“Oracle’s Java infringement case against Google’s Android is reportedly nearing a reversal of last year’s original finding that defended Android,” Daniel Eran Dilger reports for AppleInsider. “Meanwhile, Google is focusing new attention on Chrome web apps rather than a continuation of Android’s original ’embrace and extend’ Java strategy.”
“If last year’s ruling in Google’s favor is indeed overturned, there may still be an opportunity for Google to argue that its use of Oracle’s Java code was permitted as fair use. In any case, the losing the appeal would greatly complicate Google’s future plans for Android,” Dilger reports. “A report by Emil Protalinski of The Next Web states that Google is working to bring Chrome web apps to Android and iOS devices as early as next month.”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Dan K.” for the heads up.]