RethinkDB Gets Acquired By the Cloud Native Compute Foundation; Joins the Linux Foundation

An anonymous reader writes:The Cloud Native Compute Foundation (CNCF) today announced that it has acquired the RethinkDB copyright and assets, including its code, and contributed it to The Linux Foundation. RethinkDB, which had raised about $12.2 million in venture capital for its open-source database, went out of business in October 2016. The CNCF says it paid $25,000 to complete this transaction. The code will now be available under the Apache license.

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How to Configure Network Between Guest VM and Host in Oracle VirtualBox

Once you have installed different operating systems in Oracle VirtualBox, you may want to enable communication between the host and the virtual machines. In this article, we will describe the simplest and direct method…
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Google Maps Update Adds a Bottom Bar With Transit Info, Nearby Places, and More

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