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Mitch Pronschinske11/09/09
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Apache President Reflects on the Last 10 Years

Apache's ten year anniversary celebrations wrapped up last week at ApacheCon 2009.  DZone recently got the chance to speak with Justin Erenkrantz, the President of the Apache Software Foundation.  In this exclusive interview, we took the opportunity to...

Mitch Pronschinske11/09/09
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DZone Daily Dose - 2009/11/9

An SAP spokesperson confirmed that the company's CEO Leo Apotheker sent a letter to Oracle CEO Larry Ellison less than two weeks after the EU antitrust probe began.  A Wall Street Journal editorial speculates about the letter's intent in relation to a suit...

Mitch Pronschinske11/07/09
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DZone Daily Dose - 2009/11/7

The project manager of Jython announced he is quitting his job at Sun.  Frank Wierzbicki helped design Jython, the Java implementation of Python, for five years while he worked at Sun.  This departure comes just four months after two JRuby developers left...

Mitch Pronschinske11/06/09
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Has the Motorola Droid 'Force' Hit You?

The buzz surrounding Motorola's Droid, one of the most anticipated handsets to date, reached a deafening peak today.  In an effort to compete with the iPhone, Motorola joined forces with Google and Verizon.  Will the 'Force' be strong enough in the Droid? ...

Mitch Pronschinske11/06/09
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Mark Thomas on Apache Tomcat 7

A lot has been happening at Apache recently.  The Subversion project joined the list of Apache projects and the White House has begun using Drupal.  Apache also celebrated its 10 year anniversary at ApacheCon2009.  However, the biggest news was probably...

Mitch Pronschinske11/06/09
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DZone Daily Dose - 2009/11/6

After being criticized for selling Facebook fans and Twitter followers, uSocial says it has started selling YouTube viewers as well.  uSocial says companies can improve audiences by buying a bunch of views rather than getting them organically.  They claim...

Mitch Pronschinske11/05/09
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Apache Celebrates 10 Years

In just ten years, the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) has become a prominent beacon of open source development.  At the ApacheCon 2009 conference this week, Apache is celebrating ten years of operation with 65 projects under its wing, 33 projects in the...

Mitch Pronschinske11/05/09
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DZone Daily Dose - 2009/11/5

The EU could issue a formal objection to the Oracle-Sun deal within the next few days according to a Financial Times report.  Just a few weeks ago, the EU's Competition Commissioner reprimanded Oracle for making no effort to address concerns about owning...

Mitch Pronschinske11/03/09
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DZone Daily Dose - 2009/11/4

Adobe is lashing out at Apple on its Flash Player page for the iPhone.  When you go to the Flash Player on your iPhone, the text now says "Apple restricts use of technologies required by products like Flash Player.

Mitch Pronschinske11/03/09
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DZone Daily Dose - 2009/11/3

An open source version of the Linux Skype client has been confirmed and is currently under development.  A Skype blog says that the open sourcing of the UI will speed up development and allow the use of any GUI toolkit.  Skype says this initial open source...

Mitch Pronschinske11/02/09
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Java App Store Coming Soon!

Danny Coward, Chief Client Software Architect at Sun, blogs that the Java Store is almost ready to open its doors.  Similar to Apple's app store, the Java store will be a place for developers to sell their Java and JavaFX-based applications.  Sun hopes to...

Mitch Pronschinske11/02/09
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DZone Daily Dose - 2009/11/2

Sun's stock price has fallen to 16% less than Oracle's offer price for the company.  It appears that more investors are concerned that the Sun acquisition could be blocked by the European Commission.  Oracle recently withdrew notification of the acquisition...

Mitch Pronschinske10/30/09
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DZone Daily Dose - 2009/10/31

ICANN, the nonprofit responsible for worldwide domain names and IP addresses, has decided to allow the introduction of non-Latin characters into domain names.  ICANN chairman, Peter Dengate Thrush, says its the biggest technical change to the Internet in...

Mitch Pronschinske10/30/09
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New Bug Tracker - YouTrack 1.0 Release

JetBrains has announced the GA release of its new bug and issue tracking software, YouTrack 1.0.  YouTrack is a web-based, keyboard-centric bug tracker with issue handling focused into only two controls, a search box and a command window.  JetBrains has...

Mitch Pronschinske10/29/09
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DZone Daily Dose - 2009/10/30

The final version of Ubuntu 9.10 is here at last.  The new system has improved graphics drivers along with DeviceKit and udev for the hardware interface instead of HAL.  For a full walkthrough of the features, check out this guided tour of Ubutnu 9.10...