JetBrains looks at state of Java community in new analysis

To celebrate Java’s 25th anniversary this year and the latest release of Java 15, JetBrains has compiled data from multiple sources to look at what the current state of the language is.  First, it looked at where most Java developers are based. According to the Developer Estimation Model by the Market Research and Analytics Team, […]

The future of rideshare is a remote control rental car

In rideshare, the single largest cost per trip is the driver. It turns out the vast majority of trips have a second driver in every car: a rider with a license. Imagine a future in which a rental car is as convenient as an Uber at half the price. More specifically, imagine an on-demand, door-to-door […]

Researchers create dataset to advance U.S. Supreme Court gender bias analysis

University of Washington language researchers and legal professionals recently created a labeled dataset for detection of interruptions and competitive turn-taking in U.S. Supreme Court oral arguments. They then used the corpus of “turn changes” to train AI models to experiment with ways to automatically classify turn changes as competitive or cooperative as a way to […]

How Intel is aiming for a PC processor comeback

Intel has had a few hard years as rival Advanced Micro Devices made gains because of its Zen-based architecture for x86 processors. In the second quarter, AMD’s share of the overall x86 central processing unit (CPU) market was 18.3%, up from 10.6% in the third quarter of 2018, according to market researcher Mercury Research. But […]

Xbox’s Bethesda acquisition is evidence of blockbuster gaming’s volatility

Microsoft’s Xbox gaming division is acquiring The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim publisher Bethesda for $7.5 billion. And it’s difficult to overstate how much this changes gaming. The easiest way for me to think about this is that Xbox just bought one of the only other companies that actually has a major media presentation during E3 […]

179 Arrested in Massive Global Dark Web Takedown 

It’s one of the largest global dark web takedowns to date: 179 arrests spread across six countries; 500 kilograms of drugs seized; $6.5 million in cash and cryptocurrency confiscated. And while it was announced this morning, Operation Disruptor traces its roots back to May 3, 2019. That’s the day that German police seized Wall Street […]

Vue 3 now available with new APIs for scaling

Vue 3, also named One Piece, is now available. Vue is an open-source JavaScript framework. According to Vue creator Evan You, this release “represents over 2 years of development efforts, featuring 30+ RFCs, 2,600+ commits, 628 pull requests from 99 contributors, plus tremendous amount of development and documentation work outside of the core repo.” New […]