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U.S. Flip-flopping Proves Us Right, Megaupload Tells Court

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While Dotcom’s legal battle in New Zealand focuses on spying efforts and unwarranted seizures, the U.S. federal court still has to decide on Megaupload’s request to dismiss the entire case against the company. Several months ago Megaupload filed a request to dismiss the indictment against it, until the U.S. Government...
U.S. Flip-flopping Proves Us Right, Megaupload Tells Court

Satan Finally Reveals Himself As A Legal Employer

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Cross-posted from I think that every lawyer feels that they have been employed by Satan at one time or another. It's just like how criminals end up working for Keyser Soze without knowing it. Whether he's running your firm from a corner office, or he's a client you end...
Satan Finally Reveals Himself As A Legal Employer

Tax: how Amazon passed the Slough test and prospered

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HMRC believes Amazon has no fixed place of business in the UK. Perhaps it needs to look again at what goes on in BerkshireThe way companies are taxed has changed with the way corporations have developed in the last 100 years, expanding beyond national borders. The emergence of substantial international...
Tax: how Amazon passed the Slough test and prospered

U.S. Govt. Equates Megaupload to Bank Robbers

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Two weeks ago Megaupload’s lawyers filed a motion to dismiss the criminal case on the basis that the company was never properly served. This issue was previously acknowledged by Judge O’Grady, who had doubts that the case would ever go to trial due to this procedural matter. However, the Government...
U.S. Govt. Equates Megaupload to Bank Robbers

Megaupload Points Out That The DOJ Has Contradicted Itself Concerning Legality Of Serving Megaupload

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Earlier this month, we pointed out that the Justice Department had asked the federal courts to amend the federal rules concerning issuing a summons on a corporation. As the filing made clear, they were concerned about being able to serve criminal complaints on foreign companies with no US presence, since...
Megaupload Points Out That The DOJ Has Contradicted Itself Concerning Legality Of Serving Megaupload

Facebook Offers Clarification On Home And Privacy Before Full Android Invasion

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Just a day after announcing a new Android skin in the form of Facebook Home, the company has issued a FAQ regarding Facebook Home and privacy. Though many seem excited to see Facebook take baby steps toward a full-fledged operating system, some are also concerned that using Facebook as...
Facebook Offers Clarification On Home And Privacy Before Full Android Invasion

The Supreme Court Just Decided Where Your Principal Place Of Business Is

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The Supreme Court Just Decided Where Your Principal Place Of Business Is

TurnHere And Its Network Of 8,000 Filmmakers To Flood Yelp With Videos

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Online video production startup TurnHere is now the exclusive provider of video creation services for Yelp, the popular local search and business review site. TurnHere, through its network of over 8,000 professional filmmakers, will be providing local video production for businesses that advertise on Yelp, as well as a slate...
TurnHere And Its Network Of 8,000 Filmmakers To Flood Yelp With Videos

Platforms: Cambrian explosion or Devonian extinction?

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As our use of computers becomes ubiquitous — pervading our lives from our phones to our TVs to our cars — software is becoming the primary means for interaction. And apps are undergoing a “Cambrian explosion” of availability and diversification. The new “place” of business is on the buyer’s device,...
Platforms: Cambrian explosion or Devonian extinction?

Making It Personal: Taking Action On Your Customers' Digital Body Language

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You stagger into your favorite coffee shop on Monday morning at 7 a.m., yawning and desperate for a caffeine jumpstart, when Mandy the barista places your daily double cappuccino with extra foam in front of you before you even have the chance to croak out your order. She’s also thought...
Making It Personal: Taking Action On Your Customers' Digital Body Language

VenueSeen: Social Media Monitoring Via Photography

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VenueSeen launched their new platform today that lets businesses aggregate location specific sentiment, via social photography. What does that mean in layman’s terms? It means this startup company will monitor and identify any shared photos that a consumer takes inside a place of business. If the photos are shared via...
VenueSeen: Social Media Monitoring Via Photography

ShiftHub Brings The Freemium Web Model To Old-Fashioned Time Cards

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Back in high school when I worked at Arby’s, I was very careful to punch in and out using an old, mechanical time clock. Now, however, I suspect I’d use something ShiftHub. This app, by a pair of charming Torontians (Torundians?) who have experience in retail, branding, and mobile,...
ShiftHub Brings The Freemium Web Model To Old-Fashioned Time Cards

Take steps to secure what little online privacy you still have

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Before you can take steps to protect your privacy, you need to define just what the word means. And the second task can be more difficult given the spread of social-networking tools and Big Brother legislation such as CISPA. Microsoft's recently launched privacy-awareness campaign includes a survey ostensibly designed to help...
Take steps to secure what little online privacy you still have

Tech workers anti-poaching suit fails to get class action status for now

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A court in California declined to certify as class action a lawsuit by workers alleging an illegal cartel formed by seven technology companies including Apple, Google and Intel.The judge, however, raised the possibility that she may review her decision, after giving the software engineers leave to amend their petition...
Tech workers anti-poaching suit fails to get class action status for now
90 Seconds on The Verge: Spotify, 'Punch Quest,' delayed Nexus 4s, and stolen iPad minis

Justice Department Looking To Change The Law That Made It Impossible To Serve Megaupload

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This one is a bit old, but it appears that nothing's happened on it yet. cosmicwonderful alerts us to the fact that, back in October, the DOJ asked the federal courts to amend the rules on serving criminal complaints to foreign companies. As you may recall, the Justice Department ran...
Justice Department Looking To Change The Law That Made It Impossible To Serve Megaupload

NYC launches startup competition to give away free high-speed fiber broadband build-outs

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New York City has launched the ConnectNYC Fiber Challenge: a competition for NY-based startups to win free high-speed fiber broadband build-outs for their businesses. If you run a company in the city, have less than 100 employees and want to get your hands on significantly faster Internet speeds, enter here by...
NYC launches startup competition to give away free high-speed fiber broadband build-outs

TecTiles: programmable NFC stickers for select members of Samsung's Galaxy

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NFC's a curious thing. That once heavily buzzed about feature's found a home in many of the handsets that occupy Android's swiftly rotating throne, but eager users wielding those enabled devices haven't been given much to do with it. Visa's payWave aside, Samsung's finally cooked up a means of...
TecTiles: programmable NFC stickers for select members of Samsung's Galaxy

DuPont and PMA team up to embed Powermat wireless charging in Corian countertops

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DuPont's managed to work its way into just about every home and place of business here in the US of A, but despite this nationwide proliferation, we haven't seen the Delaware-based chemicals giant making waves in the consumer electronics space. But with home wraps, plastics and body armor on...
DuPont and PMA team up to embed Powermat wireless charging in Corian countertops

Next From The Nanny State: Bloomberg Tries To Make You Not Think About Cigarettes

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Cross-posted from Mr. Burns: Since the beginning of time, man has yearned to destroy the sun. I shall do the next best thing: block it out. Mr. Bloomberg: Yes. The people must be protected from the sun's harmful UV radiation! Mr. Burns: Umm, sure, whatever. [Activates Sun Blocker] Mr....
Next From The Nanny State: Bloomberg Tries To Make You Not Think About Cigarettes

Mobile Payments: A Trillion Dollar Industry… Once Everyone Can Actually Make A Payment

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“Is that a Windows phone?  Uh, sorry about that…. we only accept payments from Apple devices.” The absurdity of the above statement is crystal clear.  Basic transfer of money from one party to another in exchange for goods and services shouldn’t be this exclusive.  Yet, this is where we find...
Mobile Payments: A Trillion Dollar Industry… Once Everyone Can Actually Make A Payment

42Floors launches “Showroom” to show off cool additions for your office

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Every startup needs a stunning office space with tons of cool furniture and accessories to make its employees feel at home and to attract new talent. Y Combinator company 42Floors is quickly becoming the source to find these office spaces and has launched a new feature today called “Showroom” to...
42Floors launches “Showroom” to show off cool additions for your office
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