software development

Open source in open rebellion - can Google bring peace to the developer community?
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open source

Open source in open rebellion - can Google bring peace to the developer community?

A recent White House gathering exposes divisions between the open source community and the private companies that exploit it
14 Jan 2022
Microsoft updates PowerToys with built-in web search
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software development

Microsoft updates PowerToys with built-in web search

The update also adds a new 'Always on Top' feature and the ability to preview G-code files using thumbnails
10 Jan 2022
The top programming languages you need to learn for 2022
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Careers & training

The top programming languages you need to learn for 2022

With hundreds of coding languages out there, which ones will earn you the most?
6 Jan 2022
How biased is your app?
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artificial intelligence (AI)

How biased is your app?

Why businesses must spot and fix algorithmic bias in their products, before users, and lawyers, do
4 Jan 2022
The IT Pro Podcast: Everyone needs Kubernetes certs
The IT Pro Podcast: Everyone needs Kubernetes certs
containers

The IT Pro Podcast: Everyone needs Kubernetes certs

Containerisation skills are now a business imperative
10 Dec 2021
Podcast transcript: Everyone needs Kubernetes certs
Podcast transcript: Everyone needs Kubernetes certs
containers

Podcast transcript: Everyone needs Kubernetes certs

Read the full transcript for this episode of the IT Pro Podcast
10 Dec 2021
Are we hurtling towards digital transformation burnout?
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Development

Are we hurtling towards digital transformation burnout?

With decision makers and developers under stress, innovation efforts could stagnate
30 Nov 2021
Best C++ courses to kickstart your career
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software development

Best C++ courses to kickstart your career

If you want to learn C++ for a new job, these are the courses you should consider
26 Nov 2021
OpenAI tool previously thought 'too dangerous' for the public goes generally available
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artificial intelligence (AI)

OpenAI tool previously thought 'too dangerous' for the public goes generally available

The natural language processor has previously been found to generate racist and other types of prejudicial content
19 Nov 2021
Slack doubles down on 'digital HQ' plans with launch of no-code tools
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business communications

Slack doubles down on 'digital HQ' plans with launch of no-code tools

The communications platform wants to empower all users to make work simpler and more productive
16 Nov 2021
Twitter overhauls developer platform with expanded data access
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social media

Twitter overhauls developer platform with expanded data access

The social media platform hopes to see more tools and features available to users to control and curate content
16 Nov 2021
Podcast transcript: Coping with technical debt
Podcast transcript: Coping with technical debt
software development

Podcast transcript: Coping with technical debt

Read the full transcript for this episode of the IT Pro Podcast
12 Nov 2021
The IT Pro Podcast: Coping with technical debt
The IT Pro Podcast: Coping with technical debt
software development

The IT Pro Podcast: Coping with technical debt

Taking engineering shortcuts can be a path to future headaches - but it doesn't always have to be
12 Nov 2021
Judge denies Apple appeal in Epic ruling
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iOS

Judge denies Apple appeal in Epic ruling

The tech giant will have to allow developers to link to non-App Store payment systems by 9 December
10 Nov 2021
Microsoft Visual Studio 2022 and .NET 6 now generally available
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software development

Microsoft Visual Studio 2022 and .NET 6 now generally available

The environment introduces new features aimed to help developers build reliable apps more quickly
9 Nov 2021
LinkedIn rolls out freelance marketplace globally following successful US trial
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Careers & training

LinkedIn rolls out freelance marketplace globally following successful US trial

The feature allows users to find freelancers or project providers through 250 job categories
28 Oct 2021
Arm launches cloud-based IoT platform
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Internet of Things (IoT)

Arm launches cloud-based IoT platform

The company is hoping to reduce the time it takes developers to get their products to market and lower the costs involved
18 Oct 2021
Cleaning up legacy IT to drag big tobacco into the future
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digital transformation

Cleaning up legacy IT to drag big tobacco into the future

Philip Morris International’s CDIO, Michael Voegele, discusses how digitisation has been key to a transition from selling cigarettes to smoke-free pro…
12 Oct 2021
Apple appeals Epic ruling in attempt to delay App Store changes
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Policy & legislation

Apple appeals Epic ruling in attempt to delay App Store changes

The one ruling in Epic's favour found Apple in violation of the state of California’s anti-steering laws
11 Oct 2021
Nurturing your business’ citizen developers
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software development

Nurturing your business’ citizen developers

With enterprises increasingly struggling to locate skilled developers, what if the developers your business needs are already in your company?
7 Oct 2021
Android Trojan charges millions of victims €36 per month
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trojans

Android Trojan charges millions of victims €36 per month

Up to 10 million users across 70 countries are thought to have been affected
30 Sep 2021
Microsoft Store opens to third-party storefronts
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Microsoft Windows

Microsoft Store opens to third-party storefronts

The newly-redesigned app store will launch alongside Windows 11 on 5 October
29 Sep 2021
A look at some of the UK's best digital skills initiatives
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Careers & training

A look at some of the UK's best digital skills initiatives

We take a look at the programmes attempting to bridge the UK's growing skills gap
23 Sep 2021