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Oracle’s API stance would be silly if it weren’t so dangerous

Google won the most recent battle in the war over fair use of application programming interfaces, but the fighting will go on.

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Google cleared of infringement in Oracle lawsuit over Java

A jury in San Francisco has cleared Google of copyright infringement in a case brought by Oracle over Google’s use of Java in Android.


Oracle v. Google, and the end of programming as we know it

The courts ruled that APIs can be copyrighted. That was bad. Now, if APIs can’t be used with fair use, that will be even worse.

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Eric Schmidt plays defense at the Oracle-Google trial

Eric Schmidt took the witness stand Tuesday in Oracle’s copyright infringement lawsuit against Google, and he gave little ground during some tense exchanges with Oracle’s attorney.

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The Oracle-Google jury includes at least one person with an aversion to tech

A lawyer, an accountant and a retired CFO are among the eight women and two men selected Monday to decide Oracle’s huge copyright infringement case against Google.

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Google and Oracle CEOs meet for 6 hours, fail to settle lawsuit

The CEOs of Oracle and Google met in court for six hours on Friday but failed to reach a deal to end their massive copyright lawsuit over Google's use of Java in Android.

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Oracle wants $9.3B for Google’s use of Java in Android

Oracle is seeking as much as $9.3 billion in damages in a long-running copyright lawsuit against Google over its use of Java in Android, court filings show.

There IS such a thing as a little too much space

This team is upgrading an application server from Java 7 to 8 and converting configuration files from XML to text files. And -- surprise! -- some very-hard-to-find glitch now means the system won't start.

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Java gets micro services tools at last

Lightbend's Lagom framework helps Java developers create and manage microservices architectures

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JetBrains polishes Kotlin for JVM in advance of general release

The release candidate also features improved Java interoperability

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Oracle plans to kill an attacker's favorite: the Java browser plug-in

Next year, the Java browser plug-in, which is frequently the target of Web-based exploits, will be retired by Oracle.

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PayPal is the latest victim of Java deserialization bugs in Web apps

PayPal has fixed a serious vulnerability in its back-end management system that could have allowed attackers to execute arbitrary commands on the server and potentially install a backdoor.

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Oracle raises questions on open-source license for Android with OpenJDK

Oracle raised questions over whether a version of Android running OpenJDK code will get an open-source license.

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Oracle settles with the FTC over 'deceptive' Java security promises

Security issues have long bedeviled users of Oracle's Java SE, and the FTC's efforts to address the problem finally came to fruition.

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Red Hat pursuing Java-Node.js connection

Red Hat envisions a world in which the two environments co-exist, and the company wants to drive the integration

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Slow progress on modularization delays Java 9

In need of extra time to develop the modularization capability and Project Jigsaw, Oracle wants to push back Java 9's arrival from September 2016 to May 2017

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Open-source Java projects: Docker

Set up and deploy a Java application to Docker, then integrate a Docker container into your Maven build process for easier testing and automated production builds.

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