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Ellison Says Oracle Explored, Dropped Making Java Phone

April 17, 2012

Oracle Corp. Chief Executive Officer Larry Ellison, testifying in a $1 billion lawsuit against Google Inc. (GOOG:US), told a jury today that his company explored and ultimately abandoned developing a mobile phone using the Java programming language.

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