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Oracle backtracks from Java EE 7 cloud claims

In a move that's becoming all too familiar, leaders of the effort to develop Java EE 7 – the next version of Oracle's Java platform for enterprise computing – have recommended that certain planned components be deferred to a later version in the interest of keeping the project on schedule.
Neil McAllister, 01 Sep 2012

Facebook announces crackdown on fake 'Likes'

Facebook will crack down on profiles that issue fake "Like" clicks on its site in an effort to reassure advertisers that its system works.
Iain Thomson, 01 Sep 2012
Samsung Series 3 300E5A 15in notebook

Ten 15in notebooks for under 400 quid

Product Round-upAs much as Intel would like us all to rush out and buy an expensive new Ultrabook, the fact remains that the top-selling laptops for most manufacturers are still low-cost 15.6in models. Laptops for £400 or less have back-to-school appeal written all over them, but the mix of components varies enormously to appeal to different needs.
Cliff Joseph, 01 Sep 2012

Techies cook up Minority Report-style video calling

Boffins at BT's Adastral Park have been looking at video calling, trying to work out why we persist with voice and how video calling might get good enough for the whole family to enjoy.
Bill Ray, 01 Sep 2012

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