SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Two of Silicon Valley's most powerful companies, Oracle and Google, are digging in their heels as they prepare for an upcoming trial
Oracle claims that Google's widely used Android software for mobile devices infringes on copyrights and patents that Oracle acquired when it bought Sun Microsystems Inc. for $7.3 billion in 2010.
The technology in question is Java, a programming language that has been around since the 1990s.
There appears to be little chance for a settlement before the trial's official start date of April 16
Business software maker Oracle Corp. is seeking hundreds of millions in damages, but Internet search leader Google Inc. believes it won't have to pay more than a few million dollars.
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