The cost of stopping support
A Californian jury has decided that Oracle should not have stopped supporting Itanium and needs to write a cheque to HP for $3 billion for doing so.Needless to say Oracle has said it would appeal the verdict.
Before Oracle could do it
Oracle claims that Google’s court-room win gaining fair-use rights over a thousand lines of java APIs in Android will mean that Open Source is dead.
Java Applets were fair use
Google has won a major US court battle with software firm Oracle after a jury ruled it did not nick parts of the Java programming language.
Payback is cool for Catz
Data-storage outfit Oracle is blaming the fact that Google “illegally” used Java in Android for all the woes which have befallen the company.
We did not have a court battle with Google in mind
Oracle told a court that it did not acquire Sun Microsystems in 2009 to launch a copyright lawsuit against Google, but rather to protect its products that relied on Sun's software.
Gartner polishes its crystal balls
Augurs in the divination division of the analyst outfit Gartner have been consulting the entrails of load of bullocks and come to the conclusion that 274.6 million wearable electronic devices will be sold worldwide in 2016.
Oratel Alliance targets IBM busting deal using the Sun god Apollo
With Microsoft not really needing Intel for its cloud bid, Chipzilla has been snuffling around looking for allies and found another party who has missed the boat to team up with – Oracle.
No faith in a return from dead or at least dying
It is starting to look like Oracle believes that Java is getting too old and is starting to die.
Sonoma ready for the big time
Oracle has been sharing a few details about its SPARC processor code-named Sonoma. Sonoma is not a sleeping Italian mama at all but a place where Americans grow wine that Europeans will not touch.