Latest court ruling states Oracle can be granted copyright protection for its Java APIs, opening up a legal precedent that could affect the thousands of APIs out there.
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The European Commission's antitrust watchdogs have raided the offices of a number of European "internet connectivity providers".
The US Federal Trade Commission is preparing to investigate Google over anti-competitive practices regarding its online advertising business, according to Bloomberg.
The U.S. FTC will delay its decision over Google's antitrust probe until 2013, but the search giant could settle with EU authorities as soon as January, according to reports.
Java application performance depends upon the Java Virtual Machine being able to quickly create, use and then destroy pieces of data. Azul Systems has taken its decade of experience building Java acceleration systems and built a new JVM based upon Oracle's HotSpot technology.
The structure, sequence and organisation of the 37 Java APIs in question during the Oracle v. Google trial are not copyrightable, according to Judge William Alsup in his ruling on Thursday afternoon.
Over the weekend, lawyers for both Oracle and Google filed several motions that could either speed up the case at the US District Court of Northern California, or plunge it into a much longer, messier trial.
While Google is trying to move for a mistrial for the copyrights segment of its legal battle over Java APIs with Oracle, it's time to move full steam ahead to the next round.
The highest court in the European Union issued a ruling on Wednesday, essentially declaring that programming languages are not copyrightable.
The decisions made by the Android team at Google — going as far back as 2005 — continue to come under question in the Oracle-Google trial.
Google's senior vice president of mobile, Andy Rubin, took the stand on Monday afternoon during the ongoing intellectual property trial between Google and Oracle.
Google CEO Larry Page returned to a San Francisco court to take the stand as a witness in the legal battle between Google and Oracle over patents and copyrights related to Java.
Google CEO Larry Page evades questioning from Oracle's legal team over how much knowledge he had in regards to discussions about Java licensing.
Google and Oracle are set to go to trial two weeks from today now that a last-ditch attempt at a settlement has failed.
European regulators are looking to settle what could be a lengthy antitrust case between Apple and e-book publishers, as U.S. authorities continue to move towards formal legal action.
Microsoft could face lawsuits by prepackaging Windows Defender security suite with its latest operating system as users might be less inclined to buy third-party antivirus software, lawyers say.
Microblogging platform slams Web titan for implementing "bad" changes to search engine, making it harder for people to find relevant information.
Internet giant allegedly hindered Korea Fair Trade Commission's investigations by deleting files from computers and having staff work from home during raid last September.
HTC has won a temporary injunction against the German patent licensing firm IPCom, forcing it to stop threatening retailers with legal action for stocking HTC's 3G-capable products.The Taiwanese manufacturer said on Friday that IPCom's threats were "unjustified".
The launch of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 has been given the go-ahead today after the High Court of Australia ruled that it would not hear Apple's application for special leave to reinstate the ban on the controversial tablet.
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