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Typo in Expert Report Led to Spat Between Samsung, Apple

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A Federal Court judge warned Samsung on Wednesday to rethink its allegation that Apple improperly influenced expert witnesses key to the companies' ongoing patent infringement trial....
Typo in Expert Report Led to Spat Between Samsung, Apple

Apple Promises A Crack Down On Those Who Manipulate App Store Rankings

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It took one allegation of download bots on a message board, very little in the way of actual confessions, and a whole lot of murmurs, but Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) is showing that it will respond swiftly if anyone starts messing with its App Store. But further investigation into the...
Apple Promises A Crack Down On Those Who Manipulate App Store Rankings

Apple And Amazon Ordered To Talk Settlement In "App Store" Trademark Dispute

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Apple and Amazon are fighting over made up words, as you may well be aware. Apple takes issue with Amazon’s use of “Appstore,” the name for the online retailer’s marketplace of Android software, which came after Apple had already been using its own App Store branding for a mobile apps...
Apple And Amazon Ordered To Talk Settlement In "App Store" Trademark Dispute

Arrington Presents Evidence In Letter Claiming Abuse Allegations Were False

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TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington has made good on his promise to reveal more detail in his case against accuser Jenn Allen, and posted a letter  from his lawyer presenting his side of the story. The document, which presents some heavy stuff, asks that Jenn Allen retract her public statements or Arrington...
Arrington Presents Evidence In Letter Claiming Abuse Allegations Were False
New York Times reporter refutes Tesla's allegations but 'cannot account' for some discrepancies in data

Megaupload's Planted Evidence Allegations are Baseless, U.S. Says

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Last week Megaupload filed a motion claiming the U.S. Government deliberately misled the court. The authorities withheld information that showed how key evidence was “planted,” Megaupload’s lawyers argued, referring to a crucial part of the indictment that was also mentioned in some search warrants. When the U.S. Government applied for...
Megaupload's Planted Evidence Allegations are Baseless, U.S. Says
How ISPs will do "six strikes": throttled speeds, blocked sites

Apple Says Samsung's Email Purges Destroyed Potential Patent Evidence

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Image by Joy of Tech Apple’s patent spat with Samsung just keeps getting messier and messier. The latest dust-up: Apple has accused Samsung of “spoilation of evidence” in the pair’s patent-infringement case. The allegation, made earlier this month in a motion discovered by Network World, claims Samsung destroyed “vast quantities...
Apple Says Samsung's Email Purges Destroyed Potential Patent Evidence

Dell investigates report of computers sold to Syria

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Dell is investigating a report that a Middle East reseller has sold large numbers of computers to a Syrian company with ties to the embattled government there, in violation of U.S. export restrictions.Despite U.S. trade sanctions against Syria, Dell reseller BDL Gulf sold Dell laptops, tablets and desktop computers...
Dell investigates report of computers sold to Syria
Samsung offices raided in ongoing case over leaked OLED tech

Entertainment Industry Flips Out At The Good Parts Of Canada's New Copyright Law, Demands Changes Via TPP

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In discussing Canada's C-11 copyright reform, we noted that while we were troubled by the "digital locks" provision that mirrors the DMCA's ridiculous anti-circumvention rules, there was actually plenty of good things in the law, that other countries should take note of. Not surprisingly, the entertainment industry feels differently. With...
Entertainment Industry Flips Out At The Good Parts Of Canada's New Copyright Law, Demands Changes Via TPP

Negative reviews on Yelp, Angie's List allowed to stand

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The Supreme Court of Virginia has vacated a preliminary injunction against reviews posted by a woman on Yelp and Angie's List, in an outcome that is being described by civil rights groups as a victory for freedom of online speech. In a review petition against the injunction filed by...
Negative reviews on Yelp, Angie's List allowed to stand

New Ericsson lawsuits against Samsung indirectly help Apple in fight against FRAND abuse

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Ericsson just announced that it has sued Samsung -- not for the first time in history -- over various wireless standard-essential patents (SEPs). This dispute is interesting in its own right, but the issues it raises are even more interesting in light of the SEP issues pending between Apple and...
New Ericsson lawsuits against Samsung indirectly help Apple in fight against FRAND abuse

What Exactly Happened At Autonomy?

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Today’s bombshell from Hewlett-Packard concerning an $8.8 billion write-down related to Autonomy, the British Software firm it acquired in 2011 for $11.7 billion in combined cash and assumed debt is a little hard to understand. Here’s how it breaks down: First HP’s total $8.8 billion write-down isn’t all Autonomy related....
What Exactly Happened At Autonomy?

Twitter conman exposed for posing as policeman during UK riots

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Ellis Ward used the name Inspector Winter to give broadcast interviews, write 'insider' blogs and build up an online followingThe activities of a conman, who allegedly posed as a police officer during the August riots gaining access to victims of looting and broadcasting his experiences on the social network site...
Twitter conman exposed for posing as policeman during UK riots

Apple Tries to Torpedo Samsung's "Sony Style" iPhone Charge

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Samsung’s argument that Apple cribbed portions of its original iPhone design from Sony is an interesting one, but the company may not get a chance to see how it plays in court. Unsurprisingly, Apple has taken exception to it and asked that it be excluded from the pair’s upcoming patent...
Apple Tries to Torpedo Samsung's "Sony Style" iPhone Charge

Google Executive's Testimony Weakens Justice Department's Case Against Apple in E-Book Price Fixing Trial

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Just days after the U.S. Department of Justice presented its opening arguments against Apple in the antitrust e-book price fixing suit filed filed against Apple last April, the DoJ called Google's director of strategic partnerships Thomas Turvey to add credibility to its allegation, reports The Verge. According to The Verge's...
Google Executive's Testimony Weakens Justice Department's Case Against Apple in E-Book Price Fixing Trial

Pirate Bay data suggests Prenda did create "honeypot" for downloaders

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Prenda Law has become the most-recognized and most controversial of several "porn-trolling" operations filing lawsuits against thousands of John Does over alleged illegal downloads. Lawyers linked to the company were slapped with sanctions last month; while it's appealing those sanctions, Prenda is losing cases left and right. Earlier this...
Pirate Bay data suggests Prenda did create "honeypot" for downloaders

Airport worker caught photographing screen as female guard passed through naked scanner

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You know those airport scanners that render you essentially naked? The ones that don't catch bomb-making materials? The ones that are supposed to be staffed by infallible and absolutely trustworthy airport workers who'll never, ever abuse your privacy with them? Turns out they're vulnerable to a sophisticated, impossible-to-predict technical attack:...
Airport worker caught photographing screen as female guard passed through naked scanner

Typo in expert report lead to spat between Samsung, Apple

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A Federal Court judge warned Samsung to rethink its allegation that Apple improperly influenced expert witnesses key to the companies' ongoing patent infringement trial....
Typo in expert report lead to spat between Samsung, Apple

In First On-Stage Interview, Autonomy's Lynch Re-Ignites His Fight With HP

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The saga of the fight between Hewlett-Packard and Autonomy continued on stage today when Autonomy founder Mike Lynch repeated his allegation that HP has “never made” any formal representation to him or other former directors of the company regarding its controversial write-down of the acquisition. On 18 August 2011 Hewlett...
In First On-Stage Interview, Autonomy's Lynch Re-Ignites His Fight With HP

Litigation between SCO and IBM to resume

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Litigation between IBM and disgraced UNIX vendor SCO is set to be reactivated, Groklaw reports. The lawsuits, which were subject to an automatic stay imposed by the bankruptcy court, will now go forward and finally be brought to a close. SCO is infamous for launching a misguided legal assault...
Litigation between SCO and IBM to resume

The Disgrace Of Yahoo

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“The visionary lies to himself, the liar only to others.” – Friedrich Nietzsche Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson has lied about receiving a computer science degree. Or at any rate he’s never corrected his biographical information that includes that information, and it’s nearly impossible to believe that he simply never noticed...
The Disgrace Of Yahoo

UK's 3-Strikes Plan Continues To Grind Through The System; Still Not In Force, Still Awful

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As Techdirt reported in 2010, the passage of the Digital Economy Act was one of the most disgraceful travesties of the UK parliamentary process in recent times; it was badly drafted, hardly revised and then pushed through with almost no debate in the dying moments of the previous government. Since...
UK's 3-Strikes Plan Continues To Grind Through The System; Still Not In Force, Still Awful

Pentagon report marks first direct accusations of Chinese cyber-espionage

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The US Department of Defense has taken the unusual step of singling out China's cyber-spying activities in its annual report. Though the government has tacitly chided such deeds before and even threatened sanctions, yesterday's document marks the DoD's first direct allegation of Chinese espionage. It said that hacks directed...
Pentagon report marks first direct accusations of Chinese cyber-espionage

Heidrick & Struggles Slaps Back at Thompson's Yahoo in Blame Game

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And it gets worse in the controversy over Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson and the circumstances around how a fake college degree could get onto his bio. Heidrick & Struggles is slapping back at him for accusing it of messing up his resume. In meetings with employees to attempt to...
Heidrick & Struggles Slaps Back at Thompson's Yahoo in Blame Game

Apple calls Samsung's allegation of jury misconduct 'frivolous on its face'

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Late on Tuesday, Apple filed a first response to Samsung's allegations of jury misconduct. Apple does not oppose Samsung's motion to seal all of its related accusations but wonders why Samsung brings such a motion after it "failed to redact enough material from its jury misconduct motion and supporting papers...
Apple calls Samsung's allegation of jury misconduct 'frivolous on its face'

Lord McAlpine and the high cost of tweeting gossip | Paul Tweed

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Twitter will be at the forefront of libel litigation in the futureThe identification of Lord McAlpine on various Twitter accounts, notwithstanding the fact that he was not actually named on BBC's Newsnight, is yet another example of the unrestrained power of social media in the internet age.Although not an obvious...
Lord McAlpine and the high cost of tweeting gossip | Paul Tweed

Microsoft: US government reviewing bribery allegations against partner companies in three countries

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Minutes ago, the Wall Street Journal reported on early probes of Microsoft and several of its partners’ business activities in three foreign countries relating to potential actions of bribery. Microsoft had provided comment to the Journal. Now, however, the company has released its full statement, which is worth your time. Given the severity of...
Microsoft: US government reviewing bribery allegations against partner companies in three countries

Samsung filed its defenses against Apple's second U.S. preliminary injunction motion

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In February, Apple brought a second motion for a U.S. preliminary injunction against Samsung, targeting the Galaxy Nexus with four of the eight patents asserted in a new federal lawsuit. Samsung has meanwhile brought counterclaims (in the regular proceedings, not on the fast track dealing with the preliminary injunction motion)...
Samsung filed its defenses against Apple's second U.S. preliminary injunction motion
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