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Wyoming's open source enterprise code library a secret no more

Wyoming’s 250-person Enterprise Technology Services (ETS) group knew it had a good thing in its Enterprise Extensible Code Library, but it chose to keep things under wraps outside of the state until last week when members of that team...

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Black Hat: 9 free security tools for defense & attacking

When Black Hat convenes next week in Las Vegas, it will be a rich environment for gathering tools that can be used to tighten security but also - in the wrong hands - to carry out exploits.

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Exclusive: Oracle to reboot Java EE for the cloud

In an InfoWorld interview, Oracle lifts the lid on its plan to modernize enterprise Java amid criticisms of inactivity

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Red Hat polishes JBoss EAP for a cloud-native future

Red Hat on Monday rolled out a major new release to its JBoss Enterprise Application Platform that's designed to offer better support for containers and cloud-native applications.

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Google cleared of infringement in Oracle lawsuit over Java

A jury in San Francisco has cleared Google of copyright infringement in a case brought by Oracle over Google’s use of Java in Android.

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90% off Essential JavaScript Coding Course Bundle - Deal Alert

Lifetime access to 15 courses for just $29, which boasts a generous markdown from its original price of $1,080.

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Eric Schmidt plays good defense at the Oracle-Google trial

Eric Schmidt took the witness stand Tuesday in Oracle’s copyright infringement lawsuit against Google, and he gave little ground during some tense exchanges with Oracle’s attorney.

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The Oracle-Google jury includes at least one person with an aversion to tech

A lawyer, an accountant and a retired CFO are among the eight women and two men selected Monday to decide Oracle’s huge copyright infringement case against Google.

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Star Wars Day special: "Jedi" jumps in job descriptions since Force Awakens released

The term Jedi has become an exceedingly common term in job titles and descriptions since Star Wars: The Force Awakens debuted, according to jobs site Indeed on this Star Wars Day (May 4th)

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The CEOs of Google and Oracle met for 6 hours Friday but failed to settle their lawsuit

The CEOs of Oracle and Google met in court for six hours on Friday but failed to reach a deal to end their massive copyright lawsuit over Google's use of Java in Android.

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Three-year-old IBM patch for critical Java flaw is broken

Security researchers have found that a patch released by IBM three years ago for a critical vulnerability in its own Java implementation is ineffective and can be easily bypassed to exploit the flaw again.

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DIY: Raspberry Pi can now morph into Amazon Echo voice assistant

Amazon, apparently more interested in exposing you to its Alexa Voice Service than getting you to fork over $180 for its Echo voice assistant, has published detailed instructions on building your own version of Echo using a $35...

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Oracle seeks $9.3 billion for Google’s use of Java in Android

Oracle is seeking as much as $9.3 billion in damages in a long-running copyright lawsuit against Google over its use of Java in Android, court filings show.

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Open source-happy Microsoft joins Eclipse Foundation

A day after announcing it would be bringing SQL Server to Linux, Microsoft has announced that it is joining the Eclipse Foundation, an open source community for developers launched more than 10 years ago.

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Oracle is planning to kill an attacker's favorite: the Java browser plug-in

Next year, the Java browser plug-in, which is frequently the target of Web-based exploits, will be retired by Oracle.

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PayPal is the latest victim of Java deserialization bugs in Web apps

PayPal has fixed a serious vulnerability in its back-end management system that could have allowed attackers to execute arbitrary commands on the server and potentially install a backdoor.

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Oracle fixes critical flaws in Java, Database Server

While most of the fixes for Java, Database, and MySQL are run-of-the-mill, four are rated critical if the targeted user has administrator privileges

Java's key to success is simplicity

As Java turns 20, Oracle looks to what keeps the programming language so vital

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