Last week in news: developer tool releases, Epic Games announced today that it has raised $2 billion in funding from Sony and Kirkbi.
Java News Roundup by InfoQ: Virtual Threads, JReleaser 1.0, Project Loom, Vendor Statements on Spring4Shell.
Kotlin 1.6.20 brings many new features: extended context receivers, native parallel compilation, and definitely non-nullable types.
GitHub enhances secret scanning for tighter code security. GitHub has updated its Advanced Security service with a “push protection” capability.
Career and IT market:
Musk backing off Twitter board opens door to hostile takeover.
OpenAI’s DALL-E AI image generator can now edit pictures. Researchers can sign up to preview it.
Epic raises $2B at a nearly $32B valuation to build its kid-friendly metaverse.
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