Oracle claims Google has killed Open Source
Published in News


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.

Google shoots down Oracle case
Published in News
Friday, 27 May 2016 12:11

Google shoots down Oracle case


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.

Oracle blames falling profits on Google
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Wednesday, 18 May 2016 11:49

Oracle blames falling profits on Google


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.

Catz claims Oracle bought Sun to protect its own products
Published in Mobiles


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.

Wearable market predicted to grow
Published in Wearables
Friday, 05 February 2016 13:15

Wearable market predicted to grow


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.

Intel signs pact with Oracle
Published in News
Monday, 26 October 2015 12:55

Intel signs pact with Oracle


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.

Oracle fires Java evangelists
Published in News
Monday, 07 September 2015 12:59

Oracle fires Java evangelists


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.

Oracle shows off SPARC details
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 25 August 2015 11:56

Oracle shows off SPARC details


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.

Apple spends a fortune protecting Cook
Published in News
Friday, 07 August 2015 12:36

Apple spends a fortune protecting Cook


From what?

Fruity cargo cult Apple is so terrified that something bad will happen to its leader Tim Cook that it spends nearly $700,000 to protect him. 

Oracle names new chip after cheap wine
Published in News
Friday, 31 July 2015 11:39

Oracle names new chip after cheap wine


Sonoma cure for networking hangovers

Oracle is looking to expand the market for its Sparc-based servers with a new, low-cost processor which it curiously called Sonoma.