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Oracle Sued Google Over a Hamburger, Java-Android Jury Told

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Oracle Corp. sued Google over the equivalent of a hamburger.

That’s a Google lawyer’s message to jurors at the companies’ copyright infringement trial. Robert Van Nest showed the jury a menu with only “hamburger” written on it and likened it to the packages, or APIs, of Java programming code Oracle claims Google stole to build its Android operating system.