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Apache Kafka 2.3 is here! 

Two days ago, the Apache Kafka team released the latest version of their open source distributed data streaming software, Apache Kafka 2.3. This release...
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A new study reveals how shopping websites use ‘dark patterns’ to deceive you into...

A new study by researchers from Princeton University and the University of Chicago suggests that shopping websites are abundant with dark patterns that rely...
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A vulnerability discovered in Kubernetes kubectl cp command can allow malicious directory traversal attack...

Last week, the Kubernetes team announced that a security issue (CVE-2019-11246) was discovered with Kubernetes kubectl cp command. According to the team this issue...
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Qt and LG Electronics partner to make webOS as the platform of choice for...

The team at Qt and LG Electronics partner to provide webOS as the platform for embedded smart devices in the automotive, robotics and smart...
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Facebook fails to fend off a lawsuit over data breach of nearly 30 million...

Last week, an appellate court in San Francisco ruled against Facebook’s appeal to block a class-lawsuit over a massive data breach it witnessed last...

How Verizon and a BGP Optimizer caused a major internet outage affecting Amazon, Facebook,...

Yesterday, many parts of the Internet faced an unprecedented outage as Verizon, the popular Internet transit provider accidentally rerouted IP packages after it wrongly...

CMU and Google researchers present XLNet: a new pre-training method for language modeling that...

Last week, Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) and Google researchers presented a paper XLNet: Generalized Autoregressive Pretraining for Language Understanding which focuses on the XLNet...
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Bipartisan US legislators introduce the Dashboard act to force big tech to disclose their...

Bipartisan Senators Mark Warner and Josh Hawley introduced a new bill on Monday that requires Facebook, Google, Amazon and other major platforms to disclose...

Elixir 1.9 is now out with built-in ‘releases’, a new streamlined configuration API, and...

After releasing Elixir 1.8 in January, the team behind Elixir announced the release of Elixir 1.9 yesterday. This comes with a new ‘releases’ feature,...
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Amazon adds UDP load balancing support for Network Load Balancer

Yesterday, Amazon announced support for load balancing UDP traffic on Network Load Balancers, which will enable it to deploy connectionless services for online gaming,...