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Former npm CTO introduces Entropic, a federated package registry with a new CLI and...

Yesterday, at JSConfEU '19, the team behind Entropic announced Entropic, a federated package registry with a new CLI that works smoothly with the network....
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Salesforce open sources ‘Lightning Web Components framework’

Yesterday, the developers at Salesforce open sourced Lightning Web Components framework, a new JavaScript framework that leverages the web standards breakthroughs of the last...
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V8 7.5 Beta is now out with WebAssembly implicit caching, bulk memory operations, and...

Yesterday, the team behind Google Chrome’s JavaScript and WebAssembly engine, V8 announced the release of V8 7.5 beta. As per V8’s release cycle, its...
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All about Browser Fingerprinting, the privacy nightmare that keeps web developers awake at night

Last week, researchers published a paper titled Browser Fingerprinting: A survey, that gives a detailed insight into what browser fingerprinting is and how it...
Firefox Nightly browser: Debugging your app is now fun with Mozilla’s new ‘time travel’ feature

Firefox releases v66.0.4 and 60.6.2 to fix the expired certificate problem that ended up...

Last week on Friday, Firefox users were left infuriated when all their extensions were abruptly disabled. Fortunately, Mozilla has fixed this issue in their...
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Can an Open Web Index break Google’s stranglehold over the search engine market?

Earlier this month, Dirk Lewandowski, Professor of Information Research & Information Retrieval  at Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Germany, published a proposal for building...

Apache Flink 1.8.0 releases with finalized state schema evolution support

Last week, the community behind Apache Flink announced the release of Apache Flink 1.8.0. This release comes with the finalized state evolution support, lazy...
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Chrome, Safari, Opera, and Edge to make hyperlink auditing compulsorily enabled

Last week, Bleeping Computer reported that the latest versions of Google Chrome, Safari, Opera, and Microsoft Edge will not allow users to disable hyperlink...
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Django 2.2 is now out with classes for custom database constraints

Yesterday, the Django team announced the release of Django 2.2. This release comes with classes for custom database constraints, Watchman compatibility for runserver, and...

F5 Networks is acquiring NGINX, a popular web server software for $670 million

Yesterday, F5 Networks, the company that offers businesses cloud and security application services, announced that it is set to acquire NGNIX, the company behind...

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LLVMs Arm stack protection feature turns ineffective when the stack is...

A vulnerability in the stack protection feature in LLVM's Arm backend becomes ineffective when the stack protector slot is re-allocated. This was notified as...

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