Rick runs down the highlights of the coming year.
Despite huge ambition, Medal of Honor's VR adventure fails to go beyond the Call of Duty.
Bustin' makes me feel good.
Pushes users to former rival Carbonite.
Oracle will appeal, naturally.
Remote code execution possible.
Browser game teaches Java, C#.
Donates board design to Open Compute Project.
Zero-days found in all major browsers bar Safari.
Joins Twitter, Facebook and Apple in victim list.
Out-of-cycle patches to plug zero-day holes.
Phil Pratt-Szeliga's Rootbeer allows almost any Java code to run on a GPU, for impressive performance gains.
A judge has demanded that Oracle and Google declare any payments made to bloggers in exchange for coverage.
Apple's OS X machines have been recruited into a half-million strong botnet through a drive-by downloader.
Block block. Who's there? A Minecraft review, finally.
The BPhone smartphone has just launched in China, and it's an interesting hybrid of bulky smartphone and micro-miniaturised netbook-stroke-tablet PC.
Mozilla's John Lilly has confirmed that Firefox Mobile - codenamed Fennec - will be released on Nokia's Maemo, Google's Android, and Microsoft's Windows Mobile.
Opera Mini 5 - the next edition of the free Java-based browser for mobile 'phones - is now available in the form of a public beta, and it's looking pretty stylish.
Before it's even officially launched, Google has release 40,000 lines of code for its Wave collaborative communications platform under the Apache 2.0 licence.
Applications developed for Google's Android platform may soon be executable on a standard Ubuntu system thanks to work by Canonical.
Plans for a Java-based Yahoo! Mobile application to bring features already available for the iPhone to other devices have been shelved by the company.
Database specialist Oracle has purchased Sun Microsystems for its Java and Solaris technologies - but makes no mention of what will happen to MySQL.
Security firm Secunia has named Firefox as the most vulnerable browser out there after totting up the number of vulnerability reports it published throughout 2008.
The latest build of the free mobile browser Opera Mini, version 4.2, has been released - and it brings some nice new features to the table along with Android support.
Sun Microsystems is to lay off around 6,000 workers - or 18 percent of its total staff - in an attempt to return to profitability following a poor financial year.
Comments by Canonical staff at OSCON lead to the belief that future versions of the popular Ubuntu distribution will include a full Java Enterprise Edition framework out of the box.
December 11 2020 | 17:30
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