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Windows 10X Not Coming in 2021, Maybe Never

Microsoft will not ship Windows 10X in 2021, and may never release the operating system (OS), according to new a report.

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Google’s AppSheet Automation Now Available

Google has made its low-code automation tool, AppSheet Automation, generally available.

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Google Using Rust for Low-Level Android Development

Google is now using Rust for low-level development of the Android Open Source Project (AOSP).

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Google Open Sources Lyra Audio Codec

Google has announced it is open sourcing its Lyra audio codec, a codec that uses machine learning to compress the audio and preserve quality.

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Microsoft Announces Preview Version of OpenJDK Java Distribution

Microsoft has announced a preview build of its OpenJDK Java distribution.

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Microsoft Build Developer Conference Scheduled May 25 – 27

Microsoft’s Build conference, aimed at developers, has been confirmed for May 25 – 27, 2021.

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US Supreme Court Sides With Google Over Oracle

The US Supreme Court has handed Google a decisive victory in its decade-long battle with Oracle over the Android operating system (OS).

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Visual Studio Code Updated With M1 Support

Microsoft has updated Visual Studio Code, adding support for Apple’s new Macs running on its M1 custom silicon.

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Linux Mint May Resort to Windows 10-Style Forced Updates

Linux Mint is considering measures to keep users up-to-date, including Windows 10-style forced updates.

Blockchain App Factory Develops Futuristic DeFi Exchange Platform
Blockchain App Factory Develops Futuristic DeFi Exchange Platform

Blockchain App Factory announced that it developed a deFi exchange platform that offers security, speed, and transparency for every exchange with the power of distributed ledger technology.

ServiceNow CEO on "The Whole Point Of Digital Transformation"
ServiceNow CEO on “The Whole Point Of Digital Transformation”

Business is really simple, and people are more productive and they’re doing things that can lead to growth and opportunity says ServiceNow CEO Bill McDermott. That’s the whole point of digital transformation.

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Homebrew Is Now Available for M1 Macs

Good news for developers: Homebrew 3.0 has been released with support for M1 Macs.

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Volkswagen Developing Autonomous Driving Software In-House

As automakers around the world partner up with leading tech companies, Volkswagen is taking a different approach, developing its autonomous software in-house.

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Microsoft Building Team of Rust Developers

Microsoft is building a team of Rust developers, both for internal work and collaboration with the community.

COVID Has Really Impacted Aerospace... and the Air Force
COVID Has Really Impacted Aerospace… and the Air Force

COVID has really impacted the aerospace industry in this nation and nations around the world disproportionately to other industries… and the Air Force has not been exempt from these impacts.

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83% of Engineers Want Remote Work Post-Pandemic

The pandemic has resulted in a major shift in software engineers, with 8 in 10 wanting remote or hybrid work options post-pandemic.

SolarWinds Hack Was Supply Chain Attack, Says Datadog CEO Olivier Pomel
SolarWinds Hack Was Supply Chain Attack, Says Datadog CEO

Datadog CEO Olivier Pomel discusses how the SolarWinds hack signals an increased focus by hackers to target software earlier in its development.

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Corellium Successfully Runs Ubuntu Linux on M1 Mac

Corellium has announced it has Ubuntu Linux running on an M1 Mac, in what is described as a “completely usable” experience.

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Linus Torvalds Switches to AMD, Slams Intel

AMD has gotten a boost from an unexpected source, as Linus Torvalds has switched to AMD and slammed Intel.

GitHub Now Available to Developers in Iran

GitHub has been granted a license to operate in Iran, giving Iranian developers access to a valuable resource.