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Major browsers simultaneously drop support for old security standards

Firefox, Chrome, Edge, Internet Explorer, and Safari are all dropping support for older versions of the the online security protocol TLS, used in practically any encrypted exchange online. While few people or machines are using the long-unsafe TLS 1.0 and 1.1, they're still permitted in many connections — but not for long. ...

Docker has raised $92 million in new funding

Docker, the company that did more to create today’s modern containerized computing environment than any other independent company, has raised $92 million of a targeted $192 million funding round, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The new funding is a signal that while Docker may have lost its race with Google’s ...

Sneaky subscriptions are plaguing the App Store

Subscriptions have turned into a booming business for app developers, accounting for $10.6 billion in consumer spend on the App Store in 2017, and poised to grow to $75.7 billion by 2022. But alongside this healthy growth, a number of scammers are now taking advantage of subscriptions in order to trick users into signing up ...

Y Combinator survey confirms what we already know — female founders are too often victims of sexual harassment

Y Combinator partnered with Callisto, a sexual misconduct reporting software built for victims, to survey its roster of female founders. ...