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The US Supreme Court has come down on the side of Google in its long-running battle against Oracle, ruling on Monday that the copying of code from the Java API was a fair use of that material.

Published in Technology Regulation

Global software vendor, Oracle, today announced the release of Java 16 (Oracle JDK 16), bringing 17 enhancements which include new Java language improvements, tools, memory management, and incubating and preview features.

Published in Enterprise Solutions

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Published in The Wired CIO

The next move in the battle over the news media code lies with the government, after Google essentially said on Friday that nothing in the law that was introduced in Parliament on 9 December was workable.

Published in Open Sauce

In his quest to determine whether or not he should give the green light for the merger between search giant Google and American digital health and fitness company Fitbit, ACCC chairman Rod Sims would do well to peruse the transcripts of the entire Google-Oracle lawsuit over Java.

Published in Open Sauce

Secure coding company Secure Code Warrior's latest feature is Missions – interactive coding simulations of real-world applications that demonstrate the impact of poor code practices.

Published in Education

A senior official at Oracle Corporation, which has been involved in a court case with Google over the last decade, has described the search giant as a company that "has mastered the art of winning by kicking the can down the road".

Published in Technology Regulation

The US Supreme Court has raised the possibility that the long-running battle between Google and Oracle could be sent back to a federal appeals court in order that the search company's claim that its use of Java APIs in Android was covered by fair use.

Published in Technology Regulation
Wednesday, 16 September 2020 17:35

Java 15 goes GA

Java 15 is here, with new features and previews of what is to come in future versions.

Published in Business Software

If Google decides to use its new operating system Fuchsia will it lead to the company abandoning Linux — the kernel is used in Android — and lead to what one security professional is claiming will be "withdrawal of resources, investment, and Linux's largest userbase"? If this happens at the same time as the rise of Fuchsia is it certain it "will have a devastating effect"?

Published in Open Sauce

Global enterprise database and software vendor, Oracle, has announced the general availability of Helidon 2.0, a set of Java libraries simplifying microservices development.

Published in Enterprise Solutions
Monday, 13 January 2020 09:49

ZFS? Simple, don't use it, says Linus Torvalds

The merging of the ZFS filesystem into the Linux kernel codebase in the near future appears to be unlikely, after Linux creator Linus Torvalds said he would not merge the filesystem until he was assured that the owner, Oracle, would not sue.

Published in Open Source

The long-running Google-Oracle court case will continue to be litigated for some time yet, with the US Supreme Court agreeing to decide whether Oracle should receive compensation from Google for copyright infringement.

Published in Technology Regulation

Database manufacturer Oracle Corporation has told the US Supreme Court that Google's appropriation of code from its Java programming language for use in the Android mobile operating systems undercut Oracle's chances of competing in this sector of the tech industry.

Published in Technology Regulation

A fresh saga has begun in the long-running case between Google and Oracle, with the search giant asking the US Supreme Court on Thursday to reverse a verdict granted in Oracle's favour.

Published in Technology Regulation
Friday, 30 November 2018 15:09

AWS extends serverless language and IDE options

AWS used a keynote presentation by Amazon.com chief technology officer Werner Vogels at its AWS re-Invent conference to announce a raft of new products and features aimed at developers, with an emphasis on serverless.

Published in Cloud

Google will have to go to the US Supreme Court if it wants to contest the reversal of a verdict — in a long-running case with Oracle — that had found its use of 37 Java APIs in the Android mobile operating system was covered by fair use.

Published in Technology Regulation

The cable-laying phase of the Australia Singapore Cable system is over, with the final splice having been completed south-east of Singapore.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Database giant Oracle has won an appeal against Google in a long-running case, with a court reversing a verdict that had found Google's use of 37 Java APIs in the Android mobile operating system was covered by fair use.

Published in Technology Regulation

Linux is becoming open to more malware threats because of the applications and programming languages that can be used as a means to attack components of the open-source operating system when used in a server environment, a senior security researcher at Kaspersky Lab claims.

Published in Security

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