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Apple's Samsung statement reprimanded by court of appeal

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Judges say article on iPad ruling is 'non-compliant' and order tech giant to put up an amended version within 48 hoursThe UK court of appeal has reprimanded Apple over the wording of the statement on its website acknowledging that Samsung did not infringe the iPad tablet's registered design, and ordered...
Apple's Samsung statement reprimanded by court of appeal

Facebook Might Add ‘Panic Button’ To Protect Kids

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Pedophiles are using Facebook to lure children, and the authorities are not happy about it.Under governmental pressure, Facebook has stated that it has “no objection in principle” to adding a ‘panic button’ to the website for kids who feel that they may be in danger.What function the button would actually have...
Facebook Might Add ‘Panic Button’ To Protect Kids

As verdict on ebook pricing settlement nears, Apple gets 5 pages to respond to DOJ

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With U.S. District Court Judge Denise Cote expected to rule on a proposed ebook pricing settlement between the U.S. Department of Justice and three publishers by the end of August, Judge Cote confirmed that Apple may provide a further five-page objection by August 15. Hachette, HarperCollins and Simon & Schuster...
As verdict on ebook pricing settlement nears, Apple gets 5 pages to respond to DOJ

Saudi Arabia objects to .bible

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During the objection period for new generic Top Level Domains, Saudi Arabia launches a multitude of challenges. The domains it has issues with include .wine, .catholic, and .gay. [Read more]...
Saudi Arabia objects to .bible
Facebook fights to seal financial info in privacy payout case

Justice Department: FCC can proceed with review of Sprint-SoftBank deal

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In a letter to the Federal Communications Commission, the DOJ says it's satisfied regarding concerns about "potential national security, law enforcement, and public safety issues" and has no objection to the deal. [Read more]...
Justice Department: FCC can proceed with review of Sprint-SoftBank deal

Government trying to deny Megaupload fair legal representation

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The United States government has adopted a take-no-prisoners attitude in its prosecution of Megaupload, seeming to raise every conceivable objection to Megaupload's efforts to defend itself. We've already covered the government's attempts to block Megaupload from spending money to preserve servers that the company says contains data needed for...
Government trying to deny Megaupload fair legal representation

Sprint tells Clearwire that Dish's buyout offer is illegal

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In case it wasn't already obvious that Sprint sees Dish's attempt to buy Clearwire as rather rude, the carrier made its irritation perfectly clear today. Sprint just sent a letter to Clearwire's board of directors that claims the latest Dish buyout proposal violates Delaware laws relating to board control....
Sprint tells Clearwire that Dish's buyout offer is illegal
UK regulators delay Orange / T-Mobile LTE plan, give competitors time to react

Facebook Likes and the Future of Advertising

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A couple of days ago I wrote about why I don't like the Facebook Likes strategy. It surprises me that a few of the responses charge me as "someone who just doesn't like advertising, as Mario put it in a  comment submitted to that post. We'll get to that in...
Facebook Likes and the Future of Advertising

Britain seeks opt-out of new European social media privacy laws

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'Right to be forgotten' laws, giving users - rather than services such as Facebook - control of personal data will save billions of euros and thickets of red tape. So why is Britain resisting?Britain is attempting to opt out of a European initiative enabling anyone to delete their personal details...
Britain seeks opt-out of new European social media privacy laws
Sprint-SoftBank merger cleared by the Department of Justice

T-Mobile, Metro PCS talk merger, leave questions for Sprint

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T-Mobile's attempts to merge with pre-paid wireless service provider Metro PCS is widely expected to face little objection from federal regulators, giving the companies a better shot at dominating a segment of customers the biggest carriers aren't going after, analysts say. Read full article >>...
T-Mobile, Metro PCS talk merger, leave questions for Sprint

Google should be forced to censor search results, say MPs

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Report by MPs criticises Google for its 'totally unconvincing' objection to requests to filter its search resultsA cross-party committee of MPs and peers has urged the government to consider introducing legislation that would force Google to censor its search results to block material that a court has found to be...
Google should be forced to censor search results, say MPs

Publishing Locations Of Pirate Movies Is The Same As Hosting Them

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Earlier, Dutch movie studio Eyeworks applied for a court injunction to stop Usenet community FTD from “making available to the public” their movie Komt een vrouw bij de dokter (A Woman At The Doctor). In this case the “making available” wasn’t hosting or storing the movie, nor was it offering...
Publishing Locations Of Pirate Movies Is The Same As Hosting Them

Apple files objection to delaying second US case v. Samsung

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Apple on Thursday filed an objection to putting its second US lawsuit against Samsung on hold while the verdict in the first is reviewed, Bloomberg reports. In February US District Judge Lucy Koh said she was dubious about whether it was important for both cases to proceed, especially since the...
Apple files objection to delaying second US case v. Samsung

Cracks in objections to Internet sales taxes

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Some say collecting and remitting sales taxes would be too complicated and expensive for smaller businesses. But that doesn't seem to be the case. FORTUNE -- Taxes on Internet sales have been talked about since the birth of e-commerce. In those early Web days, one major objection was that taxes would...
Cracks in objections to Internet sales taxes

Interactive novels: pretty but pretty exhausting

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The iPad app of John Buchan's The Thirty-Nine Steps is breathtaking to look at but the storytelling is desperately slowIf you're intrigued by interactive storytelling and want to find out what the fuss is about, then take a look at the iPad app of John Buchan's The Thirty-Nine Steps. Made...
Interactive novels: pretty but pretty exhausting

Adobe’s non-Formal non-Objection

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No work stopped. At no time did the current, up to the minute, versions — complete with occasional typos and botched commits — of the editor’s drafts become unavailable: HTML5, RDFa, MicroData, 2D Context, Markup, Diffs. The absolute most that anybody, anywhere, ever proposed was that these very same...
Adobe’s non-Formal non-Objection

Man granted soldier murder appeal following waterboarding evidence

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Liam Holden, the last man sentenced to be hanged in UK, said confession to Belfast killing was extracted under tortureThe last man sentenced to be hanged in the UK has won permission to appeal against his conviction for murdering a soldier in Northern Ireland, after evidence emerged of British army...
Man granted soldier murder appeal following waterboarding evidence

Australian Pirate Party Gets Approved and Russians are Denied (Again)

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There is a certain level of symmetry to the world. When one part of the world has day, the other half has night. And more importantly, when one hemisphere gets summer, the other has winter. Right now it’s summer in the southern hemisphere and the sun is certainly shining on...
Australian Pirate Party Gets Approved and Russians are Denied (Again)
Try the 5-Inch iPhone Experience with this Printable Papercraft Model
Apple bounces back as the courtroom conversation turns to icons and iPads

EU Anti-Trust Regulator Raises Mobile As An Issue In Talks With Google

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As anti-trust talks between the European Union and Google come close to a conclusion, the key anti-trust enforcer has brought up a new objection. Joaquín Almunia, the EU’s competition commissioner, is demanding the company make broad changes to its mobile services, according to a report in the... Please visit Search...
EU Anti-Trust Regulator Raises Mobile As An Issue In Talks With Google

The delusions that companies have about the cloud

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In the years that I led the Google Apps team, I heard every imaginable objection to cloud computing. Back in 2007, perhaps, those arguments may have had more merit, given the immaturity of most services and limited track record of the providers. But over time, it became clear to me...
The delusions that companies have about the cloud
Apple keeps iPad Mini trademark, but must add small-print

President Obama signs Video Privacy Protection bill, now Netflix can share to Facebook

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Netflix has been lobbying hard for changes to a law that it believed barred it from sharing the videos users watch on social media services, and now the law has changed. After H.R. 6671 passed through Congress last year without objection, President Barack Obama signed it into law today....
President Obama signs Video Privacy Protection bill, now Netflix can share to Facebook

A Visit To The Pre-WWDC Mountain Lion Rumor Mill

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Rounding up Mountain Lion rumors is actually quite simple. After all, the OS update has been floating around the developer boards for a while now and while there is no Gold Master available, many of the upcoming features are already detailed and fully baked. Mountain Lion, in short, is Apple’s...
A Visit To The Pre-WWDC Mountain Lion Rumor Mill

Disconnect Reminds Us of the Relational Perils of Our Connected Lives

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The screening for “Disconnect” was running a few minutes late. Despite the fact that we knew that the movie’s tagline was to “look up” from our screens, most of the other attendees and I still ducked our heads into our phones while we waited. Behind me, an aspiring writer was...
Disconnect Reminds Us of the Relational Perils of Our Connected Lives

'Dongle' jokes and a tweet lead to firings, threats, DDoS attacks

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A developer tweets her objection to jokes told at a conference, leading to the dismissal of one of the men -- and herself as well. [Read more]...
'Dongle' jokes and a tweet lead to firings, threats, DDoS attacks
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