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Oracle and Google Square Off In Billion-Dollar Trial Over Free Code
2012-04-16 08:41:38

US District Judge William Alsup is calling a $1 billion conflict between Silicon Valley giants, “the World Series” of high-tech law cases. Google and Oracle are squaring off today for the start of their high-stakes patent and copyright feud with Judge Alsup in the role of umpire.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.