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Making-edge-computing-easier-to-deploy-and-access-for-developers

Making edge computing easier to deploy and access for developers


Tuesday, June 11, 2019 by

MobiledgeX announced its “Edge Experience” developer discovery program to simplify how developers and device makers integrate edge performance and test in real edge networks globally. The program kicked off recently with MobiledgeX providing code for the first edge computing hackathon, hosted by Telecom Infra Project (TIP) at Facebook’s campus in Menlo...


Self-serve-AI-platform-has-launched

Self serve AI platform has launched


Monday, May 20, 2019 by

Xnor.ai has launched AI2GO, a self-serve platform that enables developers, device creators and companies to build smart, edge-based solutions without training or background in AI. AI2GO is available now and contains more than a hundred fully-trained models optimized to run on resource-constrained devices such as mobile devices, wearables, smart cameras, remote sens...


Platform9-just-filled-a-gap-in-the-Kubernetes-community

Platform9 just filled a gap in the Kubernetes community


Monday, April 29, 2019 by

Platform9 announced Klusterkit – a set of three open source Kubernetes tools that enable organizations to easily deploy and operate production-grade Kubernetes clusters in air-gapped, on-premises environments. Each of the three tools comprising Klusterkit fills a gap in the Kubernetes community toolchain, and can be used independently or in tandem: etcdadm &...


Microsoft-announces-Visual-Studio-2019

Microsoft announces Visual Studio 2019


Wednesday, April 10, 2019 by

Microsoft announced general availability for Visual Studio 2019 – offering innovative and intelligent solutions that increase developer productivity. With Visual Studio 2019, we’ve focused on what’s important to developers by adding numerous productivity improvements, enhanced collaboration, and faster tooling that bring the best experience to develope...


Making-things-easy-for-the-developer-is-ActiveState

Making things easy for the developer is ActiveState's mission


Tuesday, April 2, 2019 by

ActiveState added enhancements to its ActiveState Platform, a SaaS offering, benefiting contributors, maintainers and users facing challenges with Python and other open source languages. The new features will give ActiveState Platform account holders the flexibility to fork an existing language distribution and install it into a virtual environment. Developers elimin...


CommunityBridge-gives-better-visibility-into-open-source-code

CommunityBridge gives better visibility into open source code


Monday, March 18, 2019 by

The Linux Foundation has launched CommunityBridge, a platform that aims to empower developers and the individuals and organizations who support them, to advance sustainability, security, and diversity in open source technology. With the help of source{d}, the Linux Foundation will be able to provide the Open Source community with greater visibility into each projec...


The-10-most-in-demand-job-tech-skills-in-2019-so-far

The 10 most in-demand job tech skills in 2019 so far


Wednesday, March 6, 2019 by

Indeed (job search website), analyzed job postings from the last three months to find out which tech skills are in most demand by employers right now. Methodology: Indeed analyzed data on its job site to identify the most common tech skills by calculating the percentage of job postings that contain the skills over the last three months in the US. The list is ranke...


Develop-on-the-Mainframe-like-any-other-cloud-platform-with-Zowe

Develop on the Mainframe like any other cloud platform with Zowe


Monday, February 11, 2019 by

The Open Mainframe Project announced that Zowe, an open source software framework for the mainframe that strengthens integration with modern enterprise applications, is now production ready less than six months after launching. Any enterprise or solution developer can access the Zowe 1.0 source code or convenience build and incorporate it into their products or services...


The-first-Kubernetes-native-IDE-lands-from-Red-Hat

The first Kubernetes native IDE lands from Red Hat


Tuesday, February 5, 2019 by

Red Hat, Inc. has announced the general availability of Red Hat CodeReady Workspaces, a Kubernetes-native, browser-based development environment that enables smoother collaboration across the development team. Based on the open source Eclipse Che integrated development environment (IDE) project, CodeReady Workspaces is optimized for Red Hat OpenShift and Red Hat Enterpr...


Wireless-Gecko-portfolio-cuts-Wi-Fi-power-consumption-in-half

Wireless Gecko portfolio cuts Wi-Fi power consumption in half


Monday, January 28, 2019 by

Silicon Labs expands its groundbreaking Wi-Fi portfolio of modules and transceivers, enabling developers to create end node products with best-in-class power efficiency, superior RF blocking performance and advanced security. Designed for the specific needs of IoT applications, the Wireless Gecko portfolio cuts Wi-Fi power consumption in half compared to competitive off...


Next-generation-low-code-platforms-snub-citizen-developers

Next generation low code platforms snub citizen developers


Tuesday, January 15, 2019 by

Analysts have touted the growth of high productivity application development platforms which are attractive to many enterprises unable to find the necessary digital talent. These evolving platforms, also described as no or low code, focus on increasing productivity over traditional software development by expanding the pool of talent that can deliver apps. Many professi...


Building-secure-IoT-AI-Blockchain-apps-with-PiQube

Building secure IoT AI Blockchain apps with PiQube


Tuesday, January 8, 2019 by

NetObjex, Inc., a provider of Digital Operating Platforms for Smart Products, has announced it will be introducing a revolutionary new IoT-AI-Blockchain gateway device at the Consumer Electronics Show.  PiQube (pronounced "Pie-Cube") will be launched at the CES 2019 Event from January 8th to the 11th at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Nevada. This sta...


JavaScript-API-edition-of-Dynamsoft

JavaScript API edition of Dynamsoft's barcode SDK released


Tuesday, December 18, 2018 by

Dynamsoft has updated its Barcode Reader Software Development Kit as a pure JavaScript API Edition, based on WebAssembly, to enable cross-browser and cross-platform online barcode scanning.   These new features will empower developers with new conveniences for users. Users can scan barcodes in real-time from a browser using their smartphone without requiring an a...


Project-OWL-wins-IBM

Project OWL wins IBM's 2018 Call for Code Global Challenge


Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by

Project OWL (Organization, Whereabouts, and Logistics), an IoT and software solution that keeps first responders and victims connected in a natural disaster, has won the 2018 Call for Code Global Challenge. Call for Code is a five-year global initiative that is the largest and most ambitious effort bringing together start-up, academic and enterprise developers to solve ...


Migrating-old-Windows-2008-apps-over-to-Docker-just-got-easier

Migrating old Windows 2008 apps over to Docker just got easier


Tuesday, November 13, 2018 by

Docker has announced the Windows Server Application Migration Program that lets customers quickly and easily migrate and modernize legacy Windows applications, while driving continuous innovation across any application.   With a large percentage of Windows Server applications still running on Windows Server 2003 or 2008, companies that postpone migrating leg...


IBM-is-buying-Red-Hat:-What-they-want-you-to-know

IBM is buying Red Hat: What they want you to know


Monday, October 29, 2018 by

IBM announced plans to acquire Red Hat, the world’s leading provider of open source technology for approximately $34B.  According to Mergermarket data, this is the second-largest computer software deal ever recorded globally, which dates back to 1998. As IBM’s most significant acquisition, and the most significant tech acquisition of 201...


AI-digital-voice-assistants-stops-listening-as-much-thanks-to-Sensory

AI digital voice assistants stops listening as much thanks to Sensory


Friday, September 28, 2018 by

Sensory announced that it has made significant upgrades to the embedded AI in its sixth generation of TrulyHandsfree, boosting the technology’s wake word performance and accuracy by more than 65 percent. Additionally, TrulyHandsfree boasts improved deep-neural network training that allows for even better near- and far-field speech recognition performance in all ro...


Wayfair-CTO-on-experimentation-at-scale

Wayfair CTO on experimentation at scale


Tuesday, August 28, 2018 by

Fans of street art will recognize the work of Shepard Fairey, the artist whose depiction of Andre the Giant made waves in 1989. His most iconic work is his portrayal of Barack Obama as “Hope,” which dominated the 2008 U.S. presidential campaign and propelled his artistic endeavors into mainstream scrutiny. Fairey was an early believer in the power of scal...


NodeSource-pricing-tier-has-changed

NodeSource pricing tier has changed


Thursday, August 16, 2018 by

NodeSource announced the release of a new, integrated product platform. Teams can now benefit from a more cohesive set of solutions for Engineering and DevOps, as well as a more streamlined user experience. This release also marks the first time NodeSource has offered a free-forever pricing tier, targeted at individual developers or those working on small projects. An a...


eBay-developer-APIs-get-udpated

eBay developer APIs get udpated


Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by

eBay has announced in a post on the company's blog that new image recognition technology is now available for developers with their Search API in conjunction with a host of new API updates. The new RESTful API is open source that utilizes the Linux Foundation's OpenAPI specifications. In the blog post, eBay says that the new eBay API was developed "To furth...


Higher-GPU-performance-from-new-eSOMiMX6PLUS-IoT-board

Higher GPU performance from new eSOMiMX6PLUS IoT board


Friday, August 10, 2018 by

e-con Systems Inc. announces the launch of its eSOMiMX6PLUS System-on-module. The eSOMiMX6PLUS System-On-Module is based on NXP’s i.MX6 QuadPlus processor family. e-con Systems already has dozens of customers in mass production using computer on modules, such as the eSOMiMX7, eSOMiMX6-micro, eSOMTK1, eSOMiMX6, eSOM3730 and eSOM270. eSOMiMX6PLUS is a ready to us...


Dell-XPS-13-Developer-Edition-comes-with-Ubuntu-pre-installed

Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition comes with Ubuntu pre-installed


Friday, August 3, 2018 by

Dell’s XPS 13 Developer Edition laptop is now available in the US on their website with Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) pre-installed, with European availability expected in early August. The launch signals the first availability of Ubuntu’s latest LTS on a major OEM’s hardware since its release in April. Canonical and Dell have worked together to cer...


Acumos-AI-Challenge-sponsors-to-give-out-$100k-in-prizes

Acumos AI Challenge sponsors to give out $100k in prizes


Thursday, July 26, 2018 by

AT&T and Tech Mahindra have announced that they will be sponsoring the Acumos AI Challenge, an open source developer competition that seeks innovative artificial intelligence (AI) solutions. Working with The Linux Foundation, the companies encourage students, developers and data scientists to submit their ground-breaking AI solutions for the chance to win prize m...


Ubuntu-16.04-LTS-is-now-certified-for-Intel-NUC

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS is now certified for Intel NUC


Tuesday, June 26, 2018 by

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS has announced that it is is now certified on selected Intel NUC Mini PCs and boards. This partnership between Canonical and Intel is designed to "help guide device manufacturer’s and their developers to a smoother path to the development and deployment of IoT devices." Applicable to a range of use cases from digital signage to home enter...


KaiOS-talks-smart-feature-phones-and-app-developers

KaiOS talks smart feature phones and app developers


Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by

KaiOS is a Linux-based mobile operating system built on a fork of Firefox OS that first appeared in 2017 and was developed by KaiOS Technologies Inc. in San Diego. We recently chatted with Tim Metz, Marketing Director at KaiOS Technologies, about KaiOS' emerging operating system for smart feature phones. We discuss why these devices are becoming relevant again, what...


FTP-vulnerabilities-and-what-you-can-do

FTP vulnerabilities and what you can do


Thursday, May 24, 2018 by

File Transfer Protocol or (FTP) for short is old, and when I say old - I mean 1971 old when it was initially published as RFC 114. It defines a way clients can transfer files to a server. Typically gated with a password and either sent clear text, or over SSL/TLS/SFTP, it’s a rock solid way to get files sent to their destination and is widely supported. But in today’s w...


eSOMiMX7-System-on-Module-has-been-released

eSOMiMX7 System on Module has been released


Wednesday, May 23, 2018 by

e-con Systems Inc. announced the release of its eSOMiMX7 System on Module. The eSOMiMX7 is based on NXP/Freescale i.MX7 processor. e-con Systems already has many customers in mass production using system on modules, such as the eSOMiMX6-micro, eSOMiMX6, eSOMTK1 and eSOM3730. To cater to the customer's demand of a small SOM for building IoT Applications, Industrial HMI, ...


Machine-learning-gets-faster-thanks-to-Lifelong-DNN-technology

Machine learning gets faster thanks to Lifelong DNN technology


Tuesday, May 15, 2018 by

Major improvements to how fast machine learning can be have been announced by Neurala in a breakthrough update to its Lifelong Deep Neural Network (Lifelong-DNN) technology. The update allows for a "significant reduction in training time compared to traditional DNN - 20 seconds versus 15 hour - a reduction in overall data needs, and the ability for deep learning neural ...


The-future-of-Node.js:-Q&A-with-Mark-Hinkle

The future of Node.js: Q&A with Mark Hinkle


Tuesday, April 24, 2018 by

Conceived in 2015, the Node.js Foundation is focused on supporting Node.js and its related modules through an open governance model. Node.js as a technology has gone through a lot of changes in the last few years, and is becoming a staple in the enterprise. It is used across industries to build applications at any scale.Executive Director of the Node.js Foundation, Mark...


Google-offers-advice-about-microservices-and-refactoring-apps

Google offers advice about microservices and refactoring apps


Monday, April 23, 2018 by

Pioneered by Netflix, microservices have quickly become one of the biggest trends in app development, giving developers greater flexibility and agility when it comes to building modern apps. While these new architectures can offer vast improvements over more traditional monolithic deployments, it’s essential developers understand when and where these technologies are be...


What-is-an-API-and-why-are-they-important-to-developers

What is an API and why are they important to developers


Wednesday, April 11, 2018 by

API is technically short for “Application Programming Interface”, and the term is tossed around in the programming industry so much, the overall complexity of what they are and how they can make your life easier - or a living hell gets overlooked. It’s amusing that there are so many street-talk definitions for what an API is too. One definition I found is “a set of...


The-Linux-Foundation-launches-LF-Deep-Learning-Foundation

The Linux Foundation launches LF Deep Learning Foundation


Friday, March 30, 2018 by

The Linux Foundation has launched the LF Deep Learning Foundation, an umbrella organization that will support and sustain open source innovation in artificial intelligence, machine learning, and deep learning while striving to make these critical new technologies available to developers and data scientists everywhere.Founding members of LF Deep Learning include Amdocs, ...


OpenBMC-to-develop-new-baseboard-management-controller

OpenBMC to develop new baseboard management controller


Thursday, March 22, 2018 by

In a recent article written by The Linux Foundation's own Jim Zemlin, Executive Director, the company has announced that the OpenBMC Project is developing a new standard stack that can be used across systems and computing environments. Some of the supporters of the project include companies like IBM, Facebook, Google, Intel, and Microsoft."The OpenBMC Project community ...


Open-source-software-turns-20

Open source software turns 20


Tuesday, February 6, 2018 by

First let me say in full disclaimer that I love open source software and initiatives, and I come from the enterprise world as it where in 1998. The days where IT budgets were as fat as overfed guppy goldfish, and open source tech was barely used in production environments. Open source source software has always had the same set of challenges following closely behin...


Hyperledger-Sawtooth-1.0-launches

Hyperledger Sawtooth 1.0 launches


Tuesday, January 30, 2018 by

Hyperledger has announced the general availability of Hyperledger Sawtooth 1.0. Hosted by The Linux Foundation, Sawtooth is a modular platform for building, deploying, and running distributed ledgers. Sawtooth is the second active Hyperledger project to reach 1.0, following Hyperledger Fabric 1.0 in July 2017."We’re beyond excited to see not one, but two of Hyperledger’...