Several teams of scientists, including IBM Research, have announced a collaboration to develop an affordable solar array capable of concentrating the captured energy by 2000.
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.
For more than five years, Google sought to license Java or acquire rights to the language before Sun got into the hands of Oracle or IBM.
Google's executive chairman testifies that the Android team developed a "clean room" implementation that uses a completely different approach to the way Java worked internally. So why did Google think it still needed a license from Sun in 2010?
The sun is throwing out magnetic storms that could disrupt your GPS, your cell phone signals, and maybe even cause soda machines to kill you in extremely violent 1980s movie style. Just ... Google it. In other news, the World Wide Web turned 20 this weekend, the kids of today are learning to be hackers at DefCon, and if you buy virtual gold instead of earning it, the terrorists win. No, really, that's actually kind of true.
Fine settles claims that Sun, among other companies, had doled out kickbacks in an effort to score government contracts.
Are we ready to add EMC to a list of comprehensive systems and platform vendors that now includes Dell, HP, IBM, and Oracle/Sun?
Following the EU's approval of Oracle's acquisition of Sun this week, Sun chief Jonathan Schwartz sent a not-so-subliminal e-mail to employees.
IBM says its Linux business is strong and growing thanks to the customer concern over the future of Sun Solaris.
Joint chemistry and nanotechnology breakthroughs are being pooled to convert the sun and sea into potable drinking water for one Saudi Arabian city.