Sun Microsystems Inc

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Name: Sun Microsystems Inc
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Internet of Things Clouding Up Existing Infrastructure

More than a decade ago, I attended a Sun Microsystems conference and remember former Chairman/CEO Scott McNealy talking about a future where a light bulb would know when it was about to die and automatically place an order for a replacement. McNealy’s ... [Published Business 2 Community - 3 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Editorial, Sept. 30, 2014: Birding festival shows if you hold it, they will come

HIT Congratulations to the folks behind the Monterey Bay Birding Festival, which marked its 10th year this past week. There's been a lot of talk about the value of eco-tourism to this region, and the festival is a success story in that realm. From a ... [Published Santa Cruz Sentinel - 19 hours ago]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 3 reports

Vinod Khosla loses court battle to shut down beach in US

Los Angeles, Sep 26 (PTI) Indian-American billionaire Vinod Khosla has lost a court battle against shutting down public access to a beach popular among swimmers in northern California.Khosla, the co-founder of Sun Microsystems, was sued by the Surfrider ... [Published Press Trust of India - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Indian-born billionaire in US loses beach access case

INDIAN-BORN BILLIONAIRE IN US LOSES BEACH ACCESS CASESAN FRANCISCOIndian-born billionaire Vinod Khosla, co-founder of Sun Microsystems and now a prominent venture capitalist, lost a court battle on Wednesday against a coastal protection group that sued ... [Published Pune Mirror - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 6 reports

Judge: Billionaire can't close off California beach

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 25 (UPI) -- A judge has ruled for a California surfing group that challenged a Silicon Valley billionaire's right to close a dirt road crossing his property to a popular beach.Superior Court Judge Barbara Mallach found Wednesday ... [Published UPI - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

When Surfers Take On Billionaires

Related PostsThe stereotypical typecast of surfers is that they’re so uber-zen and super-chilled that they’d avoid all forms of conflict… until their surf spots are threatened.Martins Beach, an epic surfing spot, bra, was sealed off from Californian surfers ... [Published 2Oceans Vibe News - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

US startup Dropbox expanding its cloud over Japan

SILICON VALLEY -- Cloud storage and file-hosting service provider Dropbox is going on the offensive in Japan.The U.S.-based company recently set up a local subsidiary and forged a partnership with Sony that puts its Dropbox app on Sony smartphones. The ... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Photography workshop at San Pedro Valley Park

The "Friends of San Pedro Valley Park" will present a unique and informative free photography workshop on Saturday, Sept. 27, from 1-3 pm at the Park's visitor center. Bring your camera and join Edwin Hacking, an accomplished travel and nature photographer, ... [Published San Jose Mercury News - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Big Data Is The New Java

It is fascinating how certain technologies have such a far reaching influence on what we do in our day to day lives.About twenty years ago, Java language came into existence. The effort was led by Sun Microsystems with James Gosling as the father of the ... [Published Business 2 Community - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 2 reports

The SUN will NOT set on Oracle!

Larry Ellison resigning as CEO of Oracle caught me by surprise. I definitely did not see that one coming. Talk about the end of an era, as a 30+ year Silicon Valley veteran there have been quite a few industry icons that stand out amongst the others: ... [Published Design and Reuse - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 2 reports

It looks as if Amazon is building out its robotics army

Amazon Web Services has brought Bill Vass, former CEO of Liquid Robotics , aboard as its new VP of engineering, according to Vaas’s LinkedIn Page . The move was first reported by Bloomberg on Wednesday.AWS , along with parent company Amazon , is big on robotics. ... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 3 reports

Echelon Names Seasoned Technology Industry Executive Sohrab Modi as Chief Technology Officer

SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Echelon announced that it has named Sohrab Modi as its chief technology officer. Modi previously held technology vice-president positions with both Huawei and Sun Microsystems. ... [Published Business Wire Technology News - Sep 03 2014]

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Apart from cloud and IoT, Hurd also talked about Oracle's engineered systems, an area they entered from their acquisition of Sun Microsystems. "We will continue to drive on hardware and software engineered together. We have just released Exalytics and Zero Data Loss Recovery Appliance. Our focus is faster performance."
Ellison did big up the cloud of course. He promised that Oracle would match the prices of Amazon Web Services: "Oracle will have the same pricing as Amazon or any other infrastructure provider" he told the conference
...the technical specifications to improve the privacy and security of the Internet," said Russ Housley, the Chair of Internet Architecture Board. "However, others need to take on the non-technical aspects that are part of a comprehensive response to mass surveillance on the Internet." In nearly 30 years, the IETF has published more than 4500 documents that describe standards for the fundamental technologies and widely used services...
"The failures are intermittent; they're extremely hard to trap, they're extremely hard to trace," Ellison said. "With memory protection, you can discover those bugs really early, so it saves you a fortune finding really difficult bugs. But the cool thing about it is because it's in hardware, you can leave this memory protection on without paying any performance price."

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