Oracle loses massive fair use case against Google, Android

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Oracle lost its case against Google and Google’s use of Java in Android yesterday. A jury found that Google’s use of Java APIs in Android was considered fair use, despite Oracle’s claims to the contrary.

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Oracle Ups Java Damages Demand to $9.3B


Oracle has asked for $9.3 billion in damages in its multiyear lawsuit against Google over the use of Java in Android, according to a report filed last week in federal court. That amount is reportedly about 10 times what it had initially asked for. The next hearing in the case is scheduled for May 9 in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. A damages expert hired by Oracle’s lawyers set actual damages at about $500 million and apportioned Google’s profits from the allegedly infringed Java copyrights at about $8.8 billion.

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Oracle to phase out much-maligned Java browser plugin

Article Image Oracle will soon wind down support for the Java browser plugin, reflecting an evolution in Internet standards and ever-mounting concerns about Web security.

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Oracle bundles Ask.com adware with latest Java for Mac installer

It appears Oracle is bringing its adware wiles to OS X with the latest version of Java for Mac, as the installer comes bundled with the Ask.com toolbar, which is deceptively set to install itself by default.



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Oracle wins key reversal in Java copyright case against Google's Android

After seeing the majority of its Java infringement claims against Android essentially set aside in 2012, Oracle has now won an important reversal on appeal that will allow it to pursue its $1 billion case against Google and potentially an injunction against Android as infringing its Java intellectual property.



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