Google announced a Developers Preview of “Android Things” — an Android-based operating system platform for smart devices and Internet of Things (IoT) products.
The Android-based Internet of Things OS is designed to make it easier for developers to build a smart appliance since they will be able to work with Android APIs and Google Services they’re already familiar with.
As the Developers
Google has finally won six-year long $9-billion legal battle with Oracle over the use of Java APIs in Android.
Oracle filed its lawsuit against Google in 2010, claiming that the company illegally used 11,500 lines of Java code in its Android operating system, violating copyrights owned by Oracle.
However, a federal jury of ten people concluded Thursday that Google’s use of Java constituted “