- Join us for the Java Posse Roundup 2011 in beautiful, snowy Crested Butte, CO from Feb 21st - 25th.
- Escalate training - Now with a Q&A with Martin Odersky
- 4 new JSRs were submitted to the JCP for Projects Coin and Lambda, and Java 7 and 8 have now been approved.
- Android 2.3 "Gingerbread" and the Nexus S
- And more news from Google - first demos of Chrome OS, and the new Cr-48 netbook
- Apple has joined the OpenJDK project and contributed much (most?) of its Mac OS X Java code to the project.
- Google has fired back against Oracle in the ongoing legal wranglings over Android, Harmony, the field of use restrictions and alleged patent infringments.
- More patent hijinx - A visualization of the Apple/Android/Motorola/HTC patent festival
- Registration for the Server Side Java Symposium to be held in Caesar's Palace, Las Vegas, NV from March 16th to 18th, is now open.
- The latest beta release of NetBeans 7 includes support for some JDK 7 features.
- JFrog has announced a software partnership with Smart Software to provide JFrog's products and services in the Brazilian market.
- A new programming language: Gosu has been released.
- There is a new Java podcast on the scene. The Java Spotlight podcast.
- Scala 2.8.1 has been announced, along with the Scala IDE 2.8.1.
- The next ScalaDays has been announced. ScalaDays 2011 will take place on June 2nd and 3rd at Stanford University in California.
- Akka 1.0 RC1 has been released.
- Gridgain 3.0 has been released.
- Edward Tufte "Presenting Data and Information" Seminar
- Apple patent on 3D projector w/o glasses
- Google's eBookStore launched
- Apple bans Android Magazine App from the app store. Reason: It talks about Android
- Nielson - most desired smartphone operating system survey.
- Eduardo Pelegri-Llopart leaves Oracle.
- Installing Android on your iPhone 3G/3GS
The Java Posse consists of Tor Norbye, Carl Quinn, Joe Nuxoll and Dick Wall