Google Using Rust for Low-Level Android Development

Google is now using Rust for low-level development of the Android Open Source Project (AOSP).

Microsoft Announces Preview Version of OpenJDK Java Distribution

Microsoft has announced a preview build of its OpenJDK Java distribution.

US Supreme Court Sides With Google Over Oracle

The US Supreme Court has handed Google a decisive victory in its decade-long battle with Oracle over the Android operating system (OS).

Visual Studio Code Updated With M1 Support

Microsoft has updated Visual Studio Code, adding support for Apple’s new Macs running on its M1 custom silicon.

Oracle Behind Spate of Google Antitrust Lawsuits

Google is under siege as it faces multiple lawsuits from the DOJ and coalitions of states, a situation it may have Oracle to thank for.

General Motors Adding 3,000 Tech Jobs

General Motors is planning to add 3,000 tech jobs in the near future to support its software and vehicle initiatives.

Java Ransomware Spotted In The Wild

A Java-based ransomware that targets the software market and education sectors has been spotted in the wild by Blackberry.

AdWords Account Managers Get New Alerting Framework

Google announced a new Alerting Framework for AdWords to help account managers (particularly those managing multiple accounts) quickly solve issues and maintain ad quality. The framework can download AdWords report data, combine it with other data feeds, and process it…

Yahoo Tries Another Aggressive Tactic To Get People To Change Default Search

Yahoo is pretty serious about trying to get users to choose its search engine as their default experience. Since last fall, we’ve seen the company try a variety of strategies. Now, they’re even trying to get people to switch to…

Java 8 Has Seen Rapid Adoption Ahead Of 9 Release

There are a reported nine million developers using Java with the programming language powering a reported 7 billion devices. It’s the most popular programming language, according to TIOBE Software’s monthly index, having switched places with C from a year ago.…