Red Hat adds long-term support for OpenJDK on Windows

Red Hat has announced long-term commercial support for OpenJDK on Windows. This addition to its existing support will enable organizations to “standardize the development and deployment of Java applications throughout the enterprise with a flexible, powerful and open alternative to proprietary Java platforms,” the company explained. Red Hat has been involved with the OpenJDK community […]

Happy Pacifists

https://medium.com/media/1a00439f45ef2b4bbc6a495b23359ad8/href Business rhetoric is rife with the language of war — there’s constant talk of conquering markets and dominating the competition. These tropes indicate a dangerous way of thinking that can have real consequences, intended or not, on human behavior. In this episode of the Rework podcast, two professors share their research on the impact of violent […]

SD Times news digest: Dynamsoft Barcode Reader SDK, Google’s Play Store review policies, and Clojure 1.10

SD Times news digest: Dynamsoft Barcode Reader SDK, Google’s Play Store review policies, and Clojure 1.10

Dynamsoft has released an update to its Barcode Reader SDK, with a pure JavaScript API Edition. The new version will enable cross-browser and cross-platform barcode scanning, the company explained. The new SDK supports real-time localization and decoding of 1D and 2D barcodes from static images and decoding from a camera’s video stream. How Google ensures […]

SD Times news digest: Google won’t sell facial recognition APIs, SAP and Software AG’s Smart City platform, and Apple and Google’s new campuses

SD Times news digest: Google won’t sell facial recognition APIs, SAP and Software AG’s Smart City platform, and Apple and Google’s new campuses

Google has promised not to sell facial recognition APIs before determining the answers to some ethical and policy questions about the technology. “Like many technologies with multiple uses, facial recognition merits careful consideration to ensure its use is aligned with our principles and values, and avoids abuse and harmful outcomes,” Google wrote in a post. […]