US tech giants to clash in patent showdown

Google and software firm Oracle set for landmark patent battle that could have global implications.

    Oracle and Google, two of the world's biggest technology firms, are set for a high-profile legal showdown in California.

    The US companies are at odds over alleged patent violations, and the outcome of their landmark case could affect technological innovation and consumers around the world.

    Al Jazeera's Rob Reynolds reports from San Francisco.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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