NVIDIA announced that it is acquiring DeepMap, a startup that builds HD maps for autonomous vehicles to navigate.
DeepMap’s technology will bolster the mapping and localization capabilities of NVIDIA DRIVE after the acquisition is expected to close in the third calendar quarter of 2021. According to Ali Kani, vice president and general manager of Automotive at NVIDIA:
“The acquisition is an endorsement of DeepMap’s unique vision, technology and people. DeepMap is expected to extend our mapping products, help us scale worldwide map operations and expand our full self-driving expertise.”
The latest release of Visual Studio Code 1.57 includes updates such as Workspace Trust, a new getting started experience, remote repositories and much more.
Workspace Trust lets users decide whether their project folders should allow or restrict automatic code execution and enables safe code browsing. What is more, the new Edge browser debugging feature integrates the Microsoft Edge Developer tools directly into VS Code.
- The new FIDO Developer Challenge invites teams to use the public FIDO2 WebAuthn API to showcase unique FIDO authentication ideas.
The FIDO Alliance stated that the projects should apply FIDO authentication protocols to address technical or social challenges within Fintech, eCommerce, IoT, retail, blockchain, gaming and education. The deadline for entry is July 2nd.
- The new Powered by Snowflake program is specifically designed to accelerate the ability of companies and application developers to deliver differentiated applications through all stages of the application in Snowflake’s Data Cloud.
The program will allow users to build better applications with faster engineering velocity by leveraging Snowflake design resources and will also drive awareness and adoption by co-marketing with Snowflake.
Those who participate in the program will also be able to optimize performance by working with support engineers who specialize in app development.
- The new version of TMS WEB Core includes package support to easily create custom components, Workspaces that allow users to manage multiple projects in one folder, and support for the use of the entire FNC component suite.
All new components and improvements are now available to Visual Studio Code users.