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Github lets you donate to your favorite developers and apps

GitHub announced today that it is opening up the beta of GitHub Sponsors, a new feature that will let users financially support their favorite developers and open source applications. The digital tip
GitHub launches Sponsors, lets you pay your favorite open-source contributors

GitHub launches Sponsors, lets you pay your favorite open-source contributors

GitHub today launched Sponsors, a new tool that lets you give financial support to open-source developers through recurring monthly payments. Developers will be able to opt into having a “Sponsor me”
GitHub adds donation button, token scanning, and enterprise tools

GitHub adds donation button, token scanning, and enterprise tools

GitHub announced a host of features at its Satellite conference in Berlin, including a donations feature dubbed GitHub Sponsors.
GitHub ‘Sponsors’ Now Lets Users Back Open Source Projects

GitHub ‘Sponsors’ Now Lets Users Back Open Source Projects

GitHub’s new Patreon-like service aims to reward developers for maintaining free software, and bolster the open source ecosystem.
ZenHub Workspaces make GitHub easier to use across teams

ZenHub Workspaces make GitHub easier to use across teams

ZenHub, a project management tool for GitHub, today announced the launch of Workspaces, a feature that makes it easier for teams to use its service — and GitHub — by allowing them to tweak the service

Rogess: chess with roguelike combat

Roguelike games (previously) are "a subgenre of role-playing video game characterized by a dungeon crawl through procedurally generated levels, turn-based gameplay, tile-based graphics, and permanent

Announcing TechCrunch Sessions: Enterprise this September in San Francisco

Of the many categories in the tech world, none is more ferociously competitive than enterprise. For decades, SAP, Oracle, Adobe, Microsoft, IBM and Salesforce, to name a few of the giants, have
How to Give YouTube a 'Classic' Look on Firefox and Chrome

How to Give YouTube a 'Classic' Look on Firefox and Chrome

If you feel nostalgic for the way YouTube used to be, or at least how it used to look, it’s possible to go back. An extension called “YouTube Classic” for Firefox and Chrome allows you reskin the web
GitHub gets a package registry

GitHub gets a package registry

GitHub today announced the launch of a limited beta of the GitHub Package Registry, its new package management service that lets developers publish public and private packages next to their source
Microsoft open-sources its quantum computing development tools

Microsoft open-sources its quantum computing development tools

Microsoft’s quantum computer may not have a working qubit yet, but the company has been hard at work on building the tools to program future quantum computers. Over the course of the last few years,
You can now sign into Azure with your GitHub account

You can now sign into Azure with your GitHub account

Developers can now use their GitHub account to sign in to Azure, and Microsoft has brought Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) to GitHub.

Microsoft’s IntelliCode for AI-assisted coding comes out of preview

IntelliCode, Microsoft’s tool for AI-assisted coding, is now generally available. It supports C# and XAML in Visual Studio and Java, JavaScript, TypeScript and Python in Visual Studio Code. By
Microsoft and GitHub grow closer

Microsoft and GitHub grow closer

Microsoft’s $7.5 billion acquisition of GitHub closed last October. Today, at its annual Build developer conference, Microsoft announced a number of new integrations between its existing services and
Hackers demanding bitcoin payments for code held hostage from GitHub and GitLab

Hackers demanding bitcoin payments for code held hostage from GitHub and GitLab

Hackers extracted all the source code from certain GitHub, GitLab, and Bitbucket repositories, leaving behind a ransom note demanding bitcoin. It remains unclear how the hackers were able to access
Stripe’s remote engineering hub shows how distributed workforces can thrive

Stripe’s remote engineering hub shows how distributed workforces can thrive

Payments giant Stripe announced that it is adding a fifth engineering hub to its repertoire. But unlike its existing bases, it will be entirely remote.
Yelp open-sources Bento Android framework for modular UI development

Yelp open-sources Bento Android framework for modular UI development

Yelp's new Bento framework, which is available in open source, is designed to simplify user interface development of Android apps.
Moto Z3 Play kernel source code for Android 9 Pie update now available

Moto Z3 Play kernel source code for Android 9 Pie update now available

In our review of the Moto Z3 Play from last year, we said it carried "an unacceptable price for a decent phone." In the event that you did pony up the $500 for it, or maybe just bought it on sale, you
For Open Source, It's All About GitHub Now

For Open Source, It's All About GitHub Now

The Apache Software Foundation, steward of the world's most popular web server, has moved most of its open source projects to GitHub.

The new new web

Over the last five years, almost everything about web development has changed. Oh, the old tech still works, your WordPress and Ruby On Rails sites still function just fine — but they’re increasingly
Microsoft and GitHub Workers Take a Stand Against Grueling, Inhumane '996' Culture in China

Microsoft and GitHub Workers Take a Stand Against Grueling, Inhumane '996' Culture in China

For tech workers in China, a brutal work schedule of 9am to 9pm, 6 days a week (usually just called “996") is not only commonplace, it’s been hailed as “a huge blessing” by the likes of Alibaba’s