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US sides with Oracle in Java copyright dispute with Google

The dispute between Google and Oracle revolves around whether Java APIs can be copyrighted.

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10 ways our data overlords could serve us better

Dear corporations: We've already ceded our privacy. Now implement the technology to serve us right.

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Ring out Eclipse, ring in Android Studio for Android apps? Not so fast, Eclipse says

While Eclipse tooling is described as less than ideal for Android development, Eclipse forges on with backing for the popular mobile platform.

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The long, strange life, death, and rebirth of Java

As Java enters its twentieth year, it has become a mature language rather than the hot new thing. It's more like C++ than Python. And its supporters are enthusiastic about its future.

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Java regains spot as most popular language in developer index

Language's use in Android development was cited as reason for its rise back to the top spot in the Tiobe index.

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Little-known real-time standard impacts broad span of Java applications

Real-time Specification for Java 2.0, currently in public review, has implications for mobile computing, massive scaling, and embedded programming for IoT.

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Coding for cars: The next generation of mobile apps

Developers will need to rethink UIs, connection strategies, and how to capitalize on new data streams -- especially as autonomous cars start rolling off the lots.

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Put your API on a JSON diet

Slimming down your JSON payload can bring significant savings in the mobile era, but beware overdoing it to the point of illegibility.

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The state of open source security

Recent high-profile vulnerabilities have put the lie to the 'many eyes' theory -- but also driven real progress in securing the open source ecosystem.

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Java: The once and future king of Internet programming

Would you believe that Java is poised to dominate the next explosion of the Internet? Built for embedded computing and streamlined for real-time applications, here's why Java is the language for IoT.

All eyes on the API

Once a humble backdrop to real software development, API design is coming into its own, with a plethora of tools and specifications for developers to choose from.

Google shares code to help server software digest HTTP/2

Google's open sourced gRPC framework handles remote procedure calls and is based on the new Web transmission standard, HTTP/2.

A developer's guide to the pros and cons of Python

Devotees talk about what's good (ease of use, IoT potential) and not so good (design issues, performance) about Python.

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Attention, rockstar developers: Get a talent agent

High demand, large workloads, and the changing nature of programming work have some developers seeking reps to help them land new gigs.

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Two years in the making, Node.js upgrade arrives

Version 0.12 of server-side JavaScript platform set to become available as reconciliation with io.js fork expected.

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Microsoft backs Java for cross-platform mobile apps

Developers can write in their favorite Java IDE, and JUniversal will translate it to the appropriate language for the platform

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Tech Salary Guide for 2015

From CIO to PC technician, salaries for technology-related jobs are on the rise. This IT salary guide covers pay increases for more than 80 positions in 12 categories. And if you work in the Silicon Valley, the news is even better.

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IT jobs outlook: High demand, higher salaries

Technology professionals are not only enjoying better job prospects in 2015, they're netting slightly bigger paychecks for their work.

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Java focuses on modularity, real-time apps in 2015

Modular Java, due in Java 9, makes for a sleeker footprint, while Safety-Critical Java targets secure real-time systems.

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