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Online coding bootcamp Lambda School just raised $74 million, even as it loses the ability to offer its controversial income share agreements in California

The online coding bootcamp Lambda School announced a $US74 million Series C round of funding, TechCrunch’s Ingrid Lunden first reported Friday. Lambda School has also received approval to operate from the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE), over a year after being fined and ordered to shut down by […]
Online coding bootcamp Lambda School just raised $74 million, even as it loses the ability to offer its controversial income share agreements in California
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Profitable Australian DevOps startup Buildkite explains how its new $28 million in funding will let it spread the word about being ‘the best-kept secret in the developer tool space’

On Tuesday, the Australian DevOps startup Buildkite announced $US28 million in fresh funding, bringing its valuation to $US200 million. Buildkite builds continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) tools that help developers release code faster and more often, and it competes with Jenkins, CircleCI, Travis CI, and others. Buildkite CEO and […]
Profitable Australian DevOps startup Buildkite explains how its new $28 million in funding will let it spread the word about being ‘the best-kept secret in the developer tool space’
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Employees at billion-dollar data startup Delphix are holding a hackathon on Juneteenth to remove biased terms from their code

Delphix employees organised an Inclusive Language Hackathon that will take place this Friday – Juneteenth – to replace racist or ableist terms in the company’s codebase with more inclusive words. Some examples include replacing “whitelist” and “blacklist” with “allowlist” and “denylist” and replacing “he” and “him” pronouns with gender-neutral ones […]
Employees at billion-dollar data startup Delphix are holding a hackathon on Juneteenth to remove biased terms from their code
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A former Google X employee just raised $21 million for his AI startup Streamlit, which is already being used by companies like Uber and Stitch Fix

On Tuesday, the artificial intelligence startup Streamlit announced it raised $US21 million in Series A funding. Streamlit CEO and co-founder Adrien Treuille first saw snags in building AI apps when he worked on projects like self-driving cars and Google Glass at Alphabet research subsidiary Google X, now known as X. […]
A former Google X employee just raised $21 million for his AI startup Streamlit, which is already being used by companies like Uber and Stitch Fix
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9 tech skills that will land you a salary of $125,000 or more

Stack Overflow, a popular Q&A site for developers, surveyed 65,000 users about what programming languages they use and their salaries. Based on those responses, Stack Overflow compiled a list of which programming languages are associated with the highest salaries. This survey was conducted in February, before the coronavirus outbreak was […]
9 tech skills that will land you a salary of $125,000 or more
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Microsoft will not sell facial recognition to American police departments until there is a national law ‘grounded in human rights,’ President Brad Smith says

Microsoft President Brad Smith says the company does not sell facial recognition to US police departments, and committed not to unless a nationwide law is passed to regulate the technology, The commitment comes after Amazon’s announcement on Wednesday that it would suspend police use of its controversial facial-recognition technology, Rekognition, […]
Microsoft will not sell facial recognition to American police departments until there is a national law ‘grounded in human rights,’ President Brad Smith says
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