Stories by Paul Krill

Oracle upgrades standard Java, JavaFX

Oracle on Thursday is releasing updates to the standard edition of Java and the JavaFX rich client application platform, including the first delivery of the Java Development Kit and JavaFX Software Development Kit for Mac OS X. The latest enhancements for Java garbage collection and the Java Virtual Machine are featured as well.

Microsoft previews Internet Explorer 10

Preaching the mantra of HTML5, Microsoft has begun offering a preview of its planned Internet Explorer 10 browser, which emphasises the critical Web specification and its visual effects.

.Net development moves to Android

Novell is extending on Wednesday development of Google Android mobile applications to developers with Microsoft .Net application-building skills.

Enterprise adoption of social networking presents security hurdles

The growing use Facebook and Twitter in enterprises presents security challenges for companies that now need to communicate with customers via these <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/t/social-networking">social networking</a> technologies, said <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/applications/ibm-ties-lotuslive-sugarcrm-ariba-database-650">SugarCRM</a> CEO Larry Augustin at JasperWorld 2011 on Wednesday.

Eclipse takes on content management

The Eclipse Foundation is making a move into <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/t/contentdocument-management">content management</a>, with Nuxeo donating Java-based content management repository services to the open source tools organization.