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Here’s why companies like Google, Square, and Atlassian are sprinting to use Kotlin, the fastest-growing programming language according to GitHub

When Square software engineer Valeriy Ovechkin started on the team for Square’s restaurant app Caviar, the app was completely written in Java. Java is one of the most widely used programming languages in the world, originally created by the Oracle-acquired company Sun Microsystems. It’s commonly used to write databases and Android apps. But Java, which…


Amazon is partnering with Netflix and Expedia as it fires back at the startups that accuse it of unfairly profiting from their open source code

Amazon is partnering with Netflix and Expedia as it fires back at the startups that accuse it of unfairly profiting from their open source code

Amazon is trying to fight the perception that it doesn’t give back to open source software — but it might also be posing a new threat to Elastic, an open source software company. Since 2015, Amazon Web Services has been selling Elasticsearch, an open source software project originally created by $6 billion company Elastic, as…


Why NEO Co-Founder Erik Zhang Says Ethereum Will Overtake Bitcoin

Why NEO Co-Founder Erik Zhang Says Ethereum Will Overtake Bitcoin

NEO appears to be losing ground in the popularity contest, at least lately. In the glory days of 2017, the “Chinese Ethereum” was a top 10 cryptocurrency with unstoppable potential. NEO was touted as being faster, better, and capable of handling way more transactions than other major networks. The hype surrounding the project was palpable.…