Oracle Presses Case With Google Emails

The Google Inc. executive in charge of its Android mobile phone software at the heart of the company’s legal dispute with Oracle Corp. was confronted Monday in court by a series of internal emails he wrote years earlier cautioning the search company against an “uncharacteristically” aggressive use of outside intellectual property to develop the technology.

Andy Rubin, Google’s senior vice president of mobile, was shown during his testimony at a trial in San Francisco a series of emails he wrote about six years ago advising others at Google that the company should buy the right to use Sun Microsystems’ Java technology in Android.

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