December 23, 2014

Oracle asks to depose Larry Page over Android suit

Oracle asks to depose Larry Page over Android suit

Google CEO Larry Page might soon face questioning related to his company’s legal battle over Android and Java. Oracle yesterday submitted a request to Judge Donna Ryu of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California to depose the Google co-founder and CEO regarding his involvement in his company’s acquisition of Android Inc. in 2005. Foss Patents, a blog focused on software patents, was first to report on the newly filed request.

Update: Woops! Microsoft leaks social net image

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Computerworld – The social networking world may be getting even more interesting. Microsoft confirmed that it accidentally leaked an image of its own social networking platform. Called “Tulalip,” the site is designed to enable users to “find what you need and share what you know easier than ever,” according to the image of its home page. Judging from the one page, users would be able to sign in to the site using their Facebook or Twitter accounts. If Microsoft is getting ready to release some kind of social network, at least two industry analysts said it looks like they’re arriving [Continue reading...]

Spotify Launches in the U.S.

Spotify Launches in the US

Spotify, the popular digital music streaming service available in Europe since 2008, launched on Thursday in the U.S., where music enthusiasts have been eagerly awaiting it. “This is a great day for anyone who loves music in the U.S. and, of course, a real milestone for us at Spotify,” the company said in a blog post.