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Google found guilty of Java API infringement; new devices emerge at CTIA 2012

Google was found guilty for infringing on Oracle’s Java API copyrights, but U.S. District Judge William Alsup, who’s presiding over the case, said that Oracle won’t get the $1 billion in damages it seeks from Google at this point. This is because the jury couldn’t reach a unanimous decision ... Full Article »

May 8, 2012 9:14am

Verdict expected today in Google-Oracle case

We could reach a milestone today in the high-profile trial over Oracle’s allegations that Google illegally used its Java technology to build Android software. A verdict is expected today after the jury ended last week in unanimous agreement on all but one of the issues being covered in this first ... Full Article »

May 7, 2012 9:15am

Google-Oracle case turns courtroom into a classroom

Kicking off at the start of the week, the Oracle vs. Google court case over Java brought CEOs Larry Ellison and Larry Page to the stand, and has now turned the courtroom into a classroom. On day four of the court case, both Oracle and Google offered their explanations of Java and its APIs. It was Ma ... Full Article »

April 20, 2012 9:17am

Google impaled by Oracle on first day of Android-Java trial

Google’s legal spat with Oracle is now underway, with the two Silicon Valley powerhouses battling over an idea rather than a patent violation. At the core of the dispute is the matter of whether or not a company can legally copyright a computer programming language, especially Java, which has been ... Full Article »

April 17, 2012 9:10am

Google buys IBM patents to defend Java use, updates Gmail for Android

Google is facing at least six lawsuits regarding its use of Java source code behind its Android OS, and while it faces Oracle in court, the search engine behemoth is bulking up its patent portfolio. So when a batch of patents from IBM became available, Google snapped them up. The deal came weeks aft ... Full Article »

July 29, 2011 8:30am

Google rejected $100 million Java deal while CEO Larry Page ordered to court

In the heated case between Oracle (ORCL) and Google (GOOG) over the use of Oracle-owned Java code for Android, Google CEO Larry Page has been ordered to testify before the court. The order was passed down yesterday by Judge Donna Ryu of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Californi ... Full Article »

July 22, 2011 2:30pm

Oracle asks for billions, 15 percent of Android ad revenue, in lawsuit

Oracle is suing Google for patent infringement, alleging that Google stole code from the Java programming language in creating aspects of its Android platform. That seems like a reasonable situation – tech companies sue each other all the time. But then there’s what Oracle is asking in patent in ... Full Article »

June 30, 2011 12:36pm

Google hires Java creator James Gosling, amidst pending suit

Despite a year-old lawsuit between Oracle (ORCL) and Google (GOOG), the father of Java, James Gosling announced, via his blog, that he’s now employed by Google. Having left Sun Microsystems Inc., the parent company for Java, when it was acquired by Oracle in 2010, Gosling stated he turned down qu ... Full Article »

March 30, 2011 8:00am

Could Android apps put RIM’s PlayBook tab, smartphones back in the game?

Is your enemy’s enemy your friend? Maybe that’s what Research In Motion’s (RIMM) has been thinking as it has watched Apple (AAPL) and its iPhone eat BlackBerry for dessert. In an exclusive, Jonathan Geller reports at BGR that the new BlackBerry PlayBook and smartphones may run Google (GOOG) ... Full Article »

January 27, 2011 6:28am


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