Judge Frees Google's Android From Oracle Copyrights

Judge Frees Google's Android From Oracle Copyrights
Wired News
But in suing Google over Android, Oracle insisted that they were, and after a six-week trial, the company's efforts to win serious damages from Google came down to this single point. But on Thursday, Judge William Alsup ruled that Oracle does not have ...

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Google smacks down Oracle as smartphone trial of century ends
Fox News
San Francisco – Oracle Corp. received another setback Thursday as a federal judge in San Francisco undermined a central part of the company's multimillion dollar case against Google over itsAndroid software for mobile devices.

Taking the (Med)Field: UK's First Intel/Android Phone
It's all kicking off at the low end of the smartphone market. Next week sees the release in the UK not only of the Nokia Lumia 610 (my review here), but the Orange San Diego – continuing Orange's tradition of giving their own-branded phones – usually...


Google wins ruling on its use of Oracle's Java
Washington Post
Oracle sued Google in 2010 alleging the search-engine provider infringed copyrights when it used Oracle's Java application programming interfaces, software tools programmers use, to createAndroid. “Google has violated no copyright, it being undisputed ...

Nokia on Google's patent allegations: They're just 'wrong'
Washington Post
This morning, Nokia has responded tersely, describing the allegations as just "wrong" and going on to point out that Google has patent troubles of its own to worry about, relating to the Androidoperating system. Despite the brevity of the answer, ...

Google Wins Another Round In Oracle Lawsuit
InformationWeek (blog)
US District Court Judge William Alsup said Google is allowed to use Java APIs in its Androidoperating system. Google's Android operating system is now in use on hundreds of millions of smartphones and tablets that are the main competition to Apple ...

Intel Launching Smartphone In UK
Intel's San Diego smartphone will go on sale in the UK on June 6 for Orange customers, the operator said on Thursday. The smartphone is powered by Intel's Atom Z2460 processor at 1.6 GHz, and is the first Intel smartphone.

Google Points Finger at Microsoft, Nokia
Wall Street Journal
By JOHN LETZING Google Inc. said it filed an antitrust complaint Thursday in Europe arguing that Microsoft Corp. and Nokia Corp. are using proxy companies to brandish patents and hurt the prospects of Google's Android mobile-phone software to the ...

Google wins Android copyright ruling against Oracle
Digital Spy
A judge in the US has sided with Google in a high profile legal dispute with Oracle, after ruling that application programming interfaces (APIs) cannot be copyrighted. Oracle had sued Google in 2010, claiming that the firm's Android mobile software ...

Samsung released Galaxy R Style 4G LTE smart phone
The Driod Guy
The very first attraction, apart from the looks of the smart phone which is all by itself is awesome, the smart phone is 4G LTE enabled. This means that if you are on a 4G LTE network, you will be able to enjoy really high speed of internet browsing.

The Driod Guy

HTC Evo 4G LTE Clears Customs, Gets New Release Date on Sprint
By Jared Newman, PCWorld May 31, 2012 1:34 PM After a two-week delay by US Customs agents, the HTC Evo 4G LTE is headed to Sprint with a new release date. The HTC Evo 4G LTE will hit Sprint stores on June 2 for $200 (with a new two-year contract).

Orange to Begin Selling Intel-Based San Diego Smartphone on June 6.
X-bit Labs
by Anton Shilov Intel Corp. and Orange said this week that the latter will begin to sell Europe's first "Intel Inside" smartphone called San Diego on June 6, 2012. The phone is based on Intel's reference design for Atom Z2460-powered smartphones, ...

'Greatly enhanced' iOS Maps, upgraded Camera & Photos apps expected at WWDC
Apple Insider
By Neil Hughes New software features in iOS, as well as OS X, are likely to be the main highlights at this year's Worldwide Developers Conference, though Apple is also expected to refresh a significant portion of its Mac hardware lineup.

Nokia hits back at Google, says Android infringes on its patents
San Jose Mercury News
He also said that some Android devices had "significant (intellectual property) infringement issues" relating to Nokia's patents. Google, in a formal complaint to the European Commission, said Microsoft and Nokia had transferred 1200 patents to MOSAID, ...

Motorola's smart watch gets social with improvements
1, 2012, 8:30am PT No Comments Motorola's wearable Android, the MotoActv, may be marketed as a fitness tracker, but with each new software update, it becomes a smarter smart watch. The company has released software upgrade version 7.2 which improves ...


Samsung Galaxy Player 4.2
The good: The Samsung Galaxy Player 4.2 offers most of the capabilities of Samsung's popularAndroid smartphones, minus the phone and monthly fees. The bad: Both the software and the processor are relatively old by smartphone standards.

Original 'Carmageddon' Coming to iOS this Summer
Touch Arcade
Earlier today Stainless Games announced that their cult classic vehicular combat game Carmageddon is heading to iOS and Android this summer. In an update post on their Kickstarter page, Stainless revealed that the mobile version of Carmageddon has ...

After Patent Delay, HTC EVO 4G LTE Arrives on Sprint June 2
PC Magazine
By Chloe Albanesius Sprint revealed today that it will begin selling the HTC EVO 4G LTE on June 2 for $199.99. The device will be available at Sprint stores and via the carrier's website. The HTC EVO4G LTE was originally scheduled to hit stores on May ...

Verizon LG Lucid 4G LTE VS840 SPRINT LG Viper 4G LTE Speeds LS840 Gets Strong ...
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
New 1800mAh battery produced by Mugen Power Batteries extends the life of Verizon LG Lucid 4G LTE VS840 / SPRINT LG Viper 4G LTE Speeds LS840 by 9%. Hong Kong (PRWEB) June 01, 2012 Mugen Power Batteries (www.mugen-power-batteries.com) the manufacturer ...

Oracle's Android patent and copyright claims dismissed
Android Community
The saga of Oracle vs Google appears to be over. The judge in the long-running trial to determine the validity of Oracle's copyright and patent claims on the Android platform has declared that APIs cannot be copyrighted, effectively clearing Google of ...

Android Community

Samsung's Galaxy S line sells 50 million worldwide
Android Community
If there's any doubt that Samsung is the current king of Android smartphones (and smartphones in general, as a matter of fact) let it be put to rest here. The company has issued a statement that its Galaxy S and Galaxy S II phones have reached the ...

Intel, Orange San Diego Smartphone Headed to UK
Orange in the UK will begin selling the San Diego June 6, a smartphone based on an Intel Atom processor. Following the Xolo in India and Lenovo's LePhone in China, it's the first Intel phone for a Western market. Intel's campaign to join the smartphone ...

Google accuses Microsoft, Nokia of patent 'trolling'
ZDNet (blog)
By Zack Whittaker | June 1, 2012, 2:08am PDT Summary: The patent wars hit another twist: Google says Microsoft and Nokia are colluding to fire the patent cannon through a third-party, while thesmartphone partners accused Google of “abuse”.

Rumor roundup: The next iPhone
So it's no surprise that many are optimistic regarding the next-generation Apple smartphone being announced at WWDC. But unfortunately, many recent reports shoot down the idea that the next iPhone will be shown off during the WWDC keynote.

HTC EVO 4G LTE for Sprint goes on sale June 2
At the beginning of May, HTC and Sprint took the wraps off the newest member of the EVO family of Android-based devices, the EVO 4G LTE. Based on the One Series by HTC, which the manufacturer unveiled earlier this year, the EVO 4G LTE is a high-end...


Wi-Fi Alliance announces Miracast wireless display certification ...
By Zachary Lutz
The ability to transmit audio-visual content over WiFi is poised to launch a bit of a cable-free revolution in the living room, but before that happens, ... to an existing Wi-Fi network. These devices connect directly, so you can do things like watch videos from a smartphone on a big screen television or share a laptop screen with the conference room projector to collaborate in real-time. ...HTC One X and EVO 4G LTE delayed at customs due to ITC exclusion order (updated). 16 days ago...

BlackBerry PlayBook Update Adds Improved Android Compatibility ...
By John Biggs
The RIM PlayBook by just received a developers update that adds some interesting new Androidfunctionality to RIM's tablet. This new version now supports Android apps running in their own windows, improving compatibility with the general ...
TechCrunch » Gadgets

Android Overload: Samsung Sells 50 Million Galaxy S1′s and S2 ...
By Chris Chavez
Some big changes coming your way but first, kick up your feet and take a load off with the AndroidOverload. This is the place where you get to follow the.
Android Phone Fans

UK Gets Its First Intel-Powered Smartphone
By Emily Price
Europe will be getting its first Intel-powered smartphone next month in the form of the Orange San Diego. ... Europe will be getting its first Intel-powered smartphone next month — in the form of a handset named San Diego. Originally ...
Mashable » Tech

Samsung releases Galaxy S III source code | Android Community
By Cory Gunther
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New Netflix iOS app capitulates to bandwidth caps — Mobile - GigaOM
By Kevin Fitchard
It's giving its iPhone customers the option of turning off cellular access to Netflix completely and instead rely on old-fashioned Wi-Fi to deliver their movies and TV shows. With more ... Sprint stores to start selling HTC EVO 4G LTE on June 2 ...

Netflix for iOS updated with new player UI | TUAW - The Unofficial ...
By Mike Schramm
There are also thumbnail images on the scrub bar itself, and a few new options, including the choice to have Netflix not stream when not on Wi-Fi (to save data charges on 3G or 4G), or to not share on Facebook when connected up to the ...
TUAW - The Unofficial Apple Weblog

Motorola Razr Maxx review - Pocket-lint
By Ian Morris
We have been using the Motorola Razr for quite a long time now. It's a phone that we've honestly fallen in love with. It's styling is unique and interesting, it's tough without looking like a builder's phone and it's been a sturdy and reliable ...

IK Multimedia's iRig MIC Cast for iOS devices now available for ...
By Tyler Lee
If you're the sort that does a lot of recording or podcasts via your iOS device, the iRig MIC Cast has officially started shipping, so if you have $39.99 to spare, this is an accessory you might want to considering [...]

Asus Android-Windows 8 tablet coming at Computex 2012?
By Chris Smith
Android-Windows 8 dual boot tablet: two teaser trailers put up by Asus suggest that the company may be preparing for the unveiling of a dual boot tablet at Computex, running Windows and Android.
Android Authority

HTC Evo 4G LTE Available in Sprint Stores June 2 - Bonnie Cha ...
By Bonnie Cha
The smartphone runs the latest version of Android and has a 4.7-inch high-definition screen and an eight-megapixel camera. It will also run on Sprint's new 4G network when that service goes live later this year. The HTC Evo 4G LTE was ...

Google Acquires Motorola Mobility - Press Releases - Motorola ...
The acquisition will enable Google to supercharge the Android ecosystem and will enhance competition in mobile computing. Motorola Mobility will remain a ...

Motorola Mobility Previews What Your TV Will Look Like in the Future
At The Cable Show in Boston (May 21-23, Booth #733), Motorola Mobility, Inc. ( NYSE: MMI) is showcasing the revolutionary entertainment discovery experience ...

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