Questions tagged [news]

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Stack Overflow made the BBC news - Copycat coders create 'vulnerable' apps

Is this an attack on Stack Overflow ? Q&A sites ? The GitHub ? The Internet ? What are we doing here ? Does it benefit anyone ? Do we have a moral conscience/responsibility to think and act ...
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Should tags include a news section?

I'm concerned about the news section of tags, like on https://stackoverflow.com/tags/yii/info. Should it be there? If yes, is there a limit to how old the news can be? If yes, is there a limit to how ...
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Let the hover text for the blog link at the page bottom always show the latest entry's age

I like the new button that now appears when a new blog entry is there, and it has a hover text stating the age of this new entry. But why not display that age for the blog link itself as well so one ...
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What's new in Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

You keep seeing little improvements here and there to the Stack Overflow engine, but apart from the Stack Overflow blog that talks of the major events I haven't heard of a blog-like site that tells ...
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Can we discuss topical news on Stack Exchange sites?

Can we discuss recent developments in the world of IT on Super User, recent programming news on Stack Overflow, etc.? I can see reasons why this would be great. We have great informed communities and ...