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Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and Twitter partner for ambitious new data project

An open-source collaboration for ‘the future of portability’<p>Today, Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and Twitter joined to announce a new standards initiative called the Data Transfer Project, designed as a new way to move data between platforms. In a blog post, Google described the project as letting …

Online Privacy

Developing Distributed Applications with C# and ZeroMQ

Course details<p>Distributed applications run on multiple computers on the same network at once—which means they often have to run on multiple operating …

New Ethereum Language Vyper Will Make ETH Blockchain More Secure

The new Ethereum language Vyper has been released and is so far getting enthusiastic reviews and comments on social media. The language which is an …

Search

Microsoft reportedly wants to acquire GitHub

Microsoft has reportedly been in talks to acquire code repository GitHub, according to Business Insider. GitHub received a valuation of $2 billion following the closure of a $250 million funding round led by Sequoia Capital in 2015.<p>Conversations about a potential acquisition have taken place for …

GitHub gives us a glimpse into the collaborative future of work

Today, 10 years after its public launch, GitHub sits at the center of all developer workflows. But reflecting on this first decade in business, it’s not unrealistic to think that it’ll be at the center of <i>all</i> workflows in the years to come. In fact, because of GitHub’s roots in the developer …

Blockchain interbank payment patent filed by JPMorgan

JPMorgan Chase has filed an application with the US Patent and Trademark Office for an interbank payments system that uses distributed ledger …

R and Python are joining forces, in the crossover event of the year

Hadley Wickham is the most important developer for the programming language R. Wes McKinney is among the most important developers for programming language Python. The two languages, which are free to use, are often seen as competitors in the world of data science. Wickham and McKinney don’t think …

Data Science

Gooact: React in 160 lines of JavaScript

How to build own React clone in a matter of minutes.<p><b>Introduction</b><p><b>Important Notice</b>: Following tutorial requires at least basic React knowledge.<p><b>React</b> is …

JavaScript

Explainer: What is a blockchain? - MIT Technology Review

What is it?<p>A public1, permanent2, append-only3distributed4ledger5.<p>What’s that?<p>A mathematical structure for storing data in a way that is nearly …

Blockchain

When to use Serverless? When to use Kubernetes?

A question that I get asked very often these days is: Should I use Serverless or Kubernetes to build cloud native applications? Both computing …

Cloud Computing

Blockchain Is the Future, But It's Confusing. Here's an Explanation in Plain English

Blockchain. If you're like me a year ago, the mere mention might make you go "huh?"<p>Blockchain. If you're like me a year ago, the mere mention might make you go "huh?"<p>You keep hearing the word and it isn't going away. You admit defeat of your lack of knowledge and find yourself Googling "What is …

Blockchain

Private Blockchains: Hyperledger Composer Javascript API

In my last article, I gave a quick overview of the Hyperledger Composer framework to build a business network with a private blockchain technology. I …

BBVA tests 'invisible payments' technology at inhouse cafe

BBVA is testing a facial recognition system at its inhouse cafetaria that is capable of recognising...

PayPal Just Patented a Crypto Speed Boost, and It’s Great for Bitcoin

The service has big ideas.<p>PayPal wants to boost the speed of crypto, and it could be great news for adoption. A patent filing published last week …

Why More Retailers Are Using Chatbots to Improve the E-Commerce Experience

Despite how commonplace it’s become to shop online, there’s still plenty of room to improve the e-commerce experience.<p>More than one-third (34 …

Silicon Valley parents are raising their kids tech-free — and it should be a red flag

It's 9 a.m. in Sunnyvale, California and Minni Shahi is on her way to work at the Apple headquarters in Cupertino. Her husband, a former Googler named Vijay Koduri, is meeting his business partner at a local Starbucks to discuss their startup, a YouTube clip-making business called HashCut.<p>Shahi and …

Silicon Valley

In 10 Years We Won't Have Blockchains

<i>Will Murphy is the vice president for blockchain at of Talla.com, the company behind Botchain, a blockchain for managing autonomous intelligent</i> …

Blockchain

Q# language: How to write quantum code in Visual Studio

The future of the computer isn’t silicon; we’re already at the limits of Moore’s Law in terms of the performance we can get from traditional …

Quantum Computing

What the GDPR will concretely change for payment service providers

While the European payment industry is currently trying to assess how the revised Payment Services Directive (<p>The revised Payment Services Directive<p>) …

Microsoft To Embrace Decentralized Identity Systems Built On Bitcoin And Other Blockchains

In a new post today, Microsoft announced their embrace of public blockchains, such as Bitcoin and Ethereum, for use in decentralized identity systems. Initially, the longtime tech giant will support blockchain-based decentralized IDs (DIDs) through the Microsoft Authenticator app.<p>Unlike the forms …

Blockchain

A GraphQL Primer: Why We Need A New Kind Of API (Part 1)

In this series, I want to introduce you to GraphQL. By the end, you should understand not just what it is but also its origins, its drawbacks and the …

Software Development

Ending Bitcoin support

At Stripe, we’ve long been excited about the possibilities of cryptocurrencies and the experimentation and innovation that’s come with them. In 2014, …

Comparing serverless C# and .Net development using Azure Functions and AWS Lambda

Recently released toolsets for AWS Lambda and Azure Functions are finally making “serverless” application development available to C# developers. …

Cloud Computing

Compare Serverless

Post Views: 3,107<p>Reading Time: 3 minutes<p>Share this:<p>In continuation to our serverless introduction article, we would like to compare serverless …

Cloud Computing

Cloud Functions - Overview

How customers use it<p>Serverless web application and API<p>In this tutorial, you will create a serverless web application by hosting static website …

Web Applications

Building a Serverless REST API with Node.js and MongoDB

The Serverless movement has gained a bit of momentum in the past few months. Everybody seems to be talking about it. Some would even call it a …

Serverless architecture is the future, but we're not getting rid of containers just yet

Containers are billed as the future, yet serverless already seems set to surpass them in importance. Here's how organizations will juggle them …

Red Hat

Visa will drop signature requirements for chip cards, Apple Pay, Google Pay, and Samsung Pay in April

Visa today announced that it will join MasterCard, American Express, and Discover in eliminating the need for signatures when making any EMV chip or contactless payment, starting this April.<p>The change will enable North American users of Apple Pay, Google Pay (formerly Android Pay/Google Wallet), …

Samsung Pay