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Apple agrees to pay Proview $60m to settles China iPad trademark dispute

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Apple has ended the ongoing issue surrounding the ownership of the iPad trademark in China by agreeing to pay Taiwanese firm Proview $60 million, according to AP reports. Proview has been on negotiating for some time, and a deal to end the impasse looked imminent when Apple reportedly tabled its...
Apple agrees to pay Proview $60m to settles China iPad trademark dispute

AMC: “Dish never even talked rates with us”

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Thought: Maybe AMC Networks shouldn’t have waited until Dish Network actually pulled its channels off its service to take this punch. But punch the cable programmer did just after midnight Eastern time, releasing a statement that doesn’t beat around the bush. The upshot: Dish’s decision to end carriage of AMC,...
AMC: “Dish never even talked rates with us”

Yahoo Has No Bearing On Alibaba.com Privatisation, E-commerce Site Says

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Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group’s main business unit aims to delist from the Hong Kong stock market - but says the move is unrelated to an effort to buy Yahoo (NSDQ: YHOO) out of the company. The parent group has proposed taking Alibaba.com private for HK$19.6 billion ($2.5 billion),...
Yahoo Has No Bearing On Alibaba.com Privatisation, E-commerce Site Says

Innocent Megaupload user asks court to order his data returned

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An Ohio videographer has stepped forward to be the poster boy for innocent users who lost access to data due to the January seizure of Megaupload's servers. He has asked the Virginia court overseeing the case to order that his files be returned. Kyle Goodwin runs a business taping high...
Innocent Megaupload user asks court to order his data returned

Oracle-Google jury close to verdict; 'impasse' on one question

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The jury has come to unanimous decisions on all questions but one in the copyright segment of Oracle v. Google....
Oracle-Google jury close to verdict; 'impasse' on one question

Apple, others reach impasse with White House on repatriation

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Thus far, the Obama administration has resisted calls for a "tax holiday" on corporations that want to bring foreign profits into the US, despite recently stepped-up pressure from Apple in the form of comments during its recent investor conference call. The iPhone maker is one of a consortium of US-based...
Apple, others reach impasse with White House on repatriation

Oracle-Google: Another juror falls as impasse looms (again)

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Verdict deliberations in Oracle v. Google have been mixed up as the jury looks like it might be stuck on the question of infringement once again. [Read more]...
Oracle-Google: Another juror falls as impasse looms (again)

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

Jury reaches partial verdict in Oracle vs Google

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The jury in the Oracle vs. Google lawsuit has reached a partial verdict on three of four questions that they were required to consider as part of the copyright liability phase of the trial. The foreman said that a minority of the jury felt that more time would be helpful...
Jury reaches partial verdict in Oracle vs Google

DirecTV & Dish face next impasse: the Pac-12 network

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So if you’re a DirecTV subscriber, you’re able to see Spongebob and Jon Stewart again, but you might miss out on USC vs. Stanford. With the Pac-12 athletic conference set to launch a national cable TV network, along with six regional channels, on Aug. 15, satellite services DirecTV and Dish...
DirecTV & Dish face next impasse: the Pac-12 network

T-Mobile, Sprint and DirecTV file with FCC to halt Verizon's AWS acquisition

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Ready for round two of the great spectrum wars? In what is undeniably an uncanny bit of wireless industry deja vu, T-Mobile, Sprint, DirecTV, in addition to the Rural Telecommunications Group and five others, have filed a request with the FCC to halt its 180-day review of Verizon's AWS acquisition....
T-Mobile, Sprint and DirecTV file with FCC to halt Verizon's AWS acquisition

Google Says China Talks Continue, But Pullout Signs Grow

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SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) - Google said Monday it remained in talks with Beijing about censorship of its Chinese-language search portal but is still adamantly opposed to the practice amid mounting signs the company could soon shut the site. “We’ve been very clear that we are no longer going to self-censor our...
Google Says China Talks Continue, But Pullout Signs Grow
4K TVs are coming, but they face an uphill battle in the home
ETSI vote on nano-SIM standard postponed due to dispute between Apple and Nokia

Jury in Oracle v. Google Has Reached a Verdict on All Questions but One - Will Try Again Monday ~pj

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The jury in Oracle v. Google is reentering the courtroom, according to the tweeting journalists at the courtroom, asking what to do. They have reached a unanimous verdict on all the questions except for one. They are filling out the verdict form. So stand by. Update: This is like a...
Jury in Oracle v. Google Has Reached a Verdict on All Questions but One - Will Try Again Monday ~pj

Judge Sides With Google Over Oracle: APIs Were "Fair Use"

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Oracle has been dealt a final blow in its court case over the use of Java in Android. U.S. District Judge William Alsup dismissed Oracle's copyright infringement claim, bringing to an end a dramatic court case that saw Google win in nearly every single important aspect. Oracle has said it...
Judge Sides With Google Over Oracle: APIs Were "Fair Use"

AT&T strikes a deal with Sirius XM to make 2.3GHz LTE a reality, pitches it to the FCC

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AT&T has been a little more eager than usual to get spectrum after a certain big deal fell through, and we now know that Big Blue has been willing to bury a few outstanding hatchets to make that happen. The carrier has filed with the FCC to propose a...
AT&T strikes a deal with Sirius XM to make 2.3GHz LTE a reality, pitches it to the FCC

Arab proposal prompts 'impasse' at UN net regulation talks

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A UN meeting has set Britain, the United States and other Western countries against Arab States and Russia in a diplomatic battle over whether the internet should be more regulated....
Arab proposal prompts 'impasse' at UN net regulation talks
DirecTV says sticking point in Viacom talks is ... Epix?

Disability in society: let's make today #letstalkdisability day | Sharon Brennan

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Social media has been useful in triggering a positive debate on how to talk about disability in public. What do you want to ask?Disabled people are at an impasse. After years of campaigning, the public is finally waking up to the unfair and arbitrary cuts we face under this government....
Disability in society: let's make today #letstalkdisability day | Sharon Brennan

Oracle-Google copyright case has partial verdict

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The jury is unanimous on all questions -- except one. They are at an impasse. We don't know their response just yet. [Read more]...
Oracle-Google copyright case has partial verdict

Report: Jury Rules for Oracle in Java Trial

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The Associated Press just flashed the news that there is a verdict in the Oracle-Google trial. As the AP has it, the jury has decided against Google on Oracle’s copyright claim but has reached an impasse on some key questions. There’s obviously more to this story as it develops. I’ll...
Report: Jury Rules for Oracle in Java Trial

Apple vs. Samsung: Another Patent Slapfight, Another Exasperated Judge

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Federal Court Justice Annabelle Bennett, the judge presiding over the Apple-Samsung patent dispute in Australia, is fast losing her patience with the two bickering companies and their petulant call and response. On Monday, after listening to Samsung argue that Apple has refused to license three patents covering 3G wireless data...
Apple vs. Samsung: Another Patent Slapfight, Another Exasperated Judge

ETSI vote on SIM card standard postponed, says French financial daily Les Èchos

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Les Échos, a French financial daily, reports that deep divisions in the industry over the future SIM card standard made it impossible to reach an agreement at the ETSI meeting that started yesterday (Thursday) and ends today (Friday). According to the report, the participating companies have failed to reach an...
ETSI vote on SIM card standard postponed, says French financial daily Les Èchos

No decision on player redundancies at Rangers

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• Club needs to make savings of £1m a month• Players may take wage cut to save jobsRangers' players face a weekend with their futures in limbo after meetings on Friday failed to produce consensus on what redundancies are necessary to plug a £4.5m black hole at the troubled club.As...
No decision on player redundancies at Rangers
Resolving Co-Founder Disputes

Spotify Aiming To Push Prices Down With Music Labels, Aiming For A Free Phone Service

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It may be still on the receiving end of funding, but the biggest name in music streaming is still without profitability. Pushing the labels towards a lower price might help, but will the labels bite? Spotify is still struggling to make its business model pay, and its latest attempt...
Spotify Aiming To Push Prices Down With Music Labels, Aiming For A Free Phone Service
AT&T buys NextWave spectrum hoping to create a new 4G band

Oracle and Google get a trial date, April 16th is the start of Android armageddon

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As regular readers of this site are well aware, Google and Oracle have had an ongoing legal spat for nearly two years now. In the time since the lawsuit's filing, the legal claims have been narrowed, damages claims have been adjusted, reduced, and reduced again. All that activity, plus...
Oracle and Google get a trial date, April 16th is the start of Android armageddon

Sharp Secures Loan Amid Hon Hai Impasse

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Sharp Corp. has reached a deal to receive a $4.64 billion syndicated loan, helping keep the struggling electronics maker's operations afloat amid an apparent standstill in talks with Taiwan's Hon Hai over a previously agreed capital injection....
Sharp Secures Loan Amid Hon Hai Impasse
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