The decision curtails Google's efforts to avoid paying Oracle licensing fees for using Java code in the Android mobile operating system.
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.
Oracle's founder, who stepped down Thursday as CEO, has carved out a unique -- and sometimes controversial -- persona as a titan of tech.
Oracle wins big in protracted legal fight over use of Java APIs in Android, as appeals court rejects pro-Google ruling.
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.
NASA confirms the discovery of an Earth-sized planet that may have potential for life, but its sun is dimmer than ours. Here's what an evening stroll on a beach on Kepler-186f might be like.
Kepler-186f orbits an M dwarf star in the constellation Cygnus. More importantly, it's the first confirmed Earth-size, potentially habitable planet elsewhere in the universe.
A dwarf planet out beyond Pluto has been found orbiting our sun — and there may be another planet 10 times the size of Earth.
CNET takes a look at the pioneers of the Internet domain-name land grab, and what their place is now on today's Web.
In an effort to avoid a potential apocalypse, the space agency is holding a contest to get people to help it discover deadly asteroids.
A phenomenon known as "YORP torque" is ripping an asteroid apart, and thanks to a team of telescopes, astronomers have been able to watch for the first time ever.
In honor of "Gravity" winning the Oscar for best visual effects, the American space agency posted a gallery of many shots that could have inspired the hit film.
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