🌟🚀 Let's start the week with a summary of interesting stuff posted last week on our #technoshare Slack channel.

💻 Tech Updates

  • 🔥 The Snowflake Attack, potentially one of the largest data breaches ever, targets customers of the cloud storage firm Snowflake. For more, check Wired's article.
  • 🚀 Tobiko Data announces $21.8M in funding and the launch of Tobiko Cloud, a dbt-compatible data platform. More details on TechCrunch.
  • ✨ Databricks is set to acquire Tabular, signaling a move towards an open lakehouse. Dive into the details at Databricks' press release.
  • 🐧 DuckDB announces version 1.0.0, marking a significant milestone. Learn more at DuckDB's blog.

📰 News Highlights

  • 🌐 Microsoft undergoes strategic layoffs within its Azure cloud division, impacting up to 1,500 jobs. For more, read the story on Yahoo Finance.
  • 🔒 Data privacy alert: Signal may exit the EU market over privacy concerns related to a new proposal. Check the statement on X.

🛠 Tool Updates and Releases

  • 📚 Introduction of Polaris Catalog, an open-source solution for Apache Iceberg, aims to enable cross-engine interoperability. Details on Snowflake's blog.
  • 💡 Databricks and Microsoft showcase simple integration between Unity Catalog and Microsoft Fabric. Explore the how-to at Microsoft GitHub.

🔊 Podcasts & Blogs

  • 🔊 A new episode of the DataTopics Unplugged podcast is out! Dive into the latest discussions on data science trends and technology insights.
  • 📘 Exciting news in LLM: FineWeb releases a 15-trillion tokens dataset aimed at enhancing LLM pretraining, heralding a new era for open datasets. Read the full report on Hugging Face.

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