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Monitoring communications: shrivelling the domain of privacy | Editorial

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To mandate that an automated inspector must jot down the fact of every exchange is to shrivel the domain of privacyTrust us. It's for your own safety. Besides, it's not all that different from what we already do. Plans to monitor and log every form of electronic communication are heading...
Monitoring communications: shrivelling the domain of privacy | Editorial

Early objections over generic TLDs throw the .book at Amazon, Google

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Technology companies went wild bidding on generic top-level domains (gTLDs) once the opportunity presented itself. That seemingly impulsive behavior hasn't sat well with the Government Advisory Committee, which just posted a list of its member countries' initial 250 objections over the internet gold rush. While the list is broad,...
Early objections over generic TLDs throw the .book at Amazon, Google

Mobile firms attack 'early 4G'

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Rivals have voiced their objections to Everything Everywhere rolling out 4G mobile services before them....
Mobile firms attack 'early 4G'

Final Oracle-Google jury instructions confirm that names are copyrightable as part of larger structure

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Late on Sunday, Judge Alsup filed the final jury instructions and special verdict form (all of this limited to the current trial phase, which is focused on copyright). He adopted various proposals from both parties, but neither party will be completely satisfied with it. Depending on which party wins the...
Final Oracle-Google jury instructions confirm that names are copyrightable as part of larger structure

★ The Trend Against Skeuomorphic Textures and Effects in User Interface Design

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Dave Wiskus, in a thoughtful piece for Macworld, “Apple and the Future of Design”: It’s curious how Apple’s hardware and software have taken such divergent paths. Looking at iOS hardware and software separately, one might think they were produced by different companies. The drop-shadows and textures of iOS stand in...
★ The Trend Against Skeuomorphic Textures and Effects in User Interface Design

Apple v. Samsung day 2: Schiller, Forstall testify on creation, sales and hardships of iPhone project

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The second full day of Apple’s trial vs. Samsung over patent violations took place today, and it was fairly action packed. Today, Apple Senior VPs Phil Schiller, Scott Forstall and others were scheduled to take the stand for testimony. Here’s a rundown of how the day progressed. Judge warns samsung,...
Apple v. Samsung day 2: Schiller, Forstall testify on creation, sales and hardships of iPhone project

Judge 'skeptical' of FRAND position Google's Motorola will present at Microsoft trial

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Against Microsoft's objections, wholly-owned Google subsidiary Motorola Mobility will be allowed to defend its well-known 2.25% royalty demand at a FRAND rate-setting trial in the Western District of Washington starting November 13, but the federal judge presiding over this litigation, Judge James L. Robart, has already declared himself "skeptical of Motorola's...
Judge 'skeptical' of FRAND position Google's Motorola will present at Microsoft trial

Memo to would-be journalists - get your drone pilot's licence

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I know it's fashionable for publishers to cut back on staffing so I wonder what they think of this initiative: drone journalism.The film above shows how a drone - more properly called an "unmanned aerial vehicle" - was used to cover this year's record drought in the US state of...
Memo to would-be journalists - get your drone pilot's licence

Barnes & Noble swipes at Amazon.com, raises objections to DOJ e-book settlement

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Barnes & Noble today jumped into the complex legal battle over the future of electronic book publishing, raising objections to a proposed settlement set forth by the Department of Justice related to alleged price fixing by Apple and several major book publishers. Barnes & Noble — taking a similar stance to...
Barnes & Noble swipes at Amazon.com, raises objections to DOJ e-book settlement
Verizon stonewalls request to turn over information on alleged pirates

8 Reasons Why Cloud Computing is Even Better for Small Businesses

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Sure, cloud computing offers benefits to companies of all sizes. But the clouds' advantages apply even more dramatically the smaller and newer your company. At the same time, the standard objections to cloud computing matter less to small companies than to large ones. On the plus side, the cloud's economies...
8 Reasons Why Cloud Computing is Even Better for Small Businesses

New net names to face objections

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Governments are to file a list of objections to Icann's proposed new internet address endings....
New net names to face objections

Apple ebook anti-trust trial set for 9-12 days in early June

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The Justice Department, state governments and Apple met in a Manhattan courtroom on Thursday before US District Denise Cote to make arrangements for an upcoming trial in which Apple is accused of colluding with big publishers to fix the price of ebooks. The purpose of the hearing was to set...
Apple ebook anti-trust trial set for 9-12 days in early June

Facebook: Proposed EU 'right to be forgotten' raises "major concerns" over freedom of expression online

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It’s no secret that Facebook has been lobbying against proposed European online privacy legislation, but now thanks to a Freedom of Information request made by the Europe vs Facebook campaign, we can see exactly what issues the company objects to. Back in January this year, European Commissioner, Viviane Reding outlined proposals for a...
Facebook: Proposed EU 'right to be forgotten' raises "major concerns" over freedom of expression online
T-Mobile seeks to block Verizon's spectrum deal with cable companies

Countries list net name protests

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International governments file more than 250 objections to new net names including proposals for .app, .baby and .islam....
Countries list net name protests

At DEF CON Kids convention, computer hacking is child's play

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Whether most parents like it or not, their children know more about computers than they do. That doesn’t apply to the offspring of computer savvy parental units, mind you, but it’s true of the average Bob and Mary you’re likely to bump into at the corner market. Some kids know...
At DEF CON Kids convention, computer hacking is child's play

Booting Up: Is Your News Feed About to Get More Crowded?

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Gotcha! (Photo: In the Capital) The FTC is said to be wondering whether it can actually pull off an antitrust case against Google, as consumers don’t seem too bothered by the company’s putting its own services before those of competitors. [Bloomberg] Facebook is testing adding upcoming events and recently released...
Booting Up: Is Your News Feed About to Get More Crowded?

Do You Really Want to Pick Your Seatmate on Facebook?

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Just because technology can take the serendipity out of life doesn't mean that it should. The information technology industry is waging a largely successful and to my mind greatly misguided war against the randomness of life. The latest twist, as reported in the New York Times, is a plan by...
Do You Really Want to Pick Your Seatmate on Facebook?
France reportedly scuttles Yahoo's bid for Dailymotion video portal

Facebook Fleshes Out Privacy Policy To Comply With Data Protection Audits

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Today Facebook will start sending the first of three billion notices to users about proposed changes to its privacy policy, which were made to comply with a Spring deadline for implementing recommendations from an audit by the Irish Data protection Commissioner. The three biggest changes Facebook’s Chief Privacy Officer for...
Facebook Fleshes Out Privacy Policy To Comply With Data Protection Audits

Apple modifies nano-SIM design to address Nokia concerns

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Apple has modified a proposed nano-SIM design to accommodate objections by Nokia, says The Verge. SIM card maker Giesecke & Devrient has been showing off the design at the CTIA trade show in New Orleans. The European Telecommunications Standards Institute is soon set to vote for one of several card...
Apple modifies nano-SIM design to address Nokia concerns
Apple blasts Samsung's post-trial "attack on the jury" as weak, unfounded

U.S. court rules Google must disclose to Apple search terms used in discovery in Samsung case

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In mid-April I reported that "Apple called calls out Google on flawed search methodology, responsibility for Android's infringement". This was not about Google's Internet search engine but about a discovery dispute in the second California Apple v. Samsung case. Apple's patent infringement allegations relate to Android-based devices, and while some...
U.S. court rules Google must disclose to Apple search terms used in discovery in Samsung case
Kodak wins clearance to sell digital imaging patents

Ofcom delays decision on Everything Everywhere's 4G proposal

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UKers hoping for a hasty rollout of Everything Everywhere's 4G LTE network are apt to be sorely disappointed, as regulation entity Ofcom has shoved back the final decision on its proposal. We're told that the ruling will be moved from April 17th to May 8th, with the decision made...
Ofcom delays decision on Everything Everywhere's 4G proposal
Top patent court struggles to decide when software is patentable

The battle for .app: Google, Amazon and 11 other companies apply for hottest TLD

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Earlier today at an event in London, domain name regulator ICANN revealed the list of generic top level domains (gTLDs). While most of the focus is on securing brand names and trademarks, it’s the .app suffix that is the most contested. ICANN said that it received 1930 applications from 60 countries...
The battle for .app: Google, Amazon and 11 other companies apply for hottest TLD

House approves CISPA despite privacy objections

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The U.S. House of Representatives has voted to approve a controversial cyberthreat information-sharing bill, despite opposition from the White House and several privacy and digital rights groups....
House approves CISPA despite privacy objections

Samsung objects to 'gratuitous images' of Steve Jobs on five of Apple's opening slides

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Ahead of the trial starting tomorrow in San Jose, Samsung just filed 14 objections to Apple's opening slides. The first one: "Samsung objects to the images of Steve Jobs appearing in Slide Nos. 6, 7, 12, 16, and 29 of Apple's Opening Presentation."The parties' opening slides haven't been published yet....
Samsung objects to 'gratuitous images' of Steve Jobs on five of Apple's opening slides
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