Google cancels JavaOne participation

Google has announced that it will not be attending Oracle organised JavaOne conference because of the Oracle’s lawsuit which claims Google has infringed patents and copyright in developing Android’s Dalvik virtual machine. Joshua Bloch of Google’s Open Source Programs Office said that “Oracle’s recent lawsuit against Google and open source has made it impossible for us to freely share our thoughts about the future of Java and open source generally”. Simon Phipps, former Sun Open Source officer, said on his blog that Google’s decision is “going to be a big hole in the agenda since they employ all the good speakers… (well, most of them)”.

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