Arik Hesseldahl

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Filing Says Oracle’s Java Suit Against Google Could Be Worth Billions

A new court filing says that software giant Oracle is seeking damages “in the billions of dollars” from Google over its use of Java in the Android smartphone operating system, Reuters reports. Oracle sued Google last year, claiming Android mobile operating technology infringes Oracle’s Java patents. Oracle became Java’s owner after its acquisition of Sun Microsystems in 2010.


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There’s a lot of attention and PR around Marissa, but their product lineup just kind of blows.

— Om Malik on Bloomberg TV, talking about Yahoo, the September issue of Vogue Magazine, and our overdependence on Google