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Google Beats Oracle in $9 Billion Android Trial
Google

Google Beats Oracle in $9 Billion Android Trial

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.
Google Maps to Feature Ads and Promotions From Nearby Businesses
Google

Google Maps to Feature Ads and Promotions From Nearby Businesses

It already allows businesses to advertise store locations based on search keywords. The new feature will show ads automatically to users along their driving route.
Larry Page Spars With Oracle Attorney at Android Trial
Lawsuits

Larry Page Spars With Oracle Attorney at Android Trial

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.
Chromebooks Sales Just Beat Macs for the First Time Ever
Computers

Chromebooks Sales Just Beat Macs for the First Time Ever

And Google can thank the strong K-12 education market.
McDonald's Japan Is Making French Fries With Gold -- Start Up Your Day Roundup
Start Up Your Day

McDonald's Japan Is Making French Fries With Gold -- Start Up Your Day Roundup

Plus: Microsoft made a magic mirror that can read emotions.
Lindsay Friedman
Android's 'N-Word' Poll Sparks Online Jeers
Google

Android's 'N-Word' Poll Sparks Online Jeers

The new 'Android N operating platform was unveiled at its Google I/O developers conference on Wednesday.
Google Unveils Its Amazon Echo Competitor
Google

Google Unveils Its Amazon Echo Competitor

The search giant also teased several other new releases.
4 Steps to Grow Your Organic Search Traffic
Marketing Bootcamp

4 Steps to Grow Your Organic Search Traffic

How are you going to prepare your company for organic traffic?
Aj Agrawal
Decoding SEO: Understand What Your Consultant is Telling You
Search Engine Optimization

Decoding SEO: Understand What Your Consultant is Telling You

All you know is that you want your website at the top of online consumer searches. Working with, and understanding, your SEO consultant, will help you get there.
Andrew Raso
Oracle Co-CEO Says it Did Not Buy Sun Micro to Sue Google
Copyright Infringement

Oracle Co-CEO Says it Did Not Buy Sun Micro to Sue Google

Safra Catz told jurors that the point of the acquisition was to protect its products that relied on Sun's software.
Winning at Inventing Is a Numbers Game
Inventing

Winning at Inventing Is a Numbers Game

Inventors too often focus on patents and expensive prototypes when what they really need is proof of demand.
Stephen Key
Google Reportedly Faces Record 3 Billion Euro Antitrust Fine
Legal Issues

Google Reportedly Faces Record 3 Billion Euro Antitrust Fine

The European Union has accused Google of promoting its shopping service in Internet searches at the expense of rival services in a case that has dragged on since late 2010.
House Blocks Google-Hosted Apps, Yahoo Mail Over Security Fears
Cybersecurity

House Blocks Google-Hosted Apps, Yahoo Mail Over Security Fears

The two restrictions have both been implemented within the past two weeks and are still in place.
Google Set to Ban Payday Lender Ads
Online Advertising

Google Set to Ban Payday Lender Ads

Starting July 13, the company will no longer allow ads for loans where repayment is due within 60 days of the date of issue. In the U.S., it is also banning ads for loans with an APR of 36 percent or higher.