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Samsung finally wins its first offensive case against Apple -- but it's only a consolation prize

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Earlier today, Dutch IDG website Webwereld reported on a court ruling in The Hague that finds Apple liable for infringement of one of four patents Samsung is asserting in that action. Meanwhile the story has been picked up by other media as well.There's some symbolic significance in the fact that...
Samsung finally wins its first offensive case against Apple -- but it's only a consolation prize

You can watch the BlackBerry 10 launch live on January 30th thanks to RIM's webcast

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Research In Motion is making its January 30th BlackBerry 10 launch event a truly global affair with the announcement that it will offer a live webcast. The company directs interested watchers to its official newsroom for the show, which will kick off at 10am ET on Wednesday. RIM is also...
You can watch the BlackBerry 10 launch live on January 30th thanks to RIM's webcast

VC firm Atomico looks east, hires ex-Skype Japan president to head new Tokyo office

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Atomico, the investment firm founded in 2006 by Skype and Kazaa co-founder Niklas Zennström, is expanding to Japan with the opening of a Tokyo office. The new office will be headed by Shinichi ‘Shin’ Iwata, who previously served as president of Skype Japan. Headquartered in London, Atomico invests in tech...
VC firm Atomico looks east, hires ex-Skype Japan president to head new Tokyo office
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Motorola Mobility sells manufacturing bases in China and Brazil to Flextronics

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Google’s purchase of Motorola Mobility came with an aggressive streamlining of 20 percent of its workforce and one-third of its offices, and the cost cutting continues after Motorola announced on Monday that it has reached an agreement with Singaporean manufacturer Flextronics to sell its production operations in Tianjin, China and...
Motorola Mobility sells manufacturing bases in China and Brazil to Flextronics

Japanese patent ruling is a non-win for Apple and a non-defeat for Samsung -- that's all

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If you just read that Samsung defeated Apple in Japan, it's because most of the headlines out there are correct only in an utterly formalistic sense but nonsensical from a strategic and commercial point of view. Some reports, however, do get this right. For example, this AP story has a...
Japanese patent ruling is a non-win for Apple and a non-defeat for Samsung -- that's all

Samsung's Billionaire Chairman Is Battling His Own Siblings For The Family Gold

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During his long and controversial career, Samsung Electronics Co. Chairman Lee Kun Hee has transformed his family’s dried-fish and produce company into the world’s biggest maker of TVs and mobile phones, challenging Apple Inc. and Sony Corp. in the process. Now he must contend with feuding siblings. Billionaire Lee, 70...
Samsung's Billionaire Chairman Is Battling His Own Siblings For The Family Gold

Atomico VC Opens Tokyo Office — Is The US Just Too Hot Right Now?

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Atomico, the technology investment firm founded by Niklas Zennström (a co-founder of Skype) has been deploying its funds in Europe for some time now, and most recently Zennström was taking an interest in Brazil. Indeed, Atomico has an office there. But for whatever reason he’s decided to lead the fund...
Atomico VC Opens Tokyo Office — Is The US Just Too Hot Right Now?
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Is Samsung Reconsidering their War Stance over LTE Patents?

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The patent war between Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. is likely to extend into the fourth-generation wireless broadband sector, Daiwa Securities Capital Markets said in a note Tuesday. The Japanese brokerage believes long-term evolution (LTE) technology could be the next battleground in a patent war between the two electronics...
Is Samsung Reconsidering their War Stance over LTE Patents?

Samsung Backs Off From Its Fight To Get Some Apple Products Banned In Europe

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Samsung Electronics Co. will withdraw patent lawsuits seeking to block sales of Apple Inc. products as part of litigation over the use of its technology in European countries, the company said today. "Samsung has decided to withdraw our injunction requests against Apple on the basis of our standard essential patents pending...
Samsung Backs Off From Its Fight To Get Some Apple Products Banned In Europe
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Winners of the inaugural Data Journalism Awards announced

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The six winners and three honourable mentions of the first ever international data journalism awards have been announced. The Guardian's Riot Rumours interactive won the prize for Data Visualisation and Storytelling in a national or international publication• More data journalism and data visualisations from the GuardianThe six winners and the...
Winners of the inaugural Data Journalism Awards announced

Now Apple Wants Samsung To Pay More Than $1.5 Billion In Damages For Patent Infringement (AAPL)

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Dec. 19 (Bloomberg) -- Apple Inc. awaits a judge's decision on its request for additional damages against Samsung Electronics Co. for patent infringement after the iPhone maker lost its bid to block U.S. sales on 26 of the Galaxy maker's devices. Apple failed to establish that consumer demand for Samsung...
Now Apple Wants Samsung To Pay More Than $1.5 Billion In Damages For Patent Infringement (AAPL)

Samsung Strikes Back With Its Own Patent Lawsuit Against The iPhone 5

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Oct. 2 (Bloomberg) -- Samsung Electronics Co. said Apple Inc.'s iPhone 5 infringes its patents, escalating a global fight over mobile devices after winning a court order lifting a ban on U.S. sales of the Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet computer. The world's largest mobile-phone seller, based in Suwon, South Korea,...
Samsung Strikes Back With Its Own Patent Lawsuit Against The iPhone 5

Apple Just Suffered A Setback In Its Global Patent War Against Samsung

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Apple Inc. lost a patent lawsuit in Japan as a Tokyo judge ruled that Samsung Electronics Co. smartphones and a tablet computer didn't infringe on an Apple invention for synchronizing music and video data with servers. Apple was ordered by Tokyo District Judge Tamotsu Shoji today to pay costs of...
Apple Just Suffered A Setback In Its Global Patent War Against Samsung
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F.B.I. Says 24 Are Arrested in Credit Card Theft Plan

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The computer crime arrests were made on four continents in an undercover operation. Read more »...
F.B.I. Says 24 Are Arrested in Credit Card Theft Plan

Online food ordering firm Delivery Hero acquires Pizza-online.fi

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Online food ordering company Delivery Hero, one of Berlin’s hottest startups, has acquired 100 percent of Finland’s Pizza-online.fi, in which it already had a minority stake. The news follows Delivery Hero’s recent 25 million euros funding round, which brought its total of capital raised to 40 million euros. That investment...
Online food ordering firm Delivery Hero acquires Pizza-online.fi
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