Not Guilty. Finally the two words that Android fans worldwide were waiting to hear have been uttered, bringing and end to lengthy court case . After a week long deliberation the jury in California ruled in favour of Google declaring that the search giant did not infringe on Oracle’s patents with Android.
Jury deliberations in the patents phase of the case that Oracle has filed against Google were affected by mundane issues yesterday, when a juror fell ill.
Judge William Alsup sent the jury home early and asked the 11 members - one juror was dismissed a couple of days ago after a traffic delay prevented her from attending an entire day's proceedings - to return the next day.
The verdict is officially in folks— Apple has officially claimed victory over Samsung. Based off extensive review and hours of deliberation, the jury believes Samsung not only violated numerous Apple patents, but also Apple has not infringed on any of Samsung’s patents.
Well the Google v. Oracle saga is finally over. Who are we kidding? It’s far from over. However after a weekend of deliberation the jurors have reached their Monday-mandated verdict in the trial that started back in April. The verdict: Google is guilty of using Java improperly in its development of Android….
It's been an eventful year already here in the Linux blogosphere, but it seems fair to say few events have drawn as much attention as the Oracle v. Google trial. Bloggers have been discussing it for weeks already, of course, but developments last week brought forth nothing less than dancing in the streets of the Linux blogosphere.
Google has responded to Oracle's lawsuit over the use of Java in Android, claiming that the mobile OS does not violate Oracle's patents while accusing Ellison and company of a certain Java open source hypocrisy.
The Apple vs Samsung jury verdict is in. The jury found Samsung infringed on five of six Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) patents. Samsung must pay Apple $1.05 billion, according to CNet. Some pundits think the legal case could shape smartphone and tablet innovations for years to come.