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LibreOffice makes its case as open source alternative to MS Office

Newest release of open source suite comes as LibreOffice now claims 80 million active users around the world.

By July 30, 2014

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Appeals court considers Oracle's Java copyright claims

Oracle is appealing a judge's ruling last year that its APIs were not copyrightable, which led to the dismissal of claims against Google.

By December 4, 2013

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Oracle tries to rewrite history for Sun and alter Java's future

The Oracle v. Google case is about copyright, patents, and the intricacies of the open-source world. But it's also about Oracle trying to get a do-over for decisions made by Sun's executive management.

By May 2, 2012

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Oracle-Google trial puts ex-Sun execs on opposite sides

Former Sun CEO Jonathan Schwartz sided with Google in its court battle with Oracle, while Sun co-founder Scott McNealy and Java father James Gosling believe that Google infringed on Sun's intellectual property. Who is right?

By April 28, 2012

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Google: Oracle, Sun blew it on a Java smartphone

The crux of Google's argument: Oracle and Sun failed to monetize Java on the mobile front and now Oracle is trying to use the courts to achieve what they couldn't do in the marketplace.

By April 18, 2012

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Oracle's Larry Ellison: Google's Larry Page acted 'evil'

In an interview with Charlie Rose, Ellison accuses Google's CEO of pursuing evilness by violating Oracle patents to develop Android.

By August 13, 2013

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Eolas' 'Interactive Web' patents invalid, appeals court affirms

The patents were used to extract hundreds of millions from tech companies online video streaming and search results suggestions.

By July 22, 2013

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Oracle appeal in Google API copyright suit hit with criticism

Computer scientists, tech industry leaders, and EFF petition the appeals court to uphold Judge Alsup's decision that the 37 Java APIs are not copyrightable.

By May 30, 2013

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Oracle preps 128 security patches; Java gets 42

Fixes are coming today for "hundreds" of Oracle products, following a series of high-profile corporate hacks pegged to a zero-day vulnerability in Java.

By April 16, 2013

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It's about time: RuneScape dumps Java for HTML5

commentary A widely used online game and longtime Java ally is ditching Oracle's security-plagued programming technology. Your move, Minecraft.

By April 18, 2013