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Andy Rubin & Eric Schmidt Take Stand in Google-Oracle Trial

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As the Google-Oracle trial continues into its second week, Oracle lawyers today interrogated Google executives Andy Rubin and former CEO Eric Schmidt about emails written within the company on the topic of Java licensing in 2005 and 2006. As the Google-Oracle trial continues into its second week, Oracle lawyers today interrogated Google executives Andy Rubin and former CEO Eric Schmidt about emails written within the company on the topic of Java licensing in 2005 and 2006. 0 Comments

Google CEO: Android Not a Critical Asset

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Google's Android system isn't "critical" to the company's success, although it's an "important" part of its future, according to testimony this week from Google CEO Larry Page as the company tries to defend itself in its legal battle with Oracle. Google's Android system isn't "critical" to the company's success, although it's an "important" part of its future, according to testimony this week from Google CEO Larry Page as the company tries to defend itself in its legal battle with Oracle. 0 Comments

Google-Oracle $1 Billion Android Patent Trial Begins

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The trial between Google and Oracle over the use Java software within the Android operating system began in California yesterday with the selection of the jury. It is likely Oracle will seek around $1 billion in damages from Google. The trial between Google and Oracle over the use Java software within the Android operating system began in California yesterday with the selection of the jury. It is likely Oracle will seek around $1 billion in damages from Google. 0 Comments

Oracle Rejects Google’s $3 Million Offer to Settle Patent Dispute

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Google offered Oracle $3 million plus less than 1 percent of its Android's revenue in the hopes of avoiding a trial over claims that Google's Android operating system has infringed on Java patents. Oracle has rejected the offer for being too low. Google offered Oracle $3 million plus less than 1 percent of its Android's revenue in the hopes of avoiding a trial over claims that Google's Android operating system has infringed on Java patents. Oracle has rejected the offer for being too low. 0 Comments

Oracle Copyright Suit Seeks Billions from Google

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Oracle, the company that owns Java, has been engaged in an arduous legal wrestling match with Google. Oracle's recent claims make the true scope apparent: Oracle statements say the company is seeking a figure "in the billions of dollars." Oracle, the company that owns Java, has been engaged in an arduous legal wrestling match with Google. Oracle's recent claims make the true scope apparent: Oracle statements say the company is seeking a figure "in the billions of dollars." 0 Comments

Happy Birthday, Google!

Five years ago, Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin incorporated their fledgling startup. The reason? So they could cash a $100,000 personal check that had been sitting in Page's desk drawer for a couple of weeks. Five years ago, Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin incorporated their fledgling startup. The reason? So they could cash a $100,000 personal check that had been sitting in Page's desk drawer for a couple of weeks. 0 Comments