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Google buys video editing startup Fly Labs
Nov08

Google buys video editing startup Fly Labs

Google has acquired Fly Labs, a maker of iOS apps for video editing. New York-based Fly Labs has developed four iOS apps for quickly editing videos. “We’re excited to announce that Fly Labs has been acquired by Google!” Fly said in a statement posted on its website. “We’re excited to continue on our mission by joining Google and the Google Photos team in Mountain View, California. Google Photos is a home...

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Copyright Captures APIs: A New Caution For Developers
Nov05

Copyright Captures APIs: A New Caution For Developers

Google v. Oracle . It’s a sensational case. A battle of tech heavyweights — and a software copyright case that went all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court. Millions of dollars are at stake. And the ramifications for software entrepreneurs are significant. The facts are not in dispute. Google copied a portion of Oracle’s Java application programming interface ( API) to create the Android operating system — the most installed mobile...

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