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The henhouse welcomes the fox?

I was just perusing through Simon Phipps (Sun's Chief Open Source Officer) blog, by way of Bob Sutor's (IBM open source/standards grand pooh-bah) blog which alerted me to Danese Cooper's (Intel, formerly of Sun) blog which empties Sun's dirty laundry basket on the open sourcing of Java (Bridges? What bridges?

May 19, 2006 by David Berlind

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Sun turns Javascript into Java. Google turns Java into Javascript.

Yesterday, in my treatise about why Sun's emphasis on R&D and developer communities is too easily dismissed, I slipped in a bit of news about a skunkworks project at Sun called Phobos that the company unveiled this week at JavaOne.  In the bigger scheme of things, Phobos is about how developers that work in languages other than Java will be able to program a Java Runtime Environment (JRE) with those non-Java languages.

May 19, 2006 by David Berlind

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Browser bug or did Yahoo! just acquire Technorati?

Either I just encountered a very strange browser bug, or Yahoo has just acquired Technorati. Just moments ago, while viewing the Technorati search results for Between the Lines,  I clicked through to this link about Dan Farber's interview with Dave Winer.

May 19, 2006 by David Berlind

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Yahoo's view of the Internet

 Quality product and services > deeper user engagement (via mobile, broadband, search, and stickier product experience) >  more time spent = $$$$....

May 18, 2006 by Dan Farber

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James Gosling on the state of Java

What would JavaOne be without an interview with James Gosling. I met up with Gosling, the father of Java and a Sun vice president and Fellow, at the Moscone Center to record this podcast.

May 18, 2006 by Dan Farber

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Symantec CEO John Thompson makes the rounds

Symantec CEO John Thompson has had a busy week, with interviews at the Future in Review conference and Gartner Symposium. Last week was Symantec's annual Vision conference in San Francisco.

May 18, 2006 by Dan Farber

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