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Python starter guide: Interview with creator Guido van Rossum, developers’ favorite tools, use cases

The Python programming language is red hot. Learn about Python’s origins, how Microsoft and Netflix use the programming language, and resources for developers and hiring managers. Python is one of the fastest growing programming languages in the world. Whether you’re new to the popular programming language, you’re already a Python developer, or your business is […]

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Enterprises may be clouding up their security future

Security is hard enough without adding multiple clouds into the mix. Image: phototechno, Getty Images/iStockphoto Hardly a day goes by without a major data breach being announced. Thankfully, as US senator Ron Wyden helpfully points out, it’s just “cybersecurity 101” (and his bill criminalizing data breaches) that will save us. Awesome! I’m glad it’s super […]

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How to use the Spark email client to collaborate with teams

Need to collaborate on email? Let Spark be your tool. Android has a vast number of email clients available on the Google Play Store. Not all those apps are created equal. In fact, some of them are far better than others, and some offer features that should have significant appeal to busy users — especially […]

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How to install sbt on Ubuntu For Scala and Java projects

Looking to work with Scala or Java on Linux? If so, you’ll want the Scala Build Tool up and running. Scala is a general-purpose, object-oriented programming language that is influenced by Java. In fact, Scala projects can be coded in the same way as Java projects. As well, a number of Java libraries (as well […]

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How to hide columns or rows in Google Sheets

Learn how to hide columns or rows to reduce data entry errors, narrow focus, more easily compare data, or insert more columns or rows to increase the size of your Google Sheet. What’s Hot at TechRepublic When you create a new Google Sheet, the sheet typically starts with 26 columns (labeled A through Z) and […]

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75% of SMBs aren’t worried about AI killing their jobs

The majority of small business owners in the US don’t believe artificial intelligence will overtake their profession, according to a GoDaddy report. More about Innovation The rise in automation and artificial intelligence (AI) has plagued many industries with fears of job elimination. However, small to medium sized businesses (SMBs) don’t have the same concerns: 75% […]

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Google Chrome 76 promises better performance, simpler asynchronous coding for JavaScript programming language

Chrome 76 is here, with a range of improvements targeted at web developers. The latest version of Google’s Chrome browser is out, bringing with it a range of performance and quality of life improvements for web developers. Chrome 76 changes how the browser handles structured data and makes it easier for developers to write code […]

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5 experimental cybersecurity trends your business needs to know about

These early-stage security trends have not yet seen widespread adoption, but may in the near future, according to CB Insights. Cybersecurity is becoming a major priority across all industries, as enterprises seek out technologies and tactics to protect their data from increasingly sophisticated threats, according to CB Insights’ NExxTT Framework: Emerging Trends in Cybersecurity report, […]

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IT pros are least likely employees to quit because of company leadership

Only 16% of IT professionals quit their job because of poor management, but the same can’t be said for HR workers, according to a Randstad report. More for CXOs While leadership is a top reason most people quit their jobs, only 16% of tech professionals point to leadership as their motivating factor for leaving a […]

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Capital One is not alone: 3.5B malicious login attacks target banks and customers

Phishing and credential stuffing attacks are top threats to financial services organizations and customers, according to Akamai. In the wake of the massive Capital One data breach, many IT and security experts are paying close attention to the risks posed to the financial industry, and with good reason: Cybercriminals launched 3.5 billion credential stuffing attack […]