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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 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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Close-up of first comet to give a ride around the sun

An ESA spacecraft nears its target, a comet the Philae lander will saddle up to for a ride around our nearest star.

By July 31, 2014

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Oracle to pay $46 million to settle Sun kickback charges

Fine settles claims that Sun, among other companies, had doled out kickbacks in an effort to score government contracts.

By February 1, 2011

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Oracle to sack half of Sun? Ridiculous, says Sun

Sun issues an all-hands memo to vehemently deny a report from market researcher UBS that Oracle may lay off half of Sun's workforce post-acquisition.

By January 15, 2010

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Court sides with Oracle over Android in Java patent appeal

Oracle wins big in protracted legal fight over use of Java APIs in Android, as appeals court rejects pro-Google ruling.

By May 9, 2014

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Why Oracle, not Sun, sued Google over Java

An earlier version of this report mischaracterized the amount of Java licensing revenue paid to Sun. The payments, one source told CNET, had exceeded $100 million a year for Sun.

By August 23, 2010

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Save your skin with sun-exposure apps

As the mercury rises, so does the risk of skin cancer and other sun-related dangers. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on some ways tech can remind us to stay safe in the summertime.

By May 29, 2014