Scraping a public website without the approval of the website’s owner isn’t a violation of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, an appeals court ruled on Monday. The ruling comes in a legal battle that pits Microsoft-owned LinkedIn against a small data-analytics company called hiQ Labs. … Read more here.
There’s a lot of talk about gender bias, racial bias, and culture bias at work, and each are important for many reasons. But perhaps one of the biggest and most problematic types of bias we face is the bias of age: we often evaluate people based on their age, and this is now becoming a major challenge in the workplace. Read more here.
Oracle JDK 13 improves application performance, adds two language feature previews, and more. … Read more here.
Amazon Web Services, Inc., an Amazon.com company, announced that the Amazon quantum ledger database (QLDB) was now available. … Read more here.
If you want to know who you’ll be in a few years, you might get a preview by observing your older colleagues. Apart from sprouting grey hair (kidding!), there’s a good chance that, like them, you’ll acquire more responsibilities, and not just at work. You might start dating someone seriously or get married, maybe even have kids, rise through the ranks, move abroad for a job, take a sabbatical—or perhaps, none of those things. But by studying your older co-workers, you can decide whether their career choices and accompanying lifestyles will suit you someday. … Read more here.
Google today released Dart 2.5 and Flutter 1.9. Dart 2.5 adds stronger support for calling C code and intelligent code completion, which leverages machine learning to help developers complete their code or identify the API they should use. Flutter 1.9 lets developers build mobile, desktop, and web apps from the same codebase. The new version also supports iOS 13 and macOS Catalina, and includes new Material widgets for toggle buttons and filters. … Read more here.
Greek Open Technologies Alliance (GFOSS) successfully implemented 13 open source projects in GSOC 2019 – Google Summer of Code. Read more here.
… In March 1959, Hawes proposed that a new computer language be created. … Read more here.
The speedy USB4 is nearly ready to roll out as the USB Implementers Forum announces the final specifications of the upcoming device. With the technical specifications confirmed, hardware and software developers can now begin to build and produce products that can support the USB4 in time for its expected launch in 2020. … Read more here.