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Oracle Says That Google ‘Directly Copied’ Their Java Code

Oracle has now amended the lawsuit it filed against Google back in August, stating that they believe that 'approximately one third of Android's Application Programmer Interface (API) packages' are 'derivative of Oracle's copyrighted Java API packages' and related documents. Is this another "SCO"-style lawsuit, without any merit, or did Google really steal Oracle's code? It's […]

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Oracle’s Suit Against Google: Unlikely To Prevail

Oracle recently filed suit against Google claiming some not-too-well defined claims of misuse of the Java patents or usage (the exact nature of the suit still hasn't been made completely clear).  But wiser heads than mine have been looking into it, like the savvy folks at Groklaw, and the initial take is that this just […]

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Oracle Sues Google Over Use Of Java

Oracle has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Google and the bone of contention is Google's use of Java in the Android smartphone. In theory Java is free to use without royalties, so the tech community is abuzz wondering specifically what  this is all about. Has Google run afoul of the patent grant that governs […]

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Google: “Hey guys, watch this!” (kaboom)

Tens of millions of users woke up this morning,went to Google, and immediately recoiled in horror. The lovely, graceful white Google page had been replaced with a glaring image of…something. Whatever it was, it was unexpected, distracting, and unwelcome. Questions flew: Was Google hacked? Is it April Fools Day already? Has my two-year old been […]

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