All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Java’

JavaScript Leads The Pack As Most Popular Programming Language

What’s your favorite programming language? JavaScript? C++? Or are you aligned with the Python camp? Either way, you have a favorite language that you just prefer working in. It can have a big effect on the overall development ecosystem as more popular languages get more support from larger players like Google and Facebook. That’s why it’s super important to track …

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Researchers Have Already Cracked The Latest Java Update

Oracle released a security alert yesterday in response to the recently discovered zero-day vulnerabilities that affected Java. Security Explorations were the first to discover the exploit back in April, but Oracle wasn’t going to fix it until their hand was forced by hackers. Their hand may be forced yet again by the company that found the last exploit. Security Explorations …

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Oracle Finally Patches Huge Java Exploit

It was brought to the Internet’s attention on Monday that Java was susceptible to a pretty nasty exploit that could see a user’s PC infected with malware. It was later revealed this morning that Java knew about the exploit since April, but was holding off on a patch until the regularly scheduled update in October. Fortunately, the urgency of the …

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Oracle Knew About Java Exploits Since April

We brought you news on Monday that hackers were using two big zero-day exploits in Java to install malware on victims’ PCs. Due to Oracle’s tiered update process, we won’t see a potential fix until October. As it turns out, they may not have been zero-day exploits at all. In fact, Oracle may have known about the current exploits for …

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Java Gets Hit With A Zero-Day Exploit

Java is in everything. It’s in your browser at this very moment. The Java plug-in that is powering a lot of the Web also features one nasty exploit. The latest zero-day exploit should remain a topic of concern. The folks at FireEye security detected a Java vulnerability yesterday. The exploit affects Java 7 (1.7) update 0 to 6. Anything below …

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Guess How Much Money Google Wants From Oracle

Google has demanded that Oracle pay $4 million to cover legal fees incurred during the highly publicized legal battle the two companies endured. Google wants nearly $3 million to cover “fees for exemplification and the costs of making copies of any materials where the copies are necessarily obtained for use in the case,” and another million for “fees for printed …

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Judge Dismisses Oracle’s Claim Against Google

It was recently reported that the jury in the Android/Java patent infringement case sided with Google, and now presided Judge William Alsup has ruled that Oracle’s Java API elements are not copyrightable, and dismissed the claim against the search giant. For a bit of backstory, Google’s trial against Oracle, who had sued over infringement regarding the use of Java in …

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Oracle Likely Spent Millions Suing Google

It was reported yesterday that in Google’s trial regarding Oracle’s accusations that the search giant infringed upon Java API patents in the development of its Android operating system, the jury has just found that no copyrights were violated. And apparently, Oracle never had much of a chance of winning, according to the foreman of the jury, who pointed out that …

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Jury Voted 9-3 in Favor of Google in Oracle Case

It was recently reported that the jury in the Android/Java patent infringement case sided with Google, and Joe Mullin at Ars Technica reports that the 12 were split 9-3 in the search giant’s favor. Jury foreman Greg Thompson spent some time answering questions for reporters, while Oracle lawyers listened silently, learning that their client didn’t really have a chance at …

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Oracle vs. Google: Jury Sides with Android

In Google’s drawn-out court proceedings regarding Oracle’s accusations that the search giant infringed upon Java API patents in the development of its Android operating system, a jury has just found that no copyrights were violated. Google released a statement on the matter – “Today’s jury verdict that Android does not infringe Oracle’s patents was a victory not just for Google …

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Google Ads API Getting Java Client Library Rewrite

Java is really popular or so says Google. The Java Client library for Ads API is still used by a lot of developers despite the fact that it’s really old. Google tried to fix what was already there, but old dogs can’t learn new tricks. That’s why Google got a new dog that can learn all kinds of new tricks. …

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Google Fines Limited to $150K in Oracle Case

It was recently reported that Oracle might only be able to collect $150,000 in fines from Google, for infringing upon its Java APIs in the the development of the Android operating system, and now presiding Judge William Alsup confirmed these damages. A billion dollars has been a sort of buzz-phrase surrounding the tech industry as of late, with Facebook’s recent …

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