The Oracle-Google jury includes at least one person with an aversion to tech

A lawyer, an accountant and a retired CFO are among the eight women and two men who were selected Monday to decide Oracle’s huge copyright infringement case against Google.

With the 10-member jury sworn in, lawyers for each side will make their opening statements Tuesday morning, kicking off a high-profile trial that’s expected to last four weeks.

It’s a technical case, and at least one of the jurors seems likely to have trouble keeping up. She’s a retired woman from Berkeley who said she struggles with technology and thought the case would not be a good one for her to hear.

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Google introduces Goals, so you can finally become a better person

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Finding it hard to practice Spanish before your next overseas trip? Google wants to help with that.

On Wednesday, the company launched a new feature called Goals in Google Calendar, its iOS and Android app. If you really want to get into meditation, for example, you can follow Goal’s prompts to find the best time to set aside a few tranquil minutes in your busy schedule.

Typical goals include exercise or learning a new skill, but you can customise the feature with your latest resolutions. If you want to find some time to practice mindfulness, Goals would ask how often you need to practice and what times work best before customising your calendar for you.  Read more…

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