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DivvyCloud now supports Alibaba Cloud

  • DivvyCloud, a cloud security and compliance company, is expanding to support Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group.
  • More businesses are shifting to the cloud globally, DivvyCloud’s software will help customers achieve continuous security governance in Alibaba Cloud.
  • DivvyCloud already supports AWS, Azure, and GCP clouds.
  • Earlier in 2018, Alibaba surpassed IBM as the world’s fourth-largest provider of cloud infrastructure.
  • Nextbigfuture interviewed Brian Johnson, CEO and Co-founder of DivvyCloud.
  • DivvyCloud has retail clients who were asking for Alibaba Cloud support.
  • Clients are interested in not getting locked into to one provider.
  • Amazon Cloud is not shrinking but other cloud providers are being added.
  • IT departments want to remain compliant and secure.
  • They are choosing DivvyCloud to make security and management easier.
  • Alibaba and other cloud providers are trying to leverage second-mover advantages such as dealing with DDos protection out of the gate.

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Google Cloud Global Loadbalancer Outage

  • This page provides status information on the services that are part of Google Cloud Platform.
  • Check back here to view the current status of the services listed below.
  • If you are experiencing an issue not listed here, please contact Support.
  • For additional information on these services, please visit
  • Incident began at 2018-07-17 12:34 (all times are US/Pacific).
  • The issue with Google Cloud Load balancers returning 502s should be resolved for majority of users and we expect a full resolution in the near future.
  • We will provide another status update by Tuesday, 2018-07-17 13:30 US/Pacific with current details.

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GCP outage

  • This page provides status information on the services that are part of Google Cloud Platform.
  • Check back here to view the current status of the services listed below.
  • If you are experiencing an issue not listed here, please contact Support.
  • Learn more about what's posted on the dashboard in this FAQ.
  • For additional information on these services, please visit

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  • Unfortunately the X1 Carbon 2018 does not support suspend on Linux.
  • There's an ongoing discussion in the Lenovo Support Forums.
  • With some help from the Arch Linux Community, I was able to create an ACPI override for the DSDT.
  • This enables full support of S3 suspend on Linux.
  • This guide is written for Arch Linux but should work with any distribution out there.
  • The current BIOS version for the X1 Carbon 2018 is 1.25.
  • You can download the update ISO from the Lenovo Support Site.
  • If you wanna update via USB drive use geteltorito.
  • Reboot from USB and follow instructions.
  • Make sure that you have iasl (via acpica) and cpio (via cpio) installed.
  • Edit your boot loader configuration and add /acpi_override to the initrd line.
  • To ensure S3 is used as sleep default add mem_sleep_default=deep to you kernel parameters.

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Microsoft is making the Windows command line a lot better

  • While there are third-party efforts to do the same on Windows (with programs such as ConEmu), they all tend to be quite limited: they work by creating a Windows console window, hiding it somewhere off-screen, and scraping the characters from that console window.
  • Microsoft is working to build a better console for Windows, one that, we hope, will open the door to the same flexibility and capabilities that Unix users have enjoyed for more than 40 years.
  • The command-line team is publishing a series of blog posts describing the history of the Windows command-line, and how the operating system's console works.
  • The big reveal of the new API is coming soon, and with this, Windows should finally be able to have reliable, effective tabbed consoles, with emoji support, rich Unicode, and all the other things that the Windows console doesn't do...

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'I always knew this day would come': Read the memo outgoing Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein just sent to staff

  • David Solomon will succeed Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein as the Wall Street firm's new CEO.
  • Today, our firm is announcing that I intend to step down as chief executive officer at the end of September and remain as chairman until the end of the year, and that David Solomon will succeed me in both roles.
  • Today, I don't want to retire from Goldman Sachs, but by my own perhaps convoluted logic, it feels like the right time.
  • Thirty-six years at Goldman Sachs and over 12 years as chairman and CEO is a long time.
  • As I get distance from my role, I suspect people will ask me what I miss most about the firm and the special opportunity to lead it.
  • He's been a terrific partner to me and I look forward to watching him lead Goldman Sachs for years to come.

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Oasis labs Privacy first blockchain that is 2–4 orders of magnitude faster than on-chain Ethereum

  • Ekiden is a system for highly performant and confidentiality-preserving smart contract execution.
  • To the best of their knowledge, Ekiden is the first confidentiality-preserving smart contract system that can perform thousands of transactions per second.
  • Ekiden combines any desired underlying blockchain system (permissioned or permissionless) with TEE-based execution.
  • Ekiden uses compute nodes to perform smart contract computation over private data off chain in TEEs, then attest to their correct execution on chain.
  • Ekiden includes several performance optimizations that minimize use of the blockchain, which is a bottleneck.
  • The Oasis implementation of Ekiden supports contract development in Rust and the Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM).
  • When used with Ethereum as the backing blockchain, Ekiden still costs less than on-chain execution and supports contract confidentiality.
  • They created an implementation of Cryptokitties to demonstrate that Ekiden can execute an Ethereum contract even when source code is not available.

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Meet these 5 global investors at TIA Tokyo 2018’s Speed Dating

  • Headed by 20-year venture capitalist veteran Takeshi Ebihara, Rebright Partners hunts for the best early-stage startups operating in Asia.
  • With their wealth of experience in the IT industry, Rebright Partners creates a solid foundation for IT startups in the major Asian markets of Singapore, Tokyo, and India.
  • Despite operating heavily in the US and in Japan, DG Incubation’s early- to late-stage investment support has expanded its reach towards Southeast Asia and India.
  • Their portfolio includes firms like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Preferred investment size: US$200k – US$1 million
  • Particularly, the Rakuten Ventures arm specializes in finding early to growth stage startups with the most potential to disrupt today’s highly competitive digital economy.
  • The firm boasts support for startups of “all stages [and] all sectors [across] Asia, US, Israel.” Their portfolio includes Palette Cloud, GameWith, and FreakOut. Preferred investment size: US$200k – US$5 million

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Latest Xen Hypervisor Arrives Late, but Greatly Improved

  • All core functionality, including x86 support, device emulation and boot sequence has been re-architected, as its developers focus on less code, a smaller trusted computing base, less complexity, ease of maintenance, and better performance and scalability.
  • In PVH, Xen combines the best of Xen paravirtualization (PV) and hardware-assisted virtualization (HVM) to simplify the interface between operating systems with Xen Project Support and the Xen Project Hypervisor, and to reduce the hypervisor's attack surface.
  • And because Xen's new version adds experimental PVH Dom0 support (Dom0 is the initial domain started by Xen during boot), there's no need for QEMU for hardware emulation, which clears out about a million lines of code, shrinking the software's attack surface.
  • In addition to streamlined code, there are other security enhancements in Xen's latest version, such as mitigations against cache side channel attacks from our old friends Meltdown and Spectre.

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Theresa May's leadership under threat as Tory MPs mount fresh Brexit rebellions

  • MPs are set to vote on several amendments to the customs bill — a crucial piece of Brexit legislation — which have been tabled by the European Research Group, a hardline group of Eurosceptic Tory MPs. Their plan is simple: to kill off Theresa May's so-called Chequers plan, the Brexit compromise which has gone down badly with both Leavers and Remainers alike.
  • Tory MP Steve Baker, who resigned a ministerial post last week along with David Davis and Boris Johnson, is reportedly co-ordinating a 100-strong group of Brexiteers through a WhatsApp group, though fewer than half of that number appears likely to vote against the prime minister.
  • And while the amendments are unlikely to pass — because Labour will not support them — it will give May a clear sense of the scale of the rebellion facing Theresa May from her own back-benches by indicating how many of her MPs are ready to vote against her Chequers proposals.

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