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The Google-Oracle trial that started more than a week ago after the two companies failed to reach a settlement over patent infringement claims is not only a legal titans’ clash with a... very good chance of financially hurting Larry Page’s search giant, but also an information gold mine for us technology enthusiasts.

A slew of inside details about Google and Android are bein...

Oracle vs Google

As Google and Oracle have failed to reach a settlement in their ongoing patent infringement dispute before the judge-imposed April 13 deadline, the trial will start today, set to begin with... jury selection. According to Oracle’s potential witness list, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison and Google CEO Larry Page will both called to the stand in the following days.

In 2010, when Oracle fil...

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The stage has been set for a lengthy courtroom battle between Google and Oracle, after talks of an out of court settlement between the two companies over the use of Java on Android have failed.... A federal judge who presided over the negotiations said that there were too many irreconcilable differences, aka Google not willing to pay enough. The two parties are scheduled to meet again on April 16...

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Google’s mobile operating system Android has been released in September 2008, and, even though we have never knew exactly how much money it’s producing, we’ve always... figured that Android is one of the most important sources of revenue for Larry Page and Sergey Brin’s technology giant. Of course, Android (or anything else, for the matter) is no match in terms of...

Oracle-VS-Google

[We updated the title from "to receive" to "to request" to avoid confusions]

When Oracle sued Google back in 2010 about alleged Java-related patent violations, many were stunned by the move,... especially considering the fact that Oracle is a founding member of the Linux Foundation. Given the fact that the respective patents were used in a Linux-based mobile OS (Android, of course), it was...

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An update on the Java-related patent infringement case Oracle filed against Google over its Android OS, Oracle has shown a monetary estimate on the damages they may be about to claim. Considering... the fact that there are 700,000 daily Android activations, Oracle may be looking at earning close to a billion dollars. Even though Oracle has not provided a source for its estimate, they have calculated t...

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A Thursday ruling filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California states that there is no clear date for a trial over Oracle’s lawsuit against the alleged Java intellectual... property violations committed by Google for their Android mobile OS.

“Before a trial date will be set, the issue of damages methodology must be finally sorted out,” says Judge William Alsup...

android-vs-oracle

Here’s one infringement case we thought was a no-brainer: Oracle’s patent claim on Google’s Android. Thankfully, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) also recognized this... and delivered a final rejection to Google. The rejection was issued last Dec. 20 after reexamining the US Patent No. 6,192,476 by Oracle. Each patent claim was reexamined, including Claim 14, the only on...

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Not too long ago, Oracle was saying Google owes them $6.1 billion, for alleged patent and copyright infringements. Google, and pretty much everyone else with a bit of common sense, said that... was way too much — even if the infringement claims turned out to be true.

The Judge Alsup agreed, and actually got quite angry with Oracle, and demanded that they lower their ridiculous c...

Today Google announced that it was not going to present at the annual JavaOne developer conference, as originally planned, due to the recent patent infringement suit filed against it by Java developer... Oracle.

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