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  • Hall of Fame 2010 inductee - Laurie Sellers: the risk taker

    By Jennifer O'Brien | 19 November, 2010 16:42

    A day in the life of itX Group managing director, Laurie Sellers, is filled with crunching the numbers (he can colourfully chat about how to file an IPO prospectus and recite the steps involved in preparation for the Avnet takeover) to leading a team of 135 people at one of Australia’s most successful distribution companies.

  • Contract attorney offers tips in case of IBM-Sun merger

    By Don Tennant | 26 March, 2009 07:50

    Diana McKenzie, head of the information technology practice at Chicago law firm Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP, has specialized in IT contract law since 1987. On Monday, she spoke with Computerworld about what customers of IBM and Sun Microsystems Inc. need to know about contract law as IBM pursues its reported US$6.5 billion bid to acquire Sun.

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  • Java at 20: Its successes, failures, and future

    By Paul Krill | 21 May, 2015 02:03

    Although Java was developed at Sun Microsystems, Oracle has served as the platform's steward since acquiring Sun in early 2010. During that time, Oracle has released Java 7 and Java 8, with version 9 due up next year. InfoWorld Editor at Large Paul Krill recently spoke to Oracle's Georges Saab, vice president of software development for the Java Platform Group, about the occasion of Java's 20th anniversary.

  • Java at 20: The JVM, Java's other big legacy

    By Serdar Yegulalp | 20 May, 2015 00:34

    Think of Java, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this week, and your first thoughts most likely go to the language itself. But underneath the language is a piece of technology that has a legacy at least as important and powerful as Java itself: the Java virtual machine, or JVM.

  • Java at 20: The programming juggernaut rolls on

    By Paul Krill | 19 May, 2015 00:47

    What began as an experiment in consumer electronics in the early 1990s celebrates its 20th anniversary as a staple of enterprise computing this week. Java has become a dominant platform, able to run wherever the Java Virtual Machine is supported, forging ahead despite the rise of rival languages and recent tribulations with security.

  • 10 things you need to know about Satya Nadella, Microsoft's new CEO

    By Brad Chacos | 04 February, 2014 19:10

    At long last, after much searching, a flood of whispered rumors, and more than a little journalistic hand-wringing, Microsoft has found its new CEO: Satya Nadella.

  • So, a comic walks into a tech convention

    By Chris Kanaracus | 10 July, 2013 20:51

    Go to a technology event or corporate meeting these days and you're bound to hear from a guest speaker. It's often someone like a retired politician telling war stories, or a new-age management guru delivering a thinly veiled pitch for their latest book.

  • Oracle's Q4 results: What to watch for

    By Chris Kanaracus | 17 June, 2013 20:27

    Many eyes in the tech world will fall on Oracle later this week, when the vendor's fourth-quarter results are set for release. This is typically the biggest reporting period for Oracle each year in terms of revenue, but a number of questions loom beyond its top-line performance.

  • Oracle takes apparent step toward standardizing on a single chip design

    By James Niccolai | 08 April, 2013 10:08

    Oracle's unveiling of a batch of servers based on new Sparc processors marked what some analysts think is a step toward an expected standardizing of the vendor's two families of Unix servers onto a single chip architecture.

  • IN PICTURES: Remember this? The rise and fall of Sun Microsystems

    By InfoWorld staff | 28 January, 2010 11:32

    Sun was a tech juggernaut for nearly three decades. It was consigned to memory in 2009, but this year would have been its 30th anniversary so we give this former titan its due.

 

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