development

GitLab Files For Initial Public Offering After $6bn Valuation

Software development platform maker GitLab files for public offering on Nasdaq after January secondary share sale that valued it at…

3 months ago

Facebook Developing Machine Learning Chip – Report

Engineers at Facebook are reportedly developing a machine learning chip, as part of its internal chip development program

3 months ago

Npm Removes Data Theft Code

Popular JavaScript developer tool removes malicious package that tried to steal data, in latest attack on software supply chain

1 year ago

GitLab Bolsters DevSecOps With Peach Tech, Fuzzit Acquisitions

GitLab to integrate Peach Tech and Fuzzit fuzz-testing into its DevOps lifecycle tool, helping developers to catch security bugs earlier…

1 year ago

Linux Mint Distances Itself From Canonical’s Snap

The popular Linux Mint distribution ends support for Canonical's Snap package manager, saying the system is comparable to proprietary software

2 years ago

Google Postpones Android 11 Launch Event

The virtual launch event for Android's next version, originally set for this week, has been pushed back amidst civil unrest…

2 years ago

Python Beats Java To No. 2 Spot On GitHub

Data science and AI help Python grow to the second most popular language on GitHub this year, while Google's Dart…

2 years ago

MIT’s ‘Gen’ Aims To Make AI Techniques More Accessible

Researchers aim for a system similar to Google's TensorFlow, but with the flexibility to bring in a broader gamut of…

2 years ago

Microsoft Claims Speed Edge With Open Source Python Type Checker

Microsoft's Pyright runs independently of Python, intended to give it a performance boost over rivals such as Mypy – but…

3 years ago

Alexa Urges User To ‘Kill Foster Parents’ In Unsettling Incident

Amazon's use of experimental chatbots on its Alexa AI platform has led to some disturbing conversations and a security breach,…

3 years ago

Study Finds Lukewarm Corporate Engagement With Open Source

Companies expect developers to use open source tools at work, but few make substantial contributions in return

3 years ago

GitHub Introduces ‘Revolutionary’ Automation Features

Developers will now be able to automate workflow processes by running actions directly on the site — as well as…

3 years ago

Alphabet’s X Spins Off Wing, Loon Into Separate Companies

The research projects, dealing with delivery drones and balloon-based internet provision, are to join Alphabet's 'Other Bets' division

3 years ago

Latest Android P Preview Offers ‘Near-Final’ Features

Google urges developers to test their apps as final release of the next-gen OS nears

3 years ago

Deutsche Telekom Switches On 5G Mobile Data In Berlin

Operator trials 'Europe's first live 5G data link' in the centre of the German metropolis

4 years ago

T-Mobile Buys Sprint In £19bn Mega-Deal

The deal would give the combined T-Mobile more funds to invest in infrastructure and 5G development

4 years ago

Nginx Aims To Make Microservices Easier To Deploy

Nginx Unit, available this week, consolidates the infrastructure for microservices-based apps into a single tool

4 years ago

Samsung To Establish Massive AI Research Facility In France

The centre is to be Samsung's third biggest after those in South Korea and the US, with more than 100…

4 years ago

Emergency Network Delayed By Agile Development Methods, MPs Told

Agile delivery techniques take longer but mean 'less risk', permanent secretary Philip Rutnam tells MPs

4 years ago

London Authority Seeks Views On Personal Data And ‘Smart London’

The public survey will look for opinions on how personal data should be exploited, in the wake of earlier data…

4 years ago

Barcelona Aims To Oust Microsoft In Open Source Drive

The Catalonian capital is aiming to supplant proprietary software including Outlook, Office and Internet Explorer by the spring of next…

4 years ago

Jaguar Land Rover To Establish Ireland Software Development Centre

The research centre, staffed by 150 engineers, is to be located in Shannon, western Ireland, where Intel also has a…

4 years ago

Microsoft Previews Quantum Computing Language Q#

The company's quantum computing development kit includes the Q# language as well as local and cloud simulators, libraries and sample…

4 years ago

IT LIFE: Dan Martland, Edge Testing Solutions

Dan Martland from Edge Testing Solutions talks about how his hobby became a career and the importance of software testing

4 years ago

Mozilla To Build Breach Notifications Into Firefox Browser

A planned feature, currently in early testing, would alert users when they use a site that's recently been affected by…

4 years ago

iOS Vulnerable To ‘Shockingly Easy’ Phishing Attack

iOS' frequent authentication pop-ups, together with developers' ability to create authentic-looking dialogue boxes, spells phishing trouble

4 years ago

Apple Fixes MacOS Bug That Displayed Encrypted Disk Passwords

The issue, found in macOS High Sierra, meant that users were shown the volume's password when they requested a password…

4 years ago

Microsoft Quantum Programming Tools Aim At Future Computers

IGNITE 2017: Microsoft announced a quantum computer programming language integrated with Visual Studio on the first day of the Ignite…

4 years ago

Google Fires Author Of Controversial Diversity Memo

The internal memo, which argued Google's diversity practices were 'discriminatory', caused a backlash both within and outside the company

4 years ago

Oracle Partners With Docker To Boost App Development And Deployment

Coders can now place images of Oracle products in Docker to increase the pace of developing, testing and deploying apps

5 years ago