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Daily Dose: LinkedIn Goes Public!

LinkedIn, the popular social networking site for professionals, is going public! Selling at $45 per share, the 7.84 million shares total to an amazing $352.8...

0 replies - 25890 views - 05/18/11 by Katie Mckinsey in Daily Dose

Correct Ruby Example With Google Data APIs

0 replies - 3644 views - 05/11/11 by Snippets Manager in Uncategorized

Daily Dose: Microsoft Buys Skype for a Cool $8.5 Billion

After several weeks of rumors, Microsoft has officially announced their plan to acquire Skype. The $8.5 billion dollar buy is the largest Microsoft has...

0 replies - 20364 views - 05/10/11 by Katie Mckinsey in Daily Dose

Daily Dose: Ruby on Rails Will Now Support HTTP Streaming

The new release of the Ruby on Rails web development framework, version 3.1, will feature HTTP support.  This additional support will serve to improve overall...

0 replies - 25906 views - 04/25/11 by Katie Mckinsey in Daily Dose

Daily Dose: Google Bids a Cool $900 Mill On Nortel Patents

Hedging their defenses against litigious competitors, Google is poised to spend $900,000,000 on a collection of Nortel patents.  Nortel has selected Google's...

0 replies - 12480 views - 04/04/11 by Katie Mckinsey in Daily Dose

How to enrich lawyers

It seems that today Google patented the Doodles, the special logos that appear on its homepage in occasion of events such as anniversaries of inventions or of...

1 replies - 3696 views - 03/22/11 by Giorgio Sironi in Articles

Daily Dose: Infamous Java Floating Point Bug Finally Fixed!

Users of Java SE and Java for Business can now code in a  less error-prone environment. Update 24 for Java 6 spells the end of the floating point bug reported...

0 replies - 32554 views - 02/17/11 by Katie Mckinsey in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - Java Contracts: By Google

Contracted code in Java can reveal failures much closer to their fault, shaving hours off your debugging sessions.  It's good news then that Google has just...

1 replies - 30806 views - 02/06/11 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

CSS Rounded Corners

1 replies - 10135 views - 02/01/11 by Snippets Manager in Uncategorized

Php Xml Parser

0 replies - 10705 views - 01/17/11 by Snippets Manager in Uncategorized

Daily Dose - JDK 7, 8, Project Coin, and Lambda Pass With Much Reservation; Tom Peierls Resigns

The four JSRs behind Java 7 and Java 8 were recently approved by the Executive Committee.  However, there was a good deal of discontent among members who...

0 replies - 29010 views - 12/08/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - VirtualBox Update from Oracle

The Oracle VM VirtualBox has reached version 3.2.12.  The virtualization app for x86 hardware just received about 20 bugfixes fixing stability issues, 64-bit...

0 replies - 22038 views - 12/03/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - Still Waiting for the Chrome Web Store

Whatever happened to that October release planned for the Chrome web app store?  It hit a snag apparently, but now there are signs that Google may have it...

0 replies - 20394 views - 12/02/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - NetBeans 7 Starts Living Up To Its Name

A new beta release of NetBeans 7.0 is the first to provide JDK 7 support, allowing developers to choose Java 7 (still in development) as their target platform...

1 replies - 30720 views - 11/23/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - Seam 3 Goes Beta!

The first beta for JBoss' Seam 3.0 framework is now available.  It requires Weld 1.0.1 Beta 1+ and JBoss logging instead of SLF4J.  This release includes an...

1 replies - 22797 views - 11/03/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - Researchers Slam Android Over Apps that Leak GPS data

A study from researchers at Duke University, Penn State University, and Intel Labs has discovered that 15 out of 30 popular Android applications selected at...

1 replies - 20398 views - 10/01/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - Virgo M4 Prepares for Equinox Upgrade

The first beta of the Virgo Web Server (formerly the Spring dm Server) is getting very close now that the Eclipse Foundation released the fourth milestone...

0 replies - 21428 views - 09/06/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - Google Pays Big Money to Keep Developers from Going to Facebook

LinkedIn has tracked approximately 118 former Google employees who have left after Facebook made offers that they couldn't refuse.  These offers likely...

2 replies - 21092 views - 09/05/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Google Code Jam Alien Language Solution

0 replies - 4520 views - 09/02/10 by Christian Harms in Uncategorized

Daily Dose - Google to Oracle: 'Bring it'

In a statement sent out to the media late last week, Google announced its intentions to defend open source and protect Android (and the Dalvik JVM) against the...

1 replies - 25234 views - 08/15/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose