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Java
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - An update on Java from Oracle
Today we are joined by Georges Saab, who is the VP of development for the Java Platform Group at Oracle, and chair of the OpenJDK Governing Board. 
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Oracle
Java's growth through Oracle provides coding for the future
At some point in your life, it is likely that you would have heard of, utilised, or even worked with Java software in your day to day life.
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Servers
Oracle releases the latest version of Java with thousands of improvements
Oracle has announced the availability of Java 18, the latest version of the company's programming language and development platform. 
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Cybersecurity
What is Log4J and how does it affect you?
Norton Labs answers some common questions about the widespread software bug Log4J.
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Firewall
Log4j actively exploited, serious complications can occur according to CERT NZ
The widely-used java logging library, log4j, has been actively exploited, according to an update from CERT NZ and Catalyst.
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Java
SmartBear expands API design, enabling developers to work in Java IDE IntelliJ IDEA.
SmartBear has expanded its API design by enabling developers to work in the popular Java IDE IntelliJ IDEA.
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Microsoft
Red Hat brings JBoss platform to Azure, easing the shift of Java apps to the cloud
Red Hat has brought its JBoss enterprise application platform to Microsoft Azure, helping to ease the transition to the cloud for traditional Java applications.
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Artificial Intelligence
Java, machine learning, AI amongst most important programming skills - report
Software architecture, Java and machine learning are amongst the top programming skills ranked by software engineers as important to their role in 2021.
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IoT security
Oracle Java Card update boosts security for IoT devices
"Java Card 3.1 is very significant to the Internet of Things, bringing interoperability, security and flexibility to a fast-growing market currently lacking high-security and flexible edge security solutions."
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Servers
Oracle gets certified to run SAP applications on its cloud
The application server has received full certification for Oracle Cloud, marking a continuation of SAP application support on Oracle infrastructure.
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Java
Apache Struts users warned to upgrade now as 'matter of urgency'
The severe vulnerability, CVE-2017-9805, affects all versions of Apache Struts since 2008.
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Digital Transformation
Raritan's Dominion SX II updates ramp up data center performance
"The Dominion SX II serial console server now provides Java-free serial-over-IP access and control of remote serial devices with RJ-45 serial ports."
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Apps
Expert predictions for software developments in 2017
What do we have in store for the software community in 2017? Burke Holland shared with us his expert predictions.
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Digital Transformation
How your school can keep up with the digital revolution - and not fall behind
The tech world is booming - as a result, coding skills are in high demand, with related jobs paying significantly more than the average position.
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Partners
Azul Systems expands footprint in NZ with local reseller agreement
“With our new resale partnership agreement in place we are able to provide financial institutions in New Zealand with compelling business advantages."
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Malware
Outdated Java software #1 problem for Kiwis online
Failing to update Java software is the number one cause of privacy and security breaches online in New Zealand.
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Malware
Java security concerns not over yet
The recently discovered vulnerability has been finally patched by Oracle, but exploitation continues on computers that have not been updated.
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Oracle
Oracle fixes Java problems
The company has been under fire over the past week after a report by the US Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT), who issued a warning about the software.
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Oracle
Oracle fixing Java issues after security scare
Users told "a fix will be available shortly" after warnings last week about the application.
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Oracle
Oracle preparing Java statement in wake of accusations
Security firm expected to comment on the Java software security scare as researchers claim they knew about vulnerabilities since April.
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Oracle
Java PC software open to indefensible attacks
Computer security firms are urging PC users to disable Java software in their browsers due to the risk of defenceless hacker attacks.
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Gaming
Xperia Play gets Minecraft early
The addictive sandbox game will get an early release on Xperia Play phones, along with 20 other new titles for the platform
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Apple
Apple partners with Oracle
Oracle and Apple have joined forces for the OpenJDK project for Mac OS X.
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Apple
PlayTV NZ: the details
We knew PlayTV was coming on November 25th - now we know all the details. Read on to find out how it works and what you can expect to pay.