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Android Not So Open, Caught Using Java Code

According to research done by an intellectual property lawyer, Google developers literally copy and pasted some Java Code right into Android and passed it as their own.

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Techsmith4829d ago

Why can't Google just pay the fee?

gamerz4829d ago

Google engineers implemented a 'clean room' version specifically so they can update their platform for their own specific purposes. It's not 100% Java compatible and therefore would fail the compatibility tests. (Breaks the 'write once run anywhere' concept) Google's version is optimized for mobile platforms and doesn't even compile to byte-code, like Java does, so it cannot run on other Java virtual machines and can't be called Java. It only uses Java syntax (the language) so that Java developers are comfortable developing on Android.

Speed-Racer4829d ago (Edited 4829d ago )

Wtf how did the heat suddenly drop back to 50? LOLOL

Syko4829d ago

A little fairy saw something fishy...Rumor*

gamerz4829d ago

The files cited by this article have all been shown not to to be copied or were test cases used for testing compatibility and not meant to be shipped, and have subsequently been removed:
http://www.zdnet.com/blog/b...

Most of Oracle's case is based on patents, not copyright.

Techsmith4829d ago

From a developers standpoint its no big deal, but to a lawyer this as a big opportunity.

Speed-Racer4829d ago

But it's america, people can get sued big time for anything.

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Unveiling Android's Game-Changer: The Long-Awaited Battery Health Monitor – Report

Google Reportedly Set to Launch Tool Revealing Battery Degradation Over Time for Phones and Tablets, Says Android Authority.

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WhatsApp Introduces Passwordless Login: Here's How to Activate It

WhatsApp Boosts Android Security and User Experience with Passwordless Login, Eliminating Two-Factor SMS. Here's How to Activate It.

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151d ago
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Nothing Phone (2) obtains Android 14-based Beta update: Here's everything you need to know

Nothing has released a new software update for the Nothing Phone (2) smartphone, based on Android 14. This update, known as Nothing OS 2.5, brings various enhancements and features.

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151d ago