TechSpot

Oracle accuses Google Android of infringing Java patents

By Matthew
Aug 13, 2010
Post New Reply
  1. Oracle has filed suit against Google for patent and copyright infringement in its Android OS. The filing states that in developing the now three-year-old mobile operating system, the search giant "knowingly, directly and repeatedly infringed Oracle's Java-related intellectual property." Oracle acquired Java along with Sun Microsystems in January.

    Read the whole story
     
  2. A lot of corporations use Java and used to believe it is fine. Now Oracle demonstrates a danger to depend on a proprietary language.
     
  3. Kibaruk

    Kibaruk TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,426   +116

    Java is an "operating system" on its own, a virtual machine that runs the codes.
     


Add New Comment

TechSpot Members
Login or sign up for free,
it takes about 30 seconds.
You may also...
Get complete access to the TechSpot community. Join thousands of technology enthusiasts that contribute and share knowledge in our forum. Get a private inbox, upload your own photo gallery and more.