On this week's show: Huawei, Xiaomi, Apple and Acer have new hardware, Facebook has newly-revealed problems around the same old concerns and notches, people, notches, what more do you want?
Google was claimed to have copied Java code wholesale for Android. It initially had a jury's support for its fair use argument. Now, Oracle has won its appeal.
When companies swallow up other ones, sometimes you have to wonder why then and to what end. We dig into big money acquisitions from the past several years.
Oracle had been looking for billions of dollars in damages for Google's use of Java code in the Android OS. A federal jury denied them that money.
Oracle claims it nearly lost all of its licensing revenues from Samsung and Amazon after Google started distributing the Java-based Android for free.
The companies failed to reach a settlement after their first trial ended in a hung jury. Oracle wants Google to pay up for using Java in its Android OS.
Watch today’s Pocketnow Daily as we talk about Google’s new enhancements to Google+, which are still not enough for most of us to consider making this our social network. Oracle and Google follow the news as rumors have it that their legal issues are about to return to the scene over the Java API used to develop Android apps. AT&T then surprises us with some new contract changes that actually benefit customers. The iPhone 5S takes the spotlight next as customers begin to complain about the reliability of Touch ID. We end today’s show talking about the Nexus 5, [...]