Ilya Fushman joins Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers as a general partner (Alex Konrad/Forbes)

March 5, 2018

Alex Konrad / Forbes: Former Dropbox executive and Index Ventures VC Ilya Fushman joins Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers as a general partner  —  Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers has added a high profile new partner to its effort to revitalize its venture practice.  —  The newest face to join Kleiner Perkins … Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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Remote Work is Going To Keep Increasing, Study Says

Freelancing website Upwork has published its annual Future Workforce Report, which explores hiring behaviors of over 1,000 U.S. managers. It finds: As companies struggle to fill the skills gap, they’re embracing agile, remote teams to get work done. Nearly two-thirds (63 percent) of companies today have remote workers, yet a majority lack remote work policies. Companies have the resources, but lack the policies to support remote work: While companies feel…

March 5, 2018
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