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iOS 8 is great news for Android

tim cook apple ceo
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by 1 month ago
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Wishing that iOS 8 would fail or trying to dismiss it as a pale imitation, is self-defeating for any Android fan. Who else is going to drive Google to do better things? Microsoft? BlackBerry? Seriously?

Federal Circuit sets off anger in Oracle victory over Google

Federal Circuit
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by 2 months ago
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The ruling now allows software companies copyright over their APIs, the interfaces that programs use to communicate with each other. This decision is disastrous for software developers that want to build on top of APIs. If the APIs are no longer free to use, new services may be forced to start from scratch, making it astronomically more difficult to coordinate between programs.