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Jetpack Compose for Desktop released

Milestone 1 of Jetpack Compose for Desktop has been released, which allows building useful and attractive UIs with Kotlin and an API inspired by modern frameworks like React and Flutter.

 
Nov 06, 2020

Checkmarx available on AWS marketplace

Checkmarx announces that it has earned AWS DevOps Competency and is now bringing its software security solutions to AWS Marketplace for purchase.

 

Nov 06, 2020

Kobiton acquires Mobile Labs for faster app delivery and AI

Kobiton acquires Mobile Labs Inc. to enable developers and QA teams to deliver applications faster by using Artificial Intelligence across real-devices covering cloud and on-premises deployments.

 

Nov 06, 2020

Python surpasses Java in the TIOBE Index

According to the TIOBE Index, Python has become the second most popular programming language, still behind C but surpassing Java for the first time.

 

Nov 05, 2020

LDRA integrates with Yocto

LDRA has integrated with the developer collaborative tool Yocto to enable developers to pull out their requirements for unit tests and static and dynamic analysis.

 

Nov 05, 2020

TypeScript 4.1 RC launched

TypeScript 4.1 RC has been released with several new features, speed improvements, new checking flags, and new editor productivity updates.

 

Nov 05, 2020

IBM launches Code Risk Analyzer

IBM has released a Code Risk Analyzer to help automate tests, allow users to check quality with analytics, and provision toolchains.

 

Nov 03, 2020

Mastercard releases AI-powered Cyber Secure toolbox

Mastercard is releasing the Cyber Secure toolbox, which is powered by Artificial Intelligence to enable banks to deal with cybercrime.

 

Nov 03, 2020

Zoom collaborates with Otter.ai to integrate live captions

Zoom unveils an Otter.ai integration to allow users to access live captioning, post-meeting transcriptions, and notes.

 

Nov 03, 2020

.NET for Apache Spark 1.0 released

.NET for Apache Spark, version 1.0 is now available with access to Apache Spark DataFrame APIs, user-defined functions, ability to write SparkSWL, among other features.

 

Nov 02, 2020

AWS launches the COVID-19 Simulator and Machine Learning Toolkit

Amazon Web Services has launched an open-source toolset consisting of a disease progression simulator and a machine learning toolkit to help capture the progress of Covid-19 in communities.

 

Nov 02, 2020

Deno 1.5 released

Deno’s developers have released Deno 1.5, which is 15x faster than Deno 1.4, and uses tree-shaking to eliminate unused code from bundles.

 

Nov 02, 2020

Researchers design a virtual environment to stimulate helpful home robots’ development.

Researchers at MIT, Nvidia and ETH Zurich develop Watch-and-Help (WAH) for AI agents to understand goals via demonstrations and coordinate with humans to quickly solve tasks.

Oct 27, 2020

Chemists develop “chemputer” to produce chemicals from XDL programs.

Chemists at the University of Glasgow develop software that will produce chemicals from XDL programs and translate their words into recipes for molecules that robots can comprehend.

Oct 27, 2020

Cassandra gets a new update.

DataStax released a new data storage framework for indexing on Apache Cassandra, which allows easy adoption of cloud-native NoSQL databases.

 
Oct 27, 2020

Node.js 15 released with support for npm 7

Node.js 15 has been released, with features that will support npm 7. This version is expected to be updated every two weeks with new features and changes.

 

Oct 23, 2020

Landing AI releases a visual inspection platform for manufacturers

Landing AI has launched a computer-vision platform for manufacturers, called LandingLens. It will enable manufacturers to build and use visual inspection systems using Artificial Intelligence.

 
Oct 23, 2020

Kite adds support for 11 programming languages to its AI code completions

Kite, which provides AI-powered code completions, now supports a total of 13 languages, including Python, JavaScript, TypeScript, Java, HTML, CSS, Go, C, C#, C++, Objective C, Kotlin, and Scala.

 
Oct 23, 2020

Splunk reveals new Observability Suite for Cloud Migration and Application Modernization.

Splunk revealed a new observability suite, including monitoring, investigation, and troubleshooting capabilities designed to accelerate cloud migration and application modernization initiatives.

Oct 22, 2020

Microsoft rolls out Windows 10 updates.

Microsoft launched the new Windows 10 updates with chromium edge. Improvements to Start, Notifications, Settings, the Tablet Experience, and Display are expected, along with various added features for business users.

Oct 22, 2020

Fluree goes open-source

Fluree, the provider of blockchain-based data platform used by the U.S. Air Force to support secure and global communications for the Department Of Defense, goes open-source to make it easier for people to start using Fluree.

Oct 22, 2020

Rookout launches Live Debugging Heatmap

Rookout has launched a live debugging heatmap to identify the most problem-causing applications within a business.

Oct 20, 2020

Python reveals the new features of Python 3.9

Python released an article explaining all the latest features of Python 3.9, including new syntax features, new built-in features, standard library’s new features, interpreter improvements, new library modules and release process changes.

Oct 20, 2020

Google announces the launch of Lending DocAI

Google releases Lending DocAI, a specialized solution for the mortgage industry, to provide “industry-leading” data accuracy for lending documents.
 
Oct 20, 2020

Nim version 1.4.0 released

The latest version of the programming language Nim has been released. Nim 1.4 contains 900 new commits, several new features and standard library additions. The release also includes the latest version of Nimble v0.12.0, Nim’s package manager.

Oct 19, 2020

Untangle updates its firewall solution with VPN features

Untangle has announced the latest version of its firewall solution, NG Firewall. It contains numerous updates, including the addition of WireGuard VPN to increase security.

Oct 19, 2020

US Startup uses Artificial Intelligence for hearing aids

A San Francisco based startup, Whisper, uses AI for hearing aids. It has announced $35 million in its Series B funding round. Their hearing aid solution uses artificial intelligence to adjust sound in real-time for the wearer and to upgrade itself over time.

Oct 19, 2020

Zoom to launch end-to-end encryption (E2EE) feature next week

Zoom is going to launch end-to-end encryption for a month, starting next week. Users will be able to host up to 200 participants in an E2EE meeting. The platform is launching this feature as a “technical preview” and will be taking feedback from users.

 

Oct 16, 2020

Opsera releases a new “no-code” way for software delivery

Opsera has introduced a new way for software delivery, combining CI/CD tools with no-code automation. This approach will allow developers to focus more on building and shipping code and enable DevOps engineers to provide developers with tools swiftly.

 

Oct 16, 2020

Npm announces the release of npm v7.0.0 and Node.js 15.0.0

Npm has announced that next week it will release npm v7.0.0, which will be shipping with Node.js 15.0.0. It will come with many long-awaited features like workspaces, package-lock v2 and support for yarn.lock, and automatically installing peer dependencies.

 

 Oct 16, 2020

Nokia improves Altiplano Platform with Cloud Acceleration Services

Nokia announced that it has improved its Altiplano Cloud Platform by launching Cloud Acceleration Services to accelerate Software Defined Network for application developers and broadband builders globally.

 

Oct 13, 2020

Dart 2.10 unifies command-line tooling

Dart 2.10, the latest version of the client-oriented, Google-developed Programming Language, has introduced a unified developer tool to create packages and projects. The Dart Developer Tool analyzes and formats codes comply apps and run tests.

 

Oct 13, 2020

Twilio’s new tools help with communication in a pandemic and beyond

Twilio has launched its latest batch of tools to assist enterprise developers to build the solutions to interact effectively with clients during a time when it’s needed more than ever. As a leading communication platform, Twilio has experienced a surge in demand over the past year.

 

 Oct 13, 2020

XMOS unveils Software Development Kit for the AIoT

XMOS has announced a Software Development Kit (SDK) for the artificial internet of things (AIoT). It incorporates TensorFlowLite for microcontroller development tools. The SDK is designed to leverage xcore.ai’s versatility and enable developers to build connected products that can think, sense, act and decide. 

Oct 8, 2020

Digital Shadows releases access key alerts to mitigate the problem of exposed credentials

Digital Shadows, the leader in Digital Risk Protection, has announced the way to detect exposed access keys. Digital Shadows Customers will now be able to know in real-time where these keys have been exposed. SearchLight users will be notified when an access key has been detected on a public code to mitigate the risk of exposed credentials during software development.

 

Oct 8, 2020

Vernier launches a new sensor to support the development of STEM skills and Environment Literacy

Vernier has recently released the new Go Direct Weather System to engage students in hands-on data collection to make them learn important environmental science concepts. The new wireless sensor can be used in the classroom or field to assist high school, middle school and college-level students to analyze and research a variety of environmental factors.

Oct 8, 2020

Hollard Life launches RNA Analytics R3S Software to increase Automation, Profitability and Process Control

RNA Analytics, a global leader in actuarial and risk management consulting services, has declared that Hollard Insurance, South Africa’s largest and privately-owned insurance group has deployed its R3S Software. The new tool will enable insurers to emphasize on actuarial analysis and profitability by transforming the automation of compliance performance and automation of process control. 

Oct 7, 2020

Anchore reveals new open source tools for Automated DevSecOps Pipeline Security

Anchore, the leading experts in policy-based workflow and compliance, is releasing a collection of new open-source tools to automate DevSecOps pipeline security and analysis. These tools analyze and scan filesystems and container images, enabling developers to improve best practices within existing systems and workflows. 

 Oct 7, 2020

DigitalOcean releases app platform to streamline app development in the cloud

DigitalOcean, the cloud for building modern apps announced the launch of DigitalOcean App Platform, that automates infrastructure management so that developers can deploy their code to production within a few clicks. The new offering simplifies cloud computing to allow developers as well as small and medium-sized businesses can focus on creating software that changes the world.

Oct 7, 2020

Swift 5.3 emphasizes on language refinements

The latest version of the programming language, Swift 5.3 focuses on language refinements and the developer experience to expand the Swift ecosystem. New language refinements include synthesized Comparable conformance for enum types, refined didSet semantics and more. 

Sep 28, 2020

Microsoft reveals it will license OpenAI’s GPT-3 Language Model

Microsoft has announced that it is teaming up with OpenAI to license GPT-3. By collaborating with OpenAI, Microsoft will develop and deliver advanced AI solutions for customers and build new solutions that harness the power of advanced natural language generation.  

Sep 28, 2020

Streem releases Software Development Kits to enable Customer Engagement with Enterprise AR solutions

Streem, the most popular and easy-to-use remote video communication platform, announces the launch of its first software development kit that will allow developers, product teams and customer experience groups to customize and launch enterprise-grade AR apps and remote collaboration tools.

 

Sep 28, 2020

ZenHub’s new automation tools enhance developer hand-offs in GitHub

ZenHub, one of the significant project management solutions for GitHub users, has announced the release of its new features to automate hands-off between teams. A new tool is a drag-and-drop service that creates notifications automatically and moves items within workplaces.

 

Sep 21, 2020

GitHub CLI 1.0 facilitates a full repo workflow from the terminal

GitHub CLI, a tool to bring full repo functionality to your terminal has completed its first stable version after a successful beta release. Command-line tools allow developers to script any action and automate their workflows to foster productivity and efficiency. 

 

Sep 21, 2020

.NET 5 release approaches, removing .NET Standard, Framework and Code

Microsoft had announced the release of .NET 5 that is expected to release in November. A number of .NET 5 products would be consolidated into a single .NET 5 release that includes .NET Core, .NET Standard and .NET Framework.

 

Sep 21, 2020

Cisco open-source code improves performance of Kubernetes apps over SD-WAN

Cisco has launched the cloud-native SD-WAN project to cut down on the manual work required to optimize packet loss and latency. The SD-WAN may support various types of access at both receiver and sender and multiple service options and prioritization per access network.

 

Sep 18, 2020

Progress announces the latest release of Kendo UI, Telerik and Telerik UI for Blazor

Progress has declared its R3 2020 release that includes a new lineup of developer tools, including Progress Kendo UI and Progress Telerik UI for Blazor. New developer tools are designed to build more sophisticated, feature-rich and modern web apps.

 

Sep 18, 2020

Xilinx reveals open-source FPGA Platform

FPGA Vendor, Xilinx’s New Vitis Kit will use familiar languages such as Python and C++ for every operation from IoT to video encoding. Vitis offers support to heterogeneous architecture, including Xilinx’s Zynq SoCS, Versal ACAPs and MPSoCS and enables domain-specific acceleration to a wide array of applications.

 

Sep 18, 2020

Microsoft introduces Project OpenFuzz to reduce the complexity of Fuzz Testing

Microsoft has released an open-source tool to assist developers in finding and fixing bugs at scale. Using OpenFuzz, developers can launch a fuzzing job from a single command line. It’s capabilities include built-in ensemble fuzzing, introspection at every stage, on-demand live-debugging and crash reporting notification callbacks.

 

Sep 17, 2020

HCL launches cloud-native database OneDB

HCL has launched a cloud-native enterprise database, OneDB to address its users’ changing data demands. OneDB has been designed with multi-model capabilities and automated management functionality. It’s key features include automated monitoring tools, ability to encrypt data and extensive programming language support.

 

Sep 17, 2020

Microsoft open sources TensorFlow- DirectML

Microsoft has declared it is open-sourcing its extension of TensorFlow for Windows. The source code for TensorFlow- DirectML is now available on GitHub. It supports native Win32 and Windows Subsystem for Linux. DirectML can extend the platform with high-performance implementation of mathematical operations. 

 

Sep 17, 2020

Java 15 launched with developer productivity enhancements

A newly released app, DetailsPro offers the tool you require to design an app in SwiftUI with an iOS Device. It allows developers to create SwiftUI interfaces without writing the code.

 

Sep 16, 2020

Oracle has open-sourced Java Machine Learning Library

Oracle is making its Tribuo Java Machine Learning Library available free under an open-source license. Using Tribuo, Oracle has aimed to make it easier to develop and deploy machine learning models in Java.

 

Sep 16, 2020

Visual Studio Codespaces is moving to GitHub

Microsoft Visual Studio Codespaces that offers cloud-hosted development environments on Azure will move to GitHub Codespaces that provides hosted Visual Studio Code environments on GitHub.

 

Sep 16, 2020

DetailsPro is a new app that allows developers to create SwiftUI projectson iPad and iPhone

A newly released app, DetailsPro offers the tool you require to design an app in SwiftUI with an iOS Device. It allows developers to create SwiftUI interfaces without writing the code.

 

Sep 14, 2020

Red Hat’s releases enhance developer’s experience and speed up workflows

Red Hat has announced updates to bring new capabilities that will allow customers to develop, deploy and manage applications in Kubernetes-based environments. Developers can leverage the benefits of Kubernetes including consistency, speed and portability without extending complexity or development time.

 

Sep 14, 2020

Diffblue releases a free community version of its automated Java Unit Testing Tool

Diffblue uses machine learning to help developers create unit tests automatically for their Java code. Diffblue earlier offered its service through a paid subscription but now it has launched it’s free community edition. 

 

Sep 14, 2020

JourneyApps deploys its low-code development platform, OXIDE

JourneyApps has launched a new IDE, OXIDE to strike a balance among the efficiency and speed of low-code software creation with the power and flexibility of conventional code-based development. 

 

Sep 11, 2020

Fortune Business Insights reveals Blockchain Market is expected to exhibit 38.4% CAGR by 2025

Blockchain Technology is ready to gain momentum from the rising focus of prominent companies towards investments to build and implement blockchain technology in their operations. The blockchain market size was USD 1.64 billion in 2017 and is expected to reach USD 21.07 billion by 2025. 

 

Sep 11, 2020

Unity announces its Cloud Content Delivery Service for Game Developers

Unity, the company behind the popular real-time 3D engine, has officially released its Cloud Content Delivery Service that combines a backend-as-a-service platform and content delivery network to assist developers in updating and distributing their games.

 

Sep 11, 2020

Nutanix releases Kubernetes Platform-as-a-service for the Multicloud Era

Nutanix, one of the leaders in enterprise cloud computing, has launched a Kubernetes-based multicloud Platform-as-a-service with automated system-managed security. It is aimed to accelerate the development and deployment of microservices-based apps across any cloud.

 

Sep 09, 2020

ShiftLeft announces the availability of NextGen Static Analysis on GitHub Marketplace

The leader in the application security (AppSec) for developers, ShiftLeft has announced that NextGen Static Analysis is now available on GitHub Marketplace that can bridge the gap between software development teams and AppSec. It facilitates fast and accurate code analysis to be integrated into developer workflows in a few clicks. 

 

Sep 09, 2020

JDK 16 starts to take shape

Java Development Kit has begun to take shape, providing support for C++ 14 language features in HotSpot VM and JDK Source Code. JDK 16 is a vector API in an incubator stage where JDK can be fitted with an incubator module, jdk.incubator.vector to express vector computations and to achieve superior performance.

 

Sep 09, 2020

TeamViewer releases AI-supported predictive maintenance solution

A global provider of secure remote connectivity solutions, TeamViewer, has now expanded its IoT offering and provides a way to implement artificial intelligence in maintenance. An intelligent extension in predictive maintenance has been introduced to save costs and reduce down times. 

Sep 08, 2020

IDC says that Global Spending on AI is expected to get doubled in four years

Spending on Artificial Intelligence is expected to double over the coming four years and can hit $110 billion by 2024. IDC has come up with this figure from the analyst firm’s Worldwide Artificial Intelligence Spending Guide that calculates a CAGR of 20.1% as adopting AI becomes a “must” in the enterprise. 

Sep 08, 2020

Google launched a ToolKit to bring transparency to AI

Google has recently released a toolkit, Model Card Toolkit, that is expected to bring transparency to AI models. Model Card Toolkit is a set of tools that helps ML developers in compiling the information that goes into a Model Card and help to create interfaces for different audiences.

Sep 08, 2020

JetBrains has recently launched an alpha version of Kotlin Multiplatform Mobile SDK

Jetbrains has release an alpha version of Kotline Multiplatform Mobile SDK that allows developers to use similar business logic in both iOS and Android Apps. It aims to streamline the experience of developing cross-platform mobile apps. 

Sep 07, 2020

Microsoft has created a new tool to detect deepfakes

Microsoft has announced about it’s new tool built to combat the spread of deepfakes, ahead the US presidential election in November. The tool designed by Microsoft can provide still-by-still analysis, for example, providing a percentage in “real-time” on each frame. 

Sep 07, 2020

Lygon blockchain platform commercializes digital bank guarantees in Australia

Lygon Blockchain that runs on IBM Public Cloud, has successfully conducted its pilot with CommonWealth Bank of Australia, Australian Banks of NZ, Westpac and a group of 20 Australian businesses. Banks expect to issue bank guarantees in only one day after implementing Lygon platforms. 

Sep 07, 2020

GitHub introduces new container registry to improve the handling of containers within packages

GitHub has recently come up with a new container registry that can enhance the way it handles containers within packages. The new container registry is available as a public beta and will allow users to encourage the usage of standard base images, enforce better access policies and support inner sourcing.

Sep 04, 2020

Google announces new services to streamline MLOPs 

Google has revealed a new set of services to simplify Machine Learning Operations for machine learning engineers and data scientists. Google’s new service is a fully-managed service for ML pipelines that enable customers to develop ML pipelines via TensorFlow Extended’s pre-built templates and components. It will reduce the effort required to deploy models. 

Sep 04, 2020

Google launches Cloud Application Modernization Program to modernize cloud Apps

Google has launched a Cloud Application Modernization Program that can drive application delivery at speed and scale. It is intended to help large organizations modernize app development and delivery and enhance speed. It is an extensible platform for writing and executing code, securing and running apps.  

Sep 04, 2020

TypeScript 4.0, launched to improve the build’s speed

A major upgrade to Microsoft’s typed superset of JavaScript, TypeScript 4.0 has been launched to enhance build speeds and startup times and bring coding and editing improvements. TypeScript 4.0 improves speed in the build mode, with the caching of semantics diagnostics in the builder written to the disk using .tsbuildinfo to bring benefits to the next incremental build.

Sep 02, 2020

GitHub has launched Codespaces for Browser-Based Coding

GitHub has recently launched Codespaces for browser-based coding along with a new set of features and updates during its Satellite 2020 online event. GitHub’s new product, Codespaces is designed to make it easier for developers to launch a developer environment, join a project and begin coding with minimal configuration- all from the browser.

Sep 02, 2020

Python is the top programming language of 2020: IEEE Spectrum

The recent IEEE spectrum reveals that Python retains its lead to be the programming language of 2020. Created in 1990, Python has gained a lot of traction in recent years as it is ideally suited for web development and artificial intelligence.

Sep 02, 2020