Sun nearly licenced Java patents to Google

Sun nearly licenced Java patents to Google

SEATTLE -- Google Inc. and Sun Microsystems' discussions to co-develop Android ultimately broke down because of disagreements over control of...

October 17th, 2011 Nancy Gohring

Java 8 to

Java 8 to

Now that Java 7 SE (Standard Edition) has officially been released, Oracle and members of the JCP (Java Community Process)...

August 4th, 2011 joab jackson

Oracle releases Java SE 7

Oracle releases Java SE 7

In what is the first major update to the programming language in more than five years, Oracle has shipped Java...

July 28th, 2011 joab jackson

Oracle ships Java 7 release candidate

Oracle ships Java 7 release candidate

Oracle has issued the first release candidate of Java Standard Edition version 7. Barring the last-minute discovery of any severe...

July 7th, 2011 joab jackson

Java standards process to get an upgrade

Java standards process to get an upgrade

The much-criticized JCP (Java Community Process), which maps out procedures for amending officially sanctioned Java technologies, is set for a...

June 13th, 2011 Paul Krill

Oracle fixes 17 bugs in Java security update

Oracle fixes 17 bugs in Java security update

SAN FRANCISCO  -- Oracle Corp. has issued an update to Java SE that fixes a number of critical bugs in the...

June 8th, 2011 Robert McMillan

Scala founder: Tools needed to boost enterprise usage

Scala founder: Tools needed to boost enterprise usage

SAN FRANCISCO -- The Scala programming language, which runs on the Java Virtual Machine, has made some inroads into enterprise...

June 6th, 2011 Paul Krill

Java founder James Gosling takes a job with Google

Java founder James Gosling takes a job with Google

Java founder James Gosling has taken a job with Google, he revealed in a blog post on Monday."Through some odd...

March 28th, 2011 Chris Kanaracus

JavaFX will hit public beta this spring

JavaFX will hit public beta this spring

JavaFX 2.0, an upgrade to the Java-based rich client application environment started by Sun Microsystems, is due to move to...

March 18th, 2011 Paul Krill