Google sponsors OSTIF security reviews of critical open source software

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Google is partnering with the Open Source Technology Improvement Fund to sponsor security reviews in critical open source software. Read More.

Open source API management platform Gravitee raises $11M

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Open source API and identity access management platform Gravitee has raised $11 million in its first round of funding. Read More.


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What is an open source program office?

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The open source program office provides structure and formalizes the existence of open source software, tools, and projects inside a company. Cloud Dev Enterprise VB Home Page Aiven Alliander Linux Foundation Open source open source program office Oskari Saarenmaa

Facebook open-sources Winterfell, a computational integrity library

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Facebook has open-sourced a new library, Winterfell, that aims to bring computational integrity techniques to a wider audience. Big Data Cloud Enterprise Security VB Home Page category-/Arts & Entertainment/TV & Video/TV Shows & Programs cryptography Open source

Researchers open-source benchmarks measuring quality of AI-generated code

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GitLab’s open source Package Hunter detects malicious code in dependencies

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GitLab's Package Hunter is an open source tool that helps developers detect malicious code in open source software components. Read More.

Open source API gateway KrakenD lands at the Linux Foundation

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The Linux Foundation has added open source API gateway KrakenD to its arsenal of projects, where it will now be known as the Lura Project. Read More.

AtomicJar wants to bring open source integration testing to the enterprise

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AtomicJar wants to commercialize a popular open source integration testing framework used by major companies including Oracle and Uber. Read More.

Snyk bolsters open source software security with FossID acquisition

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Snyk has acquired FossID, a startup that develops a software composition analysis tool for open source code. Read More.

Microsoft’s open source Dapr hits prime time to help developers embrace microservices

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Microsoft has announced that its open source, platform-agnostic Dapr project is now production ready, with v1.0 available on GitHub. Read More.

LinkedIn open-sources GDMix, a framework for training AI personalization models

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LinkedIn recently open-sourced GDMix, a framework for training the sort of AI personalization models used in search engines and ecommerce websites.

NGA Continues To Engage With Open Source Community Via GitHub


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Amazon releases DeepRacer software in open source

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Amazon made its DeepRacer available in open source, enabling developers to custom-program remote-controlled cars. Read More. AI Big Data Cloud Dev Enterprise Mobile Transportation VB Home Page Amazon Amazon Web Services AWS AWS DeepRacer DeepRacer

NSA Releases A New Technology to Open Source Community


Here is their press release : NSA Releases First in Series of Software Products to Open Source Community. The software is “open source,” which means its code is available to the public – in this case, through the Apache Software Foundation. It is the first in a series of releases of in-house software products by NSA’s Technology Transfer Program (TTP). More information about TTP is available on the Technology Transfer Program page.

OpenAI releases Triton, a programming language for AI workload optimization

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OpenAI has released Triton, a 'Python-like' programming language to optimize workloads for multicore processors such as GPUs. Read More.

Open-sourced Technology Levels the Playing Field Between Tech Giants and Startups


The contest between proprietary technology and open source has been ongoing for a decade.Today, some of the most premium technology is open-sourced and free. Even Google's highly prized Borg software is becoming open-sourced. After Google bowed to the pressure to make Borg an open source technology it’s safe to say open source is winning the tussle. Government push for open source software.

GitHub launches Copilot to power pair programming with AI

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Mozilla winds down DeepSpeech development, announces grant program

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Mozilla says it's winding down development of DeepSpeech, its open source speech recognition model, as it transitions to an advisory role. Read More.

Uber releases Ludwig, an open source AI ‘toolbox’ built on top of TensorFlow


Want to dive earnestly into artificial intelligence (AI) development, but find the programming piece of it intimidating? The ride-hailing giant today debuted Ludwig, an open source “toolbox” built on top of Google’s TensorFlow framework that allows users to train and test AI models without having to write […]. Not to worry — Uber has your back.

IBM’s CodeNet dataset aims to train AI to tackle programming challenges

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IBM's Project CodeNet is an effort to spur the development of AI systems that can tackle programming challenges. Read More.

Baidu open-sources Paddle Quantum toolkit for AI quantum computing research

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Tech giant Baidu has released Paddle Quantum, a toolkit for AI quantum computing research that's available in open source on GitHub. Read More.

Uber open-sources automated design framework for experiments

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Uber open-sourced an AI framework for automating experimental design. AI Big Data Dev ai artificial intelligence category-/Computers & Electronics/Programming category-/Science/Computer Science experimental design machine learning Pyro research Uber

Why Apple is wooing open source developers with Swift

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Apple is among the most closed of tech companies, yet it is serenading open source with its Swift programming language

API development platform Postman nabs $225M

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Netflix Updates Open Source Projects with Docker Containers, More

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Program overhaul aimed at making collaboration with open source developers easier Read More. Shared

My take on open source licenses :


My take on open source licenses. Open Source licensing can be a confusing and daunting task. This is the most popular Open Source license. Without a full description of what the GPL does, as there are many places to find this, the GPL is a true Open Source license in the sense that it enforces that derivitave works must retain same license. In doing so it ensures that Open Sourced items remain open source.

LinkedIn open-sources DeText, a framework for natural language processing tasks

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Lacuna boosts digital twins for metro transit networks with $16M raise

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OpenAI warns AI behind GitHub’s Copilot may be susceptible to bias

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What OpenAI and GitHub’s ‘AI pair programmer’ means for the software industry

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GitHub's Copilot, AI-powered programming built on top of GPT-3, hints at the business of large language models. AI Dev Enterprise VB Home Page Application development category-/Computers & Electronics/Programming category-/Science/Computer Science Open source OpenAI TechTalks

IBM’s CodeFlare automates AI model development

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What is a perceptual hash function?

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GitHub's open-source CodeQL tool looks for security holes in real-time


On Thursday, GitHub announced that after extensive testing, it launched a native code scanner that can detect security flaws in posted programs or code as it is being entered. The tool is powered by CodeQL—an open-source semantic code analyzer

Hack together your own e-paper smartwatch with this $50 open-source kit

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If you’ve ever wanted to be like Steve Wozniak and have your own custom-made, geeky watch, Squarofumi (stylized SQFMI) may have the product for you: an open-source, Arduino-powered smartwatch with a 1.54-inch e-paper screen ( via Gizmodo ). Image: SQFMI.

Checkly secures $10M for continuous API and web app testing

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Sentry raises $60 million to monitor app performance in real time

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Sentry, a startup developing AI-powered app monitoring solutions, has raised $60 million in venture funding. Read More.

Sonatype acquires MuseDev, expands Nexus code analysis platform

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Google unveils Flutter 2.2 with payment plugin for in-app purchases

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Want to Upgrade Your Career? Try Joining Open Source Projects

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We find that joining open source projects, for example, does more than pass the time: they make resumes even more persuasive to businesses. In addition to giving technical professionals an opportunity to engage with the larger IT community, open source projects are actually a robust resume builder. What Open Source Projects Add to Your Resume. Involvement in open source projects conveys that clearly. How Open Source Projects Open Doors.

Mozilla Common Voice updates will help train the ‘Hey Firefox’ wakeword for voice-based web browsing

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Mozilla updated Common Voice, its open source collection of transcribed voice data. It now contains over 7,000 hours of speech across 54 languages. Read More.

UPDATED: Facebook, Google and Others Partner to Make Open Source Easier

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Launch TODO program to address issues tech companies face when using open source Read More. Facebook Google Twitter

IBM makes Python distribution platform Anaconda generally available for Linux

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Critical flaws found in open-source encryption software VeraCrypt

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A new security audit has found critical vulnerabilities in VeraCrypt, an open-source, full-disk encryption program that's the direct successor of the widely popular, but now defunct, TrueCrypt. Users are encouraged to upgrade to VeraCrypt 1.19, which was released Monday and includes patches for most of the flaws. Some issues remain unpatched because fixing them requires complex changes to the code and in some cases would break backward compatibility with TrueCrypt.