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Java founder James Gosling joins Google

A notable figure in the world of programming has joined the search and Internet giant, but it's not yet clear what he'll do at Google.

By March 28, 2011


Apple releases iTunes and Java updates

Apple has released a quick update to iTunes 10.2 that was released a few days ago. In addition, Apple has released updates to Java.

By March 8, 2011


Survey: Oracle bad for Java, MySQL (infographic)

According to results of EnterpriseDB survey, 46 percent of respondents believe open-source projects like MySQL will stagnate under Oracle ownership.

By March 3, 2011


Report: Android code identical to Java

Florian Mueller, a free-software advocate, has found files that appear to back up Oracle's claims that Google infringed Java copyrights.

By January 21, 2011


Apache foundation quits 'proprietary' Java process

Saying the platform is completely under Oracle's control, the Apache Software Foundation resigns from the Java Community Process Executive Committee.

By December 10, 2010


Apple hands Java reins to Oracle

Starting with the upcoming version 7 of Java, Oracle will deliver the Mac OS X version of the software. Also: past Java friction between Apple and Oracle.

By November 12, 2010


Apache foundation threatens to quit Java steering group

Apache Software Foundation says it will pull out of the Java Community Process unless Oracle allows the certification of the Apache Harmony project.

By November 11, 2010


Oracle: Google directly copied Java code

Amendment to Oracle's patent-infringement lawsuit against Google claims the latter "directly copied" from the former's Java code.

By October 28, 2010


Apple not committing to Java support in Mac OS X 10.7

Apple updates Java for Mac OS X 10.6, but hints that it's winding down its support in future versions of the operating system.

By October 21, 2010


Apple releases MacBook Air and Java updates

Updates for Apple's new 2010 model MacBook Air are available to prevent system hangs, as well as an update to Java running on OS X 10.6.

By October 20, 2010