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
Progress updates Telerik and Kendo UI
Progress said the new releases bring functionality for advanced customization and application acc... Read more
Linux Foundation unveils Open Metaverse Foundation
The Linux Foundation has founded the Open Metaverse Foundation (OMF) to help different industries collaborate on open-source software and standards for a metaverse that is inclusive, global, vendor-neutral and scalable.
“The Metaverse brings exciting possibilities in revolutionizing the way we... Read more
Microsoft releases Visual Studio 17.5 preview 3
This week Microsoft released preview 3 of Visual Studio 17.5. The preview boasts a spell checker for comments, 'intent-based suggestions' and a rich Markdown editor by default.
Microsoft Group Product Manager Anthony Cangialosi detailed the preview's offering in a blog post. "This release contin... Read more
Microsoft expands SDN functionality in Windows Admin Center
Microsoft has expanded the SDN functionality of Windows Admin Center (WAC) 2211. New capabilities should better protect the Azure Stack HCI service from outside threats.
The SDN functionality provides protection for Azure Stack HCI. New default networking capabilities in Azure Stack were high on... Read more
‘GitHub Codespaces can be used for malware delivery’
Researchers warn that hackers can use GitHub Codespaces to host and deliver malware.
According to a new report from Trend Micro, threat actors can abuse the port forwarding feature in GitHub Codespaces to host and distribute malware and malicious scripts.
GitHub Codespaces became widely avai... Read more
Microsoft releases fix to remediate faulty Windows Defender update
Microsoft has released scripts to fix an issue caused by a defective Windows Defender update issued on Friday, January 13. The scripts do not address all problems, however.
The scripts are designed to help system administrators repair the damage done by the update, which created an "issue w... Read more
Google brings Rust support to Chromium
The move aims to simplify development while delivering a safer browser experience.
This week Google announced that the Chromium project is going to support third-party Rust libraries from C++ in Chromium. In fact, Google is actively pursuing adding a production Rust toolchain to their build syst... Read more