Fixes are coming today for "hundreds" of Oracle products, following a series of high-profile corporate hacks pegged to a zero-day vulnerability in Java.
With Google concentrating on its own Blink, Apple is tightening the WebKit browser engine code base. That'll limit other projects seeking to customize the browser.
Oracle could have innovated with Java instead of litigated, says CareZone co-founder and Sun's former CEO. Also: Why Amazon won at cloud computing, "Intel Inside" was a blip, and the Mac is back.
Former Sun CEO Jonathan Schwartz sided with Google in its court battle with Oracle, while Sun co-founder Scott McNealy and Java father James Gosling believe that Google infringed on Sun's intellectual property. Who is right?
Jonathan Schwartz testifies that Java APIs were not considered proprietary or protected by Sun, as long as Google didn't use the Java name, countering Oracle's claims that Google infringed on its intellectual property.
Wondering what the lawyers and programmers are talking about in the highest-profile tech trial in years? Here's a guide to the ties between Android and Java -- and the history leading up to the case.
JavaFX 1.2 update includes support for Linux and OpenSolaris, while Java Platform Standard Edition gets support for IE 8 and Windows 7.
The software and server maker is angling to rejuvenate the mobile-phone version of its Java technology with the release of JavaFX Mobile.
Java is the enterprise language of choice. It seems that it has less to offer the mobile phone ecosystem.
Programmers now can start trying out JavaFX for writing rich Internet applications--and seeing if it's worth using over Adobe's Flash and other alternatives.