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  • Opening up your code to hackers, asking them to give it their best shot and offering rewards as high as $100k if they get back to you with a particularly scary breach might have sounded like a very bizarre course of action a few years ago. In today’s hectic and under-staffed cyber-security market it seems…


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  • What is A Single Page Application Jeff Nibler describes Single Page Applications (SPAs) as the latest evolution in web application design. With SPAs, various JavaScript libraries and tools such as Jquery, Angular allow developers to create web applications that very rarely call the server to fetch a whole new HTML page. Instead, the single HTML page…


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  • Towards the end of 2016, as everyone was summarizing the highest highs and the lowest lows of the year and attempting to foresee what directions 2017 would take, IoT was hailed (again) as one of the top trends. Business and tech forecasts were guesstimating that 2017 was going to be the year that the Internet…


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  • It seems like every other day another study or research paper comes out declaring the new record-breaking numbers of open source users or components. It’s still a reality: open source is everywhere. As open source software continues to eat the world, industries and organizations – from automotive to government, to telecom, fintech, health services, and…



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  • As the date when the EU’s GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) goes into effect approaches, many organizations in the EU and outside of it need to assess their readiness and get into gear to ensure they are compliant. However, it appears many companies inside and outside of the EU are still unprepared, and some haven’t…



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  • Widespread open source usage is simply a fact in organizations of every size, across all verticals. This is not a passing trend – open source usage will continue to grow. Developers are going to keep incorporating open source components into their code: it’s cost-effective, it helps companies accelerate the software development lifecycle (SDLC) and it…



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  • Open Source Code Is Everywhere  The Internet runs on open source code: Linux, Apache Tomcat, OpenSSL, MySQL, Drupal and WordPress are all built on open source. Everyone, every day, uses applications that are either open source or include open source code. A recent survey by Github found that virtually all (94%) of the employed respondents…



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  • CoKinetic Systems Corporation, one of the major global players in the in-flight entertainment (IFE) market, has recently filed suit against Panasonic Avionics Corporation in a New York federal court, seeking damages of over $100 million. CoKinetic claim that Panasonic, which holds a roughly 70% share of the embedded IFE hardware market, has willfully violated GPL…



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  • The world is still picking up the pieces, dealing with the aftermath of the WannaCry ransomware attack that hit over 200,000 users in more than 150 countries nearly two weeks ago. Everyone’s speculating when and where the next big cyber-attack will come around and planning how to come prepared to the next battle. While the…



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  • As enterprise adoption of open source continuously soars to new heights, giants of software have become major contributors to open source repositories. Facebook has long been considered an undisputed open source leader, with over 100 active repositories on GitHub. One of Facebook’s most popular open source projects is React. React is a project driven by…



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