While Sun Microsystems fights Microsoft in court over use of the Java programming language, Hewlett-Packard's plan to market its own Java Virtual Machine and license it to Microsoft prompts debate over how much control Sun has over its own technology.
HP opts for Java home brew
update The company plans to market and license its own Java Virtual Machine and license the technology to Microsoft.
HP's move thwarts Java standard
Regulators eye Microsoft-JVM deal
Large-system strategy sticks to Sun rules
JavaSoft insists it will make money
Sun pushing for a profitable Java