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Supreme Court refuses to hear Google's appeal in Java patent case

The decision curtails Google's efforts to avoid paying Oracle licensing fees for using Java code in the Android mobile operating system.

By June 29, 2015

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Microsoft Office apps arrive for free on Android smartphones (finally)

The company's flagship software suite is now available for Android-powered handsets, completing the rollout of Office on every major platform.

By June 24, 2015

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Next up for Oracle v. Google -- the US Supreme Court?

Google petitions the highest court in the country to overturn a previous appeals court ruling favoring Oracle, which in itself overturned a mixed bag of earlier district court rulings.

By October 9, 2014

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Inside Scoop: Longtime Oracle CEO Larry Ellison resigns

In a surprise move, longtime Oracle chief Larry Ellison is stepping down. Who will take the helm at the software giant and what legacy does Ellison leave? CNET News Executive Editor Charlie Cooper discusses.

By September 18, 2014

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Larry Ellison steps down as Oracle CEO

Oracle's fiery frontman becomes CTO as Mark Hurd and Safra Catz become co-CEOs. Meanwhile, Oracle delivers another shaky quarter.

By September 18, 2014

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F-U-N-D-E-D: Algorithms aplenty, wearables for you, robots for rover

In the last week, Silicon Valley's venture capitalists have bet on a future where dogs are gamers and on-demand is in.

By June 12, 2015

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Samsung pitch man LeBron James gives teammates Apple Watches

Technically Incorrect: He's busily embroiled in the NBA Finals, but he knows how to look after his fellow Cavaliers. A touch odd for a longtime Samsung spokesman?

By June 8, 2015

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Oracle’s Larry Ellison looking to buy the LA Clippers?

The billionaire CEO is said to be joining forces with record producer David Geffen and media mogul Oprah Winfrey to place a bid on the basketball team -- if and when it goes up for sale.

By April 30, 2014

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Microsoft tried to buy Salesforce for $55B, report says

The world's largest software maker was poised to make its biggest acquisition to date, but talks fell through, according to CNBC.

By May 22, 2015

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Nokia CEO: We don't know yet if we'll sell Here mapping business

Here has attracted suitors including German automakers and Uber, but Nokia says it needs more time to determine whether a sale makes sense.

By May 22, 2015