Qualifying iOS and macOS developers can now remotely build software on a Mac mini, provided by MacStadium specifically to support the creation of open source apps.
London-based Railsbank has partnered with Australian neobank Volt and the former plans to improve and provide fintech opportunities in the country. Railsbank wants to use Volt’s banking-as-a-service platform to distribute various products, such as cards and payments. This is a partnership that will contribute to Railsbank’s expansion in the Asian region.
Open banking got a slow start in Australia, but by adding cards in summer 2020, the country also contemplates adding more financial services this year. The concept of online banking has been rising in recent years, and Australia is no exception.
NYU Libraries and ProQuest launch pilot program to offer the NYU community an additional, user-friendly option for accessing and reading ebooks. NYU Libraries and ProQuest have launched a pilot project that will make over 150,000 scholarly titles available to students and faculty via their mobile devices. NYU users can access coursebooks, ebooks, and reference works from major publishers through an e-reader app called SimplyE.
Available on both Apple and Android devices, SimplyE is a free-to-use service that allows library users to browse, borrow and read ebooks on their phones or tablets. Based on open-source technology and developed through a non-profit collaboration between the New York Public Library (NYPL) and LYRASIS, SimplyE is widely used in public libraries.
FreeCAD 0.19’s migration from Python 2 to Python 3 and Qt4 to Qt5 is complete. This newest major feature release includes updates to its navigation cube, dynamic properties, backup file handling, and more. FreeCAD 0.19 includes several new features, as well.
Icon theme management, a dark stylesheet, a WebGL exporter, Arch Fence, and Arch Truss tools are just a few of the update’s new additions. Want to learn more? Visit the FreeCAD wiki for project updates and to learn how you can contribute.
OpenStreetMap.org is a project that creates and distributes free geographic data to the world. Major corporations like Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Microsoft, etc. utilize the services of OpenStreetMap (OSM).
It is a free and editable map of the world built up by volunteer users from around the world. Naturally, the editable nature of the map has led to some users propagating the strategic territorial interests of their own countries in the form of OSM edits, demarcating any disputed or non-disputed territory in favour of their own particular country.
Open banking possibilities are endless, yet many banks are still stuck in the dark ages. It’s time for banks to move with the times. The success of open banking has been widely documented, with more than two million people and small businesses currently using it in the UK.
These services give third-party financial service providers open access to financial data from banks and other financial institutions through Application Programming Interface (API) driven ecosystems. Open banking’s popularity is no surprise considering the benefits it offers customers.
With a Preview release of the open source StrongKey Android Client Library (SACL), StrongKey enables Android developers to build native apps using Android mobiles devices as FIDO Authenticators, enabling frictionless user experiences for medium to high risk business transactions.
StrongKey also now supports Apple Attestation, enabling current iPhones to be used as FIDO Authenticators with native iOS apps or browser-enabled applications using Safari.
The crowdfunding Asahi Linux project has published the first progress report detailing its effort to port Linux to the Apple Silicon platform with the M1 Macs. Apple’s new processor architecture is creating some difficulties…