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Oracle loses Java infringement suit against Google

Friday 27 May 2016 | 08:38 CET | News
Oracle has lost its lawsuit against Google seeking a share of the profits from Android due to Google's use of Java code. Jurors in San Francisco federal court rejected Oracle's argument that Google needed a license to use its Java programming language to develop Android and concluded Google made fair use of the code under copyright law, Bloomberg reports. Oracle sought damages of USD 8.8 billion, claiming Google has made USD 21 billion in profit from the over 3 billion Android devices activated. The company also wanted USD 475 million in what it claims was lost licensing revenue. Oracle said

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