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GitHub Hardens Supply Chain with a Query Engine

Sep 20, 2019 |

The GitHub code repository hosting service has moved to shore up its supply chain with a deal to acquire Semmle, creator of a semantic code analysis engine that allows developers to scan large codebases for vulnerabilities. Read more…

LinkedIn Unleashes ‘Nearline’ Data Streaming

Jul 22, 2019 |

LinkedIn is releasing its Brooklin data ingestion service to the open source community.

Brooklin has been running in production on the social media platform since 2016. The stateless and distributed service is used primarily for streaming data in near real time—also known as “nearline”—at scale. Read more…

Facebook Releases Another Deep Learning Tool

May 22, 2019 |

Facebook has released to open-source developers a deep learning framework that does double duty for computer vision and language tasks.

Built on its PyTorch framework, Facebook is positioning Pythia as supporting “multitasking” for vision and language “multimodal AI models.” Among its capabilities are identifying visual data and automatically generating image captions, company developers said this week. Read more…

Quality Control Comes to Code Reviews

Feb 1, 2019 |

Among the IT plumbing being automated is the painstaking review of software code via machine learning tools designed to scan source code for inconsistencies while suggesting fixes that promise to speed the review process, thereby getting software updates out the door faster. Read more…

SnapLogic Adds GitHub, Container Support

Aug 15, 2018 |

More vendors are offering new integration tools for meeting growing enterprise demand for faster delivery of application software. Among the approaches is automating key elements of the continuous integration and continuous delivery pipeline using emerging application container services and cloud-based open source development platforms. Read more…

Transfer Learning Project Looks to Reuse Training Data

Jun 26, 2018 |

A new open source project seeks to simplify the use of a machine learning framework called “transfer learning” in which the ability to accomplish one task can be applied to subsequent tasks. Read more…

Microsoft Releases Deep Learning Toolkit

Jan 25, 2016 |

Microsoft has released to the open source community a set of internal GPU-powered tools designed to boost the performance of artificial intelligence technology used for computer speech recognition.

In a blog post, Microsoft (NASDAQ: Read more…

MapR Turns to Ubuntu in Bid to Increase Footprint

Apr 1, 2013 |Last week, MapR and Canonical announced a partnership to make the MapR M3 free community edition of Hadoop available to Ubuntu Linux OS. As part of MapR’s drive to increase its footprint, the company has announced that it is turning to GitHub to release the source code for the free package. Read more…

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