It’s the takeover tango - one more time
I can’t remember how many times in the last 20 years that I’ve written up rumors that AMD is ripe for a takeover but now it seems it’s time to do it one more time.
Hey, you! Get into my cloud
Oracle paid $9.3 billion to snap up cloud company Netsuite in a bid to extend its place in the cloud market.
Revenge served lightly chilled
After being bullied by Oracle lawyers over its use of Java in Android for so long, Google is wasting no time sticking the boot in.
Community-driven tech is not where it is at
Oracle is quietly pulling funding and development efforts away from Java Enterprise Edition, in a move that mirrors Oracle’s moves in OpenSolaris and continued with OpenOffice.org.
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.