• Java portion of Android ported to C#

    Here's yet another Android project that leaves the question of "why" hanging while retorting with a resounding "why not?" A team of independent developers have created version of Android's Java codebase that can run entirely in

    May 1, 2012 • Views: 180

  • We heard you like apps: AIDE builds Android apps on Android

    There's a lot of tools out there to help aspiring developers get started on a new Android app, not the least of which is the newly-resurrected App Inventor from MIT. Now would-be app makers have a new option, specially suited to

    March 6, 2012 • Views: 414

  • Oracle claims $1.16 billion in damages from Google

    Just when we thought it was over, Oracle has reiterated in a court filing today that the patent infringement by Google's upon Java patents held by Oracle totals $202 million. They also claimed up to $960 million on the terms of

    September 22, 2011 • Views: 203

  • Oracle vs Google Android lawsuit to End

    It's been over a year since we first reported that Oracle was looking into a suit against Google for its perceived infringement of their Java code, and we've finally come to a point where it appears that both parties are willing

    September 7, 2011 • Views: 198

  • Java creator James Gosling leaves Google for robotics company Liquid Robotics

    It has only been a few months since James Gosling, the geek considered the father of Java, went to work for Google. The thing that was so strange to me when Gosling went to work for Google was at the time Google and Oracle were

    August 31, 2011 • Views: 352

  • Oracle Deletes Blog Post Showing CEO’s Approval of Java in Android

    While I'm not going to jump into this story too deep I'll start with linking to our Oracle Portal. You will find all the stories and background you need. Basically Oracle is suing Google for the use of Java code in the Android

    July 26, 2011 • Views: 163

  • Google Lands Java Creator James Gosling

    Word has surfaced that Google has made another hire, and he is a prominent hire indeed. The new Google worker is one James Gosling, the dude that invented Java. Interestingly Google and Oracle, who now owns Java, are in a legal

    March 29, 2011 • Views: 138

  • Gemalto sues Google over Android

    Companies suing Google over the Android operating system is nothing new. The latest suit comes against Google and Android by Gemalto. Gemalto is a digital security company that claims Google and several other phone companies

    October 26, 2010 • Views: 96

  • Oracle-IBM pact could have serious implications for Android

    Yesterday Oracle and IBM announced that they would be working together on an open source implementation of Java. The move may have some serious implications for Android down the road reports InfoWorld. The reason is that Android

    October 12, 2010 • Views: 113