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Android, Ubuntu and the Oracle's Java Lawsuit

Ubuntu Founder Blasts Oracle's Java Lawsuit Mark Shuttleworth, the founder of Ubuntu Linux, says Oracle's move is "going to be a significant setback for their relationship with the broader open source community." Before it was purchased by Oracle, Sun Microsystems enjoyed a strong relationship with the open source community, particularly for its Java programming language, which the company evolved over time to adapt to an open source framework. But last week Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) surprised the

Google Real Time Search for 2010

Google Real-time search is a fact!

The printing press changed the communication from one-to-one to one-to-many. The web brings it to many-to-many. Google has real-time search . We can make a strong point stating that Google has 11 years of experience with ranking based on relevance, not just based on sort-by-date. To get to real-time search, you’ll click the “Show options” link above the search results. Then you’ll see a “Latest” option.

MapQuest for Enables Use of GPS Geolocation for Android Devices

Visiting MapQuest.com will now mean automatic location detection for Android users with GPS-enabled devices. As long as GPS hasn't been disabled for m.mapquest.com, users will be prompted to use "Current Location" instead of needing to manually type in an address.

The update is for devices using Android 1.1 or higher. There is support for Google Gears, but it will still work on Android 2.0 or higher, which does not use Google Gears.

Lately, data has been showing that Android has been growing at a nice pace. It's smart for entities such as MapQuest to innovate for the increasingly popular mobile OS.

Search Marketing Expo – SMX West, March 2-4, 2010

SMX West covers all of the search engine marketing topics – search engine optimization (SEO), paid search advertising, analytics, social media marketing, local, mobile, and much more. Whether you are a beginner or SEM expert, you work at (or with) an agency or manage search marketing in house – SMX West has programming to fit your needs. SMX West is programmed by the editors of Search Engine Land, the site search marketers trust to deliver decision informing news and thought provoking analysis. You’ll be satisfied with SMX West.