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Zenaton lets you build and run workflows with ease

French startup Zenaton raised $2.35 million from Accel and Point Nine Capital, with the Slack Fund, Kima Ventures, Julien Lemoine and Francis Nappez also participating. The company wants to take care of the most tedious part of your application — asynchronous jobs and background tasks. While it has never been easier to develop a simple web-based service with a database, building and scaling workflows that handle tasks based on different events still sucks. Sometimes your background task fails and it’s going to take you days before you notice that your workflow stopped working. Some workflows might require so much resources that you’ll end up paying a huge server bill to get more RAM to handle those daily cron jobs and performance spikes. And yet, many small companies would greatly benefit from adding asynchronous jobs. For instance, you could improve your retention rate by sending email reminders. You could try to upsell your customers with accessories if you’re running an e-commerce website. You could ask for reviews a few hours after a user found a restaurant through your app. “We work hard to make it super easy – as a developer, you just have to install the Zenaton agent on your worker servers. That’s all.

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Welcome to the new TechCrunch

It’s been five years since we last refreshed our site, during which time the web has evolved considerably. And we have too, so much so that we outgrew our site. As a high traffic outlet supporting editorial efforts, events, networking and resources with a three-person engineering team, we did our best to build on what …

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Facebook was the victim of a backdoor hack

Even a tech giant like Facebook isn't immune to significant security breaches. Devcore's Orange Tsai recently discovered that someone had installed a backdoor on one of Facebook's corporate servers (that is, not the social network itself) in a bid t...

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You never learned to code? Start here. – Mashable

Mashable You never learned to code? Start here. Mashable In the broadest sense: to code is to speak to, control, or otherwise communicate with a machine (computer). “Code” is a synonym for “computer language.” Everything that you know as software – your computer's operating system, your mobile apps, your ...

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Apple Music Sonos Launch Confirmed For This Year – Ubergizmo (blog)

Ubergizmo (blog) Apple Music Sonos Launch Confirmed For This Year Ubergizmo (blog) Not too long after Apple Music was announced Sonos confirmed that at launch the new music streaming service will not be supported by its multi-room wireless speakers, but it didn't shut the door completely on the service, adding that it could arrive at ... and more »

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Beats 1 Radio Broadcast Begins June 30th At 8 AM PT – Ubergizmo (blog)

Ubergizmo (blog) Beats 1 Radio Broadcast Begins June 30th At 8 AM PT Ubergizmo (blog) Apple announced its new music streaming service called Apple Music at the Worldwide Developers Conference earlier this month and back then it revealed that its first 24-hour live internet radio station titled Beats 1 will start broadcasting on the very ... and more »

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Bloomberg “Confirms” iPhone 6s With Force Touch – Ubergizmo (blog)

Ubergizmo (blog) Bloomberg “Confirms” iPhone 6s With Force Touch Ubergizmo (blog) iPhone-6-review-4 Yesterday there was a rumor claiming that Apple had placed orders for components that would suggest that Force Touch is an upcoming feature in their next-gen iPhones. Now we have heard rumors of Force Touch appearing in the iPhone ... and more »

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Alleged Galaxy Note 5 Case Renders Surface – Ubergizmo (blog)

Alleged Galaxy Note 5 Case Renders Surface Ubergizmo (blog) Samsung-Galaxy-Note5-Schema-02 The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 is expected to be announced later in the year at IFA 2015 which will be held in Berlin. Unfortunately not much is known about the handset for now save for rumored specs and whatnot, but ... and more »

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Apple Watch Off To A Slow Start In Singapore – Ubergizmo (blog)

Ubergizmo (blog) Apple Watch Off To A Slow Start In Singapore Ubergizmo (blog) apple watch When the Apple Watch was first launched, it was extremely popular amongst consumers leading to a massive delay in shipping times, which some have attributed to the watch being in high demand, while others believe that this was simply a ... and more »

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