Apple’s newest subscription service is an IT management package for small businesses

The new Business Essentials app is a portal that can distribute software and company resources. | Image: Apple The Business Essentials subscription service that Apple announced and introduced in a limited beta late last year is now available for any small business. This is Apple’s vertical integration of device management and cloud storage under the … Read more

Prepare data from Databricks for machine learning using Amazon SageMaker Data Wrangler

Data science and data engineering teams spend a significant portion of their time in the data preparation phase of a machine learning (ML) lifecycle performing data selection, cleaning, and transformation steps. It’s a necessary and important step of any ML workflow in order to generate meaningful insights and predictions, because bad or low-quality data greatly … Read more

Biden’s answer to high gas prices is to boost U.S. battery production

President Joe Biden will trigger the Defense Production Act to secure U.S. sources of critical minerals and materials like lithium, nickel, cobalt, graphite and manganese that are used to make batteries for electric vehicles and energy storage. The order is in response to spiking gas prices and supply chain constraints caused by Russia’s war in Ukraine. … Read more

Behold the robo-berry

If you’ve never picked a raspberry, well, first of all that’s too bad, because a fresh raspberry is a beautiful thing. But second, and more immediately relevant in this case, you would not know that there is a technique to it that, surprisingly, robots aren’t super good at because they tend to be… crushy. But … Read more

Uber’s annual product event will focus on travel, sustainability

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Uber will hold its annual product event on May 16th, during which the company will showcase new products, updates, and features focused on travel and sustainability. It will be Uber’s second product event, after last year’s “Go/Get 2021” gathering presented a host of pandemic-themed announcements, including the ability … Read more