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Supreme Court denies Google request in Java infringement case

In a huge victory,Oracle can charge licensing fees for Java on Android after the court's decision


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Java installer ditches the Ask Toolbar, swaps in Yahoo defaults

Users who install Java will have to uncheck a box to avoid getting Yahoo as their default home page and search engine

How the next Java update could make Yahoo your default search provider

Yahoo has cut a deal with Oracle to promote Yahoo alongside its Java technology

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Eclipse's latest release train carries Docker, Java technologies

The foundation's annual bulk release of technologies features Docker tools and Java IDE improvements

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Red Hat takes the reins of OpenJDK 7

The Linux vendor wants to lead the project while working with the OpenJDK community

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Cleaner garbage collector wanted for Java 9

Oracle says the low-pause efficiency in the G1 garbage collector should get the nod over Parallel GC

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Not only Node.js: AWS Lambda adds Java support

More programming languages will be added to the service, which has been used to build apps for multiple purposes

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LinkedIn fills another SQL-on-Hadoop niche

LinkedIn's open source, home-brew OLAP project is a new way for Hadoop users (and others) to query both real-time and historical data

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Cascading big data framework gets Apache Tez support

Version 3 of the Cascading open source Java big data application framework has support for the Apache Tez compute fabric

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Java 101: Elementary language features

Learn three ways to document your code and find out why Unicode is the universal encoding standard for Java, then practice using identifiers, types, literals, and variables in your Java programs. All examples are written in Java 8.

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Oracle v. Google: We're not screwed yet

Superficially, the Solicitor General's advice to SCOTUS to find against Google and reject its appeal looks like bad news. But there are some substantial straws to grasp

U.S. sides with Oracle in Java copyright dispute with Google

The dispute between Google and Oracle revolves around whether Java APIs can be copyrighted

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Java at 20: How it changed programming forever

Java synthesized sound ideas, repackaging them in a practical format that turned on a generation of coders

Java's key to success is simplicity

As Java turns 20, Oracle looks to what keeps the programming language so vital

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Java at 20: Its successes, failures, and future

Oracle's Java VP discusses J2EE, OpenJDK, security woes, and the long gap before Java 7

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Java at 20: The JVM, Java's other big legacy

The virtual machine that runs Java is also the runtime for new languages -- some quite unlike Java

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Welcome to a week of Java

To celebrate Java's 20th birthday, we've lined up a series of new articles, along with a guide to some of the best Java content we've offered in recent years

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Java at 20: The programming juggernaut rolls on

Java has joined C and C++ as a programming language that has stood the test of time

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Mark your calendars: Java 9 lands next year

The Java 9 schedule, released by an Oracle official, allows for time to test key upgrades such as modularity

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