Google fires latest salvo in Oracle patent suit
The legal action between Google and Oracle about the use of patented Java technology in Android rumbled on, with Google responding to the latest claims by arguing that – among other things – it is not responsible for the actions of third parties offering products using the platform.
Sun releases open-source Java mobile kit
Sun Microsystems is to make available an open-source version of its Java Mobile Edition (ME) technology in a bid to ramp-up development of Java-based mobile applications, reports vnunet.com.
Sun launches new Java software for mobile
Reuters notes that Sun has started to ship JavaFX software for mobile devices, hoping to benefit from its open source and cross-technology offerings in a booming mobile software market.
Sun targets Java app store at 1B users
Sun has unveiled plans to launch an application store based on its Java technology that it says will allow developers to target an estimated 1 billion PC and mobile phone users.
The US Justice Department has given its approval for business software firm Oracle to take over Sun Microsystems, reports the BBC.