• Exit the Java EE Guardians; Enter the Jakarta EE Ambassadors

    The Java EE Guardians, the all-volunteer organization formed in 2016 to secure the continuing evolution of enterprise Java, is considering a name change -- and not just because "Java EE" has become "Jakarta EE." With the platform now securely evolving under the stewardship of the Eclipse Foundation, the members don't feel they have much to guard these days. In fact, they feel more like ... ambassadors.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

  • Google's Quantum Supremacy Claim Has Practical Implications

    Google researchers claimed to have reached a major milestone in the evolution of quantum computing called "quantum supremacy" in a paper published in the journal Nature. IBM quickly disputed that claim in a blog post that threw shade on the Alphabet subsidiary's conclusions.

  • Google to Supremes: Don't Listen to the Solicitor General

    Google says the Supreme Court should ignore the recent recommendation of the Solicitor General of the United States, which advised the court to refuse to review a 2016 appeals court's rulings that Google infringed on Oracle's copyrights to Java code in its Android mobile operating system.

  • Oracle's Jakarta EE 9 Proposal: Pruned Specs and a Big Bang

    The Eclipse Foundation announced the released the Eclipse Jakarta EE 8 specification just over two months ago and we’re already seeing the solidifying outlines of Jakarta EE 9 -- not especially fast by current release-cadence standards, but warp speed when you consider how enterprise Java had languished before the Foundation accepted the stewardship of the platform two years ago.

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

    Oracle’s latest quarterly Critical Patch Update (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.

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    Oracle Co-CEO Mark Hurd, Dead at 62

    Mark Hurd, Oracle's co-CEO and former HP chief executive, died on Friday of unspecified causes. He was 62.

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    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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    Compuware Partners with OpenLegacy to Advance DevOps on the Mainframe

    Compuware released the latest update of its Topaz for Total Test automated testing solution last week with a number of enhancements, including direct access to the OpenLegacy platform, advanced analytics from its free zAdvisor service, and other improvements that enable unit testing to be applied to a larger range of programs.

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    Will Crushing Expectations Make an Agile Team Non-Agile? DUH!

    We are warning you! Our Agile Architect is in a pretty cantankerous mood. Read this at your own risk.

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    Autonomous Security Platform Designed for IoT Self Defense

    A new security platform that "enables IoT devices to defend themselves against hackers without the need for human intervention" is being demonstrated by NXM Labs, Inc. this week at Arm TechCon 2019.

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    PyTorch Mobile Machine Learning Framework Announced

    On Thursday the developers of PyTorch announced PyTorch Mobile, which they say will allow for "end-to-end workflow from Python to deployment on iOS and Android."

  • Justice Department: Say ‘No’ to Google on Java Copyright Petition

    The U.S. Justice Department has urged the Supreme Court to deny Google's latest petition to review rulings that the Alphabet subsidiary infringed on Oracle's copyrights to Java code -- rulings that could cost Google billions.

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    Jakarta EE 8 Compatible WildFly 18 Released

    The latest version of WildFly, the open-source, Java EE 8 and Jakarta EE 8 certified application server originally created by Red Hat's JBoss division, is now available for download. WildFly 18 now runs on JDK 13, adds a range of security upgrades, and is now "better aligned" with the Jakarta EE API projects.

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    Eclipse Launches Cloud Dev Tools Working Group

    The Eclipse Foundation unveiled a new working group focused on software development tools for and in the cloud. The aptly named Eclipse Cloud Development Tools Working Group (ECD WG) "will drive the evolution and broad adoption of emerging standards for cloud-based developer tools," according to the group's charter.

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    .NET-Centric Dev Tooling Vendor Boosts Blazor Components, Supports .NET Core 3.0

    In the .NET development world, .NET Core 3.0 and Blazor are two of the most popular focus points right now, so third-party development tooling vendors are scrambling to support their latest editions.

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