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Chip Shot: Intel Joins OpenJDK to Extend Open Source Engagement

During his keynote today at Oracle OpenWorld’s JavaOne, Michael Greene, vice president of Intel’s Software and Services Group and general manager of the System Technologies and Optimization division, announced that Intel is joining the Open Java Development Kit (OpenJDK) community to further its collaboration on open source implementation of Java. Intel is broadening its work with Oracle by extending its open source Java contribution. Intel’s involvement in the OpenJDK community will result in more expansive engagement with Java that includes contributing math library functions to boost big data analytics performance for machine learning. Learn more about the OpenJDK community.