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Google’s V8 7.2 and Chrome 72 gets public class fields syntax; private class...

Yesterday, Google announced that they are introducing the public class fields in V8 7.2 and Chrome 72 and will be shipping the private class...

Cockroach Labs 2018 Cloud Report: AWS outperforms GCP hands down

While testing the features for CockroachDB 2.1, the team discovered that AWS offered 40% greater throughput than GCP. To understand the reason for this...
Slash Data launches developer survey

LXD 3.8 released with automated container snapshots, ZFS compression support and more!

Yesterday, the LXD team announced the release of LXD 3.8. This is the last update for 2018, improving the previous version features as well...

Devart releases standard edition of dbForge Studio for PostgreSQL

Devart has released a standard version of dbForge Studio for PostgreSQL with new enhancements. The dbForge Studio for PostgreSQL is a GUI tool for managing...
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Unity 2018.3 is here with improved Prefab workflows, Visual Effect graph and more

Yesterday, the team at Unity released the next update of Unity for 2018. Unity 2018.3 has been released with improved Prefab workflows, Visual Effect...
Packt and Humble Bundle come together for cybersecurity bundle

Former Senior VP’s take on the Mariott data breach; NYT reports suspects Chinese hacking...

The Marriott’s Starwood guest database breach that occurred at the end of last month affected almost 500 million user data. According to the Marriott...
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The cruelty of algorithms: Heartbreaking open letter criticizes tech companies for showing baby ads...

2018 has thrown up a huge range of examples of the unintended consequences of algorithms. From the ACLU’s research in July which showed how...
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Facebook contributes to MLPerf and open sources Mask R-CNN2Go, its CV framework for embedded...

Yesterday, Facebook announced its contribution towards MLPerf, a benchmark suite of tests for providing guidelines to measure AI training and inference speed. Facebook also...
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Intel unveils the first 3D Logic Chip packaging technology, ‘Foveros’, powering its new 10nm...

Yesterday, the chip manufacturing giant unleashed Foveros, its news 3-D packaging technology, which makes it easy to stack logic chips over one another. Intel...

The November 2018 release of Visual Studio code v1.30 is now available

The November 2018 release of Visual Studio code (version 1.30) is now available. This version has multiline search improvements, custom tile bars for Linux,...