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A nail in Oracle's Java coffin - aka, "That's why Google hired Timothy Bray"

Sure, Tim’s a great guy, but this was a great piece of Google strategy as well.
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Google Calls Oracle Patent Suit Baseless And An Attack On The Open-Source Java Community

Technology : TechCrunch (4 years ago)

Last night, Oracle filed suit against Google over its Android operating system, alleging that Google was infringing on seven Java patents with Android and its Dalvik virtual machine. Oracle acquired the rights to the patents when it... Read Post

Jury Delivers Partial Verdict in Oracle v. Google Java Showdown

Technology : ReadWriteWeb (2 years ago)

The jury in the copyright case between Google and Oracle has returned a split, partial verdict as to whether Google infringed on Oracle’s copyrights of Java and its APIs. Are computing languages copyrightable? The answer is not exac... Read Post

The Verdict Is In: Google Infringed On Oracle Copyrights

Technology : TechCrunch (2 years ago)

The jury in the long-running infringement case between Google and Oracle has ruled that certain pieces of Android APIs were too similar to code used in Oracle’s Java programming tools. But the jury was split on whether or not Google... Read Post

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