Topic: ibm

IBM weighs in on Istio joining Google’s Open Usage Commons

Google yesterday announced the creation of the Open Usage Commons (OUC), a new open source organization focused on trademarks. As part of the launch, Google reveled the open-source service mesh project Istio would be joining the organization.  As a result, long-timer partner and founding member of the Istio project IBM has expressed disappointment in the … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: COVID notebooks

IBM wants to help developers and data scientists answer important COVID-19 questions. The company’s Center for Open-Source and AI Technologies (CODAIT) has announced COVID notebooks, a toolkit that enables users to make actionable plans based on the data.  “A near-constant flow of data from research studies, news outlets, social media, and health organizations make the … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Split’s new feature flag capabilities, IBM Trsuted AI toolkits, and WhiteSource adds support for Microsoft Visual Studio

Split announced new capabilities that allow enterprises to stream feature flags to their apps in milliseconds and to export data records on demand.  As part of the new Feature Flag Data Streaming capability, Split has also included a Data Hub that gives enterprises a single place to view, query and export all of their feature flag … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Micro Focus’ Visual COBOL 6.0 and Enterprise Studio 6.0, Visual Studio Basic Essentials extension pack and IBM Blockchain Platform 2.5

Micro Focus announced the general availability of Visual COBOL 6.0 and Enterprise Suite 6.0. According to the company, the new releases provide versatile application, process, and infrastructure modernization tools for enterprise developers.  “Through new insight-driven tools, API development capabilities and robust deployment options, these Micro Focus solutions give developers new ways to work with complex … continue reading

IBM sunsets facial recognition and analysis software

IBM announced that it would sunset its general purpose facial recognition and analysis software products to address the responsible use of technology by law enforcement. The company will no longer develop or research facial recognition technology.  IBM CEO Arvind Krishna sent a letter to Congress outlining the decision and sending proposals and policy changes. RELATED … continue reading

IBM releases the Equal Access Toolkit for developers

Ahead of this week’s Global Accessibility Awareness Day, IBM is releasing an open-source Equal Access Toolkit and Accessibility Checker to help developers and testers easily embed accessibility into their workflows. “Although nearly 1 in 4 adults in the U.S. face some type of disability, an industry sample has found that in 2020 over 98 percent … continue reading

IBM announces Elyra extension for Jupyter Notebooks

To further its commitment to open-source, IBM is releasing Elyra. Elyra is a set of open-source extensions for AI for Jupyter Notebooks, a browser-based IDE that allows developers to write and share code online.  The initial release offers a Notebooks Pipelines visual editor, the ability to run notebooks in batches, hybrid runtime support, Python script … continue reading

Red Hat Summit 2020 stresses the importance of open innovation and collaboration

While everyone in the world is separated from their friends, families, and co-workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, Red Hat wants to remind us about the importance of staying connected and collaborating. The company kicked off its first virtual Red Hat Summit this week to talk about its open hybrid cloud vision, products and partnerships. “We … continue reading

Node.js 14 released with improved diagnostics

The latest version of the JavaScript runtime Node.js. Node.js 14  will replace Node.js 13 on the current release line where it will remain the ‘Current’ release for the next 6 months until LTS support arrives in October 2020. Highlights of the new release include improved diagnostics, an upgrade of V8, an experimental Async Local Storage … continue reading

Red Hat announces Paul Cormier as its new CEO

The open-source solution provider Red Hat has announced Paul Cormier is now the company’s president and CEO, effective today. Cormier succeeds Jim Whitehurst, the now president of IBM. IBM acquired Red Hat in July of last year for $34 billion.  Cormier first joined Red Hat in 2001. More recently, he was the company’s president of … continue reading

Outreachy awarded IBM’s Open Source Community Grant

IBM has announced Outreachy is the winner of its $50,000 Open Source Community Grant. IBM started awarding quarterly grants last October as an effort to promote nonprofits dedicated to education, inclusiveness and skill building. Girls Who Code were awarded the first IBM Open Source Community Grant.  Oureachy provides an internship and mentorship program in the … continue reading

IBM pledges to help fight COVID-19 with Call for Code competition and compute power

IBM announced that it is dedicating a large amount of computing power to help researchers better understand COVID-19 and ultimately search for potential cures. In addition, this year’s IBM Call for Code Global Challenge will take on both climate change and the virus.  The 16 dedicated systems with more than 330 petaflops, 775,000 CPU cores, … continue reading

1 2 3 23
HTML Snippets Powered By : XYZScripts.com

Get access to this and other exclusive articles for FREE!

There's no charge and it only takes a few seconds.

Sign up now!