What Is Fair Use? Google vs. Oracle Brings Decade-Long Copyright Battle To Supreme Court

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  • Oral arguments were held before the Supreme Court over the copyright case between Oracle and Google
  • Google stands to pay Oracle nearly $9 billion for 11,000 lines of code in Android software if the court rules in Oracle’s favor
  • Big tech is throwing in behind Google while media and entertainment companies and the Trump administration is backing Oracle

The Supreme Court faces upending the tech industry by determining whether Google stole code from Oracle in building its Android operating system in a case that could redefine the meaning of the fair use doctrine. All eight justices on Wednesday grilled the tech giants’ legal teams as well the U.S. deputy solicitor general in a potentially far-reaching case.

Google said its incorporation of 11,500 lines of Oracle Java code constitutes fair use, while Oracle argued the action violated its ownership rights. The lawsuit has been working its way through the

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After one of tech’s biggest conferences for women postponed its career fair, attendees organized their own with recruiters from companies like Apple and Google



a sign on a stage in front of a crowd: The Grace Hopper Celebration is the world's largest conference for women in computing. Anitab.org


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The Grace Hopper Celebration is the world’s largest conference for women in computing. Anitab.org

  • Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC), one of the largest conferences for women in tech, recently postponed its annual career fair due to technical difficulties.
  • Many students rely on the career fair as a way to land jobs and internships at some of the biggest tech companies like Apple and Google. 
  • In response, some attendees have come together to arrange an alternative option for candidates and recruiters to connect. 
  • Companies like Dropbox, are also hosting their own live interactive networking events and 1:1 chats to meet conference attendees and recruit diverse candidates. 
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The Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC) is one of the largest conferences for women in tech.

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The event boasts more than 30,000 participants and over 300 partners from major tech companies like Apple, Google, Facebook, and

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HedgeTrade Introduces Steaks Finance – A Fair Launch DeFi Token with Lasting Power

SINGAPORE, Sept. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Active crypto prediction marketplace HedgeTrade launches decentralized exchange and DeFi token for liquidity providers and yield farming earning opportunities.

Steaks Finance by HedgeTrade (CNW Group/HedgeTrade)
Steaks Finance by HedgeTrade (CNW Group/HedgeTrade)

HedgeTrade is pleased to announce a closed-loop DeFi initiative to add new ways to earn tokens in conjunction with its leading crypto social trading platform. 

“Steaks Finance is the realization of everything about DeFi done right — no pre-mine, no investors, and no advisory tokens. Like other DeFi platforms, Steaks is designed to exist in perpetuity on its own, but by integrating with HedgeTrade, we create a closed-loop ecosystem and create a practical application for STEAK tokens,” David Waslen, CEO & Co-Founder of HedgeTrade and Steaks Finance said. “By layering in DeFi models, we will be creating a community-driven ecosystem where you can farm, stake, use, trade, govern, and earn STEAK and HEDG tokens.”

Steaks Finance

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China Innovation and Entrepreneurship Fair 2020 Opens

GUANGZHOU, China, Sept. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The China Innovation and Entrepreneurship Fair 2020 (CIEF 2020) themed “Digital Transformation and Innovation Leadership” opened in Guangzhou on Sept. 23. The CIEF is jointly sponsored by China Association for Science and Technology, the National Development and Reform Commission, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the Chinese Academy of Engineering, the Central Committee of the Jiu San Society, the Guangdong Provincial Government, and the Guangzhou Municipal Government, and is co-organized by Guangzhou Municipal Government and International Data Group. Relevant leaders from China Association for Science and Technology, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the Chinese Academy of Engineering, the Central Committee of the Jiu San Society, Guangdong Provincial and Guangzhou Municipal Governments attended the launch ceremony of the CIEF. Also present at the launch ceremony were 11 academicians including Song Erwei, Cao Chunxiao, Sun Yu, Chen Jing, Zhang Ping, Zhao

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The German Technology Day Virtual Fair 2020 is coming Oct. 14

Welcome to the German Technology Day Virtual Fair 2020!

Bosch Rexroth, EPLAN, Murrelektronik, PILZ, Rittal and WAGO, six prominent companies in automation and advanced manufacturing, based in Canada with their headquarters in Germany, are hosting Canada’s second series of German Technology Days which will be a virtual event this year. Register now.

Collaboration & Connectivity

This year, the theme is ‘Collaboration & Connectivity’ in keeping with the new mantra in the world today, where the need to join hands and work together to overcome boundaries and to create fully integrated, connected solutions, has become so crucial for success.

Auditorium Sessions

The agenda starts and ends with a joint session at which the 6 companies will take you through the manufacturing value chain from design to production. This is the next revolution in manufacturing as businesses coordinate together to move into a new era of faster production and turnaround time. This

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