Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Java founder James Gosling now working for Google | John Paczkowski | Digital Daily | AllThingsD

I suspect we haven’t seen the final chapter in this story yet

Java founder James Gosling, who left Oracle after its acquisition of Sun Microsystems last year, has a new job: Working for Google.

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And a dash of litigation as well. Gosling’s hiring at Google comes as the company faces an Oracle lawsuit accusing that it “knowingly, directly and repeatedly infringed Oracle’s Java-related intellectual property.” I imagine having on your payroll the father of the programming language at issue in the suit will come in handy when it goes to trial.

Java founder James Gosling now working for Google | John Paczkowski | Digital Daily | AllThingsD

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