Oracle v Google round-up: The show so far

Oracle v Google round-up: The show so far On The Register, Andrew Orlowski breaks down the case. “In a nutshell, Google admits copying Sun Java code into Android. Google maintains that the code it copied didn’t require a licence. Google also argues that the Android platform, in which Java language code is written against Java classes (before being crunched into something that Google’s VM can run) doesn’t need a Java licence,” he writes.

What will it mean to ‘manage’ Windows on ARM tablets? On ZDNet, explains. “The coming ‘management infrastructure’ for Windows on ARM devices will go beyond Intune itself to include  activation keys, certificates, and other safeguards. So maybe Microsoft still does have some designs on getting Windows on ARM devices into businesses/enterprises, after all — and isn’t going to position them as consumer/media tablet type devices only, as some of us have been surmising,” she writes.

Asigra Cloud Backup addresses banks’ data protection needs On Talkin’ Cloud, gives the details. “Banks deal with very high expectations from consumers when it comes to privacy, strict regulatory mandates from governments, and an increased need to innovate IT infrastructure and agility in a competitive business environment. The VARs and service providers that work with those financial institutions have to be sure they can effectively meet those needs. Asigra Cloud Backup, which is deployable on private, public or hybrid clouds, could be a solution,” he writes.

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