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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…

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

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,…

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

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.…

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

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…

Toyota exposed 300,000 customer email addresses for 5 years

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

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

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.

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

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, he told TechCrunch…

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

In 2020, Chinese startup Zilliz — which builds cloud-native software to process data for AI applications and unstructured data analytics, and is the creator of Milvus, the popular open source…

Zilliz, the startup behind the Milvus open source vector database for AI apps, raises $60M, relocates to SF

We spoke to a number of industry experts to get their take on community building and what it means for SaaS companies as they look for growth opportunities in a…

As digital tracking wanes, companies turn to online communities for direct access to customers

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 partner, that…

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

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

If combating attacks and hijackings of legitimate software on open source registries like npm weren’t challenging enough, app makers are increasingly experiencing the consequences of software self-sabotage. A developer can, on a whim, change their mind and do whatever they want with their open source code that, most of the time anyway, comes “as is”…

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

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 may seem like…

CircleCI partners with GitLab

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.…

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

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

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

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 quitting the…

Open source developers urged to ditch GitHub following Copilot launch

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…

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

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 comment…

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

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 downloadable extension, Copilot is…

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

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

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

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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…

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

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…

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

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…

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

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…

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

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.

4 ways to make your engineering team more productive

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 downloadable extension,…

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

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 developing…

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

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 Toronto-based KeyDB,…

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

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…

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

Last year, SEON, which has an anti-fraud platform designed to fight accounts raised a $12 million Series A. It does this by looking at a customer’s ‘digital footprint’ – especially…

Anglo-Hungarian anti-fraud platform SEON pulls in a $94M Series B led by IVP