Google launches GUAC, open-source tool for software security reviews
Google introduced GUAC, an all-new cybersecurity tool that combines strategic data from different sources to help developers efficiently review and analyze software security.
Google collaborated with Citibank NA, Purdue and Kusari to launch the tool, which helps companies find software vulnerabi... Read more
Lightbend Akka shifts from open source to business source
Lightbend, the developer of Akka, recently announced that they are moving from a free open-source model to a paid business license.
Akka is a popular application development tool. Akka allows developers to run heavy-duty distributed apps, making it ideal for developers building programs in Scala... Read more
95% of IT leaders feel open source tools are critical to a robust infrastructure
More than 90% of IT leaders feel open source tools are crucial to strong enterprise infrastructure.
According to the Red Hat survey, always-on services and cloud computing built utilizing the open-source development models along with open-source code are vital to almost every industry. According... Read more
‘Open-source initiatives drive adoption and revenue of NLP’
Large-scale open source-based Natural Language Processing (NLP) models are increasingly in demand. More and more open-source NLP initiatives emerge. According to tech website Venture Beat, these initiatives are driving the revenue of NLP-as-a-service.
Venture Beat says budgets for NLP-based AI m... Read more
The White House invests in open-source software security
The Biden administration is investing in open-source software security. Bloomberg reports that several open-source software providers and developers were invited to a governmental meeting in mid-January 2021.
According to Bloomberg, U.S. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan has invited key te... Read more
‘Open-source security specialist Snyk considers IPO in 2022’
Security specialist Snyk is considering going public next year, Bloomberg reports. The IPO should generate more than the current company value of 7.6 billion euros (8.6 billion dollars).
According to Bloomberg, the security specialist is currently in negotiations with banks concerning the IPO. T... Read more
SAS adds more open-source functionality to SAS Viya
SAS is introducing open-source functionality to SAS Viya to enable the platform's users to collect data and implement AI models.
According to SAS, developers need to be able to easily and automatically collect data for AI models in order to efficiently implement AI models -- regardless of the te... Read more
CNCF: 80% of organizations prefer open-source cloud-native security
Open-source software is the driving force behind digital innovation. It can be argued that the cloud would not be a reality without OSS (open-source software), which has now proliferated into the deepest reaches of cloud-native architecture.
Open-source projects enabling the cloud-native shift (... Read more
Google makes Flutter more suitable for cross platform development
Google has added new features to its popular Flutter application development tool. Application developers should soon be able to develop more advanced web-based applications.
Flutter is a popular open-source development tool that makes it easier to build interfaces for applications. The tool hel... Read more
Apache Cassandra 4.0 introduces observability and audit logging
The beta of Apache Cassandra 4.0 is now generally available. The latest version of the NoSQL database promises new observability functionality, an audit logging feature and up to five times faster scaling.
According to the developers of Cassandra, the latest version is more stable than ever. Ver... Read more