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  • The Equifax Breach: Who’s to Blame?

    10 September 2017

    By Ayala Goldstein

    Last week (September 7) Equifax – one of the three main credit rating bureaus in the US, announced in a statement that it had experienced a major data breach, after “Criminals exploited a US website application vulnerability to gain access to certain files”, sometime between mid-May and July. The breached data primarily includes names, Social…


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  • We take it for granted that most of the services we receive today are powered by innovative technology and software: from flying to clothes shopping – practically every industry we rely on in our day to day lives is built on technological innovation. There seems to be one glaring exception to this brave new world:…


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  • Game of Licenses: Facebook vs. Apache

    31 August 2017

    By David Thompson

    Once again, Facebook React’s unusual BSD+Patents open source license is making open source community headlines and causing quite a stir, and this time the Apache Foundation is in the mix. The latest news is that the Apache Foundation has taken a firm stand and disallowed Facebook’s controversial open source BSD + Patent license in all…


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  • Whether you’re thinking of quitting your day job or wondering how to make sure your kids learn a valuable skill, it appears blockchain technologies are quite a safe bet. According to a recent study by job search engine Joblift, UK jobs requiring blockchain expertise are being filled twice as quickly as the average for all…


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  • In last week’s blog post we discussed how and why serverless computing could take the cloud to the next level. The advantages of serverless for development teams and commercial companies are clear: physical infrastructure and systems software are seemingly no longer issues that developers need to deal with. Serverless applications are elastic, easily scalable, promise…


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  • As we continue to review the buzzwords that were echoing out of all the tech and dev trend forecasts for 2017, this week we will begin to take a closer look at Serverless Computing. Towards the end of 2016 experts everywhere were peering into their tech crystal balls and predicting that this would be the…


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  • Leveraging AI for Open Source Management

    2 August 2017

    By Ayala Goldstein

    Looking for a personal assistant? A reliable medical second opinion about that annoying pain in your wrist? Help choosing the perfect RomCom for movie night? The fastest way to get to the airport at rush-hour? Have no fear – AI is here. Reading tech media and news, it would appear AI is or will be…


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  • Guest Post: Open Source Lawsuits Have Crossed the Watershed

    30 July 2017

    By Guest Authors of WhiteSource

    The risk arising from unknowledgeable and unmanaged use of open source software by tech companies is no longer merely theoretical or such that only involves a remote possibility of exposure. The exposure is tangible, here and now. by Adv. Ido Shomrony, Head of Open Source Practice at Shibolet & Co. A New York court is…


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  • Open Source Code Is Everywhere  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…



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  • IoT has already proven to be quite the attractive target for malicious attacks. Unfortunately, while most industry experts understand how risky a vulnerability in IoT related code can be (or are at least talking about it), the security tech and research worlds are still trying to catch up with the speed in which IoT software…


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