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Apple versus Samsung sales injunction hearing: December 6

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Judge Lucy Koh, overseer of the contentious Apple versus Samsung smartphone patent trial, has set a December 6 court date to make a judgement on Apple's request for a permanent injunction against Samsung's devices found to be infringing. The previously scheduled September 20 hearing will be used to discuss Samsung's...
Apple versus Samsung sales injunction hearing: December 6

Google discloses list of Oracle suit writers on payroll

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While Google continues to claim that it has not paid any writers to report or comment on the Oracle versus Google lawsuit, in response to a judicial order the search engine leader has provided a list of individuals and groups who have commented on the case and have, possibly coincidentally,...
Google discloses list of Oracle suit writers on payroll

Samsung acquires MOVL to bolster its multi-screen TV efforts

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Samsung's desire for deep integration of TV services was painstakingly obvious when it unveiled the Galaxy S 4's WatchON feature. However, that may prove to be just the tip of the televisual iceberg: it's buying MOVL, the developer of Samsung's own SwipeIt media sharing as well as the MOVL...
Samsung acquires MOVL to bolster its multi-screen TV efforts
Nielsen's evolution and the coming of the ad-buy structure shake up

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?
Jony Ive reportedly pushing 'flat design' in a newly collaborative environment at Apple

ICANN attracts 100 would-be Net domain operators

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So far, 100 registrants can apply for generic top-level domains to expand beyond .com to .all-sorts-of-things, Internet overseer ICANN says....
ICANN attracts 100 would-be Net domain operators

Google discloses list of 'possible' astroturf writers

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While Google continues to claim that it has not paid any writers to directly report or comment on the Oracle versus Google lawsuit, in response to a second judicial order the search engine and advertising giant has provided a list of individuals and groups who have commented on the case...
Google discloses list of 'possible' astroturf writers

Tony Fadell: Apple's Forstall 'got what he deserved'

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The "father of the iPod" says that the ouster of iOS overseer Scott Forstall -- with whom he'd had his own clashes -- was the right thing for Apple. [Read more]...
Tony Fadell: Apple's Forstall 'got what he deserved'
Zynga moves into the "midcore" games with acquisition of November Software (exclusive interview)

ASUS vows to fix Transformer Prime freezes

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ASUS technical marketing overseer Gary Key has responded to complaints from Transformer Prime owners for another flaw. Responding to some reports on XDA-Developers' forums that the tablet freezes randomly after loading up the Android 4.0 update, Key anticipated a fix in early February. He hadn't pinpointed the cause, which didn't...
ASUS vows to fix Transformer Prime freezes

Chicago to get hyper-connected under Rahm Emanuel's grand Wi-Fi plan

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Emanuel plans to make entire downtown area wireless – the latest in a series of innovations from Chicago's ambitious mayorRahm Emanuel, the hyperactive mayor of Chicago, is drawing up plans that would transform the city into one of the most wired urban centres in the world and affirm its status...
Chicago to get hyper-connected under Rahm Emanuel's grand Wi-Fi plan

European Parliament ACTA overseer quits over shady tactics

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The European Union's chief investigator for the controversial Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA), Kader Arif, may have blown the whistle on tactics behind the deal in a statement following his resignation. He quit after calling it a "masquerade" and confirmed many of the beliefs that the EU Parliament's signing of ACTA...
European Parliament ACTA overseer quits over shady tactics

Take a Peek at Google's Future Digs

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Google has come a long way from the early days inside Susan Wojcicki’s garage. Now, after nearly a decade, the Googleplex is getting another big upgrade. The Mountain View, California-based company is planning a major expansion of its offices with the help of an outside architectural firm, NBBJ. But...
Take a Peek at Google's Future Digs

Apple grabs Dixons CEO John Browett to be retail Senior VP

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Apple chose early Tuesday to reveal that it had persuaded the CEO of UK retailer Dixons, John Browett, to become its Senior VP for retail. The shift will fill the vacuum left since June, when Ron Johnson left to become the CEO of JC Penney. Apple CEO Tim Cook described...
Apple grabs Dixons CEO John Browett to be retail Senior VP

Google to replace Motorola CEO, says report

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Dennis Woodside, Google's former head of ad sales in the Americas and overseer of the Google-Motorola merger, is close to replacing Motorola CEO Sanjay Jha, says Bloomberg. [Read more]...
Google to replace Motorola CEO, says report
Do we really need state-funded news entities like the BBC any more?

Apple No Longer Has Weeks to Fix Security Disasters

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The discovery earlier this month that more than 600,000 Macs, roughly 1% of all in use, were infected with the password-stealing Flashback malware left no doubt that security could not remain an afterthought for consumers or businesses using an Apple computer. For security experts, the discovery was validation for...
Apple No Longer Has Weeks to Fix Security Disasters

Why New Yorkers Should Be Wary About New .NYC Websites

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Residents of the Big Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) learned this week that their city could be the first to have its own domain name—a fancy new “.nyc” instead of boring old “.com”. New Yorkers so far have greeted the news as further proof that the world is indeed about them...
Why New Yorkers Should Be Wary About New .NYC Websites
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