The following video is part of today's MarketFoolery podcast, in which host Chris Hill, along with Jason Moser and Joe Magyer, discuss the latest business news. Jury selection began today in Oracle's lawsuit against Google. At issue is Oracle's claim that Google used Java programming language without permission to develop its Android operating system. With CEOs Larry Ellison and Larry Page among the witnesses expected to take the stand, all eyes are watching closely. In this segment, the guys analyze what it means for investors and why other tech giants such as Apple, IBM and Microsoft have a stake in the final ruling.
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