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Why making $31 billion off Android sucks for Google

by: John DyeJanuary 21, 2016
While investors are cheering, why is Google sulking in the corner with its arms crossed?
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Google has reportedly made $31 billion from Android

by: Derek ScottJanuary 21, 2016
Have you ever stopped to think just how much money something as large as Android generates for Google? Thanks to some leaked numbers, we finally have a good idea.
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Android N doing away with Oracle’s Java APIs, OpenJDK to be the new standard

by: Edgar CervantesDecember 29, 2015
Beginning with the next version of their mobile operating system (Android N), the new standard will be OpenJDK, an open source alternative.
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Supreme Court rejects to hear Google’s appeal in Oracle fight over Android

by: Jimmy WestenbergJune 29, 2015
The Supreme Court has just denied Google's request to appeal from the never-ending Google-Oracle dispute over copyright infringement in Android.
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What percent of a smartphone’s price comes from patent royalties?

by: William Neilson JrJune 1, 2014
The paper, written by WilmerHale intellectual property litigators Joe Mueller and Tim Syrett and Intel Vice President and Associate General Counsel Ann Armstrong, used public information to calculate patent royalty costs. In their book titled The Smartphone Royalty Stack: Surveying Royalty Demands for the Components Within Modern Smartphones, it is noted how a consumer that buys a $400 smartphone will be paying about $120 in patent royalties, or 30% of the total cost.
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Federal Circuit sets off anger in Oracle victory over Google

by: William Neilson JrMay 11, 2014
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.
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Oracle wins a copyright ruling against Google relating to Java’s use in Android

by: Andrew GrushMay 9, 2014
Oracle has now won a copyright ruling against Google, relating to the use of Java APIs within Android.
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Oracle introduces a DIY tablet, the DukePad

by: Andrew GrushSeptember 27, 2013
A tablet that you actually assemble yourself? For many hardware geeks, this could be a dream come true. Unfortunately, the lack of a stable build of Android really holds this idea back.
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“Below cost” Android licensing seen as anti-competitive by competitors, EU probe underway

by: Chris SmithJune 13, 2013
The EU is informally investigating Google's Android business for anti-competitive practices, following complaints from Microsoft, Nokia, Oracle and others. Read on for more details!
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Microsoft, Oracle, and others file EU complaint over Google’s Android business

by: Bogdan PetrovanApril 9, 2013
FairSearch Europe, a coalition of companies that includes Microsoft, Nokia, and Oracle, has filed a formal complaint with the EU over Google’s alleged anti-competitive practices in the mobile market.
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