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Hacker spites Symantec, puts pcAnywhere's source code out in the open

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Symantec said that folks running its pcAnywhere utility were at an "increased risk" when it revealed that the company had been hacked and its source codes pilfered, and advised customers to stop using pcAnywhere for the time being. Sage advice, as a hacker with the handle YamaTough -- who's...
Hacker spites Symantec, puts pcAnywhere's source code out in the open
Health Science: Peeling Away Healthcare's Sticker Shock

We Don't Have A 'Wild West' Internet Now, But We Will If SOPA Or Similar Is Passed

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Nicolas Sarkozy, the President of France, has the sad distinction of being in the vanguard when it comes to really bad ideas concerning the Internet. On his initiative, France became the testing-ground for the three-strikes approach of throwing people off the Internet upon multiple accusations of copyright infringement, without the...
We Don't Have A 'Wild West' Internet Now, But We Will If SOPA Or Similar Is Passed

Google Confirms Motorola Licensees Pay 2.25% Per-Unit Royalties

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If all goes according to plan, the same company which last year asserted that patents were essentially legal weapons in an unfair war against the Android operating system, will find itself the owner of one of the largest technology portfolios anywhere in the world. Today, Google took steps to assure...
Google Confirms Motorola Licensees Pay 2.25% Per-Unit Royalties

Chinese outfit files for Pinterest, Quora trademarks

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A Chinese man has been snapping up dozens of domain names related to popular American start-ups and is seeking to trademark some of the names in the US and China. Qian Jin of Nanjing, China, has applied to register marks like Foursquare, Twitter, Quora and Instagram and has also bought...
Chinese outfit files for Pinterest, Quora trademarks

Google: We Promise Not To Be Evil With Motorola Patents (GOOG)

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Google has sent a letter to standards bodies promising to offer licenses for "essential" patents it gets in the Motorola deal. It won't spring them on competitors in an attempt to shut them down. Google isn't promising anything different from what Motorola was doing -- it's simply trying to...
Google: We Promise Not To Be Evil With Motorola Patents (GOOG)
Fox Issues DMCA Takedown To Google Over SF Chronicle Article... Claiming It Was The Movie 'Chronicle'

T-Mobile reverses course, reveals Lumia 810 won't be updated to support LTE

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We've some really unfortunate news to share with Lumia 810 owners who'd purchased the handset on T-Mobile's word that a software update would enable LTE support. As it turns out, despite the Lumia 810's hardware readiness and regulatory approval to access Band 4 LTE, that's not going to happen...
T-Mobile reverses course, reveals Lumia 810 won't be updated to support LTE

Canon EOS-1D X to arrive next week, just in time for dessert

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So you eBayed your Canon EOS 5D back in April, all in good faith, ready for the EOS-1D X that never came. Well, that gap in your photoblog should end next week -- according to updated info from the Camera maker. The latest details suggest that the flagship shooter...
Canon EOS-1D X to arrive next week, just in time for dessert

Congress Decides To Ignore Privacy Concerns, Refuses To Even Consider Key CISPA Amendments

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Remember how we said that there were a few key amendments that were necessary to make CISPA even close to palatable? Yeah, well, the House Intelligence Committee issued its rules for the House debate over CISPA... and basically barred the discussion on all of those key amendments. In other words,...
Congress Decides To Ignore Privacy Concerns, Refuses To Even Consider Key CISPA Amendments
Hacker Jailed For Stealing Facebook’s Source Code Tells All, Claims Innocence

Apple v. Samsung closing arguments: 'Make your own phones' v. 'Apple is trying to mislead you'

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The summer blockbuster that is Apple v. Samsung is coming to a close as both companies have delivered their closing arguments. Neither side held back in their last opportunity to argue their case, with Apple telling Samsung to make its own phones and Samsung warning the jury that Apple is...
Apple v. Samsung closing arguments: 'Make your own phones' v. 'Apple is trying to mislead you'

Megaupload: U.S. Deliberately Misled the Court with Unlawful Search Warrants

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When the U.S. Government applied for the search warrants against Megaupload last year, it told the court that they had warned Megaupload in 2010 that it was hosting infringing files. Through its hosting company, Megaupload was informed about a criminal search warrant in an unrelated case where the Government requested...
Megaupload: U.S. Deliberately Misled the Court with Unlawful Search Warrants

Nokia giving away Lumia 900 free until April 21 due to data bug

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A software glitch on the Nokia Lumia that prevented people from access the Internet has Nokia offering a $100 credit to anyone who buys the phone before the updated ones hit stores. Essentially, the $100 phone would be free. On Monday news broke that Lumia 900 owners couldn’t get...
Nokia giving away Lumia 900 free until April 21 due to data bug
White House close to backing FBI's wiretap backdoor proposal, says NYT

HTC: Nokia's injunction doesn't apply to the One

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In an email to press, HTC took the opportunity to make a few clarifications about the injunction filed by Nokia this week regarding the dual-membrane microphone in the One. The preliminary injunction claims that the high-amplitude mic, which HTC uses in its flagship device, was supposed to be manufactured...
HTC: Nokia's injunction doesn't apply to the One

Microsoft to Google: Enough With The Diversionary Tactics, Let's Hug It Out

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Microsoft is more than happy to take Google and its Motorola subsidiary to the mat over the their alleged patent infringement, but it would much prefer to settle its differencies with the companies more amicably. That’s the message today from Microsoft General Counsel Brad Smith and Horacio Gutierrez, head of...
Microsoft to Google: Enough With The Diversionary Tactics, Let's Hug It Out

Apple and Samsung CEOs to Meet for Court-Moderated Settlement Talks over Patent Issues

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FOSS Patents reports that the chief executives of Apple and Samsung, along with their respective general counsels, will meet within the next 90 days at a San Francisco courthouse for a court-moderated discussion aimed at settling the long-standing patent dispute between the two companies. As outlined in a joint statement...
Apple and Samsung CEOs to Meet for Court-Moderated Settlement Talks over Patent Issues

Social: Twitter API Crackdown Fears May Be Overblown

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Late last month, a post on an official Twitter blog unleashed fears that the countless non-Twitter apps people use to interact with their favorite 140-character service would go dark. The post, “Delivering a consistent Twitter experience,” trumpeted the company’s move to give developers ways to build apps that would run...
Social: Twitter API Crackdown Fears May Be Overblown

Microsoft rejects Motorola patent offer

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Google offer to settle Motorola Mobility patent disputes brushed off by MicrosoftMicrosoft has brushed off an offer by Motorola Mobility (MMI), the phone maker bought by Google, to settle patent disputes that are threatening to halt imports of Motorola's Android devices and Microsoft's Xbox 360 game consoles into the US.The...
Microsoft rejects Motorola patent offer
Fed up with BitTorrent-related lawsuits, Verizon takes the fight to the copyright cops
FCC will review objections to AT&T's FaceTime blocking, 'exercise its responsibility' if necessary

Judge scolds Microsoft and Motorola for ‘hubris’ and arrogance in patent case

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After listing to three hours of arguments from Microsoft and Motorola in a patent dispute today, a federal judge in Seattle deferred his rulings on the motions before him but leveled sharp criticisms at both companies in the case. “The court is well aware that it is being played as...
Judge scolds Microsoft and Motorola for ‘hubris’ and arrogance in patent case
Microsoft issuing takedown notices for third-party Windows Phone Facebook apps

Facebook encourages cyber-security poachers turned gamekeepers

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Hackers who break through the social networking site's firewalls can be rewarded, thanks to the company's White Hat programmeOn one of the lesser visited pages of Facebook, there is a list of 109 names hackers who have found ways of getting through the company's security firewalls. Facebook is not naming...
Facebook encourages cyber-security poachers turned gamekeepers

The Non-Geek’s Guide To CISPA, The Cybersecurity Bill The Internet Is Freaking Out Over

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Remember the protest over the anti-piracy bill SOPA, which left Wikipedia black for a day and depressed the GPA of a large portion of the world's high school students? This week brings another internet freakout over a similarly geeky bill: The Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISPA). Non-geeks, here is what you need to know....
The Non-Geek’s Guide To CISPA, The Cybersecurity Bill The Internet Is Freaking Out Over

FCC chairman on AT&T's FaceTime blocking: 'We will exercise our responsibilities and we will act'

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AT&T revealed to 9to5Mac earlier this month that it planned to block FaceTime over cellular for customers not on its pricy Mobile Share plans, and now Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski has indicated the agency would evaluate objections. Genachowski spoke with The Verge this morning, and he suggested the FCC is not...
FCC chairman on AT&T's FaceTime blocking: 'We will exercise our responsibilities and we will act'

FTC urges ITC not to ban iPhone, iPad and Xbox over Google's standard-essential patents

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Last week, Jon Leibowitz, the Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the U.S. antitrust authority that takes pride in "protecting America's consumers since 1914", said at AllThingsD's D10 conference that his institution might file its concerns over the pursuit of injunctive relief over standard-essential patents (SEPs) with the United...
FTC urges ITC not to ban iPhone, iPad and Xbox over Google's standard-essential patents

Intel's Andy Grove sounds off on data transparency in healthcare

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Andy Grove, the legendary and longtime CEO of Intel, wants to light a fire under healthcare providers and patients. In an article in the latest issue of Wired magazine, he argues that, in healthcare, “1950s-era thinking still rules the day, and irrational and inexplicable pricing is routine.” “The health care industry plays a...
Intel's Andy Grove sounds off on data transparency in healthcare
Oracle Fights Payment of Google's $4M Android Legal Bill
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