Nuts to Wall Street
Michael Dell has won the right to buy back his company, giving the struggling firm the freedom to go back to its entrepreneurial roots.
Google engineer lets slip that the company will be migrating from ‘neutered’ MySQL to the more free MariaDB.
Packing some trunks
German data giant SAP certified third-party distros for in-memory database tech HANA, with more to come before end of year.
Winter is coming
With more than fifty percent of Java users still employing an unsupported version of the program, security expert Christopher Budd paints a grim scenario for the next year.
Tell us what you really think
Notoriously cranky Linux pioneer Linus Torvalds has had an active week, going on not one, but two high profile online attacks.
Oracle releases free tool
After two-year absence, JRockit Mission Control returns in Java 7u40 with support for HotSpot and more goodies.
With the launch of the Qcloud, more people than ever will be able to get to grips with the basics of quantum computing
Well, it’s near one deadline
The JDK 8 preview is now out, and chief architect of the Java Platform Group Mark Reinhold has urged developers to test drive it as soon as possible.
With millions down the drain, is it really fair to blame the IT squad for the UK government’s recent agile misadventures?
A lovely look at lambdas
Lambdas have been a long-awaited feature in Java- Samir Talwar takes us through their implementation in Java 8.
Keep calm and jClarity
Following the unveiling of their flagship product, we catch up with CEO Ben Evans for the lowdown on the new release, and find out what’s next for jClarity.
The doctor will see you now
GitHub and Red Hat collaboration Asciidoctor adds more handy new macros and extension system prototype.