This week in the Oracle/Google trial: Week 2


One of the biggest trials in the recent history of the tech industry is in full swing, as Oracle (s orcl) and Google (s goog) slug it out in downtown San Francisco over whether Google pilfered Oracle’s Java technology to develop Android.

Here’s our recap of what happened during the first week, and highlights of the second week follow below:

Stick and move: Early in the week, Android chief Andy Rubin and Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt borrowed the same strategies used by their colleagues during the first week of trial, uttering things like “I do not recall” fairly often. But they both agreed that Google believed its arrangement with Sun was legal, an opinion that would be bolstered later in the week. (Wired)

Patent denied: Oracle wrapped up its presentation of the copyright phase of the trial on Tuesday, but was dealt a blow…

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