Oracle CEO Larry Ellison, left, puts on his suit as arrives for a court appearance at a federal building in San Francisco, Tuesday, April 17, 2012. Oracle intends to rely heavily on Google's own internal emails to prove Google's top executives knew they were stealing a popular piece of technology to build the Android software that now powers more than 300 million smart phones and tablet computers. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)
Google Inc. (GOOG), whose Android software runs on more than 300 million mobile devices, denied stealing Oracle Corp.’ technology to develop the program.
Google outlined a defense today in federal court in San Francisco against Oracle’s allegations of copyright and patent infringement. Oracle, the largest maker of database software, is seeking $1 billion in damages and a court order blocking Google from distributing Android unless it takes a license.
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