Apple has a way of aggressively simplifying life for its users. This time, it’s vastly cutting down on their Java habit. After a string of security vulnerabilities in Oracle’s ubiquitous program, Apple’s latest Java update released on Tuesday strips the program out of users’ browsers on Mac OSX. Apple’s tersely-worded advisory on the decision explains that if users need Java to run content on a web page, they’ll be prompted to download the plug-in. In addition to nixing the Java applet in browsers, Apple’s update also fixes 20 bugs in Oracle’s program. Read the full story at Forbes.

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Shelly Palmer is a business advisor and technology consultant. He helps Fortune 500 companies with digital transformation, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn's Top Voice in Technology, he is the host of the Shelly Palmer #strategyhacker livestream and co-host of Techstream with Shelly Palmer & Seth Everett. He covers tech and business for Good Day New York, writes a weekly column for Adweek, is a regular commentator on CNN and CNBC, and writes a popular daily business blog. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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