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Mastodon 2.5 released with UI, administration, and deployment changes

Mastodon 2.5 is here, a social network often viewed as an alternative to Twitter. The 100th version of the social network has a variety...
Firefox Lockbox and Firefox Notes released as part of Test Pilot initiative

Mozilla releases Firefox 62.0 with better scrolling on Android, a dark theme on macOS,...

Yesterday, Mozilla released the latest versions of Firefox for desktop, Android, and iOS. The latest version for desktop and Android users is Firefox 62.0...
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GNOME 3.30 released with improved Desktop performance, Screen Sharing, and more

The latest version of GNOME 3 has been released today. GNOME 3.30 features many significant performance improvements. In total, the release incorporates 24845 changes,...
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Facebook Watch is now available world-wide challenging video streaming rivals, YouTube, Twitch, and more

Yesterday, Facebook made its video-streaming service named, Facebook Watch globally available. It was first launched in August 2017 for a limited group of people...
SAP Cloud Platform is now generally available on Microsoft Azure

Microsoft announces Project Athens and GopherSource for the Go community at GopherCon

On the second day of GopherCon, 28th Aug, Microsoft announced contributions to the open-source Project Athens and their involvement with GopherSource. These announcements add...
Google App Engine standard environment (beta) now includes PHP 7.2

Github introduces Project Paper Cuts for developers to fix small workflow problems, iterate on...

Github has introduced “Project Paper Cuts” that was inspired from a lot of refined GitHub additions. This project aims to fix smaller code related...
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Deno, an attempt to fix Node.js flaws, is rewritten in Rust

Deno is a runtime by creator of Node, Ryan Dahl. It aims at fixing some of the problems in Node. Originally written in Go,...
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JavaFX 11 to release soon, announces the Gluon team

Earlier this week, the Gluon team announced that JavaFX 11 GA will be released in the second half of September, close to the release...
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Gitlab 11.2 releases with preview changes in Web IDE, Android Project Import and more

Gitlab released version 11.2 with new features to help developers get started and iterate faster. Major improvements in this version are enhancements to the...

ReSharper 18.2 brings performance improvements, C# 7.3, Blazor support and spellcheck

JetBrains released ReSharper Ultimate 2018.2 with fixes for improved performance, and C# 7.3 support, integrated spellcheck. It also features JSLint, ESLint, and TSLint support...

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Electron 3.0.0 releases with experimental textfield, and button APIs

The Electron team announced the first stable release Electron 3.0.0, yesterday. Electron 3.0.0 comes with upgrades, fixes, and other changes. Electron is a framework...
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