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Node.js and JS foundations are merging to form OpenJS

Node.js and JS foundations are merging to form OpenJS

The Linux Foundation today unveiled several major collaborative partnerships as it looks to cement development of various open source projects.
JavaScript infinite alert prank lands 13-year-old Japanese girl in hot water

JavaScript infinite alert prank lands 13-year-old Japanese girl in hot water

Girl charged with spreading an unauthorized malicious program.
Ubisoft and Mozilla team up to develop Clever-Commit, an AI coding assistant

Ubisoft and Mozilla team up to develop Clever-Commit, an AI coding assistant

Game developer Ubisoft today announced that it has partnered with Mozilla to develop Clever-Commit, an AI-based coding assistant that learns from your code base’s bug and regression data to analyze
Google Docs gets an API for task automation

Google Docs gets an API for task automation

Google today announced the general availability of a new API for Google Docs that will allow developers to automate many of the tasks that users typically do manually in the company’s online office

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Bots are cheap and effective. One startup trolls them into going away

Bots are ruining the internet. When they’re not pummeling a website with usernames and passwords from a long list of stolen credentials, they’re scraping the price of hotels or train tickets and odds

Incredible Languages To Learn

Everybody thinks knowing how to speak or read a foreign language is cool. Cool enough to impress people and fit you right in as an intelligent person. After all, it takes a lot of efforts and
Hola Code tackles the real migration crisis

Hola Code tackles the real migration crisis

After spending eight months in an immigration facility in the United States, Abimael Hernandez made the tough decision to return to Mexico.

Some of the biggest web hosting sites were vulnerable to simple account takeover hacks

A security researcher has found, reported and now disclosed a dozen bugs that made it easy to steal sensitive information or take over any customer’s account from some of the largest web hosting

Open source monetization startup Tidelift raises $25m series B

The curse of open source software is that it is used in pretty much every application and device on the planet, and yet, has pretty much no business model. Sustaining open source is a critical problem
Salesforce’s Lightning platform now supports JavaScript web components

Salesforce’s Lightning platform now supports JavaScript web components

Lightning Web Components, which was introduced in December, brings robust support for JavaScript to Salesforce's Lightning Platform.
HackerRank survey: U.S. student developers prioritize work-life balance

HackerRank survey: U.S. student developers prioritize work-life balance

Work-life balance is more important to U.S. student developers than any other early career goal, according to HackerRank’s Student Developer Report 2018.
Edge dies a death of a thousand cuts as Microsoft switches to Chromium

Edge dies a death of a thousand cuts as Microsoft switches to Chromium

An unnecessary coupling between browser and operating system made compatibility too hard.
Microsoft Edge goes Chromium (and macOS)

Microsoft Edge goes Chromium (and macOS)

The rumors were true: Microsoft Edge is moving to the open-source Chromium platform, the same platform that powers Google’s Chrome browser. And once that is done, Microsoft is bringing Edge to macOS,
Researchers estimate that Python, Javascript, and R contribute billions to GDP

Researchers estimate that Python, Javascript, and R contribute billions to GDP

Gross domestic product, perhaps the most commonly used statistic in the world for evaluating economic progress, has some issues. Increasingly, one of the biggest problems…

Vision Direct reveals breach that skimmed customer credit cards

European online contact lens supplier Vision Direct has revealed a data breach which compromised full credit card details for a number of its customers, as well as personal information. Compromised
Nearly 700,000 websites are hacked in bid to steal cryptocurrency

Nearly 700,000 websites are hacked in bid to steal cryptocurrency

In the latest cryptocurrency hack, up to 700,000 websites were targetted in a breach which primarily aimed to steal virtual currencies through a malicious script on websites running Statcounter code.
The ultimate guide to gifting STEM toys: tons of ideas for little builders

The ultimate guide to gifting STEM toys: tons of ideas for little builders

The holiday season is here again, touting all sorts of kids’ toys that pledge to pack ‘STEM smarts’ in the box, not just the usual battery-based fun. Educational playthings are nothing new, of course.
The computer languages employers want most in Silicon Valley

The computer languages employers want most in Silicon Valley

There are always new contestants in the popularity contest for computer languages. The jobs site Indeed has rounded up the ones that employers want the…
Google Now Requires JavaScript for Account Logins

Google Now Requires JavaScript for Account Logins

Starting now, Google requires JavaScript in order to log into your account via a web browser. Google says it's for your own good, though. The post Google Now Requires JavaScript for Account Logins