05/26/2016, 05:05 pm
Putting an end to a contentious trial, a jury on Thursday found that Google's implementation of 37 Java APIs in Android represented fair use -- rebuffing complaints by Java's nominal owner, Oracle.
05/11/2016, 10:05 am
Two of Silicon Valley's most accomplished heavyweights stepped back into the legal squared circle this week, as the search giant defends its use of Oracle's Java APIs in Android for the second time.
01/28/2016, 12:01 pm
Oracle will soon wind down support for the Java browser plugin, reflecting an evolution in Internet standards and ever-mounting concerns about Web security.
01/22/2016, 10:01 am
The Android operating system has reportedly generated $31 billion in revenues for Google since it first launched in 2008, creating $22 billion in profits largely from mobile advertising.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.