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What’s new in Google’s Dart 2 language

Dart 2 has been rebooted for client-side web and mobile development

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What’s new in Google’s V8 JavaScript engine Version 6.9

The V8 Version 6.9 beta focuses focuses on performance and memory usage

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Mozilla tests Firefox add-on that steers users toward serendipity

The new 'Advance' add-on takes into account a user's browsing history to recommend other sites to explore.

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Patch expert calls on Microsoft execs to fix Windows updating

IT admins surveyed by Susan Bradley, who moderates the PatchMangement.org mailing list, said Microsoft's current strategy is failing. So she took their concerns to Microsoft leaders, including CEO Satya Nadella, and asked them to make...

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Do you need a vulnerability disclosure program? The feds say yes

The FTC and DOJ are pushing companies to provide a means for good-faith security researchers to report bugs and put effective processes in place to act on those reports.

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What’s new in Angular: Version 6.1 ships, Version 7 beta arrives

The popular JavaScript framework for desktop and mobile apps produces better code and better supports Google’s Material Design

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Python scales language popularity charts

Already tops in the IEEE and PyPL rankings, Python could soon conquer the Tiobe index too

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Arm flexes flexibility with Pelion IoT announcement

Arm's new Pelion IoT Platform software handles management of devices, data and connectivity for corporate internet of things deployments.

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Fusion.js JavaScript framework is geared to lightweight apps

Uber’s Fusion.js offers code reuse on both the server and browser and works with libraries such as React and Redux

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Network World: Edge, Intent-based networking are all the rage; IT networking budgets rise

Network World 8th annual State of the Network survey looks at high-priority SDN, IBN, SD-WAN, network-security trends.

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Top web browsers 2018: IE, Edge and Firefox return to the road of ruin

It's increasingly becoming a Google Chrome online world, even for Mac users.

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What’s new in Rust 1.28

Rust 1.28 brings more flexibility and ease to memory allocation with global allocators and NonZero types

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Cisco pays cool $2.3 billion for hot security company Duo

Cisco says integration of its network, device and cloud security platforms with Duo Security’s zero-trust authentication and access products will let customers quickly secure users to any application on any networked device.

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How quantum computers will destroy and (maybe) save cryptography

Quantum computers advance mean we might have only a few years before they can break all public key encryption. The day when every secret is known is near.

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Windows by the numbers: Windows 10's growth continues

Migration watch: Windows 10 in July saw continued gains in user share and should supplant Windows 7 as the most popular flavor of Windows by the end of the year.

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Microsoft rejiggers Windows 10 Enterprise subscriptions, pricing

Microsoft is revamping the subscription offerings by recalibrating prices and renaming the per device/per user offers so they're more aligned with Microsoft 365.

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What’s new in Apache’s NetBeans IDE for Java 9

NetBeans Version 9.0 IDE supports Java 9’s new Java Module System

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Git might replace Mercurial for Java’s source-code management

Project Skara would provide prototypes for hosting Java Development Kit (JDK) 12

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Microsoft hints at September release of Windows 10's next feature upgrade

Based on the current progress for Windows 10 version 1903, due to arrive next spring, it now looks like the fall update for the OS will arrive around Sept. 10 or Sept. 24.

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The state of wireless charging: 2018 and beyond

While direct-contact pads have been the focus of wireless charging lately, the future might actually be more ethereal. Literally.

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