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Evasive action: How The Pirate Bay four dodged Swedish justice--for a while

Woman Texting Boyfriend Not Liable For The Car Crash He Was In While Texting Back

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A few years ago, we noted the slight trend of people suing mobile operators over car crashes with drivers who were on their phones. Those lawsuits haven't gone very far, but with the rise of "texting while driving" as a big issue these days, someone apparently tried to blame a...
Woman Texting Boyfriend Not Liable For The Car Crash He Was In While Texting Back
Kim Dotcom allowed to sue New Zealand police, spy agencies

Contrarian alert: The downside of an Apple victory over Samsung

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Most Apple-Samsung patent trial watchers hold the same assumptions about potential outcomes: If Apple wins, the judgment will show current and future copycats the price to pay for imitating Apple products. If Samsung wins, it’s a license for anyone to develop and sell products that could be possibly confused for...
Contrarian alert: The downside of an Apple victory over Samsung

Judge Strikes Down Secretive Surveillance Law

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A federal judge this week struck down a controversial set of laws allowing the Federal Bureau of Investigation to seek people’s data without a court’s approval, saying the strict secrecy orders demanded by the laws are not constitutional. Judge Susan Illston, of U.S. District Court for the Northern District of...
Judge Strikes Down Secretive Surveillance Law

Scareware defendant fined $163M in FTC suit

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A U.S. judge has imposed a judgment of $163.2 million against a defendant accused by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission of being part of an operation that sold software to people it tricked into thinking their computers were infected with malicious software....
Scareware defendant fined $163M in FTC suit

Will Bloomberg Disclose How Heavily Reporters Mined Customer Data? (It Watches Them, Too)

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Let me start by saying up front that I used to work at Bloomberg News, so what I’m about to say is informed by that experience. I worked at Bloomberg for about year after the company bought BusinessWeek magazine from McGraw-Hill and turned it into Bloomberg Businessweek. In that capacity...
Will Bloomberg Disclose How Heavily Reporters Mined Customer Data? (It Watches Them, Too)

Minnesota file-sharer loses appeal, must pay $222,000

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A three-judge panel on the United States Court of Appeals for the Eight Circuit ruled (PDF) Tuesday in the case of a Minnesota woman, Jammie Thomas-Rasset, who has been fighting music piracy legal battles since 2007. The case, when it began, was the first criminal trial involving unauthorized file-sharing of intellectual...
Minnesota file-sharer loses appeal, must pay $222,000

Apple appeals Chinese court ruling over pirated encyclopedia apps

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Apple has filed an appeal with a Chinese court's $84,000 judgment pertaining to the sale of apps containing pirated versions of a well-known encyclopedia, claiming the company was not responsible for the content....
Apple appeals Chinese court ruling over pirated encyclopedia apps

Samsung says verdict is not an Apple win, but a 'loss for the American consumer' [u]

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Minutes after the Apple v. Samsung jury handed down a pro-Apple verdict on Friday, Samsung released a statement decrying the ruling, saying the judgment was less of a win for Apple as it was a loss for consumers....
Samsung says verdict is not an Apple win, but a 'loss for the American consumer' [u]

Facebook launches new Notifications API in beta for developers, warns against spamming

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Following yesterday’s Graph API updates, Facebook has just launched a new Notifications API in beta for developers. More than anything else, this new API brings unprecedented potential for apps and services to connect directly with users. Simultaneously, it also opens up the door for abuse, as the social giant’s notifications are already being flooded with...
Facebook launches new Notifications API in beta for developers, warns against spamming

Judge sets Nov. 12th date for Apple v. Samsung damages retrial

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US District Court Judge Lucy Koh has set a November 12th date for a trial to recalculate damages vacated from last year's initial, $1.05 billion Apple v. Samsung ruling, reports say. On March 1st, Koh issued an order vacating $450.5 million from the original judgment, owing to a questionable jury...
Judge sets Nov. 12th date for Apple v. Samsung damages retrial

German court stays Apple lawsuit against Samsung, postpones another

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The Mannheim Regional Court on Friday has suspended an Apple lawsuit against Samsung over a photo viewing patent and has postponed ruling on a pinch-to-zoom case which was scheduled for judgment today....
German court stays Apple lawsuit against Samsung, postpones another

If @Bravotv is interested in arts programming AGAIN, it should look to @ovationtv. - Reserving judgment until I view this http://j.mp/bDR0J4

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If @Bravotv is interested in arts programming AGAIN, it should look to @ovationtv. - Reserving judgment until I view this http://j.mp/bDR0J4

China slaps LCD makers, including Samsung and LG, with $56m penalty for price fixing

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China’s National Development and Reform Commission has issued a hefty penalty totaling $56 million (353 million RMB) against several foreign LCD makers, including Samsung and LG, for monopolistic behavior and a price-fixing conspiracy. China News reports that Samsung’s portion of the fine was $16.2 million (101 million RMB) and LG’s...
China slaps LCD makers, including Samsung and LG, with $56m penalty for price fixing

Jury doesn't find Google to infringe two Oracle patents -- but the litigation is far from over

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Here's the jury verdict that was rendered today and doesn't find Google to have infringed any of the claims of Oracle's two asserted patents:12 05 23 Oracle Google Patent VerdictOn this basis, the jury was dismissed: there won't be a need for this jury to discuss damages since the copyright...
Jury doesn't find Google to infringe two Oracle patents -- but the litigation is far from over

Supreme Court Orders Reconsideration Of 'On The Internet' Software Patents

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We've been following the "Ultramercial" case for a while. This was about a company that got a patent (7,346,545 that is basically about requiring you to watch an ad before you can watch some content). Ultramercial sued Hulu, YouTube and WildTangent. The case bounced around the court system for a...
Supreme Court Orders Reconsideration Of 'On The Internet' Software Patents

Friday Poll: Is Galaxy S4 all you hoped it would be?

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Now the rumors and hype have wrapped up and the Samsung Galaxy S4 has been unveiled, it's time to pass early judgment. [Read more]...
Friday Poll: Is Galaxy S4 all you hoped it would be?
Hands-On With Verizon's Really-Not-That-Thick Nokia Lumia 822

Tom Watson: 'Parliament meteorite strike more likely than Tory MPs passing judgment on Rupert Murdoch'

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Labour MP Tom Watson has claimed there was "more chance of parliament being hit by a meteorite" than Conservative colleagues passing judgment on the Murdochs' leadership of News Corporation....
Tom Watson: 'Parliament meteorite strike more likely than Tory MPs passing judgment on Rupert Murdoch'

Apple Asks Court to Sanction Samsung by Ordering in Its Favor

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Apple has requested a court in California to sanction Samsung Electronics in a patent infringement dispute by granting judgment in favor of Apple, after the......
Apple Asks Court to Sanction Samsung by Ordering in Its Favor

Full text: Microsoft statement on EU judgment

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Below is the text of a statement delivered by Brad Smith, general counsel for Microsoft (MSFT). The statement was made in Luxembourg, less than a couple of hours after an  appeals court backed the European Commission's aggressive stance against the software giant. The EU judgment could have an effect on...
Full text: Microsoft statement on EU judgment

HTC Windows Phone 8X for T-Mobile: what's different?

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You've seen it twice before and you're bound to see it two more times yet. It's the Windows Phone 8X by HTC, Microsoft's signature ambassador to all things mobile and Live-Tiled, and it's now available on T-Mobile. As the carrier's sole WP8 flagship, it arrives with a bit of...
HTC Windows Phone 8X for T-Mobile: what's different?

"Physically Together": Here's the Internal Yahoo No-Work-From-Home Memo -- Which Extends Beyond Remote Workers

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Courtesy of a plethora of very irked Yahoo employees, here is the internal memo sent to the company about a new rule rolled out today by CEO Marissa Mayer, which requires that Yahoo employees who work remotely to relocate to company facilities. “Speed and quality are often sacrificed when...
"Physically Together": Here's the Internal Yahoo No-Work-From-Home Memo -- Which Extends Beyond Remote Workers

You May Have Received An Email Last Night Saying Facebook Owes You $10 (FB)

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Many Facebook users received an email notice last night about a class action lawsuit against the company. This is the same email that went out to some Facebook users last week, but we wanted to mention it again in case there was any confusion. The suit says Facebook used users'...
You May Have Received An Email Last Night Saying Facebook Owes You $10 (FB)

Look out big telcos, Ting shares data across devices

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Ting, a new reseller of Sprint’s voice, 3G and WiMax services, launched this week with one of the most unique mobile plans to date. Much like large carrier family plans, Ting subscribers can share their voice minutes and text messages. But there’s a differentiating twist: Ting customers also share their...
Look out big telcos, Ting shares data across devices

Yahoo Wins $2.75 Billion Appeal In Yellow Pages Case

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Yahoo announced yesterday that it had prevailed in an appeal of a $2.75 judgment in Mexico obtained by former Yahoo de Mexico joint venture partners: The appellate decision overturned all monetary awards against Yahoo! Inc. and reduced the monetary award against Yahoo! Mexico to $172,500. Yahoo!... Please visit Search Engine...
Yahoo Wins $2.75 Billion Appeal In Yellow Pages Case
Jukeboxer: A singing app with more "Gangnam Style" than YouTube
Review: Lytro Lightfield Camera

Apple Lawyer Asks Judge For Legal Win In Wake Of Samsung's Questionable Info Leak

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Samsung and Apple’s big patent trial took an intriguing turn earlier this week when members of Samsung’s legal team decided to send information that was unusable in court to a handful of eager reporters. Of course, Apple wasn’t about to take that lying down. Apple attorney William F. Lee recently...
Apple Lawyer Asks Judge For Legal Win In Wake Of Samsung's Questionable Info Leak
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