Google Gives Oracle a Tutorial on API Copyright Law

For the past year Oracle and Google have been locked in high-profile dispute over Oracle's rights to the APIs in the Java Virtual Machine. Oracle asserts that Google's Android operating system infringes on JVM patents and copyrights that Oracle inherited as part of its 2009 acquisition of Sun. At … [Read more...]

The History Of The IBM Personal Computer

While Apple introduced the Apple II ahead of the IBM PC, it was an IBM product under the visionary leadership of Don Estridge that ignited the era of personal computing. There were a number of unique aspects of the IBM PC that made it different from previous IBM products. In designing the IBM PC, … [Read more...]

Smartphones Dance Around the Enterprise Crown

These are still the early days of the smartphone. The innovation in smartphone products and services is similar to the rise of the personal computer and the web browser. In the early PC business, uncertainty was everywhere. Buyers were concerned about software applications, usability and … [Read more...]