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6 Tech Company Slogans That Mattered

Intel’s always been a bit of a brand machine — remember the “Intel Inside” stickers? — and on Tuesday it upheld that tradition. In a pivot from the sort of stodgy “Sponsors of Tomorrow” slogan, the company is going with the hacker-friendly “Look Inside.” How much can a new slogan really matter though? A lot, if history is any guide.


Oracle's Latest Java Fix Is Still Broken, Better Learn To Live Without

Remember that big zero-day Java vulnerability the Department of Homeland Security was all worried about? Well, Oracle fixed it. Oh wait, no. That latest Java fix still has a big ol’ hole. It’s time to abandon ship, folks.


Even The US Department Of Homeland Security Wants You To Disable Your Java

We’ve been concerned about the security of Java for a while now. There was that vulnerability that affected like a billion computers, and Apple went so far as to remove Java plugins from all OSX browsers. Now even the US Department of Homeland Security is in on the act with a special message: “Yo, shut off that Java jazz.”


How The US Air Force Wasted $1 Billion On A Failed Software Plan

The US Military makes its fair share of mistakes when it comes to technology — but over the weekend, the New York Times revealed that even upgrading a single software system can go horribly wrong for it.


Could Nokia Win The Map Battle?

Nokia is to be part of a big mapping tie-in with the enterprise giant Oracle. Given the current map furore, and bearing in mind that Nokia Maps is actually good, this could be the Fins’ big chance: maybe, just maybe, Nokia could sneak through the backdoor and claim a victory.


The List Of Google's Paid Bloggers Is Way Less Fun Than We Wanted It To Be

Well, to be fair, any list of bloggers is going to be less fun than any expectation you could possibly have for it. But this list of who commented on the Oracle vs Google trial while also being paid by Google? Dud.


Google Denies Paying Bloggers During Java Lawsuit

Just as the Google vs Oracle Java lawsuit wraps up, both companies have been ordered by a judge to disclose any payments made to bloggers for their comments during the trial. Google has claimed it had none, contrary to Oracle’s assertions, and Oracle has ‘fessed up to one such financial arrangement itself.


Larry Ellison Bought An Island

Oracle co-founder and company CEO Larry Ellison is the closest thing to Tony Stark we have. He’s so close, in fact that he even made a cameo in the Iron Man sequel. In true Stark form, Ellison has just made his latest acquisition: it’s the Hawaiian island of Lana’i.


Oracle Ordered To Pay Google's Costs In Latest Legal Humiliation

Fresh from losing a critical battle in its fight with Google over Java and Android, Oracle has now been shamed a little more thanks to the judge ordering it to pay Google’s legal fees.


Jury Finds That Google Did Not Infringe Oracle's Patents

After a week of deliberations, a jury has returned a verdict in the patent portion of the Google-Android fight to the death. Google is innocent — it did not infringe on two of Oracle’s patents with Android.