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Gates Foundation Launches an Open Source Digital Payments Platform “Mojaloop”

It is a well-known fact that the gates Foundation run by Bill Gates and his wife Melinda Gates use majority of their earnings for charity and other welfare programmes. Today, the Gates Foundation announced an open source digital payments platform with the name Mojaloop. Mojoloop is a platform where different companies can create their very […]

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Facebook And Microsoft’s Open Source Project To Make Neural Networks Movable

Facebook and Microsoft have launched a new joint initiative of developing an open source project that will create a shared model representation. This model will work on neural networks and on different programming frameworks. The project is named as the Open Neutral Network Exchange (ONNX) which will provide model sharing facility across Cognitive Toolkit, PyTorch, […]

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Source: Lyft spending ~$10 per new user, down from $70 in fall 2016; App Annie says Lyft’s US app downloads grew 115% while Uber’s grew only 25% YoY in Q1 2017 (Sonya Mann/Inc.com)

Sonya Mann / Inc.com: Source: Lyft spending ~$ 10 per new user, down from $ 70 in fall 2016; App Annie says Lyft’s US app downloads grew 115% while Uber’s grew only 25% YoY in Q1 2017  —  The smaller startup is acquiring customers at a lower cost and closing the gap of its big […]

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Is the Path to Secure Elections Paved With Open Source Code?

Increased use of open source software could fortify U.S. election system security, according to former CIA head R. James Woolsey and Bash creator Brian J. Fox. The two made their case for open source elections software after security researchers demonstrated how easy it was to crack some election machines at the recent DefCon hacking conference […]

Xiaomi Redmi Pro 2 News: A source may have leaked the device’s complete specs

Xiaomi Redmi Pro 2 News: A source may have leaked the device’s complete specs Chinese tech companies are expected to launch a lot of gadgets this year. #Xiaomi is among the top Chinese tech giants to hit the tech market with their hardware. The tech giant is expected to unveil its #Redmi Pro 2 Android […]

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Microsoft joins open source PaaS project Cloud Foundry Foundation as a gold member (Christine Hall/Data Center Knowledge)

Christine Hall / Data Center Knowledge: Microsoft joins open source PaaS project Cloud Foundry Foundation as a gold member  —  The Cloud Foundry Summit Silicon Valley opened in Santa Clara, California, today with announcements by the Cloud Foundry Foundation of a new certification for developers as well as a new member, Microsoft. … Techmeme

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CrateDB 2.0 Enterprise stresses security and monitoring—and open source

When open source SQL database CrateDB first debuted, its professed mission was to deliver easy, fast analytics on reams of machine-generated data, while running in containerized, cloud-native environments. That mission hasn’t changed with the release of version 2.0, but it has been expanded by way of an enterprise edition with pro-level features. Rather than distribute the […]