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Google Damages to Oracle Downplayed

March 31, 201655 min
Google downplays the importance of Java to Android, to disprove Oracle claims that it's owed $9.3 billion in damages. A ZDNet reports statesGoogle has filed a rebuttal to Oracle's claim that it's due $9.3bn in damages for unlicensed use of Java code in Android.Google says its own damages expert "strongly disagrees" with the financial relief Oracle has demanded, ahead of the companies' May district court retrial over claims that 37 Java SE application protocol interfaces in Android infringed Oracle's copyright. Plus Jim Hedger and Dave Davies followup on their Rankbrain Ranking Signal Importance roundtable they conducted with Jennifer Slegg and David Harry. Other stories covered include: Google AMP results carousel live in 12 countries. RankBrain Myth Busting-Stop the Madness, RankBrain Isnt Taking Over the Whole Google Algo Google Recommends Individual URLs for Each Language

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