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Taking the stand in Oracle's (ORCL) patent suit with Google (GOOG), Larry Ellison says his...

Taking the stand in Oracle's (ORCL) patent suit with Google (GOOG), Larry Ellison says his company considered building its own smartphone in 2009, and also thought about buying Palm or Research In Motion (RIMM) before deciding against it (webOS was deemed uncompetitive, and RIM too expensive). Of course, it's in Ellison's interests to talk up Oracle's mobile ambitions, so as to make the financial impact of Google's use of its IP in Android seem greater.
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  • Losing Paper While Gaining ...
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    So he missed the boat and wants a piece of the pie anyway.

     

    Software patents need to die.
    17 Apr 2012, 03:09 PM Reply Like
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