Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated benchmarking software. He can be followed via Twitter or contacted via MichaelLarabel.com.
Sun Microsystems has finally pushed out Java 6. Sun's Java 6 is the most extensive release yet, and is coming after two years in development and a great deal of outside work. More on Java 6 Standard Edition Platform can be read here.