Topic: white house

As Trump moves in, Code.gov appears to leave (UPDATED)

UPDATE: Code.gov is up and apparently back to full functionality. The outage was reportedly because of a DNS issue. The Code.gov project appears to have been expunged from the Internet following the inauguration of Donald Trump as president. The project, which had run under the Obama administration’s Executive Office of the President, sought to open-source … continue reading

The White House issues AI report

Artificial intelligence is beginning to become more mainstream, and the White House wants to ensure the U.S. is prepared for the aftermath. Following its Preparing for the Future of Artificial Intelligence report, the White House has released its Artificial Intelligence, Automaton, and the Economy report. “Advances in Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology and related fields have … continue reading

Ubuntu Core 16 released, UNU AI system makes accurate predictions, and business leaders seek entrepreneurial equality—SD Times news digest: Nov. 4, 2016

Companies are continuing to embrace the Internet of Things and its solutions, which is why Canonical today released Ubuntu Core 16 for IoT devices with security updates, along with an app store for intelligent devices. Ubuntu Core delivers security, management, operations and upgradability in its developer-friendly platform, according to a company release. With its snap … continue reading

Federal Source Code policy, Oracle’s data breach, Wolfram Language 11, Alibaba Cloud and HTC, and a new Android bug—SD Times news digest: August 9, 2016

The White House and the federal government is keeping the commitment to open-source software it made earlier this year. The White House has announced the Federal Source Code policy. The policy is designed to help make custom-developed source code created for the federal government easily accessible to all federal agencies. In addition to the policy, … continue reading

Oracle provides technology to White House’s PAWR program

Oracle is providing its Oracle Cloud technology and engineering resources to the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy’s program Platforms for Advanced Wireless Research (PAWR). The platform is a public/private partnership that is focused on addressing the challenges of at-scale research platforms, and it increases education on wireless technology and data networking. The … continue reading

Oracle funds initiative for girls in STEM, Fullstack Academy launches startup fund, and CA announces new automation edition—SD Times news digest: June 15, 2016

Oracle is giving an additional US$3 million investment to immerse girls worldwide in science, technology, math and engineering (STEM). This comes after Oracle’s $200 million commitment to support Computer Science Education for All. This commitment will support “Let Girls Learn,” a federal government initiative aimed at helping girls around the world go to school and … continue reading

Trace platform in beta, White House announces AI workshops, and diversity solutions for tech startups—SD Times news digest: May 4, 2016

Today, RisingStack, an enterprise Node.js consulting and development company, announced the public beta program of its SaaS APM solution, Trace. Trace allows developers to automatically localize ongoing issues and debug distributed systems. The tool aims to address some challenges that teams face when working with microservices. These challenges include transaction tracking, monitoring, alerting and visualizing infrastructures. … continue reading

White House proposes government open-source software

The White House and the federal government will begin to make a major commitment to open-source software this summer. While the government has long used open-source software and tools, a new proposal out of the White House last weekend suggests that governmentally written or commissioned software should be released under free and open-source licenses. The … continue reading

Algorithm seeks to predict police misconduct

To address growing concerns over police misconduct, new algorithms that claim to predict police misconduct might be of some use to police departments across the country. But the question is whether or not they will actually use them. Researchers who are part of the White House’s Police Data Initiative created the sophisticated system. The initiative … continue reading

White House sides with Oracle in API copyright case

Last year’s appeals court ruling that could—in the opinion of groups like the Electronic Frontier Foundation—break software is now supported by the White House. Earlier this year the Supreme Court requested the Obama administration weigh in on the 2014 appeals court decision finding that Google infringed on Oracle copyrights in the use of Java APIs … continue reading

Android usage, ASF in 2014, OpenSSH 6.8, and the fiscal year 2016 budget—SD Times news digest: Feb. 3, 2015

Android Lollipop’s usage is slowly rising. Google just released its Android usage data, with Lollipop making its debut about three months since its public launch; the data showed about 1.6% of users are now using it. KitKat is still the most used version of Android with 39.7% of users, a slight increase from last month’s … continue reading

SD Times news digest: August 12, 2014—Python Tools for Visual Studio 2.1, new White House digital service, and Zend PHP for AWS

Microsoft announces Python Tools for Visual Studio 2.1 RC Microsoft has announced the release candidate for version 2.1 of Python Tools for Visual Studio. The open-source plug-in, which enables features such as CPython/IPython editing, IntelliSense and interactive/cross-platform debugging in Visual Studio, adds support for more Web frameworks, free Express SKUs, and improved syntax highlighting in … continue reading

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