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ZCoin launches new crowdfunding system to decentralise funding
"As a privacy project, decentralisation is essential for long term sustainability which includes governance and funding."
Australia 13th largest user of open source in the world
Australia is the 13th largest user of open source in the world, a new report released by GitHub has revealed.
Google's Federated Learning tech gets privacy enhancements
We look at the new differential privacy library that Google has open-sourced
GitHub amps up vulnerability reporting capabilities
GitHub has announced new capabilities that make it easier for developers to report vulnerabilities directly from their repositories.
GitHub Classroom will now work with Google Classroom & more
GitHub’s learning platform GitHub Classroom will now work with popular student platforms including Canvas, Google Classroom, and Moodle.
GitHub Desktop evolves for improved workflow support
GitHub Desktop has evolved to version 2.0, bringing more capabilities to developers that better support workflows.
GitHub launches fund to sponsor open source developers
In addition to GitHub Sponsors, GitHub is launching the GitHub Sponsors, GitHub will match all contributions up to $5,000 during a developer’s first year in GitHub Sponsors.
Australia needs 35,000 skilled IT experts to fuel DX initiatives
Australia is crying out for at least 35,000 skilled IT experts who will be desperately needed to serve organisations large and small this year.
Apache expands infrastructure with GitHub integration
“We’re proud to have such a long-standing member of the open source community migrate to GitHub."
GitHub's Bug Bounty program gets bigger
GitHub’s Bug Bounty program is now five years old and to mark the occasion it has revamped the program’s scope, rewards, and new legal rules.
GitHub frees up access to unlimited private repositories
Developers who use GitHub as a repository space can save themselves a little more money.
GitHub tallies most popular programming languages in 2018
Interview: GitHub's promise to diversity and social impact
GitHub is primarily a collaborative approach to coding and technical expertise, but dig a little deeper and you find that the company is so much more.
It's official: Microsoft now owns GitHub
The US$7.5 billion deal brings Microsoft closer to the heart of developer communities; with new CEO Nat Friedman replacing former GitHub CEO and co-founder Chris Wanstrath.
This is the Octoverse: GitHub contributors by the numbers
Between 2017 and 2018 there has been a 44% jump in the number of organisations using GitHub across public and private repositories.
GitHub & the power of a truly global workforce
Look beyond the code on GitHub and you’ll see a huge community of people from almost every corner of the globe contributing to more than 96 million repositories.
GitHub’s ‘universe of data’ empowers developers
“These past ten years have been the most transformative in tech,” says GitHub SVP Technology Jason Warner.
GitHub for Atom launches new pull request features and emoji support
GitHub says the new features are just a few of a swath of improvements that will be coming to Atom.
Exclusive: How open source is driving innovation in A/NZ
"Open source is quickly becoming mainstream and the community behind it just keeps on growing."
GitHub security tool checks passwords against 517m breached credentials
Web development and coding platform GitHub has rolled out password and two-factor authentication revamps to make user accounts more secure.
GitHub rolls out security alerts feature for Python
“Over the coming weeks, we will be adding more historical Python vulnerabilities to our database. "
Exclusive: GitHub's seamless approach to helping businesses stay agile and compliant
Caught in the belief that rapid software development is impossible with compliance obligations always in the way? Think again, says GitHub.
Microsoft to acquire GitHub for $7.5 billion
"Microsoft is a developer-first company, and by joining forces with GitHub we strengthen our commitment to developer freedom."
GitHub introduces new bot-powered learning platform
With GitHub Learning Lab, developers will learn through issues opened by a bot in a GitHub repository.