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Student wins national competition for social media tool aimed at reducing misinformation

Arvin Jagayat, a psychology student at Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University), has received an award for his efforts to reduce the spread of misinformation online. Jagayat is one of five winners of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council’s (SSHRC) national 2022 Storytellers Challenge, and received a C$4000 cash prize. The competition challenges Canadian […]

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Open-source software community releases plan to boost application security

Under pressure after the discovery of several open source vulnerabilities including Log4Shell, leading open-source groups and software firms have created a 10-point plan for ensuring ongoing improvements in the security of open-source code. The plan, released Thursday with the encouragement of the White House, includes commitments of US$30 million in funding from Amazon, Google, Intel, […]

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Red Hat announces 2022 Innovation Award winners

Red Hat announced the winner of the 2022 Innovator of the Year award during its Red Hat Summit this week. For the 16th year, the Red Hat Innovation Awards recognize the technological achievements of Red Hat customers globally who demonstrated creative problem-solving to make a positive impact on the business world and on society. Innovator […]

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Red Hat and General Motors collaborate to help advance software-defined vehicles at the edge

Today at the Red Hat Summit 2022, open source solutions provider Red Hat and General Motors (GM) announced a partnership to help advance software-defined vehicles at the edge. The two companies plan to expand an ecosystem of innovation around the Red Hat In-Vehicle Operating System. It provides a functional-safety certified Linux operating system Foundation, meant […]

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