A federal jury in San Francisco has reached an impasse on a key issue in Oracle’s copyright-infringement case against Google, handing the database-software company a major setback.
The federal case in San Francisco centers on Oracle’s allegations that Google’s popular Android software for mobile devices relies on technology stolen from Java. That’s a programming platform that Oracle Corp. acquired in 2010 as part of its $7.3 billion acquisition of Sun Microsystems.
More than 60 Silicon Valley CEO’s and public officials traveled to in Washington D.C. to discuss key legislative priorities Wednesday. One of the top issues is easing some of the stumbling blocks that companies in the Bay Area face.
KCBS’ Technology Analyst says Silicon Valley really flexed its muscle to influence Congress’ postponing of voting on two controversial internet piracy bills.
Some tech companies are fiercely lobbying against a bill that would hold them liable if users illegally post copyright-protected material to their sites.
Many of Silicon Valley’s most successful entrepreneurs and executives are warning of the dangers of the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act…
Some of the biggest Internet Service Providers have agreed to crackdown on users who illegally download copyrighted material.
A 23-year-old San Jose man was arrested over the weekend on suspicion of counterfeit trademark when he was allegedly pulled over with more than 800 counterfeit DVDs of major studio releases, a Santa Clara County sheriff’s sergeant said.
CNET is reporting that some of the nation’s largest Internet service providers may soon start cracking down on people who illegally download copyrighted material.
As part of a crackdown announced Thursday, Google Inc. says it will respond to complaints about pirated material posted on its YouTube video site and other services within 24 hours.