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The U.S. Supreme Court has denied an appeal from Google in its ongoing legal battle with Oracle over software copyright. The move means that the search giant, which argues that its reliance on Oracle's software development tools falls under fair use, must go back and...

EU officials, who believe normally-big-fines by themselves will be enough to deter Google’s illegal antitrust and privacy abuses, are making a profound miscalculation about what actually motivates and deters Google. Google’s leadership is not motivated primarily by money, but overwhelmingly by the power and influence of...

While gamers wait patiently for their virtual-reality headsets to go on sale, there's another industry ripe for the VR picking: movies. That means, as VR technology matures, filmmakers have to work out a new approach to their craft. But if they get it right, audiences...

'Growth is continuing, and I expect it to continue, but it does feel that it's been an uphill struggle, at times' The 2015 Direct Messaging Survey published this week by HIMSS shows growing use and appreciation for the secure, email-like method of data exchange. But there...

Corporate partnerships, like human ones, depend on what each side brings to the relationship and what each side needs. So, using that give-and-take formula, an alliance announced on Wednesday would seem to be a good match. IBM, the technology giant, and Box, a Silicon Valley online file-storage...

The key to mobile success: knowing what users do and what they value. We're in love with apps. Recent figures from Web application design and development company Go-Globe reveal that we now spend 89% of our mobile time in apps, and we're spending 21% more time in...

Defining use cases for open EHRs Writing in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association this past week, two health IT researchers put forth five use cases that help define what an "open" electronic health record should really look like....