Posted by Jerry Hildenbrand on 28 Mar 2011 3:19 pm
You may not be familiar with the name James Gosling, but you're a fan of his work. In 1994, he practically invented Java -- the programming language, the compiler, and the virtual machine to run it all -- while working at Sun Microsystems. This not only got him elected to the U.S. National Academy of Engineering, it helped him become an officer of the Order of Canada. If you are using a...
Posted by Jerry Hildenbrand on 13 Aug 2010 7:00 am
Oracle has filed a lawsuit against Google, claiming that the Android operating system infringes on its own software patents. Oracle spokeswoman Karen Tillman says in an official statement, "In developing Android, Google knowingly, directly and repeatedly infringed Oracle's Java-related intellectual property. This lawsuit seeks appropriate remedies for their infringement." Google has issued no...
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