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DuckDuckGo removes carve-out for Microsoft tracking scripts after securing policy change

A few months on from a tracking controversy hitting privacy-centric search veteran, DuckDuckGo, the company has announced it’s been able to amend terms with Microsoft, its search syndication par

Protestware on the rise: Why developers are sabotaging their own code

Ax Sharma Contributor Share on Twitter Ax Sharma is a security researcher and reporter. His areas of interest include open source software security, malware analysis, data breaches and scam investigat

CircleCI partners with GitLab

CircleCI, the popular continuous integration and delivery (CI/CD) platform, today announced a partnership with GitLab, the popular DevOps platform that also offers an integrated CI/CD service. That ma

GitHub slows hiring for certain roles as it prioritizes ‘strategic hires’

GitHub appears to have pulled back on hiring across certain parts of the organization, becoming the latest tech giant to refactor its recruitment strategy in anticipation of an economic downturn. Acco

Medusa’s open source e-commerce tool for JavaScript developers aims to take on Shopify

Medusa aims to offer APIs beyond the standard marketplaces ones for merchants to build more advanced features like fulfillment, subscriptions or a wholesale channel.

Open source developers urged to ditch GitHub following Copilot launch

Software Freedom Conservancy, a not-for-profit organization that provides support and legal services for open source software projects, has called on the open source community to ditch GitHub after qu

Security-as-code startup Jit comes out of stealth with $38.5M in seed funding

Jit, a startup that helps developers automate product security by codifying their security plans and workflows as code that can then be managed in a code repository like GitHub, today announced that i

Amazon launches CodeWhisperer, a GitHub Copilot-like AI pair programming tool

At its re:Mars conference, Amazon today announced the launch of CodeWhisperer, an AI pair programming tool similar to GitHub’s Copilot that can autocomplete entire functions based on only a comm

Copilot, GitHub’s AI-powered programming assistant, is now generally available

Last June, Microsoft-owned GitHub andĀ OpenAIĀ launched Copilot, a service that provides suggestions for whole lines of code inside development environments like Microsoft Visual Studio. Available as

DX exits stealth mode looking to help developer teams be more productive

DX is now emerging from stealth with 5,000 developer teams from companies including Chime and Upwork on board.

Daily Crunch: US law enforcement agencies take down identity theft marketplace

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GitHub sunsets Atom, the software dev environment it launched in 2011

GitHub today announced that it will sunset Atom, the text editor for software development that the company introduced in 2011. In a blog post, GitHub said that it will archive the Atom repository and

GitLab-spinoff Meltano raises another $8.2M for its open source DataOps platform

Almost exactly a year ago, GitLab spun out Meltano, an ELT (extract, load, transform) service that is now setting its sights on becoming a more fully featured “DataOps” service. At the tim

AppOmni raises $70M to find and secure vulnerabilities in SaaS app stacks

As more enterprises migrate apps and workloads into the cloud, so grows the need for more sophisticated tech to secure that activity. That’s resulted in a strong run of funding rounds for startu

Application security testing platform Code Intelligence raises $12M Series A

Code Intelligence, an automated application security testing platform based in Bonn, Germany, that focuses on fuzzing, announced today that it has raised a $12 million Series A funding round led by To

4 ways to make your engineering team more productive

Improving the efficiency of your software engineering team has many advantages, prime among which is the ability to make up for problems in other areas.

Copilot, GitHub’s AI-powered coding tool, will be free for students

Last June, Microsoft-owned GitHub and OpenAI launched Copilot, a service that provides suggestions for whole lines of code inside development environments like Microsoft Visual Studio. Available as a

Amid crypto’s talent war, Encode Club mints new web3 developers

Crypto-savvy developers are in short supply these days. Blockchain startups and protocols are fighting to onboard and train more engineers — an even tougher undertaking in a world where developi

Snap snaps up database developer KeyDB to make its infrastructure more snappy

As Snapchat’s app continues to grow, the company is turning to the open source community to help further improve its technology infrastructure. This morning, Snap announced it’s acquiring

GitHub will require all users who contribute code to enable two-factor authentication by the end of 2023

Here is some news that is both straightforward and still a long time out but nevertheless important: by the end of 2023, GitHub will require all users who contribute code on the platform to enable one
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