In this episode: Microsoft becomes an OpenBSD sponsor. Google and Oracle fight over whether APIs are protected by copyright. Jonathan Riddel removes himself from the Kubuntu Community Council and Hacking Team == Hacked. Plus there’s our usual array of finds and a Firfoxy Voice of the Masses.
What’s in the show:
Microsoft has become a Gold Sponsor of the OpenBSD Foundation. The Supreme Court of the United States has decreed that Oracle can copyright its Java API, putting Google’s re-implemented Java API in Android in a tight spot. Jonathan Riddel has ‘removed his membership‘ of the Kubuntu Community Council. Hacking Team has been Hacked. The BBC has launched the micro:bit, a micro-controller interface board that can be programmed via a touch interface.