GitHub slashes engineering team in India

GitHub, the popular developer platform, has laid off virtually its entire engineering team in India.

GitHub takes down repository containing Twitter’s source code

GitHub has taken down a repository that contained proprietary source code to Twitter after the social network filed a DCMA takedown request.

GitHub’s Copilot goes beyond code completion, adds a chat mode and more

GitHub is announcing its Copilot X initiative today, an extension of its work on its popular Copilot code completion tool, which originally launched into preview all the way back in 2021. With this, t

GitHub releases blueprint for budding open source program offices

GitHub has published its own internal guides and tools on how to go about setting up an open source program office (OSPO). The new GitHub-OSPO repository on GitHub (where else?) is aimed at businesses

GitHub to require 2FA for all contributors starting from March 13

GitHub is set to require two-factor authentication (2FA) for all developers who contribute code to any project on the platform, a move designed to bolster the software supply chain. The Microsoft-owne wants to help recruiters find technical talent by inferring skills from GitHub code

Companies already have a wealth of tools at their disposal for headhunting technical talent, but a new startup wants to give recruiters a leg-up by bringing together the worlds of GitHub and LinkedIn

Don’t leave developers behind in the Section 230 debate

Policymakers should recognize the critical role of developers and work to support them not stifle innovation.

GitHub’s Copilot for Business is now generally available

GitHub today announced that Copilot for Business, the company’s $19/month enterprise version of its AI-powered code completion tool, is now generally available, after a short beta phase that sta

GitHub lays off 10% and goes fully remote

The tech layoffs keep on coming. Microsoft-owned GitHub today announced that it is laying off 10% of its staff through the end of the company’s fiscal year. Before this announcement, which was f

GitHub CEO on why open source developers should be exempt from the EU’s AI Act

GitHub CEO Thomas Dohmke says that open source developers should be made exempt from the European Union’s (EU) proposed new artificial intelligence (AI) regulations, adding that the opportunity

GitHub says it now has 100M active users

Code-hosting platform GitHub has announced that 100 million developers are now using the platform. The figure represents a substantial hike on the 3 million users GitHub counted exactly 10 years ago,

Okta confirms another breach after hackers steal source code

Okta has confirmed that it’s responding to another major security incident after a hacker accessed its source code following a breach of its GitHub repositories. The identity and authentication gian

GitHub brings free secret scanning to all public repos

Every developer knows that it’s a bad idea to hardcode security credentials into source code. Yet it happens and when it does, the consequences can be dire. Until now, GitHub only made its secre

GitHub teases new Copilot feature that lets developers code with their voice

GitHub is working on a new tool that will allow developers to code with their voice. Announced at the annual GitHub Universe conference yesterday, the experimental feature works in tandem with Copilot

Four years after being acquired by Microsoft, GitHub keeps doing its thing

It’s been four years to the day since Microsoft closed its acquisition of GitHub, which at the time was mostly a code repository. Today’s GitHub looks quite a bit different, now that it ad

Microsoft says GitHub now has a $1B ARR, 90M active users

As part of its earnings call, Microsoft today announced a number of new data points for GitHub, the massively popular code repository service it acquired for $7.5 billion in 2018. According to Microso

Toyota exposed 300,000 customer email addresses for 5 years

Automotive giant and car maker Toyota has warned that the personal information of roughly 300,000 customers may have been exposed for close to five years. The possible exposure relates to T-Connect, a

Use DORA metrics to support the next generation of remote-work models

DORA metrics supply a reference point for future product development and unite remote team members under a common goal.

7 AI startups that stood out in YC’s Summer ’22 batch

Y Combinator (YC) hosted a demo day for its 2022 Summer Cohort. Featuring founders from 30 countries and startups across sectors, the day saw no shortage of compelling pitches.

Polygon founder raises $50M for emerging markets-focused web3 venture fund

Ethereum layer-two scaling platform Polygon raised $450 million earlier this year in its first major financing round. Now, the protocol’s co-founder Sandeep Nailwal is launching another project,
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