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USAF Launches ‘Hack the Air Force’

Bug bounty contest expands Defense Department outreach to the global hacker community to find unknown vulnerabilities in DoD networks.

Webroot deletes Windows files and causes serious problems for users

Users of Webroot's endpoint security product, consumers and businesses alike, had a nasty surprise Monday when the program started flagging Windows files as malicious.The reports quickly popped up on Twitter and continued on the Webroot community fo...

Wikitribune is Jimmy Wales’ attempt to wage war on fake news

Wikipedia cofounder says pages won't go live until trusted volunteers verify stories.

Oracle floats Java hardware acceleration proposal

A proposal currently floating in the Java community would use hardware acceleration to improve bulk calculations in the platform.Project Trinity would explore enhancing execution of bulk aggregate calculations over Streams by offloading calculations...

Teen charged with ‘cyberstalking’ in bomb hoax case

Hoaxer kept thumb drive of swatting calls An 18-year-old dual citizen of the US and Israel has been charged with making a string of online and phone threats against schools and Jewish community centers.…

Docker’s Moby cast in same mold as Fedora’s Red Hat

When Docker announced the Moby Project earlier this week, it wasn’t entirely clear why it mattered—or even what it was.
It sounded like Docker was trying to share its internal processes for building Docker from components donated to the community.But Docker’s GitHub site has since been reworked as the Moby Project, and the point is much clearer. Moby is to Docker what Fedora Project is to Red Hat: an entirely separate brand, explicitly designated as a community project, that serves as a collection point and proving ground for the open source pieces that go into the commercial edition of the product.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

CEO of company that makes $400 juice appliance has a message...

CEO Jeff Dunn takes to Medium to post a defense of his business.

Python power comes to SQL Server 2017

Don't bring the data to your computation if you can help it.

Bring your computation to your data.Microsoft has heeded this cardinal rule of information science with the latest Community Technology Preview release of SQL Server 2017. Python can now be used within SQL Server to perform analytics, run machine learning models, or handle most any kind of data-powered work.[ Unleash the power of SQL with 17 tips for faster queries.

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This integration isn't limited to enterprise editions of SQL Server 2017, either—it'll also be available in the free-to-use Express edition.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

Facebook’s Relay JavaScript framework gets GraphQL

Facebook has reconstructed its Relay JavaScript framework for building data-driven applications for easier use.Renamed Relay Modern, the updated framework features a GraphQL framework incorporating best practices from classic Relay, Facebook's native mobile GraphQL clients, and the GraphQL community, Facebook software engineers Lee Byron and Joe Savona said this week.[ Use JavaScript in your dev shop? InfoWorld looks at 17 JavaScript editors and IDEs and 22 JavaScript frameworks ready for adoption. | Keep up with hot topics in programming with InfoWorld's App Dev Report newsletter. ]"Relay Modern retains the best parts of Relay—co-located data and view definitions, declarative data fetching—while also simplifying the API, adding features, improving performance, and reducing the size of the framework," the engineers said. "To accomplish this, we embraced two concepts: static queries and ahead-of-time optimization."To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

Facebook Relay JavaScript framework simplifies API

Facebook has reconstructed its Relay JavaScript framework for building data-driven applications for easier use.Renamed Relay Modern, the updated framework features a GraphQL framework incorporating best practices from classic Relay, Facebook's native mobile GraphQL clients, and the GraphQL community, Facebook software engineers Lee Byron and Joe Savona said this week.[ Use JavaScript in your dev shop? InfoWorld looks at 17 JavaScript editors and IDEs and 22 JavaScript frameworks ready for adoption. | Keep up with hot topics in programming with InfoWorld's App Dev Report newsletter. ]"Relay Modern retains the best parts of Relay—co-located data and view definitions, declarative data fetching—while also simplifying the API, adding features, improving performance, and reducing the size of the framework," the engineers said. "To accomplish this, we embraced two concepts: static queries and ahead-of-time optimization."To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

Exploits: how great is the threat?

How serious, really, is the danger presented by exploits? The recent leak of an exploit toolset allegedly used by the infamous Equation Group suggests it’s time to revisit that question. Using our own telemetry data and intelligence reports as well as publicly available information, we’ve looked at the top vulnerabilities and applications exploited by attackers.

Market makers JMA Wireless, Three, Fon, SK Telecom and CBRE to...

London, UK. 19 April 2017 - SCWS World, organised by Avren Events, has announced it will feature more global giants on its programme than ever before, with support from Virgin Media Business, Fon, JMA Wireless and Blu Wireless, as well as the continued...