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A U.S. jury handed Google a major victory on Thursday in a long-running copyright battle with Oracle over Android software used to run most of the world's smartphones.
In a retrial at San Francisco federal court, Oracle Corp. has claimed Google's Android smartphone operating system violated its copyright on parts of Java, a development platform. Alphabet Inc.'s Google unit said it should be able to use Java without paying a fee under the fair-use provision of copyright law.
Google wants to make the process of coordinating your next get together a little less painful.
Regulators allege that by requiring mobile phone manufacturers to pre-install Google Search and the Google Chrome browser, the U.S. company was denying consumers a wider choice.
After a deadlocked jury in 2012, the companies failed to reach an agreement at a settlement conference last week.
With the cost per install consistently growing each year, app publishers must get creative with their marketing efforts.
Users of Apple's iOS will have to wait.
Andy Rubin is considering a return to the mobile game.
Currently, users must sign out of and then back in to Instagram in order to switch between their work and personal accounts.
The adoption of mobile payment systems is nearly universal -- except on Main Street.
The convertible tablet is reminiscent of the Chromebook Pixel, but uses Android as its operating system.
Google announced two new phones Tuesday, the Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X, along with availability details about the newest version of Android, codenamed Marshmallow.
Android is the mobile operating system developed by Google that comes pre-installed on many smartphone and tablets, offering access to Google services.
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