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In a crucial courtroom decision involving Google v.s Oracle, theĀ United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled in favor of Oracle. The main part of the appeal is whether Oracle can claim copyright on Java APIs and if Google infringed that copyright. If the ruling stands, it would (more…)

Font Awesome Finally Adds WordPress Icon in 4.1 Release

One thing that was continually irksome about Font Awesome icons was the notable absence of a WordPress icon, despite the font having support for Tumblr, Flickr, Github, Instagram, and others. Given that the project is meant to be a comprehensive pictographic language of web-related actions, I was surprised that WordPress, (more…)

More Than 97% of Updates to WordPress 3.9.1 Were Automatic

WordPress 3.9.1 was released late last week, resolving 34 bugs. This maintenance release includes several important fixes for multisite, TinyMCE, the customizer, widgets, and the new audio/video playlists. Site administrators who are still doing manual updates are encouraged to bring their sites up to the latest. WordPress lead developer Andrew (more…)