Google Dodges a Massive Bullet in Mobile

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The late Steve Jobs is often quoted for his hatred of Google's Android. The Apple visionary is on the record saying he'd spend every cent Apple had in the bank to stop Android in its tracks. And while that didn't happen for obvious reasons, it did foreshadow a growing trend among the companies at the center of the mobile revolution. Many of today's highest-profile tech companies have increasingly used intellectual-property litigation as a means of competition. Recently, one of the most closely watched clashes between Oracle and Google reached a turning point. Check out the video to hear what happened and where this trend should go from here.

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