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Oracle-Sun Road Map Will Focus on Bundles

Oracle plans to invest heavily in developing and selling hardware bundled with applications and database software.

Oracle-Sun Deal Gets Green Light

The European Commission today cleared Oracle's $7.4 billion agreement to acquire Sun Microsystems, paving the way for the two companies to close the deal.

Kerberos 1.8 Goes Alpha

The latest version of MIT Kerberos, the free and open source implementation of the widely deployed network authentication protocol for client-server applications, goes alpha this week.

Microsoft Woos MySQL Users with Migration Tool

A free toolkit helps database users migrate from MySQL to Microsoft's SQL Server database on-premise or in the cloud.

AT&T Joins Group To Address Java ME Fragmentation

AT&T has joined the board of directors of Java Verified, an IT industry group that promotes testing standards for Java ME applications.

Google's OpenSocial Fueling Atlassian's SaaS Development Shift

Google's OpenSocial is fueling "a major evolutionary shift" in the development space around Software as a Service (SaaS), claims Australian collaboration and development tool maker Atlassian.

New SOA Gadget Tool for Enterprise Web Devs

Open source middleware provider WSO2 is billing its new Gadget Server as "a radical departure from traditional portals."

IntelliJ IDE Keeps on Keepin' On

JetBrains releases IntelliJ IDEA 9.0, the latest version of the first Java IDE with integrated code refactoring.

Eclipse Futures on Tap at Annual Conference

The future of the Eclipse platform will take center stage this week as open source and Java developers gather for the sixth annual EclipseCon 2009 conference in Santa Clara, Calif. where organizers will reveal the progress of Eclipse 4.0 and the Jetty Project.

Red Hat Adds SOA to JBoss Dev Tool

Red Hat Software has released the first major update to its Eclipse-based developer toolset.

Microsoft To Release Open Source Security App

The !exploitable Crash Analyzer is designed to help developers classify, assess and ultimately prevent program crashes.

First Data Based Security Maturity Model Released

The BSIMM maturity model sheds light on how enterprises are implementing security initiatives in their internal software development efforts

SpringSource Targets Enterprise with Latest Groovy and Grails

SpringSource released updates to the dynamic programming language and the open source Web app framework last week.

Eclipse Launches Effort To Define Standard Mobile Dev Tools

Pulsar aims to create a standard mobile application development tools platform based on the open source Eclipse framework.

Open Source Project Gives Java Devs a 'Lift'

Open source Web framework Lift now available under Apache 2.0 license.

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