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FACT CHECK: Ten falsehoods and fallacies Google's lawyer told the Supreme Court about Oracle's Android-Java copyright case

17 days ago   |   FOSS Patents   |   2 articles

I live-tweeted about the Google v. Oracle America oral argument before the Supreme Court, and about five minutes into the hearing I already felt that Google was likely to lose...
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Afraid of losing the Android-Java copyright case, Google was looking for patents to countersue Oracle, but failed to find any suitable ones

17 days ago   |   FOSS Patents   |   2 articles

I just published a detailed fact check that highlights at least ten major untruths Google's lawyer told the Supreme Court on Wednesday. Over the last 24 hours I received...
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Bench reading: what the Supreme Court justices said about APIs being copyrightable in yesterday's Oracle v. Google hearing

18 days ago   |   FOSS Patents

Other than a potential remand of the "fair use" question to the Federal Circuit, Google cannot realistically hope for anything positive to come out of yesterday's Supreme Court...
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Google's Supreme Court faceoff with Oracle was a disaster for Google

Google's Supreme Court faceoff with Oracle was a disaster for Google

18 days ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / "Everybody knows that APIs, declaring codes, are not copyrightable," Justice Sonia Sotomayor said during Wednesday's oral arguments. But most of her colleagues didn't...
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U.S. Supreme Court divided over Google's bid to end Oracle's Android copyright lawsuit

U.S. Supreme Court divided over Google's bid to end Oracle's Android copyright lawsuit

18 days ago   |   VentureBeat

The U.S. Supreme Court appears divided as it considers whether to protect Google from a long-running copyright infringement lawsuit by Oracle.
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Supreme Court inclined to affirm Federal Circuit's copyrightability holding in Oracle v. Google, possibly unanimously-fair use may be remanded

18 days ago   |   FOSS Patents

Judge William H. Alsup of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California may go down in history as the only U.S. judge ever to have found that code...
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TikTok Could Be Banned In The US After All, Hearing Scheduled

TikTok Could Be Banned In The US After All, Hearing Scheduled

19 days ago   |   Android Headlines

TikTok could end up being banned in the US after all. A US judge will hold a hearing on November 4 regarding the issue. It will decide whether to allow the US government to ban...
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MtG Guide: Oops! All Spells Deck

MtG Guide: Oops! All Spells Deck

20 days ago   |   Game Skinny

After the release of new modal double-faced cards in the Zendikar Rising set for Magic: The Gathering , players have discovered a way to exploit these cards in a highly...
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Judge Temporarily Blocks US Ban on New TikTok Downloads

Judge Temporarily Blocks US Ban on New TikTok Downloads

28 days ago   |   Mac Rumors   |   3 articles

A federal judge on Sunday granted TikTok a preliminary injunction that temporarily halts an order from the Trump Administration that would have banned new app downloads in the...
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How to sign up for TikTok on iPhone or iPad

How to sign up for TikTok on iPhone or iPad

29 days ago   |   iMore

Due to the current TikTok situation we weren't sure if we'd still be able to sign up for TikTok on iPhone or iPad anymore. Fortunately, we had some good news last Sunday, since...
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PSA: Google Docs, Sheets, Slides comments abuse sending spam emails. Here's how to stop them

Have you received an email about a new comment in a Google Docs or other Google Workspace file you don't recognize? Do not click the included link, as it's likely part of a new... Read more ...

Apple invites you to ‘Make movies like the movies' with iPhone 12 Pro and...

Apple invites you to ‘Make movies like the movies' with iPhone 12 Pro and Dolby Vision

One of the major improvements to Apple's iPhone 12 lineup when it comes to the camera system is support to shoot video in Dolby Vision. A new fast-paced fun ad shows off some... Read more ...

TikTok app updated with new iOS 14 home screen widgets for trending videos

TikTok app updated with new iOS 14 home screen widgets for trending videos

A new update to the viral short-form video app TikTok this week brings support for iOS 14 home screen widgets. There are three different TikTok widgets from which you can... Read more ...

A cute new trailer for Apple TV+ series 'Doug Unplugs' is here

A cute new trailer for Apple TV+ series 'Doug Unplugs' is here

What you need to know Apple TV+ has a new kids' show coming and it's looking beyond cute. Doug Unplugs follows a robot as it learns about people. The show will debut on... Read more ...

Microsoft now rolling out full iPadOS trackpad support to Word, Power, and...

Microsoft now rolling out full iPadOS trackpad support to Word, Power, and Excel apps

Microsoft has made good on its promise to roll out full iPadOS trackpad support to its Office apps for iPad. Microsoft said support for iPadOS trackpad features would arrive... Read more ...

Today's Android app deals + freebies: Iron Marines, Kingdom Rush, Star Wars...

Today's Android app deals + freebies: Iron Marines, Kingdom Rush, Star Wars, more

It is now time to kick the week off with all of Monday's most notable Android game and app deals. Alongside some solid Samsung Android hardware deals we spotted this morning... Read more ...

Which U.S. states are using Apple's Exposure Notification API for COVID-19...

Which U.S. states are using Apple's Exposure Notification API for COVID-19 contact tracing?

October 26, 2020: Support for Colorado added for iPhone and Android. Apple and Google announced plans to build COVID-19 tracing into iPhone and Android operating systems on... Read more ...

One Of The Best Metroidvania Games In Years Is Coming To Android

One Of The Best Metroidvania Games In Years Is Coming To Android

Android has tons of metroidvania games available on the platform, including Castlevania: Symphony Of The Night. Which might just be the most popular game in the entire... Read more ...

OnePlus hopes US customers will settle for the OnePlus Nord N10

OnePlus hopes US customers will settle for the OnePlus Nord N10

The OnePlus Nord N10. [credit: OnePlus ] After the Europe-only launch of the midrange OnePlus Nord earlier this year, OnePlus is finally bringing a cheaper phone to the United... Read more ...

Did a Boot Camp update just out a new 2020 16-inch MacBook Pro?

Did a Boot Camp update just out a new 2020 16-inch MacBook Pro?

What you need to know Apple's last 16-inch MacBook Pro arrived in 2019. But a new Boot Camp update just referenced a 2020 version. Is a new 16-inch MacBook Pro coming before... Read more ...