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TrustedOpinion.com has named Java pioneer Gene Leybzon as Chief Technology Officer to support the company’s growth and technology development. Since its official launch in February 2007, TrustedOpinion.com has acquired over 350,000 members who benefit from recommendations based on the opinions of those in their social network. In his new role at TrustedOpinion.com, Leybzon will take a hands-on approach to drive the company’s technology strategy. He is an early Java pioneer, a co-author of the popular book “Java Unleashed,” and possesses a long history in the Silicon Valley, including senior engineering roles at HP, Xerox, Siebel (now Oracle), and Bayer. Leybzon is also a long-time participant in a variety of local industry and social events, attending tech meetups and conferences around the Bay Area. “I look forward to working with the te... (more)

Sun Releases GlassFish Enhancements

Sun Microsystems has announced several technology updates to the Sun GlassFish Portfolio, the most complete, open source, high-performance Web application platform. The GlassFish Portfolio is comprised of leading open source technologies, including OpenESB, OpenMQ, Liferay Portal, Sun GlassFish Web Stack and GlassFish(TM) – the industry's most downloaded application server. Additionally, Sun announced early access of GlassFish v3 containing a full preview of the forthcoming Java(TM) Platform Enterprise Edition 6 (Java EE 6) specification. To purchase the Sun GlassFish Portfolio, ... (more)

SoftwareFX Webinar on SharePoint 2007 Charts

This webinar will show how to easily create powerful reports and interactive dashboards using SharePoint 2007 charts, gauges, hierarchical lists and other web parts, without the need to write code. An Amazon Kindle will be raffled among attendants! DataParts for SharePoint 2007 is an exciting new family of Web Parts from Software FX that enable you to add business intelligence, data visualization and analysis to your SharePoint portals. With DataParts, it's never been easier to create your SharePoint Reports and Dashboards. With DataParts, visualizing and analyzing data becomes r... (more)

AJAX and RIA Technology Will Be Free for All: Sun CEO

'Java's always been a RIA platform - before the world really wanted one,' claimed Sun's CEO Jonathan Schwartz recently, as he reflected on the reinvention of the Java platform as represented by JavaFX. 'What's a rich internet application?' Schwartz wrote. 'It depends on your perspective,' he continued, adding 'From mine, it's any network connected application that persists in front of a user, typically outside a browser, that can operate when disconnected from the network.' Writing in his popular industry blog, Schwartz gave a little of the background to Java's origins:"Early Java ... (more)

Oracle-Sun: Oracle Issues Statement

Oracle yesterday evening issued the following statement, attributable to Dan Wall, Latham & Watkins counsel to Oracle: "We've had a very good dialogue with the Department of Justice and we were almost able to resolve everything before the Second Request deadline. All that's left is one narrow issue about the way rights to Java are licensed that is never going to get in the way of the deal. I fully expect that the investigation will end soon and not delay the closing of the deal this summer." ... (more)