Oracle is waging a new battle in its legal war against Google over the use of some Java APIs in Android. Back in May, a jury unanimously sided with Google, but Oracle has now filed an appeal.
Business Tech February 11, 2017
Google has come up with a way to discover and fix bugs in cryptography software libraries. It has released 'Project Wycheproof' in an open source platform, allowing other developers to use it.
Google December 21, 2016
The court has ruled that Google does not infringe on Oracle's copyrights for using Java APIs in the development of Android. This is important news not just for developers, but also for consumers.
Business Tech May 27, 2016
Google will face Oracle in court again over the Java copyright infringement accusations. The ongoing lawsuit stands before Judge William Alsup again, and the impact of the ruling could be significant for all developers that rely on APIs.
Business Tech May 8, 2016
Oracle and Google failed to settle a copyright lawsuit that started back in 2012. A trial has been scheduled for May to finally come up with a decision on whether or not Google owes Oracle $8.8 billion worth of profits, plus damages worth $475 million.
Legal April 16, 2016
Google might adopt Swift as a first-class programming language for Android, but the transition would not come without effort. Some of the mobile OS’ APIs and SDKs have to be rewritten for Swift, and the caveats keep coming.
Apps/Software April 9, 2016
Oracle wants $8.8 billion from Google as the two sides prepare for another round in court. Oracle attributes the amount in profits to Google's use of Java for Android.
Legal March 29, 2016
Oracle decided to kill off the Java browser plugin at long last. After acquiring Java in 2010, the company said that the plugin will be deprecated with the release of JDK 9.
Internet January 28, 2016
Oracle revealed in court that Google was able to make $22 billion in profit through its Android operating system. The company is planning to use Google's revenue as basis for the amount of damages it will seek for the copyright infringement the Android maker allegedly made in using Oracle's Java software.
Business January 22, 2016
Google announced that it's going to use OpenJDK for Java APIs beginning in the next Android version, letting go of Oracle's proprietary JDK. It seems that the company has taken matters regarding the legal case with Oracle to its own hands.
Apps/Software December 31, 2015
A Java vulnerability that went by for almost an entire year unnoticed surfaced. Steve Breen at Foxglove Security explains the issue and how to 'monkey patch' it.
Computers November 9, 2015
Mozilla announced that 2016 is the last year when NPAPI plugin support will be available on Firefox, as the browser transitioned towards newer Web technologies. Adobe Flash is the only plugin that remained, due to its functional popularity.
Internet October 10, 2015
The hacking group Pawn Storm, also known as APT28/Sednit, is deploying a Java-based zero-day exploit to target media and government organizations, as well as the military.
Society July 16, 2015
The lawsuit by Oracle claims that the Android mobile operating system developed by Google, which is now the most popular in the world, is infringing on the Java software language of Oracle.
Legal June 30, 2015
If you don't pay attention the next time you update Java, you may end up with Yahoo as your default search engine. Yahoo just signed a three-year deal with Oracle.
Internet June 25, 2015
The demand for Java-certified individuals is high in the IT enterprise, making it an optimal time for prospective programmers to learn the language. Tech Times taps an expert to provide tips for those interested in moving into the hot tech career segment.
Apps/Software January 22, 2015
The oldest-known artwork, the first seen from Homo erectus, was analyzed, revealing how the etching was created.
December 3, 2014
Google and Oracle's feud could move into the Supreme Court and establish a new precedent on how computer code is protected. Oracle wants $1 billion for Google's use of Java APIs.
Legal October 9, 2014
eBay phishing attacks continue, but the auction site holds its lax stance. These vulnerabilities aren't new, says an eBay spokeswoman.
Internet September 22, 2014
Microsoft will release an update for the Internet Explorer on Aug. 12 that will protect users from exploits targeting outdated ActiveX controls.
Apps/Software August 8, 2014
A new study by Cisco reveals cybersecurity work has a long way to go in terms of getting better. The report shows numerous weaknesses that need addressing in the enterprise.
Internet August 5, 2014
Oracle has won a second round of court battles with Google over the use of its Java APIs. An appeals judge reversed a previous decision that Google wasn't violating Oracle's intellectual property by using its APIs as a way to form Android and decided it was.
Business May 12, 2014
Oracle has come out of a court ruling with a victory over Google. The ruling has many questioning copyright laws and how they function in the tech world.
Apps/Software May 10, 2014
Hackers have compromised ads served by Yahoo using a weakness on the Java programming environment. The company has the situation under control for now.
Internet January 6, 2014
Oracle is asking the Federal Circuit to reconsider the company's earlier case against Google regarding the latter's use of APIs from the Java programming language.
Legal December 8, 2013
Oracle and Google dukes it out in the court over the Java programming language copyright issue.
Legal December 7, 2013
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