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Topic: Oracle

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

05/09/2014, 04:05 pm

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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Oracle's Larry Ellison slams Google's Larry Page as person behind 'evil' decisions

08/13/2013, 12:08 pm

Larry Ellison, chief executive of Oracle, had harsh words on Google CEO Larry Page in a new interview, calling him the primary decision maker responsible for "evil" actions taken by the search giant.

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Apple and Oracle issue patches for yet another Java zero-day exploit

03/04/2013, 05:03 pm

Apple on Monday released an updated version of Java 6 to plug a hole that can lead to malicious software being installed on an affected user's Mac.

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Website responsible for Apple and Facebook breaches reportedly discovered

02/19/2013, 05:02 pm

Following Apple's Tuesday announcement that it was hacked by the same group of attackers who compromised Facebook systems late last week, it now appears that the website responsible for hosting the malware has been discovered.

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After being hacked, Apple pushes out Java update to patch security hole

02/19/2013, 04:02 pm

Just hours after Apple announced that it too was victim to a wide-ranging malware attack, the company released a new version of Java for OS X to plug a hole in the software that can be exploited to install malware onto an affected machine.

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Oracle patches security issues with Java 7 Update 13

02/01/2013, 04:02 pm

One day after Apple blocked Java 7's latest update from running on OS X, Oracle on Friday released a new version reportedly addressing vulnerabilities seen with the last build.

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Oracle's fix for zero-day Java flaw to be available 'shortly' [update: released]

01/12/2013, 09:01 pm

In response to the discovery of a Java 7 flaw that prompted Apple to disable the software in OS X, Oracle issued a statement saying it is currently working on a fix and will release the patch soon.

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Zero-day flaw prompts Apple to block Java 7 from OS X

01/11/2013, 03:01 pm

Apple has disabled the Java 7 plugin on Macs through its OS X anti-malware system, in order to protect users from a potentially serious security issue.

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D10: Larry Ellison, Ed Catmull discuss Steve Jobs legacy

05/31/2012, 12:05 am

After appearing separately in interviews at All Things Digital, Disney-Pixar Animation president Dr Ed Catmull and Oracle chief executive Larry Ellison sat together to discuss "the Lessons of Steve Jobs."

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Jury finds Google Android didn't violate Oracle's patents

05/23/2012, 04:05 pm

A 10-person federal jury has found unanimously that Google didn't infringe on Oracle's patents when developing the Android mobile operating system.

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Oracle releases first Java Development Kit and JavaFX SDK for Mac OS X

04/27/2012, 02:04 pm

One and a half years after Apple announced the depreciation of its edition of Java for the Mac platform, Oracle has announced the availability of its own Java Development Kit and JavaFX Software Development Kit for Mac users.

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Google engineers defend source code, email in Oracle lawsuit over Java

04/19/2012, 11:04 pm

Two Google engineers, both of whom formerly worked for Sun, testified on Thursday about their role in developing the Android mobile operating system, defending their current employer from Oracle's accusations that it copied code and admitted internally that it needed to negotiate a license for Java.

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HP considering sale of webOS to 'several' companies including Oracle

11/08/2011, 09:11 am

PC maker HP is said to still be considering the sale of its webOS mobile operating system, though any deal is expected to be less than the $1.2 billion it originally paid to acquire the platform from Palm.

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Google plotted to give Motorola early advantage over other Android licensees

09/07/2011, 06:09 pm

In a bid to control the Android platform to derive the most value from it, Google privately outlined a series of policies, including giving early access advantage to Motorola and not developing Android "in the open."

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Google takes issue with jury selection in Oracle vs Android case

09/06/2011, 05:09 pm

While Apple continues to focus its lawsuits against Android licensees, Oracle's lawsuit targeting Google's Android infringement of Java continues on a fast track to Halloween that Google appears interested in slowing down with jury selection objections.

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Apple still pushing for $1.5 trillion US overseas profit tax holiday

08/24/2011, 09:08 am

With an estimated $1.5 trillion in foreign profits at stake, Apple and other tech companies have continued to show support for an overseas profit tax holiday for U.S. corporations.

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Google fighting to suppress evidence Android willfully infringed upon Oracle's Java

08/06/2011, 08:08 pm

Apple's primary competitor in smartphone platforms is facing critical new evidence that indicates Google willfully infringed upon Java to develop Android, a finding that could damage Google's efforts to defend Android from additional patent claims from Apple and others.

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Apple cofounded effort to design and build $2 billion New Stanford Hospital

02/21/2011, 09:02 pm

This month, Apple joined eBay, HP, Intel, Intuit and Oracle in an "unprecedented" joint philanthropic effort to help Stanford Medical Center build a new $2 billion hospital, designed to use the latest technology available in ways mirroring the innovation of Silicon Valley tech companies.

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Google found distributing Oracle's Java code within Android project

01/21/2011, 11:01 pm

Files originating in Oracle's Java have been discovered within the Android open source project managed by Google, emboldening Oracle's copyright infringement claims against the company.

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Novell patent pool filing by Microsoft, Apple, Oracle, EMC withdrawn

01/11/2011, 03:01 pm

A plan created by Microsoft, Apple, Oracle, and EMC to create a consortium to acquire hundreds of Novell patents has been withdrawn after complaints from open source advocates, leaving the fate of the nearly half billion dollars' worth of patents uncertain.

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