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Java getting Linux boost

Java development was expected to get a boost on Linux at the JavaOne conference held this month, with partnerships anticipated for including the Java Runtime Environment with Linux distributions, Sun officials said on May 4. Although the officials would not reveal who the Linux distributors would be, they said the intention is to distribute runtimes for Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE), with Linux so that developers do not have to obtain them on their own.

Sun set to release ‘best’ Java update

Sun Microsystems Inc. expects to release its Java Enterprise Edition (Java EE) 5 software development kit and compatibility test suite to developers at the company's upcoming JavaOne conference, Sun announced. "This is one of the most significant [Java] updates we've done in years," according to Joe Keller, vice president of marketing for service-oriented architecture (SOA) and integration platforms at Sun.

New tools on display at JavaOne show

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Sun, NTT DoCoMo plan new cellular Java platform

NTT DoCoMo Inc. and Sun Microsystems Inc. have begun work on a new Java platform for cellular handsets. The work, which began last year but was first revealed two weeks ago at Sun's JavaOne conference in San Francisco, is aimed at refreshing the mobile Java platform for today's more advanced handsets and applications. It could also be promoted as a cross-industry standard, the companies said.

Java integration spec pushed

Sun Microsystems Inc. and several other vendors on Wednesday released an early draft of a specification intended to ease integration of Java-based systems, but IBM Corp. and BEA Systems Inc. have dropped out of participation in the effort.

Sun sues Microsoft over Java, antitrust issues

Sun Microsystems Inc. has filed a private federal antitrust lawsuit in a U.S. court against Microsoft Corp., accusing the company of harming competition by using its monopoly in the market for PC operating systems to undermine the success of Sun's Java technology, the company said Friday.

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