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Java designer resigns from Oracle

Former Sun Microsystems technology executive James Gosling, designer of the popular Java computer programming language, has resigned following Sun's takeover by Oracle.

dateApr 12, 2010 in Business
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Power from motion and vibrations

The Trans-Alaska Pipeline System, which traverses hundreds of miles of some of the most inhospitable terrain on Earth, must be monitored almost constantly for potential problems like corrosion or cracking. Humans do some ...

dateFeb 16, 2010 in Engineering
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Self-powered sensors

It can be inconvenient to replace batteries in devices that need to work over long periods of time. Doctors might have to get beneath a patient’s skin to replace batteries for implanted biomedical monitoring or treatment ...

dateFeb 11, 2010 in Engineering
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Sun Micro: We may have broken US anti-bribery law

(AP) -- Sun Microsystems Inc. may have broken anti-bribery laws with its actions in an unspecified location outside the United States, a revelation that would-be acquirer Oracle Corp. knew about before inking its $7.4 billion ...

dateMay 08, 2009 in Business
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