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  Can API be copyrighted? At least Oracle hopes so


  The result of the lawsuit case war between Oracle and Google is clearer now. The court said that 9 lines of code of Android has violated intellectual property right, these 9 lines of code can be ignored relative to the number of codes for the whole Android system. But just like LinuxToy points out that the reasons why this case catches so much attention are : 1). The amount of money Oracle asked from Google is $1 billion; 2). The statement says Java language itself doesn't violate the int...

   Oracle,Google,API,Copyright,Lawsuit case     2012-05-11 00:47:58


  Features of Google Android 4.1 Jelly Bean


In today's Google IO 2012 in San Francisco, Google announced its new Android system Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. It's a whole new Android OS and many new features are added to it. Let's check out what new features are added to Jelly Bean.1.  Projector ButterIt uses VSync and Tripple buffering to improve the interactivity experience and increase frame rate. It makes Jelly Bean the fastest and smoothest Android ever2. New home screenYou can customize the home screen. You can re-size the home scree...

   Android, Google IO, Android 4.1, Kelly Bean     2012-06-27 12:49:49


  Jelly Bean becomes the most popular Android OS


Google released the latest Android usage stats on Monday. Jelly Bean becomes the most popular Android OS for the first time. It takes 37.9% Android market share(32.3% from 4.1.x and 5.6% from 4.2.x). Ginegerbread is at the second place and it has 34.1% Android market share. This is a good news to many Android developers as they can use many new features provided in the new system if there are more and more users are using the new OS. Also if Google wants to attract news users, they have to enco...

   Android,Jelly Bean,Usage     2013-07-09 04:52:28


  Tim Cook is ready for China


Everybody knows that China is a big potential market. China is the biggest market of iOS devices. Currently for iOS devices, the market in North America is almost saturated, while Asia market especially China has a very big capacity for iOS devices. Tim Cook has noticed this trend. So his newly released iOS6 has showed his preference for Chinese market.  The new features added to iOS6 for supporting Chinese are : With improved text input and built-in support for popular Chinese Internet se...

   Apple,China,iOS6,Siri     2012-06-12 06:01:02


  Google is developing advanced programming technology to simplify Web application development


Beijing, March 28. According to foreign media reports, Google engineer Alex Russell this week at EclipseCon meeting said the company is now developing lots of advanced programming techniques to simplify Web application development.Russell said, "Web development has come to a critical point, it is becoming a run-time library integration platform." Although Web is very popular compared to some platforms such as Java or Windows, it provides only a relatively original programming capability. A ...

   Google,Web,Dart,Scalability     2012-03-30 06:22:13


  Example of less is more


Less is more is a very important design principle. It is as important as the 80:20 principle. It means that which is less complicated is often better understood and more appreciated than what is more complicated; simplicity is preferable to complexity; brevity in communication is more effective than verbosity. Next we will use an animated image to describe what is less is more. The popularity of flat design in web application design also proves the importance of less is more. Many famous compan...

   Less is more,Flat design     2013-09-20 07:20:43


  Here Are The 10 Highest-Paying Jobs At Google


South African job listing site JobVine compiled the following chart of the top ten salaries at Google, compiled from Glassdoor.The top pay is for contract positions leading software development. It's not uncommon to see contractors earn more salary than full-time employees at big tech companies, because they're often not able to get stock options and perks.For jobs within the company, it looks like directors of product management are the highest paid, which is fitting with Google's new...

   Google,Salary,Statistics,Job,Salary level     2011-10-14 11:24:42


  The 9 lines of code of Google


Are you still remembering the then hot debated news about Oracle suing Google allegedly copying a small portion of codes from Oracle's Java in 2010. At that time, Oracle experts estimated that Google owes Oracle between $1.4 billion and $6 billion in damages if liable. But the court thought Oracle was eligible only for statutory damages for that copying, which were not expected to exceed a few hundred thousand dollars. At last, Oracle agreed the zero damage result. Are you curious about whi...

   Google,Java,Open source     2014-08-15 20:29:52


  Chrome time machine : Chrome starts from 0 to 1


Time flies, Chrome has been around us for four years since its birth. The Chrome team launched a Chrome time machine on Google's official blog, you just need a simple click or scroll back and forth with mouse, it will show you what happened to Chrome in last four years. If you find clues hidden between the lines, type a few mysterious characters, you may also be able to find a special birthday gift prepared by Chrome team.Four years, Chrome started from scratch and now it's the No.1 web browser...

   Chrome time machine,4 years     2012-09-05 06:54:05


  10 design principles of Google data center


Google's data center supports the world's largest search engine, smart phone application platform and cloud computing services. The data center is Google's core engine and competitiveness. Over the years, Google also plays the role of the founder and innovator of large-scale web service data center technology. Its data center infrastructure design is also at the forefront of the industry, including renewable energy use, low-power refrigeration, new energy utilization as well as data center room ...

   Google,Data center,Design principle     2013-03-11 19:09:25