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New memory usage optimizations implemented in V8 Lite can also benefit V8

V8 Lite was released in late 2018 in V8 version 7.3 to dramatically reduce V8’s memory usage. V8 is Google’s open-source JavaScript and WebAssembly...
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The Tor Project on browser fingerprinting and how it is taking a stand against...

In a blog post shared on Wednesday, Pierre Laperdrix, a postdoctoral researcher in the Secure Web Applications Group at CISPA, talked about browser fingerprinting,...

Wasmer’s first Postgres extension to run WebAssembly is here!

Wasmer, the WebAssembly runtime have been successfully embedded in many languages like Rust, Python, Ruby, PHP, and Go. Yesterday, Ivan Enderlin, a PhD Computer...
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JavaScript will soon support optional chaining operator as its ECMAScript proposal reaches stage 3

Last month, the ECMAScript proposal for optional chaining operator reached stage 3 of the TC39 process. This essentially means that the feature is almost...
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Google Chrome 76 now supports native lazy-loading

Earlier this month, Google Chrome 76 got native support for lazy loading. Web developers can now use the new ‘loading’ attribute to lazy-load resources...
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Apache Flink 1.9.0 releases with Fine-grained batch recovery, State Processor API and more

Last week the Apache Flink community announced the release of Apache Flink 1.9.0. The Flink community defines the project goal as “to develop a...

Apple announces ‘WebKit Tracking Prevention Policy’ that considers web tracking as a security vulnerability

Inspired by Mozilla’s anti-tracking policy, Apple has announced its intention to implement the WebKit Tracking Prevention Policy into Safari, the details of which it...
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Amazon Transcribe Streaming announces support for WebSockets

Last week, Amazon announced that its automatic speech recognition (ASR) service, Amazon Transcribe, now supports WebSockets. According to Amazon, “WebSocket support opens Amazon Transcribe...

Laracon US 2019 highlights: Laravel 6 release update, Laravel Vapor, and more

Laracon US 2019, probably the biggest Laravel conference, wrapped up yesterday. Its creator, Tylor Otwell kick-started the event by talking about the next major...
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IETF proposes JSON Meta Application Protocol (JMAP) as the next standard for email protocols

Last week, the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) published JSON Meta Application Protocol (JMAP) as RFC 8260, now marked as “Proposed Standard”. The protocol...

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Expanding Web Assembly beyond the browser with Bytecode Alliance, a Mozilla,...

Mozilla has partnered with Fastly, Intel and Red Hat to form the Bytecode Alliance to build a secure-by-default future for WebAssembly and to take...

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