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'Everyone Should Have a Moral Code' Says Developer Who Deleted Code Sold to ICE

'Everyone Should Have a Moral Code' Says Developer Who Deleted Code Sold to ICE

Seth Vargo wrote code used in a platform called Chef. When he learned ICE was a customer, he wrestled with ICE using code he had personally written.
GitHub acquires Semmle to help developers spot code exploits

GitHub acquires Semmle to help developers spot code exploits

Microsoft-owned GitHub has acquired Semmle, a startup developing a novel code vulnerability solution, for an undisclosed amount.
GitLab raises $268 million at a $2.7 billion valuation

GitLab raises $268 million at a $2.7 billion valuation

DevOps company GitLab has raised $268 million in series E funding in what will likely be its final round before going public in 2020.

Coinbase-Backed ConsenSys Alum Aims to Build GitHub for Web3

Harrison Hines, a former ConsenSys token guru, is building a developer hub for the decentralized web via his startup Terminal.

Microsoft releases its first preview of PowerToys for Windows 10

If you've been a PC user since the days of Windows 95 and Windows XP, then you may recognize the name PowerToys from a set of Microsoft-developed system utilities. After a few generations on the
Google open-sources its differential privacy library

Google open-sources its differential privacy library

Google has released an open source version of its differential privacy library used in some of its core products on GitHub.

Google releases a free/open differential privacy library

"Differential privacy" (previously) is a promising, complicated statistical method for analyzing data while preventing reidentification attacks that de-anonymize people in aggregated data-sets. If
A Hong Kong protester site says cyber attacks against it piggy-backed off China’s Baidu

A Hong Kong protester site says cyber attacks against it piggy-backed off China’s Baidu

LIHKG identified two Chinese sites as among those involved in the DDoS attack.

What is Andela, the Africa tech talent accelerator?

As someone who covers Africa’s tech scene, I’m frequently asked about Andela . That’s not surprising, given the venture gets more global press (arguably) than any startup in Africa. I’ve found many

Fresh out of Y Combinator, Tandem lands millions from Andreessen Horowitz

Tandem is amongst the most sought after companies of Y Combinator's summer batch.
Get Up to $45,000 in Free Developer Tools With Github's Student Developer Pack

Get Up to $45,000 in Free Developer Tools With Github's Student Developer Pack

GitHub just announced the GitHub Student Developer Pack for 2019, and if you’re a student interested in becoming a developer, it’s well worth a look.

GitHub adds 21 new partners to its free Student Developer Pack

For a few years now, GitHub has been running a program that gives students around the world free access to GitHub Pro and various free and discounted services from other partners as part of its GitHub
GitHub expands token scanning to Atlassian, Dropbox, Discord, and other formats

GitHub expands token scanning to Atlassian, Dropbox, Discord, and other formats

GitHub announced that it has found over a billion token matches in repositories. It also revealed nearly half a dozen new token scanning partners.
Source code for Google I/O 2019 app arrives with samples of several Android Q features

Source code for Google I/O 2019 app arrives with samples of several Android Q features

Android Q will deliver a whole pile of new features like a system-wide dark theme and revamped gesture navigation when it lands later this quarter. But just because Google has implemented those
GitHub gets a CI/CD service

GitHub gets a CI/CD service

Microsoft’s GitHub today launched the beta of a new version of GitHub Actions with full continuous integration and delivery (CI/CD) capabilities built right into the service. General availability is
GitHub’s Actions gets continuous integration support and workflow suggestions

GitHub’s Actions gets continuous integration support and workflow suggestions

GitHub Actions can now support continuous integration, workflow suggestions, and other updates ahead of general availability in November.

CHESSES: chess variants for nonexperts, nonplayers, and the very playful

Pippin Barr (previously) writes, "I have a history of making variations on existing games (see also: PONGS, BREAKSOUT, SNAKISMS), and Chesses (source, CC BY-NC) is a continuation of that. I find chess

GitHub and Slack Bans Are Hurting Iranian Bitcoin Businesses

Iranian bitcoiners are showing the world what censorship resistance really looks like.

Facebook releases tools to flag harmful content on GitHub

Facebook wants to rid the internet of garbage. But it can't do that alone. So today, it's making two of its photo- and video-flagging technologies open-source and available on GitHub. It hopes the
Daily Crunch: GitHub blocks developers in sanctioned countries

Daily Crunch: GitHub blocks developers in sanctioned countries

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