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Google, IBM launch open API for auditing and governing software pipelines

Google and IBM have announced the launch of Grafeas, an open-source project providing developers with a standardised way of auditing and governing their software supply chains. The project provides an open API that collects and aggregates the metadata generated at each stage of software supply chain, according

Here’s China’s latest plan to keep its citizens from the open Internet

The Chinese government is cracking down on a key technology that Web surfers use to protect their privacy and get around online censorship, according to Bloomberg News. Some of the country’s biggest telecom companies — Bloomberg lists state-run China Mobile, China Unicom and China Telecom — are being

Samsung Gear S3 UK release date announced, pre-order now open

After the Samsung Gear S2 won Wearable of the Year at the T3 Awards 2016, we’ve been eagerly waiting for the Samsung Gear S3 to get a concrete release date. Well, luckily for us, that has just happened, with the new series launching on November 11, 2016.

Open Color – UI-Optimized color scheme for designers

How much time do you waste toying around while choosing the right colors scheme for your designs? With Open Color you have access to a predefined color scheme made specifically for screen design. The colors range across the entire spectrum with very dull and very bright color

New open source software for high resolution microscopy

The images show a liver cell before and after processing the data with the software developed at Bielefeld University. Credit: Photo: Bielefeld University With their special microscopes, experimental physicists can already observe single molecules. However, unlike conventional light microscopes, the raw image data from some ultra-high resolution

Apple makes Swift open source, so its influence will reach beyond the walled garden

As promised back in June, Apple just open-sourced the Swift programming language that developers use to build apps for Macs and iOS devices. While this might not mean much for regular folks who use those apps, for developers, it’s a huge step forward. Apple is known for

Microsoft to open source Chakra JavaScript engine

Microsoft will open up its Chakra JavaScript engine as an open-source project on GitHub next month. The code repository, called ChakraCore, will include the key components of Chakra engine used for its Edge browser, according to a blog post. Like many other vendors, Microsoft built its own