September 26, 2022

Google defeats Oracle in $9 Billion Copyright Case

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By Ross Todd, From The Recorder SAN FRANCISCO — A San Francisco federal jury has sided with Google Inc. in its copyright clash with Silicon Valley rival Oracle Corp. In a verdict handed down Thursday, 10 Bay Area jurors found that Google’s use of basic elements of the Java programming language to build its Android […]

US: Judge restricts web research into potential Googacle jurors

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By Ross Todd From The Recorder SAN FRANCISCO — Oracle Corp. and Google Inc. may be fighting over cutting-edge technology in their copyright brawl over Android, but the federal judge overseeing the case is intent on taking a traditional approach to jury selection. U.S. District Judge William Alsup on Tuesday rejected the companies’ proposed jury […]

Ellen Pao ends fight with Kleiner Perkins

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By Marisa Kendall, From The Recorder SAN FRANCISCO — Ellen Pao has announced she will drop her appeal against venture-capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, saying she can’t afford to continue the fight. Pao’s decision ends a courtroom drama that captivated Silicon Valley and spurred debate about workplace discrimination in the tech sector. In […]