Stack Overflow Acquired By Prosus For $1.8 Billion
tl;dr: Stack Overflow will continue to operate independently. Prosus is a SA based company and primary shareholder of Chinese gaming mega co & WeChat developer, Tencent.
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GitHub CLI 1.0 Is Now Available
tl;dr: With GitHub CLI 1.0, you can run your GitHub workflow from the terminal, from issues through releases, call the API to script nearly any action, and set a custom alias for any command, and more.
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Laying The Foundation For Rust's Future
tl;dr: As a result of the re-org and layoffs at Mozilla "the Rust Core Team and Mozilla are happy to announce plans to create a Rust foundation," planned to be up and running by the end of the year."
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Mozilla: The Greatest Tech Company Left Behind
tl;dr: "Mozilla is a company with a long history of moving the world of web standards forward. And its crisis should concern us all." Some of its contributions have gone under the radar - Rust, HTML5, Asm.js and MDN.
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Berners-Lee 'Sorry' For Slashes
tl;dr: "Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the creator of the World Wide Web, has confessed that the // in a web address were actually "unnecessary"."
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The State Of Developer Ecosystem 2020
tl;dr: "Feedback from 19,696 developers whom we surveyed helped us identify the latest trends around tools, technologies, programming languages."
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The Soul Of A New Computer Company
tl;dr: Bryan Catrill is launching Oxide, a new computer company that comes from a deep-rooted philosophy that hardware and software should each be built with the each other in mind ground-up.
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