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Mitch Pronschinske03/17/10
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Daily Dose - Gosling Has Faith in Oracle, Not the JCP

In his first public address since Oracle's acquisition of Sun, Java creator James Gosling assured developers that Java was in good hands with Oracle.  Gosling, however, did not have nice things to say about the Java Community Process.  "It's just...

Mitch Pronschinske03/16/10
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Daily Dose - IBM Stops Disclosing Number of U.S. Employees

IBM has recently stopped providing breakouts of the US employee numbers in its annual report.  The company has shown steady hiring outside of the US, especially in India, but the US workforce has been declining.  US policymakers fear that IBMs hiding of...

Mitch Pronschinske03/15/10
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Daily Dose - XML Co-Inventor Joins Android Team; Scorns Apple

Tech blogger and XML co-inventor, Tim Bray, recently posted about his new job with Google's Android development team. In his blog, which is now a "No-Evil Zone", Bray talked about his agreement with the Google philosophy as opposed to the Apple's...

Mitch Pronschinske03/15/10
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Daily Dose - Apple Doesn't Win Case Against Users of "i"

An Australian trademarks office blocked Apple's actions to stop a small company from trademarking "DOPi" as a name for its laptop bags and cases for Apple devices.  You may notice that DOPi is iPod spelled backwards, so that's why Apple thought the...

Mitch Pronschinske03/13/10
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Daily Dose - ASP.NET MVC 2 Has Arrived

Microsoft just released the second major version of ASP.NET MVC.  An alternative to HTML abstraction development in ASP.NET WebForms, ASP.NET MVC 2 is used in cases where control over the HTML and precise layer separation are more important than...

Mitch Pronschinske03/12/10
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Daily Dose - Simon Phipps Elected to OSI Board of Directors

Just a few days after leaving Oracle, Simon Phipps, who served as the Chief Open Source Officer at Sun for nearly ten years, has been elected to the Open Source Initiative (OSI) board of directors.  Phipps intends to help the organization become more active...

Mitch Pronschinske03/11/10
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Daily Dose - Schwartz: Apple and Microsoft Tried to Sue Me Too!

Johnathan Schwartz, the former CEO of Sun recently said what he couldn't say about Steve Jobs and Bill Gates when he was with the company.  "I feel for Google," said Schwartz, "Steve Jobs threatened to sue me, too."  Jobs called Schwartz...

Mitch Pronschinske03/10/10
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Cassandra Usurping MySQL on Twitter

One source had confirmed that Twitter was working with the NoSQL data store, Cassandra, late last year.  Some more details have finally surfaced about this quiet transition from a MySQL + Memcached system to Cassandra.  The MyNoSQL blog recently interviewed...

Mitch Pronschinske03/10/10
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Daily Dose - Simon Phipps' Last Day at Sun

Simon Phipps' Last Day at Sun  

Mitch Pronschinske03/09/10
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DZone Daily Dose - 3/9

Former Novell CTO Becomes W3C CEO

Mitch Pronschinske03/08/10
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Daily Dose - JavaFX Eclipse Plugin Goes Open Source

JavaFX Eclipse Plugin Goes Open Source   Exadel, the organization that makes a JavaFX plugin for Eclipse, recently launched and released a new version of the plugin.  Version 1.2.2 includes a new JavaFX Script Wizard and an outline view with...

Mitch Pronschinske03/06/10
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Daily Dose - iPad Coming to the US on April 3rd

iPad Coming to the US on April 3rd   

Mitch Pronschinske03/05/10
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Daily Dose - Facebook Going Public, But Not For a While

Facebook Going Public, But Not For a While   The WSJ has been talking with Facebook and gaining some early access to their plans for the future.  Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook, confirmed that the company will eventually go public, but not...

Mitch Pronschinske03/04/10
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NoSQL DB, Objectivity/DB 10 Beefs Up Java and Adds C# .NET support

With the emergence of the term "NoSQL," many interested developers and architects are trying to clearly define what this means.  Some people may not know that Object Databases could be included in the NoSQL designation.  They can be used as...

Mitch Pronschinske03/04/10
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Daily Dose - Verizon is Possibly Getting Nexus One and so is Europe

Verizon is Getting Nexus One and so is Europe