Newscast for December 15th 2011
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Java Posse Roundup, Crested Butte, CO, March 26th to 30th 2012.
- Amazon Kindle Fire, Barnes and Noble Nook tablet, Asus Transformer Prime.
- Ice cream sandwich source code released.
- Logitech: Revue was a big (and expensive) mistake?
- Silverlight and Flash - the other shoe dropping?
- Josh Bloch has joined the Google Dart team as core libraries architect.
- Nominations are now open for the Eclipse Community Awards.
- The november/december issue of the Java magazine is out.
- Majel or Alfred? Siri competitors coming on Android.
- The Android Market has now passed 10 Billion downloads.
- Norwegian company FXI technologies has released Cotton Candy, a USB stick with a dual core android device on board.
- McAfee reports that malware jumped 37% on Android from Q2 to Q3 of this year.
- How to mount a Nook color in your car as an entertainment center and engine monitor.
Clojure with a J
- Clojure now running on both Hadoop and Heroku! Massive scale, itty bitty programming language :-)
- And! Clojure now has its own podcast: Mostly λazy (excellent name) at mostlylazy.com
- Groovy 2.0 will add optional static type checking
- Google music now available to all, still free for up to 20,000 songs, new music purchase service
The Java Posse consists of Tor Norbye, Carl Quinn, Joe Nuxoll and Dick Wall