Tag | open source

Google Responds to Oracle Suit

Google has responded to the Oracle lawsuit over the use of Java in the Android operating system, stating “We are disappointed Oracle has chosen to attack both Google and the open-source Java community with this baseless lawsuit…We will strongly defend open-source standards and will continue to work with the industry to develop the Android platform.”  Oracle has no comment about this suit, however it is being speculated that they are attempting to land a “sizable” licensing fee.   (via USAToday)

Aug 18th, 2010Comments Off on Google Responds to Oracle Suit

Piwik Review

Piwik is an open source alternative to Google Analytics and is open for developers to build their own plugins for their unique web analytics needs. [Demo]

Piwik has a similar basic implementation as Google Analytics.  Users simply copy and paste a small JavaScript code on their site to collect data and it can be hosted on a completely independent server.

There are many benefits using open source analytics tools, such as Piwik.  Analysts, for example, can adjust Piwik to fit their unique […]

Dec 3rd, 2009Comments Off on Piwik Review