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Java Closes 2019 as Most Popular Language, Python Still Hot

It's been up, it's been down, but the venerable Java closes out 2019 at the top of the TIOBE Index as December's most popular programming language.

Eclipse Foundation Launches Edge-Native Working Group

Described as “a vendor-neutral and code-first industry collaboration,” the new Edge Native Working Group was created to drive the evolution and broad adoption of open source software for edge computing.

JetBrains Releases Major IntelliJ IDEA Update

Software development toolmaker JetBrains has released a major update of its flagship code-centric Java IDE, IntelliJ IDEA.

Qualcomm Steps Up to the 5G Plate with New Snapdragon Chips

Qualcomm Technologies unveiled two new 5G mobile phone processors this week: the Snapdragon 865 for high-end Android phones, such as Samsung's Galaxy and Google's Pixel, and the slightly slower and less expensive Snapdragon 765.

AWS Cloud Development Kit Adds Support for .NET, Java

Amazon Web Services announced that support for .NET and Java is now generally available in the AWS Cloud Development Kit (CDK), which uses an infrastructure-as-code approach to help AWS cloud developers model and provision cloud application resources via services such as AWS CloudFormation.

Open Source Hazelcast Data Grid Optimized on Intel Optane for AI, IoT Workloads

The latest release of Hazelcast's namesake Java-based in-memory data grid (IMDG 4.0) has been optimized for Intel Optane DC Persistent Memory.

Parasoft Addresses CWE Software Weaknesses

Software testing tools maker Parasoft announced this week that the latest versions of its Jtest, dotTEST, and C/C++ solutions provide coverage of critical vulnerabilities laid out in the newly updated 2019 Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE) list.

Supreme Court Agrees To Decide Google v. Oracle

The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) has agreed to decide whether Google should have to pay Oracle billions of dollars for infringing on its copyright of 37 Java APIs Google used in its Android operating system.

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New Open Source Dev Tools for Kubernetes Launched by IBM

On Monday IBM announced two brand-new open source tools for use with the Kubernetes ecosystem at Kubecon, underway this week in San Diego, Calif.

Open Source ArangoDB Launches Managed Service for Enterprises

The new ArangoDB Oasis managed service is a paid add-on that gives enterprises tools to easily deploy and manage their ArangoDB cluster deployments.

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Red Hat Releases Open Source Project Quay Container Registry

Red Hat this week unveiled an open source distribution of the Red Hat Quay container image registry, dubbed Project Quay, which includes the Quay code base, as well as the Clair container vulnerability scanner and the tooling needed to build, deploy, and run a completely open source Quay distribution.

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Microsoft Formally Signs Up for OpenJDK Project

Microsoft signed the Oracle Contributor Agreement last week, which means Redmond has officially joined the OpenJDK project.

Quarkus 1.0 Kubernetes-Native Java Stack Set for GA

Red Hat today announced that Quarkus 1.0, the Kubernetes-native Java framework the company introduced in a beta release in March, will become generally available at the end of November.

OpenAI Releases Update of GPT-2 Unsupervised Language Model

OpenAI on Tuesday released GPT-2 (1.5B), the "final model" release of this version of its popular large-scale unsupervised language model.

Broadcom, Infosys Bring AI-Driven Continuous Testing to SAP Upgrades

Broadcom Inc. announced that its open automation.ai platform is being used in conjunction with Infosys technology to create Continuous Testing for SAP S/4HANA, a new product for enterprises upgrading to the S/4HANA version of SAP's ERP.

SQL Server 2019 Goes Live

The highly anticipated new version offers a number of a new features, including Big Data clusters, always-on availability and Scalar UDF inlining.

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How Do You Get Non-Technical Organizations to Trust IoT?

IoT can play an important role in helping non-technical organizations like city government agencies but building trust for the technology is a challenge.

Microsoft Outlines Azure IoT Strategy & Updates

In a Monday blog post, Microsoft detailed the company's progress in integrating and securing its Internet of Things (IoT) platforms and resources.

Oracle's Latest CPU Includes 20 Security Patches for Java SE

Oracle’s latest quarterly <a href="https://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuoct2019-5072832.html" target="_blank">Critical Patch Update</a> (CPU) provides 219 new security patches across Oracle’s product line, including 20 new patches for Java SE. But none of the Java patches in this CPU earned a CVSS risk score of greater than 6.8 out of 10.0.

Open Data Group Rebrands as ModelOp, Reflecting Focus on AI Model Operations

The Open Data Group (ODG) this week announced it's re-launching as ModelOp, reflecting the importance of modeling to artificial intelligence and machine learning implmentations.

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