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Know Your Language: Java Still Matters (Part Two)

Big Data offers Java a rebirth in functional programming and distributed computing.
Michael Byrne
5.28.17
Apple

Google Is Trying to Get Oracle in Trouble for a $1 Billion Open Secret

Well, it's a bit more complicated than that, because in Google v. Oracle, nothing will ever be simple.
Sarah Jeong
9.23.16
Google

Oracle Says Google Didn’t Play Fair, Wants Third Trial (Oh God)

"They were perpetrating a fraud on the jury!” said an attorney for Oracle in court.
Sarah Jeong
8.17.16
Google

Google Wins Trial Against Oracle, Saves $9 Billion

The ruling that Google's use of APIs is a fair use will have wide-ranging ramifications for the rest of the tech industry.
Sarah Jeong
5.26.16
Google

Why the Very Silly Oracle v. Google Trial Actually Matters

From poetry to paintings to hamburgers, Oracle v. Google has been a confusing mess. Thankfully only everything is at stake.
Sarah Jeong
5.25.16
Google

In Oracle v. Google, a Nerd Subculture Is on Trial

The problem with Oracle v. Google is that everyone actually affected by the case knows what an API is, but the whole affair is being decided by people who don’t.
Sarah Jeong
5.12.16
Google

In a $9 Billion Trial, Google's Secret Weapon Is a Filing Cabinet

Two tech titans are duking it out in a courtroom battle that involves an oft-misunderstood technology and billions are on the line—but I don't want to talk about those things. I want to talk about a filing cabinet.
Sarah Jeong
5.11.16
Google

What an API Is and Why It’s Worth Fighting For

It's a key question on the eve of Google vs. Oracle, round three.
Michael Byrne
5.9.16
programming

2015's Most Popular Programming Language Was Good Old Java

After a brief reign, C is unseated. Meanwhile, Objective-C plummets.
Michael Byrne
1.9.16
Power

Oracle Agrees to FTC Settlement Over Java Security Lapses

"What's worse than stale coffee? Stale Java."
Michael Byrne
12.23.15
programming

Know Your Language: The Slow Flickering Star-Death of Java (Part One)

How and why Java rules object-oriented programming, and why it's the beginning of the once-crucial language's long, long winding down.
Michael Byrne
10.18.15
Noisey Blog

Oracle's Cybersecurity Czar: We Can Find Our Own Bugs, Thanks

Reverse engineering is a "sin," and bug bounties are useless, according to Oracle's cybsersecurity chief.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
8.11.15
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