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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
GitHub: Facebook’s PyTorch and Microsoft’s Azure have the fastest growing open source projects

GitHub: Facebook’s PyTorch and Microsoft’s Azure have the fastest growing open source projects

Microsoft's Azure, Facebook's PyTorch, and Google's TensorFlow are among the most popular open source projects, according to GitHub's Octoverse report.
5 of the most in-demand programming languages — and where to learn them

5 of the most in-demand programming languages — and where to learn them

Programming is often misconstrued as a profession reserved for people with a super high IQ and a wardrobe composed exclusively of black hoodies. There is no truth to this, of course. This is real
How to fix ‘JavaScript Void 0’ error on Windows 10

How to fix ‘JavaScript Void 0’ error on Windows 10

At some point in time, while using your browser to access a web page, you might have encountered the error “JavScript Void 0”. You should note that Java and JavaScript aren’t the same. So, installing

The Node.js and JS foundations want to merge

There are currently two main open-source foundations that focus on JavaScript: the JS Foundation, which was founded in 2016, and the Node.js Foundation, which launched in 2015. The JS Foundation’s
The rise of Python, as seen through a decade of Stack Overflow

The rise of Python, as seen through a decade of Stack Overflow

Imagine you are trying to solve a problem at work and you get stuck. What do you do? Maybe you ask a colleague for help…
Google wants to make Chrome extensions safer

Google wants to make Chrome extensions safer

Google today announced a number of upcoming changes to how Chrome will handle extensions that request a lot of permissions, as well as new requirements for developers who want to publish their

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Scriptable controls your iPhone with JavaScript

Scriptable lets you use JavaScript to control your iPhone, and even integrates with Shortcuts. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
NewEgg cracked in breach, hosted card-stealing code within its own checkout

NewEgg cracked in breach, hosted card-stealing code within its own checkout

Like British Airways breach, attack blended with site code, sent data to lookalike domain.
For JavaScript Developers, More Choices Mean Hard Choices

For JavaScript Developers, More Choices Mean Hard Choices

A wave of new programming tools promises to make developers' lives easier. But the turbulence makes it hard to stay current.

A new CSS-based web attack will crash and restart your iPhone

A security researcher has found a new way to crash and restart any iPhone — with just a few lines of code. Sabri Haddouche tweeted a proof-of-concept webpage with just 15 lines of code which, if

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Progressive Web Apps moving mainstream as Twitter makes its mobile site the main one

The new interface is faster, uses less data, and already powers some Twitter apps.
Running Windows 95 in an “app” is a dumb stunt that makes a good point

Running Windows 95 in an “app” is a dumb stunt that makes a good point

Software piracy remains an important part of preserving our digital heritage.