"Former Sun Chief Executive Jonathan Schwartz testified that Sun wanted to attach its Java brand to Android, which is now the world’s most popular mobile-operating system. But Mr. Schwartz said Google pulled out of negotiations because of “a combination of money and technical dependence.…Google didn’t want to rely, as best as I understand, on anyone else.”Trial Focuses on Google’s Past Efforts to License Java Software - WSJ
Andy Rubin, the former head of Android at Google, testified that Sun had reservations about Google’s plan to give Android to phone makers for free. “I think it was a difficult thing we were asking them to do.”"
Thursday, May 12, 2016
Trial Focuses on Google’s Past Efforts to License Java Software - WSJ
Also see Stakes Are High in Oracle v. Google, But the Public Has Already Lost Big (Electronic Frontier Foundation)