Samsung contributes to the Fuchsia OS

The first rumors about Fuchsia OS surfaced in mid-2016 indicating a new Google operating system to replace Android, but to this day we still have no information about its plans for its release, and judging by the increasingly scant details that have surfaced in the last five years, it seems that the platform still needs a lot of development. Despite this, Google is working on the new system and now has the help of Samsung. The South...

Eclipse IDE recieves Java 16 Support

Eclipse IDE has recieved its first update of the year. The update concentrates on improvements and Java support, with minor improvements for other languages. Eclipse IDE is a very popular among desktop development environment with a popular download of over 2 million times per month. The IDE is the critical development environment for more than 4 million active users. The main improvement to the Eclipse IDE is support for Java 16, including records, pattern matching...

Feasibility of Stealthily Introducing Vulnerabilities in Open-Source Software via Hypocrite Commits

The release of a research paper and its aftermath has cause a stir in the linux kennel developer circles with ban being tooled as a redress action. Greg Kroah-Hartman has banned the University of Minnesota from contributing to the Linux Kernel and gone to a great deal of effort to revert and re-evaluate 190 patches that had come from the same University. Is this an overreaction or is it the one and only possible response?...