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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.
Safra Catz told jurors that the point of the acquisition was to protect its products that relied on Sun's software.
Oracle claims Google's Android smartphone operating system violated its copyright on parts of the Java programming language, while Alphabet Inc.'s Google says it should be able to use Java without paying a fee under the fair-use provision of copyright law.
After a deadlocked jury in 2012, the companies failed to reach an agreement at a settlement conference last week.
This is the latest development in a long-running lawsuit between the two technology companies.
The move means Oracle is allowed to seek licensing fees for the use of its Java programming language.
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Radicals & Visionaries
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Mergers and Acquisitions
The deal marks Oracle's biggest buy in four years, and comes just days after a disappointing fourth-quarter earnings report.
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