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Oracle recently lost its attempt to use patent and copyright law to force Google to pay US$9bn for using parts of its Java computer language. Nine billion dollars isn’t chump change, not even for Google, but despite the

The Java programming language, which has just turned 20 years old, provides developers with a means to write code that is independent of the hardware it runs on: “write once, run anywhere”. But, ironically, while Java was intended to make

The department of basic education has issued a circular stating that two school subjects, namely computer applications technology and IT, be limited to Microsoft Office and the Delphi programming language respectively. The move has outraged open-source advocates