Google's defence against Oracle in pictures

Google's defence against Oracle in pictures

Summary: A look at Google's presentation outlining how it will fight back against Oracle's claims that it owes money for copying Java code

TOPICS: Legal, Piracy

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  • Java language API

    Google says APIs cannot be protected, as they are fundamental to Java, and the programming language itself is free.

    Source: Google

  • Android and Java

    Here, Google highlights differences between its Android Dalvik source code and that of Java.

    Source: Google

  • History of Android

    As part of its case, Google is stressing its working relationship with Sun over Android, and this 'History of Android' slide is part of its argument that the situation changed once Oracle took over Sun.

    Source: Google

Topics: Legal, Piracy

Karen Friar

About Karen Friar

Karen Friar is news editor for ZDNet in the UK, based in London. She started out in film journalism in San Francisco, before making the switch to tech coverage at Next came a move to CNET, where she looked after west coast coverage of business technology, and finally a return to her homeland with ZDNet UK.

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