Giphy, in a partnership with Twitch, launches an extension that lets viewers select GIFs from a curated catalog to appear on-screen during a stream (Timothy J. Seppala/Engadget)

July 17, 2018

Timothy J. Seppala / Engadget: Giphy, in a partnership with Twitch, launches an extension that lets viewers select GIFs from a curated catalog to appear on-screen during a stream  —  Twitch’s next way of letting viewers interact with streams is with GIFs.  The latest customization tool for the popular broadcasting service arrives via … Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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BrandPost: Intent-Driven Networks – The New Hot Datacentre Tech

Intelligence is the next holy grail of the datacentre. It is also the solution to the extreme challenges the modern network architect faces. The ability to understand everything that goes on within an environment, and then design and manage a network that can fully meet the needs of the enterprise, is reaching the point where it’s too complex for even a well-resourced team of engineers to achieve with certainty. The…

July 17, 2018
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New APL service to test expedited demand on trans-Pacific

APL has introduced a time-guaranteed service in a bid to differentiate itself in a crowded trans-Pacific shipping market. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. APL’s launch of a weekly expedited service from China to Southern California next month will prove a test of whether shipper demand for guaranteed ocean and surface delivery goes beyond… Source: http://www.joc.com

July 17, 2018
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Microsoft Is Making the Windows Command Line a Lot Better

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Over the last few years, Microsoft has been working to improve the Windows console. Console windows now maximize properly, for example. In the olden days, hitting maximize would make the window taller but not wider. Today, the action will fill the whole screen, just like any other window. Especially motivated by the Windows subsystem for Linux, the console in Windows 10…

July 17, 2018
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Slack acquires Missions, a tool that helps automate routine processes and tasks in Slack without needing to write code (Jonathan Vanian/Fortune)

July 17, 2018

Jonathan Vanian / Fortune: Slack acquires Missions, a tool that helps automate routine processes and tasks in Slack without needing to write code  —  Slack is attempting to broaden its appeal to businesses and has bought a small enterprise software startup in Denver to help.  —  The workplace chat app company … Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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Tinder says it will begin testing Bitmoji integration in Canada and Mexico using the recently launched Snap Kit (Sarah Perez/TechCrunch)

July 17, 2018

Sarah Perez / TechCrunch: Tinder says it will begin testing Bitmoji integration in Canada and Mexico using the recently launched Snap Kit  —  Tinder will begin testing Bitmoji in its app in Canada and Mexico, the company announced today.  The new integration comes courtesy of the recently launched Snap Kit … Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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IDG Contributor Network: What’s disrupting supply chain and procurement?

Digital technologies are impacting specific industries, both through internal change and competitive threats. In “How to jumpstart digital transformation in healthcare,” I proposed a healthcare IT transformation strategy. But these forces also are transforming standard business functions, such as finance, marketing and HR. Also undergoing transformation are the key areas of supply chain and procurement. Like many business processes, supply chain and procurement have their own inertia. A case in…

July 17, 2018
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