Microsoft and HTC signed a patent deal involving HTC's mobile smartphones running the open source Android operating system.
Evans Data conducted a global survey of 425 developers earlier this month to find out their overall satisfaction with software frameworks and Web platforms.
Oracle said Thursday it will increase its investment in the open-source MySQL database it acquired with its purchase of Sun Microsystems.
The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) has released version 0.6 of the Apache Cassandra open-source distributed database.
New terms appear to limit use of Solaris to a 90-day period unless the user obtains a support contract from Oracle.
Last week Google released SkipFish, a no-cost, open source "security reconnaissance tool" for Web-based applications.
The Eclipse Foundation has given a thumbs up to two new projects under the Eclipse Runtime (RT) project.
Two Oracle execs kicked off the annual EclipseCon conference with a keynote focusing on the future of Java under the stewardship of Oracle.
Novell's board turns down $2 billion bid calling it ‘inadequate.’
Silverlight news will play a major part in Microsoft's annual MIX10 conference for Web developers and designers in Las Vegas next week.
The Mylyn project is being divided into subprojects designed to accelerate the evolution of this open source framework for integrating task and ALM tools with the Eclipse IDE.
VMware subsidiary SpringSource on Wednesday unveiled a new, lightweight edition of its tc Server.
Terracotta on Tuesday released Ehcache 2.0, the first major upgrade of the widely deployed open source Java caching solution since the company acquired it last August.
$2 billion offer from hedge fund sparks speculation of rival bids from Cisco, HP and Microsoft.