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Things Google is bad at: running a company

Despite the lack of a clear decision by the jury in the Oracle-Google lawsuit, , there's bad news for Google as a company whatever the end result and whatever damages Google ends up paying for infringement. There are some basic business issues it keeps getting wrong.

May 14, 2012 by

Two Larrys face off in Google-Oracle settlement talks

The chief executives of Google and Oracle are set to meet on Monday and Tuesday, to discuss a possible settlement of the lawsuit Oracle brought about just over a year ago.Google's Larry Page and Oracle's Larry Ellison will appear before a San Jose federal court magistrate, to see whether a lengthy and complex full trial can be avoided.

September 19, 2011 by

Google, Oracle eye Android settlement chat

Google and Oracle appear to be headed to the mediation table as their lawsuit to decide whether Android infringes on Java gets closer to the courtroom.

September 7, 2011

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

Out of practice: patent trolls and re-examination

Could re-examining unused patents change the lawsuit landscape?The recent flurry of patent lawsuits between Oracle, Google, Lodys, Apple, Samsung, Microsoft, Barnes & Noble, Nokia, RIM, Kodak and just about every technology company you can think of, between themselves and from a host of patent-holding companies shows no sign of dying down.

July 6, 2011 by

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