RedMonk blesses JavaScript as the world’s most popular language
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Followed by Java and Python


Beancounters at RedMonk have taken time out from their busy prayer wheels to create a list of the world’s most popular programming languages.

Oracle continues to hassle Google over Android
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Java row goes on and on and on

Oracle has decided that it is not going to give up trying to convince the world that Google owes it billions for Android software.

Oracle to give up on Java plug-in
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End of an error

Oracle has decided that keeping its Java plug-in for browsers is completely pointless.

Google gives Oracle  Chinese burn
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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.

Oracle appears to be planning the death of Java Enterprise Edition
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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.

Oracle claims Google has killed Open Source
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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
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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.

Google might replace Java with Open source Swift
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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.

Oracle fires Java evangelists
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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 releases Java mega patch
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One already being exploited

Oracle has just fixed 25 vulnerabilities in its aging Java platform, including one that's already being exploited in attacks.