November 2017’s Best Open Source, Cybersecurity, and Web Development Content

November 2017’s Best Open Source, Cybersecurity, and Web Development Content

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The holidays are right around the corner. It’s time to get your site ready and prepare for this festive season! From net neutrality, security breaches and McDonald’s accepting Bitcoin as a form of payment, technology is evolving and getting more complicated by the minute. Check out this roundup and enjoy the rest of November’s best content. If you enjoy this collection of the web’s top articles, feel free to follow us over on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ for the same great content the rest of the year.

Open Source and Linux

Tech Giants Are Using Open Source Frameworks to Dominate the AI Community

Tech giants such as Google and Baidu spent from $20 billion to $30 billion on AI last year

GeckoLinux Beta Does openSuse Better

GeckoLinux latest release excels in refining the pitfalls of more traditional Suse-based distros. It offers an impressive variety of options and easier operation than others provide.

Moving API Security Testing into Dev/QA

Ensure better quality in your APIs by moving security testing into development and QA as part of an automated process.

Blockchain Shows Open Source’s Fatal Flaw—and a Way Forward

Open source usage has skyrocketed, but not the number of developers working on projects. Those who benefit need to pay developers to keep it all going.

Mozilla’s Open Source Voice Recognition Tool Nears Human-Like Accuracy

Mozilla has released an open source voice recognition tool that it says is “close to human level performance,” and free for developers to plug into their projects.

From Linux to Cloud, Why Red Hat Matters For Every Enterprise

Today, Red Hat dominates enterprise Linux. Tomorrow, it wants to rule the cloud. Don’t bet against it.

Design & Development

How Design-Driven Innovation Will Surpass Technology in 2018

Looking ahead with digital design

5 Ways to Improve the UX of Site Search

Here are some tips that will help you improve the search UX

Top 6 Widely-Recognized Web Design Trends of 2018 and Beyond To Watch

Check out design trends for web design in 2018 and design approach will be the new darling in the coming year.

It’s Not My Font – The Importance of Typography in Web Design

Each website must convey the intent and emotion of the business to its visitors and in a digital world, the easiest way to do that is through the typeface.

4 Essential Coding Languages You Should Know in 2018

Coding is becoming a more and more essential and valued skill in a range of industries. Here are some coding languages you should know!


How To Prevent Fraud When You Can Not Trust Your Customers

Coding is becoming a more and more essential and valued skill in a range of industries.

Cyber security requires man and machine, says F-Secure

Finland’s F-Secure is building an artificial intelligence capability into its products and services, but says this is no replacement for cyber security professionals.

The Cybersecurity Skills Shortage Acts As A Root Cause For Security Events

New research from ESG and ISSA reveals that a lack of training, inadequate cybersecurity staffing, and business apathy contribute to security events.

Poor Security Habits Are The Ideal Recipe For A Breach

Businesses are left exposed by employees who have more access to sensitive resources than they should and who follow poor security habits.

Cybersecurity – Best Practice for Healthcare

Other organizations must prepare their Cyber Security if a philanthropic business such as a children’s hospice is exposed to the glare of cybercrime.

Interesting Technology Posts

Here’s How The End of Net Neutrality Will Change The Internet

For a glimpse of how the internet experience may change, look at what broadband providers are doing under the existing “net neutrality” rules.

F.C.C. Plans Net Neutrality Repeal in a Victory for Telecoms

The F.C.C. is set to dismantle net neutrality rules that require internet providers to give consumers equal access to all content online.

McDonalds to accept Bitcoin by 2018?

The odds are in fast food lovers favor. Would you pay for your Big Macs in McBitcoins?

Uber Leaked Info on 57 Million People—Then Tried to Cover It Up

Hackers stole the personal data of 57 million Uber customers and drivers over the course of a year. Instead of owning up to the issue, the chief security officer of the company covered it up and paid out $100,000 to the hackers.

Matthew Davis is a technical writer and Linux geek for Future Hosting.

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