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Benchmarks on Third-Generation iPad Reveal 1 GHz CPU, 1 GB RAM

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In addition to the just-surfaced unboxing video of the new iPad, Tinhte.vn also posts Geekbench benchmarks of the device, revealing that the device's A5X system-on-a-chip contains a 1 GHz application processor and 1 GB of RAM. The new iPad received a total Geekbench score of 756, essentially identical to that...
Benchmarks on Third-Generation iPad Reveal 1 GHz CPU, 1 GB RAM

First Unboxing Video of 3rd Generation Retina iPad

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While the official launch of the 3rd Generation iPad isn't until March 16th, Vietnamese site Tinhte.vn has managed to get their hands on one of the new iPads and shot an unboxing video. The video, of course, is in Vietnamese, but you can follow along pretty easily. There are...
First Unboxing Video of 3rd Generation Retina iPad

Two-Face: Will Google Become The New Patent Villain?

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Back in August of last year, Google was under attack. Some of their main rivals — namely, Apple and Microsoft — had teamed up to secure the Nortel patents, which Google was also vying for in order to protect Android. Google SVP and Chief Legal Officer David Drummond decided to take...
Two-Face: Will Google Become The New Patent Villain?

Justice Department formally charges Apple, Hachette in e-book price fixing case

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The Justice Department has formally decided to sue Apple, Hachette, HarperCollins, Macmillan and Penguin due to alleged e-book price-rigging. It was believed that the publishers had managed to cut back-room deals with the Government agency, but the group have all been attacked for artificially inflating the prices of digital...
Justice Department formally charges Apple, Hachette in e-book price fixing case

After seizure, online gamblers try to retrieve $150 million from Full Tilt Poker

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After a key ruling last week, US gamblers hoping to retrieve $150 million stored with online gaming site Full Tilt Poker will have the opportunity to go after the company in court. In April 2011, the US Department of Justice shut down the websites of the three largest online...
After seizure, online gamblers try to retrieve $150 million from Full Tilt Poker

Media Decoder Blog: U.S. Sues Apple and Major Publishers Over E-Book Pricing

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The Justice Department filed an antitrust lawsuit on Wednesday, charging that the companies colluded to raise the price of e-books. Several publishers have agreed to a settlement....
Media Decoder Blog: U.S. Sues Apple and Major Publishers Over E-Book Pricing

Justice Department Poised to Clear Google-Motorola Deal

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The U.S. Justice Department is poised to clear Google's $12.5 billion acquisition of Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc. as early as next week....
Justice Department Poised to Clear Google-Motorola Deal

U.S. Probes Cable for Limits on Online Video

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The Justice Department is conducting a wide-ranging antitrust investigation into whether cable companies are acting improperly to quash nascent competition from online video....
U.S. Probes Cable for Limits on Online Video

U.S. Sues Publishers, Apple Over E-Book Prices

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The U.S. Justice Department filed suit against Apple and five big publishers, alleging they conspired to increase prices for e-books. Three have agreed to settle....
U.S. Sues Publishers, Apple Over E-Book Prices
Google’s Motorola buy set to gain approval next week

Justice Department preparing Apple iBooks antitrust lawsuit

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The Justice Department is reportedly preparing to go after Apple, Simon & Schuster, Hachette, Penguin, Macmillan and HarperCollins following its investigation into alleged e-book price-rigging. The case centers around a deal to switch to agency pricing, where the vendor takes a 30 percent cut of each sale, rather than...
Justice Department preparing Apple iBooks antitrust lawsuit

Justice Department files suit against Apple, publishers, report says

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The U.S. Justice Department has filed a suit against Apple and five publishers, Bloomberg reported, alleging they have colluded over the price of e-books. Justice said Tuesday that it had a “significant antitrust announcement,” but did not specify the nature of the announcement. Read full article >>...
Justice Department files suit against Apple, publishers, report says

Settlement Near in E-Book Pricing Probe

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Simon & Schuster, HarperCollins and Hachette are close to settling an e-book price-fixing probe with the Justice Department, but Apple and two other publishers are holding out....
Settlement Near in E-Book Pricing Probe

Justice Department set to OK Google-Motorola deal, WSJ says

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An approval could happen as early as next week, although U.S. and European regulators remain concerned about Google's commitment to licensing Motorola's patents fairly....
Justice Department set to OK Google-Motorola deal, WSJ says

Apple vs. Justice Department: Does Tim Cook really want this fight?

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A confrontation over ebooks could lead to a nasty confrontation with the trustbusters. [Read more]...
Apple vs. Justice Department: Does Tim Cook really want this fight?

E-book discounts appearing at Amazon following publisher settlement

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Wow. Judge Denise Cote certainly knows how to put a spring in the step of mega corporations. Mere days have passed since she ordered HarperCollins to let retailers to set their own e-book prices, and yet already Kindle bestsellers from that publisher are selling for around $9.99 -- in...
E-book discounts appearing at Amazon following publisher settlement

U.S. Files Antitrust Charges Against Apple, Book Publishers

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The U.S. Justice Department just formally charged Apple, along with book publishers, Hachette, HarperCollins, Macmillan and Penguin in regards to e-book pricing. The DOJ alleges that the companies colluded in anticompetitive practices involving pricing and sales. This comes after a year-long investigation into the matter after Apple switched to an...
U.S. Files Antitrust Charges Against Apple, Book Publishers

Take My Facebook Password? Over My Dead Body

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Not to beat a dead horse, but there are a lot of people out there who are very, very upset at the idea of sharing their social media logins with employers or potential employers. I'm not talking about the ACLU, and a couple of senators asking the Justice Department to...
Take My Facebook Password? Over My Dead Body

Once Again, The Administration Vindictively Charges A Whistleblower As Being A Spy

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This is getting ridiculous. When President Obama was campaigning and even when he first took office, he claimed that it was a priority to support whistleblowing activities. And yet, as President, he has been ridiculously aggressive in pushing vindictive criminal lawsuits against whistleblowers -- often by abusing the Espionage Act....
Once Again, The Administration Vindictively Charges A Whistleblower As Being A Spy

The NYT's Bill Keller on why we should defend WikiLeaks

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In a post on Tuesday entitled “First they came for WikiLeaks, then the New York Times,” we wrote about how there is growing evidence that Congress and the Justice Department may be considering legal sanctions against traditional journalists who publish classified information — in other words, extending the kind...
The NYT's Bill Keller on why we should defend WikiLeaks

T-Mobile wants FCC to block Verizon's spectrum deals with cable industry

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Call it sour grapes, posturing... whatever you want. The fact remains that T-Mobile has stuck its nose in the middle of Verizon's quest to bulk up its wireless portfolio. Big Magenta filed a request with the FCC on Tuesday, asking the regulatory agency to step in and block the...
T-Mobile wants FCC to block Verizon's spectrum deals with cable industry

FBI turns off 3,000 GPS trackers after Supreme Court ruling

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Andrew Weissmann, general counsel for the FBI, has announced that his agency is switching off thousands of Global Positioning System-based tracking devices used for surveillance after a Supreme Court decision last month. Weissmann made the statement during a University of San Francisco School of Law symposium on communications privacy...
FBI turns off 3,000 GPS trackers after Supreme Court ruling

Justice Department Poised to Clear Google-Motorola Deal

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The U.S. Justice Department is poised to clear Google Inc.’s $12.5 billion acquisition of Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc. as early as next week, according to people familiar with the matter, giving Google a powerful armory of technology patents to deploy in the smartphone wars. However, antitrust enforcers in the U.S....
Justice Department Poised to Clear Google-Motorola Deal

Justice Dept. defends public’s constitutional ‘right to record’ cops

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As police departments around the country are increasingly caught up in tussles with members of the public who record their activities, the U.S. Justice Department has come out with a strong statement supporting the First Amendment right of individuals to record police officers in the public discharge of their...
Justice Dept. defends public’s constitutional ‘right to record’ cops

It doesn’t matter what e-books cost to make

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Book publishers are trying hard to defend the pricing of e-books — perhaps in part because they’ve been accused by the Justice Department of rigging prices to keep them artificially high — by arguing that it costs a lot more than most people think to produce the electronic version...
It doesn’t matter what e-books cost to make

Rock the Vote Goes Mobile to Register 1.5 Million Young Voters by Smartphone

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Rock the Vote, the nonprofit group focused on engaging young voters, is kicking off a joint effort with PromoJam, a Los Angeles-based social media promotions startup, with the goal of registering 1.5 million new voters for this fall’s presidential race - and challenging restrictions on voter registration. The mobile-focused...
Rock the Vote Goes Mobile to Register 1.5 Million Young Voters by Smartphone

AT&T Announces Plans to Offer iPad Wi-Fi + 4G Beginning on March 16

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AT&T today officially announced that it will offer all Wi-Fi + 4G models of the new iPad through its sales channels beginning this Friday, March 16, in line with Apple's official launch. The announcement is of course no surprise given past history and an information page that has been available...
AT&T Announces Plans to Offer iPad Wi-Fi + 4G Beginning on March 16

Apple Might Get Sued For Price-Fixing Today (AAPL)

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Apple and book publisher Macmillan could be sued by the Justice Department as soon as today for collaborating in the pricing of e-books, reports Bloomberg. The companies deny it, of course, and will argue that pricing agreement enhances competition in the marketplace. Simon & Schuster, Hachette Book Group, and HarperCollins...
Apple Might Get Sued For Price-Fixing Today (AAPL)

It’s on — US sues Apple, publishers over e-book prices

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The Justice Department has at last filed an anti-trust complaint in New York against Apple and five publishers over an alleged price fixing conspiracy. The decision to sue comes after weeks of media leaks that suggested the government was trying to pressure the parties into a settlement. The issue turns...
It’s on — US sues Apple, publishers over e-book prices
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