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The case against Grace Hopper Celebration – TechCrunch

The case against Grace Hopper Celebration – TechCrunch

Raksha Muthukumar Contributor Raksha is a software engineer at Google who is passionate about social justice and liberation through technology. We’ve heard the criticisms that there were fewer black women speakers than white men at Grace Hopper Celebration in the past, but event organizers heard our complaints and created an entire conference pathway and new […]

Mozilla partners with Intel, Red Hat and Fastly to take WebAssembly beyond the browser – TechCrunch

Mozilla partners with Intel, Red Hat and Fastly to take WebAssembly beyond the browser – TechCrunch

Mozilla, Intel, Red Hat and Fast today announced the launch of the Bytecode Alliance, a new open-source group that focuses on “creating new software foundations, building on standards such as WebAssembly and WebAssembly System Interface (WASI).” Mozilla has long championed WebAssembly, the open standard that allows browsers to execute compiled programs in the browser. This […]

An exorcism at Microsoft | Computerworld

An exorcism at Microsoft | Computerworld

Satya Nadella has been Microsoft CEO for more than five years, having replaced Steve Ballmer in February 2014. Along the way, he’s made dramatic changes in the way Microsoft operates, doing things that Ballmer likely never would have done, including writing off, for $7.6 billion in 2015, Ballmer’s Nokia acquisition. But at Microsoft’s recent annual […]

FAQ: Microsoft sharpens Edge | Computerworld

FAQ: Microsoft sharpens Edge | Computerworld

Microsoft will release the polished version of its overhauled Edge browser in less than 10 weeks. While the new Edge has been built using technologies from a fierce rival – Google, which controls two-thirds of the global user share – it’s also an attempt by Redmond to resurrect its own browser fortunes. Edge, the old […]

Patch Tuesday alert: Make sure Windows Auto Update is temporarily disabled

Patch Tuesday alert: Make sure Windows Auto Update is temporarily disabled

For those of you who haven’t patched since May, there’s exceedingly bad news on the horizon. Per Catalin Cimpanu at ZDNet, Metasploit’s working-but-just-barely BlueKeep exploit is about to get a significant bug fix. That’ll put BlueKeep infection capabilities in the hands of mere mortals. The script kiddies won’t be far behind. If you’re using — […]

YouTube redesigns its homepage – TechCrunch

YouTube redesigns its homepage – TechCrunch

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. YouTube’s homepage redesign focuses on usability, giving you control over recommendations The company announced an updated, cleaner design that does away […]

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