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America’s Cup Races 6 and 7: Kiwis Sweep, Close In on Cup Win

September 12, 2013 | 1:18 pm

America’s Cup Races 6 and 7: Kiwis Sweep, Close In on Cup Win

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Racing resumes with Oracle Team USA needing a win to keep alive its hopes of retaining the Cup.

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January 14, 2013 | 1:01 pm

Oracle Releases Java Fix, But Department of Homeland Security Still Recommends Disabling

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Oracle has released a patch to address security problems with Java. But the Department of Homeland Security Cybercommunication and Security Office (CERT) is still recommending that users disable the widely used program altogether. And some other security experts are warning that Java is so flawed it could take years to make it secure. Because Java […]

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January 14, 2013 | 8:47 am

A.M. Splash: Java Fix Questioned; BART Struggles with Demand; Indians’ Alcatraz Takeover Remembered; SF Schools Score Perfect in Audit

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Oracle updates Java, but security experts say bugs remain (SJ Mercury News) Oracle released an emergency update to its Java software for surfing the Web on Sunday, but security experts said the update fails to protect PCs from attack by hackers intent on committing cyber crimes. The software maker released the update just days after […]

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January 11, 2013 | 2:30 pm

Dept. of Homeland Security Tells Computer Users to Disable Widely Used Java

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Update: Oracle has released a patch to address the security problems with Java. But the Department of Homeland Security Cybercommunication and Security Office (CERT) is still recommending that users disable the program altogether. Original post: Computer experts are warning personal computer users to disable Oracle’s Java program, which is run by 1.1 billion desktops, according […]

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October 4, 2012 | 4:27 pm

Watch the America’s Cup Sailing Race Second Round

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The America’s Cup sailing race has returned to the San Francisco Bay. Organizers say they’ll have live coverage on YouTube here: Video from earlier today, posted by jboeger, is available here: Earlier on Thursday, racing on a relatively calm San Francisco Bay (the wind was blowing 9 to 13 knots over a flat sea) Artemis […]

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May 7, 2012 | 11:27 am

Jury Rules Against Google in Copyright Dispute With Oracle, But Deadlocked on Key Issue

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) A federal jury in San Francisco has reached an impasse on a key issue in Oracle’s copyright-infringement case against Google, handing the database-software company a major setback. Oracle sought millions of dollars in damages after claiming that Google Inc. built its popular Android mobile software by stealing some of the technology from […]

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April 18, 2012 | 2:10 pm

Google’s Larry Page Testifies at Google-Oracle Trial

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Update: Coverage of today’s court session from the Merc’s Brandon Bailey: Larry Page evasive with Oracle’s lawyer, but admits Google never obtained Java license Original post Local tech journalists James Temple and Brandon Bailey are tweeting live from the Google-Oracle trial. Oracle claims that the operating system for Google’s Android phones violates Oracle’s copyright of […]

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Oracle Says Google Execs at ‘Highest Level’ Deliberately Violated Copyrights; Live Twitter Coverage From Trial

April 17, 2012 | 8:22 am

Oracle Says Google Execs at ‘Highest Level’ Deliberately Violated Copyrights; Live Twitter Coverage From Trial

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(Bay City News) A lawyer for Oracle Corp. charged at a federal trial in San Francisco Monday that Google Inc. executives at the “highest level” deliberately violated Oracle copyrights and patents in software for Android mobile phones. Oracle attorney Michael Jacobs made the allegation in his opening statement on the first day of a two-month […]

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November 23, 2010 | 3:36 pm

Jury: Oracle Owed $1.3 billion From SAP

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From the Wall Street Journal Law blog: Well, we all figured that the jury in the dispute between Oracle and SAP would find that SAP owed Oracle some money. That SAP infringed Oracle’s copyrights was never in dispute. But on Tuesday afternoon, an Oakland, Calif., federal jury awarded Oracle Corp. $1.3 billion, significantly more than […]

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