Multinational elevator and escalator manufacturer KONE has revealed that it's control system was found to contain serious vulnerabilities. On September fifth, the company disclosed a series of vulnerabilities in it's KONE Group Controller (KGC) software.
The GNU software tools are a staple of using command line Unix like applications. One of the common oneis wget for HTTP downloads. Wget been stable for eons and has received few feature updates. Wget2 in development will change this.
JIT for PHP has been in the cars for some time now. Originally PHP 7 explored the idea of JIT for adding performance, but this was abandoned because of lack of meaningful improvements for real world applications. However the HHVM from runtime that is largely PHP compatible.
The whole of Microsoft Office 365 software suite is being rewritten in React.js. This was revealed on Twitter in a thread bashing scripting languages for being unsuitable for creating complex applications.
At the annual Microsoft Build 2018 developer conference Anders Hejlsberg had a session on the state of TypeScript. This is beginning to be an annual State of TypeScript talk, as there was a similar talk at Build 2017.
PHP is the language both loved and hated. The most popular server side programming language has never had a good reputation among many developers. There's been "a PHP killer" in the works more times as there's been "an iPhone killer".
Since it's inception in 2009 Bitcoin has been hailed as a free currency suitable for the internet. Since it's huble beginnings the digital currency was first widely adopted for trading drugs and other illicit substances.
Using ECMAScript modules from ES6 / ES2015 has been a daily for many developers for many years using module bundlers like Webpack. With the Release of Firefox 60 stable, ECMAScript modules are now supported in all major browsers - out of the box.
KaiOS is a contemporary mobile operating system targeted for feature phones. It builds on the foundations of the now-defunct Firefox OS, and is now the second most popular mobile platform in India according to DeviceAtlas statistics.