Oracle Loses $9 Billion Android Trial Against Google As U.S. Jury Declares ‘fair use’ of Java in Android
On Thursday, a jury in San Francisco cleared Google of copyright infringement in a 6 year legal saga brought by Oracle over Google’s use of Java in Android. The jury of 11 members took 3 days of deliberation to reach its verdict. It is a huge victory for Google and
Yahoo teams up with Oracle to promote Yahoo search alongside future updates to Oracle’s Java technology which runs on most PCs and also improved Yahoo Mobile Search. Oracle has long gained from Java by stuffing software into the update installation process, including virus scanners from McAfee and the Ask.com toolbar.