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Joe Fay

Joe Fay is content director, events at Situation Publishing. He has been covering technology and business for over 20 years, and edited publications in London and San Francisco.

Microsoft buys Semmle in a bid to bulk out GitHub security

Microsoft has boosted its security play via GitHub by buying code analysis firm Semmle in a pairing the firms hope will make hunting and fixing vulnerabilities...
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Microsoft turns to GitHub to open source C++ STL

Microsoft has open sourced its implementation of the C++ Standard Library (STL), shifting the product source code to a natty new - surprise - GitHub repo under...
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Chef puts certifications on back boiler till 2020

Chef is hitting the pause button on its certification programme, after deciding its recent roadmap changes mean the qualifications need a drastic rewrite. The...
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Google’s Anthos blooms onto Istio, Cloud Run

Google has fleshed out its Anthos service, tying it to the Istio service mesh and extending it to the Cloud Run serverless service it launched earlier this...
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SUSE goes back to the future to secure containers with CaaS v4

SUSE has debuted the latest version of its CaaS container management platform, with a range of features to address user feedback on v3, as well as one...
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Istio gets experimental in major update v1.3

The Istio team has declared a “major update” in the shape of v1.3 of the service mesh, which comes with a brace of “experimental” features and a...

CNCF lights up new SIG targeting application delivery

The Cloud Native Computing Forum (CNCF) has cast its net beyond its core constituency of infrastructure developers with the launch of an Application Delivery Special Interest Group.
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Google hands developers tool for preserving individual’s privacy when analysing (lots of) data

Google has open-sourced a tool it says allows it to analyse vast amounts of data, without compromising individual’s privacy. According to a blog by...

Elasticsearch accuses Floragunn of lifting source code for Search Guard plugin

Elasticsearch Inc has accused floragunn GmbH of copyright infringement with its Search Guard plugin and warned third parties they might be running allegedly infringing code too.
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CircleCI discovers data breach, warns users to ‘check your repo names’

CircleCI has warned customers to review their repo and branch names after discovering they may have been exposed in a breach involving the CI firm and a...