GitHub, Microsoft and OpenAI oppose lawsuit over GitHub Copilot
GitHub, its parent company Microsoft and nonprofit OpenAI are opposing a class action lawsuit by independent developers over possible copyright abuse in GitHub Pilot.
According to the three software specialists, the accusation by the independent developers is unjustified. The lawsuit now pendin... Read more
GitLab introduces Remote Development for development environments
GitLab recently introduced its Remote Development solution that allows developers to do their work where, when and how they want to work. This should let them work smarter and more productively.
The now-released GitLab Remote Development solution allows developers to move away from having to set... Read more
Canonical officially introduces extra secure Ubuntu Pro
Canonical recently introduced Ubunto Pro. A version of the Linux distribution that can only be purchased in a paid subscription form. In exchange for that subscription, users get a more secure version of the Ubuntu operating system.
According to the Linux distributor, the now general availabili... Read more
JetBrains releases results for the State of Developer Ecosystem 2022
The tools vendor has released the results of their sixth annual survey on the landscape of the developer community.
Each year, JetBrains conducts their Developer Ecosystem Survey to deliver an overview of the trends and complexion of the development world. The 2022 survey report was created from... Read more
Mirantis acquires Shipa to expand Kubernetes IDE Lens
The acquisition is expected to allow Mirantis to extend the management capabilities of Lens beyond containers to applications.
This week Mirantis announced that it has acquired application management startup Shipa. The acquisition will help Mirantis deliver "a unique cloud-native application-as-... Read more
GitHub reaches 100 million user milestone
The platform grew from three million to one hundred million users in less than a decade. GitHub is clearly loved.
Exactly ten years ago, three million developers used the platform. That number had grown to 28 million by the time Microsoft acquired GitHub in 2018. Three months ago, the 90 millio... Read more
Dell Technologies acquires cloud orchestration platform Cloudify
Dell Technologies has acquired cloud orchestration platform Cloudify.
For reasons unknown, Dell has not publicly announced the deal at the time of writing. TechCrunch broke the news after acquiring a filing from Dell addressed to US regulator SEC. Dell later confirmed the acquisition in an emai... Read more
Symworld Cloud brings cloud-native to the edge
Kubernetes is gaining a foothold in more and more places, including the edge. According to Symworld Cloud, as Robin.io has been called since last November, it is crucial that the underlying infrastructure can handle it. We visited this business unit of Japanese technology giant Rakuten to hear exac... Read more
Flutter unveils performance improvements and toolkit for news apps
Flutter, a framework for mobile app development, announced a series of updates at the Flutter Forward 2023 conference.
Key announcements include performance improvements, the ability to embed Flutter code in apps and support for new architectures such as WebAssembly and RISC-V.
Flutter is an ... Read more
Microsoft sees growth in code-writing generative AI software
Microsoft's bet on artificial intelligence is paying off, as underscored by the success of GitHub Copilot, a tool that automatically writes and suggests code. The product drew 400,000 subscribers within a month after being released in June.
Today, more than 1 million people have used Copilot, ... Read more