End of an error
Oracle has decided that keeping its Java plug-in for browsers is completely pointless.
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.
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.
Weirdy beardie software that writes a song about everytime it is forked and dumped
Google is so hacked off with Oracle's java antics it is seriously considering taking it out of Android and replacing it with Apple's open sauce Swift software.
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.
One already being exploited
Oracle has just fixed 25 vulnerabilities in its aging Java platform, including one that's already being exploited in attacks.
Don't Ask Don't Tell
Rich Trouton, a Mac systems administrator who runs the Der Flounder blog has discovered that a Java installer is installing adware, in the form of the Ask Toolbar.
Not the NSA's fault