– Mirantis buys Docker Enterprise. As we announced in September, faced with financial difficulties, Docker is forced to yield to Mirantis (OpenStack specialist) its activity related to the Docker Enterprise container management platform. This concerns 750 customers. Simultaneously, Docker Announces Raising $ 35 Million Benchmark and Insight Partners to recapitalize. The funds will be dedicated to managing continuous development workflows around modern applications, says the California publisher.
– Launch of the Bytecode Alliance. Mozilla, Intel, Red Hat and Fastly announced today the launch of this open source group which focuses on “the creation of new software bases, relying on standards such as WebAssembly and WebAssembly System Interface (WASI)”. This standard allows browsers to run compiled programs. The Alliance, however, wants to go beyond the browser and wants to establish “a secure platform that allows application developers and service providers to confidently execute unreliable code on any infrastructure for any reason. any operating system or device, drawing on decades of experience in this field in web browsers. ”
– Google will manage the bank accounts. With the Cache project, the Mountain View company wants to get into personal banking and financial services. The company is preparing to offer current accounts to consumers as early as next year, according to the Wall Street Journal. It will partner with US banks and credit unions, the latter dealing with all financial and compliance activities related to these accounts.
– Launch of the 16-inch MacBook Pro. Apple has released two versions of its flagship laptop 16-inch version. One with an Intel Core i7 Core processor 2.6 GHz (4.5 GHz turbo mode), 512 GB of storage, an AMD Radeon Pro 5300M chip with 4 GB of GDDR6 memory, plus 16 GB of DDR4 memory. The second 16-inch MacBook Pro comes with an Intel Core i9 eight-core 2.3 GHz (4.8 GHz turbo), 1TB storage, AMD Radeon Pro 5300M chip with 4GB GDDR6 memory, plus 16 GB of DDR4 memory. Apple has doubled the capacity of the 15-inch version of its laptop, which is replaced by the latter two models, without raising prices. 2159,2 € HT for the first model to 512 GB, 2559,2 € HT for the second to 1 TB.