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Udash framework brings Scala to web development

Udash compiles code to JavaScript and can work with JavaScript libraries such as Bootstrap and jQuery

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Microsoft’s Blazor project runs .Net in the browser

The WebAssembly format is key to the experimental framework’s ability to deliver .Net apps

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IBM sees blockchain as ready for government use

In testimony before a congressional committee, IBM's Jerry Cuomo warned against over-regulation because of cryptocurrency volatility, said the government should embrace the distributed ledger technology and encouraged its use in the...

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Microsoft to cover Windows 7 with advanced threat service

Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection can detect ongoing attacks on corporate networks, investigate the attack or breach, and provide response recommendations. It will be added to Windows 7 and 8.1 by this summer.

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What’s new in Microsoft’s Visual Studio 2017

The Version 15.6 beta provides a raft of C++ improvements, as well as enhancements for developer productivity and diagnostics

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Microsoft wants to use blockchain to secure your identity

Microsoft plans to pilot a blockchain-based digital ID platform that would allow users to control access to sensitive online information via an encrypted data hub.

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Chrome 68 to condemn all unencrypted sites by summer

Google in July will start inserting a 'not secure' label in the address bar of every website that uses HTTP connections between its servers and users.

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Java JDK 10: What new features to expect in the next Java

Technologies from several projects will provide a pipeline of new capabilities in Java 10 and later versions

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Mingis on Tech: What's coming up at Mobile World Congress?

This year's MWC gets under way Feb. 26 in Barcelona, and while hardware announcements are a given, attendees are more likely to be hearing a lot about 5G networking.

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Grand stack aims to simplify data-intensive app development

The JavaScript-centered beta stack from Neo4j uses a strict schema for the API, driving the database model, and translating GraphQL queries

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Oracle pitches autonomous capabilities for its entire cloud platform

Oracle is raising its bid to attract enterprises moving to the cloud by extending AI-based automation throughout its PaaS (platform as a service) offerings, claiming that the new automated services will cut costs and reduce...

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Mobile app management is being driven by unmanaged devices

The growth in unmanaged devices owned by employees or contractors is driving adoption of stand-alone mobile application management (MAM) software and services, according to a new report.

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FAQ: Office 2019 is coming; here's what you need to know

Microsoft has provided few details about the next non-subscription version of Office, coming next year. We've teased out some answers to pressing questions about the suite.

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For developers, the focus is deep learning, multiplatform, and coding skills

Angular, TensorFlow, React, and Electron all have seen large increases in developer activity on GitHub

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What does the GDPR and the "right to explanation" mean for AI?

Security teams increasingly rely on machine learning and artificial intelligence to protect assets. Will a requirement to explain how they make decisions make them less effective?

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Governments eye their own blockchain cryptocurrencies

This year will see the maturation of blockchain, as 2017's pilot projects turn into 2018's real-world implementations in a variety of industries. That includes governments, some of whom are now testing cryptocurrencies as fiat money.

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Doing nicely now, Visual Basic’s popularity could take a hit

Microsoft's new strategy to end the co-evolution of C# and Visual Basic will make it even less respected by developers

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Vote now for enterprise Java’s new name

The Eclipse Foundation wants your help to rename the Java platform

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What are the differences between Microsoft Office 2016, Office 2019 and Office 365?

Microsoft Office may be the most common productivity tool for corporate users, but it's no one-size-fits-all suite. Here's how to decide which version is best for you: Office 2016 (and its successor, Office 2019) or Office 365.

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Stack Overflow adds developer IQ scores to profiles

Developers can test—and publicize—their proficiency across 63 categories

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