Tips, techniques, best practices and management strategies for using and deploying solutions based on Java technologie.
Mon, September 23, 2013 - Java was the most targeted development platform for exploit attacks during the first half of the year, and attacks have increasingly shifted to zero-day vulnerabilities, according to F-Secure's new threat report.
Tue, September 10, 2013 - Enterprises are still ignoring the threat posed by out-of-date versions of Java, with barely one in five running the latest version during August, security firm Websense has reported.
Thu, August 15, 2013 - The new Microsoft-Oracle partnership benefits both companies, as Oracle gets access to Azure and Microsoft can finally license Java. Will the deal have any effect on either company's enterprise customers?
Wed, July 24, 2013 - Adding to a growing portfolio of enterprise software it offers as hosted services, Microsoft plans to add Java to its Windows Azure cloud service.
Mon, July 22, 2013 - Oracle and ARM are working together to make the Java programming language more suitable for ARM processors, in order to encourage its use for embedded systems and enterprise software.
Mon, June 17, 2013 - Nearly three-dozen computer scientists have signed off on a court brief opposing Oracle's effort to copyright its Java APIs, a move they say would hold back the computer industry and deny affordable technology to end users.
Fri, June 07, 2013 - Austin, Texas -- IBM is conducting research that involves making use of the open Java Virtual Machine (JVM) in a clou
Fri, May 31, 2013 - Changes welcomed, but one expert said he'd like to see sandbox technology in Java like that used in Adobe Reader and Google Chrome.
Thu, May 16, 2013 - Oracle has changed the numbering of its Java security updates, prompting one expert to say, "As if Java updates weren't confusing already."
Tue, May 14, 2013 - Java, the popular OS-independent platform and programming language, runs on just about every kind of electronic device imaginable, including computers, cell phones, printers, TVs, DVDs, home security systems, automated teller machines, navigation systems, games and medical devices.
Wed, May 01, 2013 - A little more than two years after purchasing Java tool vendor WaveMaker, VMware has sold the assets of the company to the Pramati software engineering firm.
Mon, April 22, 2013 - Most of the products tested (except Windows Server 2012), use Oracle's Java in one form or another, at least for client access and also in some cases within the management interface. With numerous vulnerabilities recently discovered in Java, leading to guidance from Department of Homeland Security and others to disable it entirely, this raised some questions about usability and possibly even security of the devices tested.
Thu, March 28, 2013 - Despite the widespread and well-publicized exploitation of vulnerabilities in Java, large numbers of organizations continue to use versions that are weeks, months or even years out of date, a Websense survey of its customers has reported.
Fri, February 22, 2013 - Concurrent--the driving force behind Cascading, an open source Big Data application framework that gives Java developers the capability to leverage their skills to write MapReduce jobs--is gearing up a new open source project to help you use SQL skills to work with Hadoop.
Fri, January 18, 2013 - This week's zero-day exploit is the latest evidence suggesting that client-side Java is past its prime, not to mention dangerously insecure. It's time for consumers and enterprises to pull the plug on Java before Oracle sells it off and leaves it for the vultures of cyberspace.
Wed, January 16, 2013 - Another previously unpublicized flaw in Java threatens the security of millions of PCs that may still have the application running on it.
Wed, November 07, 2012 - Microsoft's future hinges on attracting developers to build Windows 8 apps. But by offering financial incentives, supporting a range of programming languages and allowing developers to write code once for multiple devices, those developers may soon follow.
Thu, October 18, 2012 - Apple yesterday started scrubbing most Macs of older Java browser plug-ins, a move that will force users to download the software from Oracle.
Wed, October 17, 2012 - Dynamic languages, most notably Python, are establishing themselves in the enterprise like never before. CIOs should weigh the benefits and drawbacks of Python carefully--and consider that their developers are probably using it already.
Wed, September 26, 2012 - A security researcher known for finding Java bugs has uncovered a new critical zero-day vulnerability in all currently-supported versions of the popular Oracle software.