Zesty raises $35M to help control cloud costs

Zesty, a company that offers a tool for automatically scaling and shrinking cloud resources to keep cloud costs in check, announced a $35 million series A funding round. The company is tackling the increasingly contentious problem of keeping cloud-based applications running without paying too much. Competitors such as Kubecost and Cloudability already offer software packages that focus […]

How to fend off cybersecurity burnout

Facing a worsening talent shortage and increasingly active and sophisticated attackers, cybersecurity practitioners are finding themselves stretched thin and overworked. We saw major security incidents occur in 2021 such as the cyberattacks on SolarWinds, Microsoft Exchange, and Kaseya, which exacerbated stress leading to burnout of security professionals. By adopting the following strategy, organizations can empower […]

Tea For God Is Coming To SteamVR In 2022

Impressive impossible spaces-based shooter, Tea For God, will arrive on SteamVR in 2022. Developer Void Room now has a Steam page for the game. For the past few years, Tea For God has existed as an in-progress build on Itch.io, where you could grab the game for both PC and Oculus Quest via sideloading. But […]

Outriders Presentation To Reveal ‘Colossal’ Free Update

Developer People Can Fly will air its first Outriders Broadcast since the game launched on April 1. The presentation will give fans a peek at a “colossal” free content update hitting the cooperative shooter in the near future. People Can Fly provides no other hints as to what this update entails. If you’ve enjoyed Outriders and […]

Kodiak Robotics to expand autonomous trucking with $125M

Kodiak Robotics, a startup developing self-driving truck technologies, today announced that it raised $125 million in an oversubscribed series B round for a total of $165 million to date. The tranche — which includes investments from SIP Global Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Battery Ventures, CRV, Muirwoods Ventures, Harpoon Ventures, StepStone Group, Gopher Asset Management, Walleye […]

Swimm receives $27.6M to streamline automated software development

Swimm, a Tel Aviv startup that streamlines software development documentation workflows, has raised an additional $27.6 million. CEO and cofounder Oren Toledano told VentureBeat the investment would help expand core platform functionality, improve integration into more development tools, facilitate team stats, and double staff. Other companies have explored using structured markup languages like Swagger and the […]

Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla To Get Four More Content Updates Before End Of Year

Ubisoft has confirmed that Assassin’s Creed Valhalla will receive four more content updates in 2021.  This news comes from the official Assassin’s Creed Twitter account, which posted a timeline screenshot of what’s set to arrive in Valhalla before the year is up. As indicated by the photo seen below, there look to be four more […]

Top 10 Shooters To Play Right Now

What makes a good shooter? Immediate answers might include punchy phrases/words like “gun feel” or “kit customization.” Even so, it’s hard to define the gratification that comes with securing that coveted victory in ranked multiplayer or surviving a seemingly never-ending onslaught in single-player horde mode. A good shooter tends to contain a smorgasbord of enticing […]

Top 10 Puzzle Games To Play Right Now

A good puzzle is one of the best things in life. Some are relaxing time-killers, while others test our skills in critical problem solving or quick mental gymnastics; both can be incredibly satisfying. Video games can elevate these head-scratching problems to new heights and complexities by immersing you in a setting, messing with concepts like […]