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News highlights – 12 October 2017

News highlights – 12 October 2017

Written by on October 13, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 12 October 2017 Fidelity testing VR for customer service training NEW YORK (Reuters) – Fidelity Investments is testing virtual reality technology to train customer service representatives in its call centers across the United States. Read more… OTT video becoming huge in APAC, driven by content OTT video is expected to witness further […]

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The Broadband Forum and why telcos don’t ‘get’ Open Source

The Broadband Forum and why telcos don’t ‘get’ Open Source

Written by on June 2, 2017 in Opinion with 0 Comments

The Broadband Forum says it is making good headway on Cloud Central Office (CloudCO), the first project in its overall attempt to marry broadband access technologies and open source, but it hasn’t been easy, admits forum CEO Robin Mersh – not least because telcos are still wary of open-source, and in some cases don’t really […]

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In landmark open source case, Google beats Oracle

In landmark open source case, Google beats Oracle

Written by on May 27, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A U.S. jury handed Google a major victory on Thursday in a long-running copyright battle with Oracle Corp over Android software used to run most of the world’s smartphones. The jury unanimously upheld claims by Google that its use of Oracle’s Java development platform to create Android was protected under the […]

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Oracle vs Google reaching the conclusion – final arguments

Oracle vs Google reaching the conclusion – final arguments

Written by on May 24, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Oracle Corp filed a multibillion-dollar copyright lawsuit against Google because the company failed in its own attempts to enter the smartphone market, a Google attorney said in closing arguments on Monday. However, an attorney accused Google of taking its intellectual property without permission and reaping huge profits as a result. In a […]

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Mano a mano – Oracle vs Google, a fight about open source

Mano a mano – Oracle vs Google, a fight about open source

Written by on May 12, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

I think Google will end up paying less than $1bn. Google and Oracle are at it again with Oracle asking for up to $9bn of damages as a result of Google’s alleged copyright infringement of the Java programming language. Normally this would be quite straight forward but where it gets complicated is that Java is […]

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