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Publishers to testify against Apple in price-fixing trial

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The federal government, in a trial scheduled to begin on June 3, will rely on testimony from CEO’s of the country’s major publishing houses to argue that Apple brokered a conspiracy to raise the price of ebooks and harm its rival, Amazon. According to a court filing released on Tuesday,...
Publishers to testify against Apple in price-fixing trial

Feds put Apple on trial over e-books, starting Monday

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Over a year ago, the Department of Justice filed an antitrust lawsuit against six major book publishers and Apple. One-by-one, the publishers settled with the government, with the final publisher (Macmillan) agreeing to terms in February 2013. But there remains one major holdout: Apple itself. In court documents filed...
Feds put Apple on trial over e-books, starting Monday

Mozilla teams up with Foxconn to debut a Firefox OS tablet?

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The two companies invite the press to the unveiling of a new device on June 3, which has rumors flying that a tablet running Firefox OS may be on the horizon. [Read more]...
Mozilla teams up with Foxconn to debut a Firefox OS tablet?

Sunrise June 3, 2010 http://post.ly/iNFP

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Sunrise June 3, 2010 http://post.ly/iNFP

Yahoo slims down, again, trashing Deals, SMS Alerts

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Yahoo is giving itself a bit of a makeover. Earlier this week it launched two new mobile apps for email and weather; now it's ditching numerous longstanding products, including Deals and SMS Alerts, in an attempt to sharpen its focus, the company announced Friday.Effective April 30, the following products...
Yahoo slims down, again, trashing Deals, SMS Alerts
June 2013 trial date set for U.S. Government versus Apple eBooks collusion case

Nintendo pre-E3 press conference liveblog!

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We can't wait for the E3 showroom floors to officially open -- and thankfully, neither can Nintendo. The company is upholding its promise to blanket the media with news by kicking things off with a pre-E3 press event, getting the upperhand on Microsoft and Sony by a few days....
Nintendo pre-E3 press conference liveblog!
It Only Takes Six Seconds To See How Samsung Is Hijacking Android

Mozilla, Foxconn set a June 3 event

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Mozilla and Hon Hai Industries -- the trading name for electronics manufacturer Foxconn -- have announced date for a major announcement in Taiwan, which is setting off speculation that the companies are teaming up on a new smartphone or tablet. Read full article >>...
Mozilla, Foxconn set a June 3 event

Minecraft Creator's New Game 'Scrolls' Gets A Trailer, Arrives June 3 In Beta

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Mojang, the creative force behind Minecraft, is releasing its next title to the public a week from today on June 3rd. The new game, called Scrolls, is a digital collectible card game, similar in concept to Magic: The Gathering, and therefore a very different beast from the free-form world-building and exploration...
Minecraft Creator's New Game 'Scrolls' Gets A Trailer, Arrives June 3 In Beta
Zynga may be shutting OMGPOP game studio that it bought for $180M

Apple files trademark for iWatch in Japan as tech firms ramp up smartwatch efforts

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Apple has filed a trademark for “iWatch” with Japan’s patent office, seeking to protect the name it has coined and adding credence to rumors that the company is developing a smartwatch, according to a June 3 filing made public last week (spotted by Bloomberg News). It was previously reported that Apple...
Apple files trademark for iWatch in Japan as tech firms ramp up smartwatch efforts

E-Commerce in the Middle East grew 300% in the past year

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During Wamda’s COE (Celebration of Entrepreneurship) E-Commerce event taking place in Jordan today, Aramex COO Iyad Kamal gave a little bit of insight into how the company has witnessed the online payment landscape changing over the past year. The most significant piece of information shared by Kamal is that, according...
E-Commerce in the Middle East grew 300% in the past year

BlackBerry offering 10 free apps to entice update to

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BlackBerry has revealed a plan to entice users of of revision 7.0 of its operating system to upgrade to the 2011-vintage version 7.1. Until June 3, the company is offering 10 pre-selected paid apps to users in France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, United Arab Emirates, and...
BlackBerry offering 10 free apps to entice update to

Yahoo Narrows Focus By Cutting Yahoo Kids, Upcoming, Yahoo Deals & More

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Yahoo announced today that it is retiring five of its products at the end of this month, including Upcoming, Yahoo Kids and Yahoo Deals. Older versions of Yahoo Mail will be disabled as well on June 3. In an attempt to narrow their focus, Yahoo stated they wanted to put...
Yahoo Narrows Focus By Cutting Yahoo Kids, Upcoming, Yahoo Deals & More

Class action trial over e-book pricing at least one year away

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New court filings related to an alleged conspiracy between Apple and publishers over e-book prices show the matter may not be resolved until 2014 or later. The filings reflect the sprawling dimensions of the litigation and also underscore how the legal system moves at a much slower pace than the...
Class action trial over e-book pricing at least one year away

E-book price fixing trial set for 2013: Apple, Macmillan and Penguin prepare for courtroom brawl

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The Justice Department meant business when it accused Apple and five other publishers of price-rigging e-books, and are officially taking Cupertino and two publishers to court. In a hearing on Friday, Judge Denise Cote set a bench trial for June 3, 2012, putting Apple, Macmillan and Penguin Group on...
E-book price fixing trial set for 2013: Apple, Macmillan and Penguin prepare for courtroom brawl

Ivy Bridge Quad-Core Desktop and Mobile Processors Reportedly Launching on April 29

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CPU World reports that Intel will be introducing a number of its new Ivy Bridge processors for desktop and mobile systems during the week of April 22-28, with availability set for April 29. The date had previously been cited as the launch for quad-core desktop chips, but the latest rumors...
Ivy Bridge Quad-Core Desktop and Mobile Processors Reportedly Launching on April 29

Marketing Day: June 3, 2013

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Here’s our daily recap of what happened in online marketing today, as reported on Marketing Land and other places across the web. From Marketing Land: Yes, Twitter Is Down For Some, Having Site & API Issues Can’t log into Twitter? Can’t access profile pages or load particular... Please visit Marketing...
Marketing Day: June 3, 2013

Windows Live Wave 4 Milestone 2 leaked, screenshots galore

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Screenshots of Windows Live Wave 4 have been leaking for quite some time, but now a build of Essentials has finally leaked. The build number is 15.2.2585.0122, where the first two suggests it is part of the Milestone 2 branch. This is an old build. We have already heard...
Windows Live Wave 4 Milestone 2 leaked, screenshots galore

The morning lowdown for June 25, 2012

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Some of the stories people are talking about this morning… RIM reportedly hanging up on BlackBerry phone hardware (GigaOM) The NYT brings all its content to Flipboard — and its paywall, too (AdAge) With tablet, Microsoft takes aim at hardware missteps (NYT) DOJ e-book price fixing trial set for June...
The morning lowdown for June 25, 2012

SearchCap: The Day In Search, June 3, 2013

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Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the Web. From Search Engine Land: Google’s Matt Cutts On SEO Industry Misconceptions: Updates, Revenue Goals & Link Building Obsession Google’s head of search spam, Matt Cutts,... Please visit Search Engine Land...
SearchCap: The Day In Search, June 3, 2013

Yahoo Shuts Down Products That Nobody Was Really Using Anyway

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Yahoo announced today on its corporate blog that it would shutter five products by the end of the month, and old versions of its mail service starting in June. Upcoming, Deals, SMS Alerts, Yahoo Kids and the feature phone versions of its Mail and Messenger apps are all now scheduled...
Yahoo Shuts Down Products That Nobody Was Really Using Anyway

Apple Has Also Filed for an 'iWatch' Trademark in Japan

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Photo of the Pebble watch Bloomberg reports that Apple has filed for a trademark for the term 'iWatch' in Japan:The maker of iPhones is seeking protection for the name which is categorized as being for products including a handheld computer or watch device, according to a June 3 filing...
Apple Has Also Filed for an 'iWatch' Trademark in Japan

DOJ e-book price fixing trial set for June 3, 2013

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The Department of Justice’s trial against Apple, Penguin and Macmillan, who are accused of colluding to fix prices on e-books, will take place in a little under a year, on June 3, 2013, presiding U.S. District Judge Denise Cote ruled yesterday. Bloomberg Businessweek reported the news. The three other publishers...
DOJ e-book price fixing trial set for June 3, 2013

Students to solve 250,000 algebra equations in one week with iOS app

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Video games are making their way into Washington schools early next month and for all the right reasons. Using an iteration of a learning app called DragonBox, the Washington State Algebra Challenge is a one-of-a-kind campaign to get students across the state to solve 250,000 equations in just one week. Scheduled for...
Students to solve 250,000 algebra equations in one week with iOS app

Apple DOJ e-book collusion trial set for June 3, 2013

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Judge Denise Cote of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York has set the e-book antitrust bench trial, which pits the Department of Justice against Apple and two of the five major book publishers, to June 3, 2013. The date is much later than Apple...
Apple DOJ e-book collusion trial set for June 3, 2013
Babblr Gets Ready to Relaunch Instant Chat for Tumblr, With More Servers This Time

Penguin agrees to $75 million class action settlement in ebook pricing lawsuit

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Book publisher Penguin has agreed to a $75 million settlement with consumers and states in the ebook pricing lawsuit, several months after it settled with the Department of Justice. The other publishers in the case — HarperCollins, Simon & Schuster, Hachette and Macmillan — had already settled with both the...
Penguin agrees to $75 million class action settlement in ebook pricing lawsuit

Yahoo cuts the deadwood with closures of Upcoming, Yahoo Deals, SMS alerts, and Kids products on April 30

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Yahoo on Friday announced it is killing a slew of services at the end of this month. The company is shutting down Upcoming, Yahoo! Deals, Yahoo! SMS Alerts, Yahoo! Kids, Yahoo! Mail and Messenger feature phone (J2ME) apps, Message Boards, and older versions of Yahoo Mail beginning the week of...
Yahoo cuts the deadwood with closures of Upcoming, Yahoo Deals, SMS alerts, and Kids products on April 30
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