Newscast for May 6th 2011
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- JavaOne 2011 has been announced
- NetBeans 7.0 released
- Attachmate, new owners of Novell, have laid off US developers formerly assigned to the Mono project
- Hudson -> Eclipse project
- *Sponsor* - Contant Contact is seeking several skilled Java engineers for positions in Boston and San Francisco.
- Argentina has a new Java User group.
- Google has announced the projects for the Google summer of code.
- The EJB 3.2 project has been green-lighted by the JCP.
- Apple sues Samsung and Samsung hits back.
- Nexus S gets the Android 2.3.4 update, with video chat built in to Google Talk.
- According to a report by Distimo, the android market is growing faster in number of apps than Apple's app store.
- Nielsen reports that Android has grabbed the US smartphone lead.
- B&N Nook Color gets update, including email and flash, plus its own application store.
- Intel CEO Paul Otellini confirmed that Intel is working to bring Honeycomb (Android 3.0) to devices with x86 chip sets.
- Scala 2.9 RC 3 is out.
- ScalaDays 2011.
Adventures in Ruby
- The first community supported release of the Ruby Tools plugin for NetBeans is now out.
- Google's bid of $900m on the Nortel patents portfolio has been approved.
- Hazeover: ADD helper for the Mac. 99c from the Mac app store.
- A Jury in East Texas has found Google guilty of patent infringement for using Linux, to the tune of $5m.
- Virgin media demos a 1.5Gbps internet connection in London, UK.
- Oracle handing back OpenOffice.org to the community.
- And, a project at Tel Aviv university and funded by Google, aims to teach computers to regret poor decisions and make better ones next time.
- ScalaWags and London Scala Lift Off
- Silicon Valley Code Camp
- Atlassian CodeGeist Competition
- Zero Turnaround - re-deploying Java EE applications question
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- Kirsty Doherty, Amy Ehmann for Java Posse artwork
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- Opening - 'Java' the parody song Copyright 1997 Broken Records and Marjorie Music Publ. (BMI),
- written and performed by Loose Bruce Kerr of the Dr. Demento Show and Sun Microsystems attorney.
- Based on the WWI popular song, 'Ja-da.' Ukelele style on the recording taught to Bruce by his dad.
- Re-produced with kind permission from 'Loose' Bruce Kerr - http://loosebrucekerr.libsyn.com http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TAX0gJt-aZg
- Closing - Juan Carlos Jimenez - In the House (Intro No. 1)
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