Australians will be able to observe a very short total lunar eclipse on Wednesday evening.
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".
An email sent by Andy Rubin, the head of the team that was tasked with developing the Android mobile operating system, appears to indicate that Google was aware that it could not use APIs from the Java programming language as it wished.
Originally created in the mid-noughties, The University of Melbourne's student portal was showing its age, with symptoms including the inability to keep up with demand at peak times, such as during enrolment season. Redevelopment on the back of a new, Oracle-based enterprise platform delivered the required performance and paved the way for a much greater level of integration.
Google tried and failed to strike a deal with Sun for the development of a mobile operating system, the search giant's former chief executive Eric Schmidt told a court yesterday.
Oracle has announced a new range of Sun x86 servers (which it claims is "the industry's best x86 platform for running Oracle software and other enterprise applications"), along with new and more powerful carrier-grade Netra x86 servers.
IBM was granted a record number of US patents during 2011.
For the night-owls, look up in the northern sky a little after midnight on Sunday December 11th and the moon which ought to be blazing down will be strangely dim.
Early reports are just in; UARS fragments have been discovered south of Calgary in Canada.
When free and open source software projects fork, it is often the case that the child turns out to be much worse than the parent.
Nearly three years ago, when open source hacker Brian Aker created a fork of MySQL it did not look like anything that was much needed - at the time Sun owned MySQL and the popular database software looked to have a bright future.
Panasonic has appointed Fraser Larcombe to the new role of business development manager for security and PBX products.
Backup and security vendor Acronis has appointed Karl Sice as general manager - Pacific.
Hitachi Data Systems has appointed Chris Clarkson as its state manager for South Australia. He will be in charge of the company's new Adelaide office.
IBM has exceeded the SAP benchmark record it set last month by a huge margin. Getting almost twich as much work done by doubling the number of processing cores is no mean feat.
Spurred by the uncertainty created by Oracle over MySQL, a group of former employees of MySQL AB has come together to form a support and services firm for the database.
Oracle and NetApp have settled the patent suites that the database giant inherited with its acquisition of Sun Microsystems.
Oracle has hired Mark Hurd, only to be faced with a lawsuit filed by HP in an attempt to stop its former CEO working for a competitor.
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