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Git vs. GitHub: What is the difference between GitHub and Git?

Given Microsoft’s recent acquisition of GitHub for $7.5 billion, there has been an incredible amount of interest in the distributed version control program known as Git. Git vs. GitHub comparisons are constantly being requested, and questions about how they work together are constantly being asked. There are indeed quite a few similarities between the two…

Managing microservices and APIs with Kong and Konga

Kong API Gateway is one of my favorite API Gateway when come to the microservice architecture and also RESTful API. What is Kong? Kong is a widely adopted, open source API Gateway, written in Lua. It runs on top of Nginx, leveraging the OpenResty framework and provides a simple RESTful API that can be used…

Duit Now – A new way to make payment with your mobile number

DuitNow – Is a new way for us to make the payment and transfer to other people just using their mobile number, NRIC number or business registration number instantly anytime, anywhere. It’s changed the way of we use to make payment or transfer money to others. In the old day, we may need to ask…

Microsoft open-sources 60,000 patents to help Linux avoid lawsuits

This is a surprise to many in the developer community as Microsoft has been notoriously protective of its patents. Android and Samsung have even had to pay billions because of infringements, so Microsoft has a vested financial interest in keeping a tight grip. But Microsoft wants to change its reputation, and show how developer-friendly it…

AWS

AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate

Around 2 years on board onto AWS platform, finally I get my first AWS Solutions Architect Associate certificate. It’s take me about few months to prepared and 2 weeks of intensive study + unlimited exam practices, finally I manage to pass the exam in my first attend. Just to share my journey to get my…

All three leaked 2018 iPhone designs shown side-by-side in new video

YouTube tech reviewer Michael Kukielka aka DetroitBORG has managed to get his hands on dummy units of all three 2018 iPhones, courtesy of noted tipster Sonny Dickson, and has posted a detailed hands-on video showing us our best look yet at Apple’s 2018 lineup. As expected, all three phones feature notched displays and bezel-less panels, similar to last…

NEWS Latest iOS 12 beta suggests dual-SIM support coming to new iPhone

9to5Mac found mentions within the operating system that there would be a second SIM card tray. There are also references to “second SIM status” and a “second SIM tray status”. In February this year, sources told Bloomberg that the 6.5-inch OLED iPhone model could be offered in a dual-SIM variant for some markets. Two months…

Cisco saves $490 mn by implementing flexi timings for employees

US-based technology giant Cisco’s decision to implement flexible timings for its staff globally has resulted in savings worth $490 million on real estate portfolio. At the same time employee satisfaction has increased dramatically. Cisco, which is among the early adopters of flexible timings, provides this working option to over 80 per cent of employees, who…

Infographic Reveals the Scale of Ubuntu’s Success

Ever wondered just how widely used Ubuntu is? Well, wonder no more! Canonical has put together a new infographic to highlight the scale and success Ubuntu has achieved across an enviable assortment of computing sectors. And it’s compelling stuff. Ubuntu is in use in some shape or other at some of the world’s biggest companies, where it’s…

Google is Now a Platinum Member of The Linux Foundation

A long-time member of the non-profit organisation, Google has chosen to increase the amount of money it donates to the foundation from $100k a year to a massive $500k. The bump sees Google go from ‘Silver’ member of the foundation to a ‘Platinum’ member — the highest level of membership available. In addition to bragging rights,…