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Google clear of Java API copyright dispute

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.

May 31, 2012

Oracle v. Google loses another juror

Rather than 12 Angry Men, proceedings are starting to play out more like And Then There Were None in the Oracle versus Google case.

May 20, 2012

We didn't know Sun had patents: Google

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.

May 8, 2012

Google is making excuses: Oracle

Oracle's counsel posited to the jury that this case comes down to one simple question: can one company use another company's property without permission?

April 30, 2012

Oracle: Google was lazy on Android

In rebuttal arguments, Oracle's lawyers have tried to convey that Google was lazy and taking the easy way out by using Java APIs when developing Android.

April 29, 2012

Page tells Oracle: We did nothing wrong

Google chief executive Larry Page has taken the stand again in the legal battle between his company and Oracle over the use of patents in Android

April 19, 2012

Latest filings in Oracle patent case spell trouble for Google

Newly released documents from Oracle's copyright and patent lawsuit against Google contain sections that Google's lawyers fought unsuccessfully to keep confidential. The details support Oracle's claim that Google copied Java code, and one slide is certain to make Android OEMs nervous.

September 7, 2011 by

Oracle releases 'buggy' Java SE7

Java Standard Edition 7 is the first full release since Oracle completed its purchase of Sun in 2010, but developers have reported bugs that can crash virtual machines, corrupt data and cause errors in applications

July 29, 2011 by

Can Oracle collect on Android too?

Oracle is working hard to keep its Java patent claims going in its ongoing lawsuit against Google over Android and if you follow the money the reasons are fairly obvious. Oracle wants to collect from Android device makers just like Microsoft does.

July 8, 2011 by

The worst decision Google ever made

Oracle's Java-based lawsuit could make things expensive for Google. By missing the chance to own Java, however, Google lost an opportunity to have a platform that could serve as a counter to Microsoft and Apple.

June 20, 2011 by

IcedRobot launches Android fork to mitigate Oracle-Google war

A group of open source developers have embarked upon a project called IcedRobot that is building a Java virtual machine for Android based on the GPL-based OpenJDK.Yes, they are concerned about the "implications of Oracle winning its lawsuit against Google," noted IP activist Florian Mueller.

February 8, 2011 by

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