Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 23rd May 2012 18:25 UTC
Legal We've got some really good news for all of you: the jury verdict in the patent phase of the Oracle v. Google trial is in, and it's a unanimous one: no patent infringement. This means that the most Oracle could possibly get out of this is a few hundred thousand dollars if (and that's a very big if) judge Alsup rules that APIs are copyrightable. Oracle pretty much lost everything. Permit me to say, in your face, Ellison.
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by Rugxulo on Thu 24th May 2012 22:53 UTC in reply to "RE: ..."
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I know I'm naive, but if they loved money so much, why did they spend $7 billion anyways? Why not just keep what they had (what, it's not enough?)? Spending $7 billion just to make more money seems a bit silly.

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