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Microsoft Workers Pressure Company To Stand By Embattled Chinese Github Repo

Microsoft employees have put forward a petition in defense of a trending GitHub repository they believe could be under threat of Chinese censorship. The repository, called 996.ICU, was established in late March by Chinese tech workers who were...
Related topics: Microsoft (MSFT), Petitions, Censorship, Protests

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Here's Why Companies Like Google, Square, And Atlassian Are Sprinting To Use Kotlin, The...

Kotlin has become the fastest-growing programming language according to GitHub, and it's increasingly being used by companies like Google, Square, Pinterest, Pivotal, Capital One, and Atlassian. Kotlin was originally developed by software tool...
Related topics: Google

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You Can Now Download The Source Code For All Infocom Text Adventure Classics

Enlarge / The Apple II, one of the myriad personal computers used to play Infocom games years ago. (credit: SSPL/Getty Images) The source code of every Infocom text adventure game has been uploaded to code-sharing repository GitHub, allowing savvy...
Related topics: Apple

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Tencent And Xiaomi May Be Censoring A Github Page For Airing Worker Grievances

A trending and vastly expanding GitHub database where Chinese developers have been airing their workplace grievances may be at risk of censorship. A number of internet users in China are reporting seeing their access to the database cut off when...
Related topics: Censorship, China

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Anaxi Launches Feeds To Help Developers Manage Their Notifications

Anaxi, the software development tool that helps developers get a better view of their projects in Jira and GitHub, is launching a small but nifty addition to its iOS and web apps today that allows developers to cut down on the steady stream of...
Related topics: Ios

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Asus Was Warned Of Hacking Risks Months Ago, Thanks To Leaky Passwords

A security researcher warned Asus two months ago that employees were improperly publishing passwords in their GitHub repositories that could be used to access the company’s corporate network. One password, found in an employee repo on the...
Related topics: Asus

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European Parliament Votes ‘yes’ On Controversial Copyright Reform

The EU Parliament just approved the controversial Copyright Reform, despite public protests and loud opposition from platforms such as GitHub, Google, Reddit and Wikipedia. Dark day for internet freedom: The @Europarl_EN has rubber-stamped copyright...
Related topics: Protests, Google, Reddit, Wikipedia

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Windows 10 Calculator Will Get The Ability To Graph Math Equations

Microsoft is working on a significant new feature for the Calculator app in Windows 10. It made the app open-sourced on GitHub earlier this month and so far, more than thirty suggestions have been received from contributors so far. According to a...
Related topics: Mathematics, Microsoft

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Clippy Briefly Resurrected As Teams Add-on, Brutally Taken Down By Brand Police

Enlarge (credit: theaelix) On Microsoft's official Office GitHub repository (which contains, alas, not the source code to Office itself but lots of developer content for software that extends Office), the widely loved (?) Clippy made a brief...
Related topics: Police, Microsoft

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Abstract, A Versioning Platform That Helps Designers Work Like Developers, Raises $30m

Design and engineering are two sides of the same coin when it comes to building software and hardware, and yet — unlike engineers, who can use services like GitHub, Bitbucket, GitLab or many others to help manage their development process...

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Guess Who's Addicted To Github, Busy On Slack, Stuck In 2015? No, Not Another Hipster: It's The...

Panic, flee, cry – or just update Windows for fsck's sake A new malware strain tapped into GitHub posts and Slack channels to siphon precious data from infected Windows PCs, it is claimed.…
Related topics: Malware

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Microsoft Open-sources Windows Calculator On Github

Microsoft has open-sourced the Windows Calculator, one of the most iconic elements of Windows. Microsoft has released the Windows Calculator source code and roadmap on GitHub. And it’s encouraging developers to participate in the development...
Related topics: Microsoft, Open Source Software

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Calc.exe Is Now Open Source; There’s Surprising Depth In Its Ancient Code

Enlarge (credit: jakeandlindsay) Microsoft's embrace and adoption of open source software has continued with the surprising decision to publish the code for Windows Calculator and release it on GitHub under the permissive MIT license. The...
Related topics: Open Source Software, Microsoft

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The Weak Instruments Problem

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Microsoft Open-sources Its Windows Calculator On Github

Microsoft is making the source code for its Windows calculator available on GitHub today. The software maker wants to “build an even better user experience in partnership with the community.” Opening up the calculator means anyone can contribute...
Related topics: Microsoft, Open Source Software

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Verified Expert Lawyer: Sam Angus

Sam Angus has been a lawyer in Silicon Valley since the 1990s. Today, he represents some of the biggest names in the startup world, from their earliest days through acquisitions and IPOs, and including four acquisitions last year: TSheets, GitHub,...
Related topics: Silicon Valley, Startup

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$25 Billion Atlassian Is Releasing A New Tool Help Developers Release Code Faster As It Takes On...

On Thursday, Atlassian launched a new tool for its code collaboration tool Bitbucket, called Bitbucket Pipes. Bitbucket Pipes is a continuous integration tool, which means it helps developers release code faster and more often. Bitbucket...

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Github Announces Higher Rewards For Security Researchers

The GitHub Security Bug Bounty program turns five, and the now Microsoft-owned company uses this occasion to announce a series of changes, including higher rewards for security researchers who find and disclose issues in the service. In an...
Related topics: Microsoft

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Git Money, Git Paid: Github Waves Larger Wads Of Dollar Bills To Tempt Bug Hunters

Bounty bonanza balloons and beguiles Social code storage biz GitHub, now a ward of Microsoft, on Tuesday divulged plans to make itself more attractive to hackers by flashing larger sums of cash and offering better indemnity.…
Related topics: Microsoft (MSFT), Hackers

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Github Launches ‘draft’ Pull Requests To Let Developers Discuss Code Before Deploying

GitHub has added a new feature to pull requests, allowing developers to mark their requests as a draft. Marking a request as a draft allows the developer to highlight to other collaborators that their code is a work-in-progress and requires feedback...

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