Google is going to buy Oracle?: Well, you all should know that Google & Oracle, both are the big competition to each other. Also, Google could by the Oracle for using Oracle-owned Java programming code in its Android operating system on mobile devices. Even, an appeals court said, the feud between the two software giant’s draws near a close. Overall, Google’s use of Java shortcuts to developing Android went too far and was a violation of Oracle’s copyrights.
Also, the reports are coming that, these violations of Oracle’s copyright is on the dangerous line. The company is fighting and a case was first filed in 2010. Also, it was remanded to a federal court in California to determine how much the Alphabet Inc. unit should pay. You all should know that the company is seeking for the $8.8 billion, though that number could grow in upcoming days. Google expressed disappointment and said it’s considering its next steps in the case.
“It is very, very important for the software industry. I think it’s going to go to the Supreme Court because the Federal Circuit has made a very controversial decision.” lawyer Mark Schonfeld said. At issue are pre-written directions known as application program interfaces, or APIs, which can work across different types of devices and provide the instructions for things like connecting to the internet or accessing certain types of files.
Even, Oracle Said, “The Federal Circuit’s opinion upholds fundamental principles of copyright law and makes clear that Google violated the law.” Also, the company added, “This decision protects creators and consumers from the unlawful abuse of their rights.” Google and its supporters contend that the ruling if left to stand, would harm the development of new software programs and lead to higher costs for consumers.
Even, in the reply, Google said, “We are disappointed the court reversed the jury finding that Java is open and free for everyone,” Also, they added that “This type of ruling will make apps and online services more expensive for users.”