Kodak Goes After Apple and RIM On Patent Infringement

Kodak's been on the decline for some time, but they're showing some fight today with ITC complaints against Apple and RIM, and two full-on lawsuits against Apple in US District court. The issue, as always, is patents. » 1/14/10 10:38am 1/14/10 10:38am

Game Over for Sun's "Game Changing" 16-Core Rock CPU

In the wake of their buyout by Oracle, Sun Microsystems has canned their 16-core Rock chip project—once touted by the company as a "game changer," and their answer to IBM's latest Power CPUs—after five years of development. This represents the second major chip offering from Sun to be shelved in recent years. [NYT] » 6/16/09 4:55pm 6/16/09 4:55pm

Java Phone: Sun Microsystems and Samsung May Be Developing Cheaper…

Rumor has it that Sun Microsystems and Samsung are jointly developing a "Java Phone" that is cheaper and more feature rich than Apple's iPhone. Details are scarce, but a Samsung spokesperson confirmed that a meeting has taken place between the two companies regarding the phone, but the details of that conversation have… » 10/10/07 5:10pm 10/10/07 5:10pm

Sun's JavaFX Hopes to Give Cellphones an Extra Kick

Sun Microsystems has its eyes on the iPhone, and in order to beat it has announced a new cellphone technology dubbed JavaFX. The new software is essentially a mobile version of Java meant to provide cellphones with a clean, streamlined interface. The phone on the right is an example of what a cellphone with JavaFX… » 5/08/07 11:08am 5/08/07 11:08am