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Oracle Says It’s Making Progress On Java Security Oracle Says It’s Making Progress On Java Security

Java became somewhat of a punching bag in the security researcher community earlier this year after numerous vulnerabilities were found in the software. After what must have been an embarrassing few months, Oracle announced in June that it would make …

Google’s Reponse to the Oracle Suit
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As you may have read, Google is being sued by Oracle, who claims Google is infringing on several patents it holds, related to Java. These patents came to Oracle through its recent acquisition of Sun Microsystems.

"In developing Android, Google knowingly, directly and repeatedly infringed Oracle’s Java-related intellectual property," said Oracle spokesperson Karen Tillman. "This lawsuit seeks appropriate remedies for their infringement."

Oracle’s Sun Microsystems Acquisition Approved by EU
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Update: The European Commission has reportedly approved Oracle’s acquisition of Sun Microsystems. Now the deal only needs approval from Chinese and Russian regulators.

Original Article:
Oracle is acquiring Sun Microsystems for $7.4 billion in cash at a rate of $9.50 per share in cash.

Sun Losing $100 Million a Month as Oracle Waits

Sun Microsystems is losing about $100 million a month according to Larry Ellison, CEO of Oracle, the company that’s set to acquire Sun. Oracle is waiting to get clearance from European regulators before the deal can go through and Oracle can step in and try to put an end to this loss.

Microsoft Reaches Search Deal With Sun Microsystems
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Microsoft has struck a search distribution deal with Sun Microsystems to provide its MSN Toolbar to U.S. based Internet Explorer users when they download Sun’s Java Runtime Environment platform.

Sun Markets Blackbox Through YouTube

Sun Microsystems torture-tested its Project Blackbox portable datacenter by subjecting it to a simulated earthquake, and put the video up on YouTube to show how it fared.

Ian Of Debian Will Sun Himself

Ian Murdock of the Debian project will move into the world of Solaris as he joins Sun Microsystems as Chief Operating Platforms Officer.

Calling Jonathan Schwartz

Matt Mullenweg (the guy who started Automattic, which produces Wordpress, which runs this blog and many others) tells Jonathan Schwartz that Sun Microsystems isn’t there for startups.

Sun Joins OpenAJAX Alliance, Dojo Foundation

Sun Microsystems, known best for creating the Java programming language, has announced that it is joining the OpenAJAX Alliance, as well as the Dojo Foundation.