Spring WS 2
Spring Web Services 2.0 is generally available this week, which moves support up to Java 5 or greater and Spring 3.0. The @Endpoint programming model has gained improvements in 2.0 and there is a new integration testing module. Plenty of other features are explained here.
RHEL 5 Gets Major Update
If you haven't migrated to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 yet, it's alright. RHEL 5 is still in its support period getting new features and updated drivers. This week RHEL 5.6 was released with support for the Ext4 file system, Bind 9.7, and PHP 5.3.2. 5.6 also adds the SSSD (System Security Services Daemon) for centralized identity management.
WebOS Tablet Preview Feb 9
In a CNBC interview with HP's Todd Bradley, it was basically confirmed that HP would reveal it's WebOS-based Palm tablet. The release date was also mentioned broadly as "early 2011." One of the things Bradley said that the WebOS tablet would have that the iPad wouldn't is the ability to have 20 different applications open at once.
JDK7: Feature Complete