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Oracle has the support of the Trump administration and some big media industry groups in its Supreme Court fight against Google. Here's why they're siding with Oracle

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Oracle and Google are scheduled to face off before the US Supreme Court on March 24.
The 10-year-old dispute is based on Oracle's claim that Google stole a key component of its Java technology to build the Android operating system.
Google rejects the charge, saying Oracle cannot copyright the code - known as APIs, or application programming interfaces - which allows programs to talk to each other.
The Trump administration, through Solicitor General Noel Francisco, argues that Google is using an "idiosyncratic approach."
Roughly two dozen other groups, including The Motion Picture...
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Oracle plays its Trump card: Blushing Big Red gushes over US govt support in Java API battle. just as Larry Ellison holds Donald fundraiser

Oracle plays its Trump card: Blushing Big Red gushes over US govt support in Java API battle. just as Larry Ellison holds Donald fundraiser

1 month ago   |   By The Register

Unfortunate timing - the Obama admin also supported the database giant The US solicitor general Noel Francisco on Wednesday filed a friend-of-the-court brief in support of Oracle in its Java API copyright lawsuit against Google, scheduled to be argued before the US Supreme Court next month...
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