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reuters reports

Amazon wants in on the patent suit racket
Dutch officials impound Steve Jobs' 'iYacht' after alleged missed payments

U.S. court reverses Apple's injunction on Samsung Galaxy Nexus

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Back in June, U.S. Judge Lucy Koh granted Apple’s request for a preliminary injunction against Samsung’s Galaxy Nexus smartphone. The decision resulted in the temporary removal of the device from Google Play pending a software fix with Android 4.1. Today Reuters reports Apple’s US injunction on the Galaxy Nexus has...
U.S. court reverses Apple's injunction on Samsung Galaxy Nexus

Apple to Buy AuthenTec for $356 Million

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Reuters reports that Apple will be acquiring AuthenTec for $356 million.AuthenTec Inc (AUTH.O), which makes fingerprint sensor chips used in personal computers, said it agreed to be bought by Apple Inc (AAPL.O) for about $356 million.Reuters describes AuthenTec as a maker of fingerprint sensor chips. From their fact sheet, AuthenTec...
Apple to Buy AuthenTec for $356 Million

US fails to shield Google, Facebook from ITU process

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Nations gathered in Dubai to discuss revising the world's telecommunications regulations have reacted cooly to a proposal, put forward by the United States and Canada, to limit the scope of deliberations. American negotiators had proposed that this week's deliberations at the World Conference on International Telecommunications be limited to...
US fails to shield Google, Facebook from ITU process
June 2013 trial date set for U.S. Government versus Apple eBooks collusion case

Charges Filed After Chinese Teenager Sells Kidney to Purchase iPhone and iPad

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Reuters reports that five people have been charged with intentional injury in southern China after a teenager sold one of his kidneys in order to purchase an iPad and iPhone. According to the report, those charged include the surgeon who removed the kidney and another person who arranged for the...
Charges Filed After Chinese Teenager Sells Kidney to Purchase iPhone and iPad

Riot Shuts Down Foxconn Plant, Impact on iPhone 5 Production Unclear

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Reuters reports on a riot that broke out earlier today at Foxconn's facilities in Taiyuan, China, forcing the company to temporarily shutter the plant as it cleans up the damage and investigates the situation. The cause of the riot, which reportedly involved about 2,000 workers, remains unclear, with the company...
Riot Shuts Down Foxconn Plant, Impact on iPhone 5 Production Unclear
Nokia to unveil cheap Lumia 610 alongside high-end camera phone at MWC [video]

Why nobody really wants to get to the bottom of China, ZTE and Huawei

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Chinese telecom gear makers Huwaei and ZTE are about to get blacklisted by the U.S. Congress in a report to be published Monday. Reuters reports that the U.S. House of Representatives’ Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence will recommend U.S. companies don’t use wares from the two companies over fears that...
Why nobody really wants to get to the bottom of China, ZTE and Huawei

Google Just Got The U.S. Department Of Justice's Approval To Acquire Motorola (GOOG)

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Google's acquisition of Motorola Mobility just cleared another huge hurdle, with the Department of Justice announcing that it has cleared the deal, Poornima Gupta of Reuters reports. Google also announced that the European Commission cleared the $12.5 billion acquisition earlier today. Please follow SAI on Twitter and Facebook.Join the...
Google Just Got The U.S. Department Of Justice's Approval To Acquire Motorola (GOOG)
Facebook, Google ramp up federal lobbying efforts in Q2 2012

Nokia submits amicus brief in support of Apple's bid to block sale of Samsung products

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According to a report from Reuters, Nokia has this week become the first company to submit an amicus brief in support of Apple’s attempt to secure injunctions on several Samsung products. While the full contents of the brief have not yet been revealed, Reuters reports Nokia argued its position in...
Nokia submits amicus brief in support of Apple's bid to block sale of Samsung products
Major cable companies try to make themselves innovative by opening up new research center
Samsung's revenge plan takes form: iPhone 5 added to patent lawsuit
Syrian conflict extends to cyberspace as hackers fabricate events through blogs and Twitter

Apple loses appeal over tablets in UK courtroom, must publicly apologize to Samsung

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Apple and Samsung’s legal fight continued on the world stage this morning, where the Britain Court of Appeal upheld a previous ruling that Samsung’s Galaxy Tab does not infringe on the iPad’s patents because it is not “as cool”. Reuters reports that after losing the appeal this morning, Apple has been instructed by the court...
Apple loses appeal over tablets in UK courtroom, must publicly apologize to Samsung

Sharp and Foxconn Teaming Up for New iPhone Display Plant in China

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Following a March agreement that saw Foxconn and Sharp entering into a partnership to advance LCD technology, Reuters reports on a new article from Japan's Nikkei business newspaper indicating that the two companies are specifically teaming up on a new plant in Chengdu, China to produce displays for the iPhone.Japan's...
Sharp and Foxconn Teaming Up for New iPhone Display Plant in China

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

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Good morning! Here's the news:  Facebook just jacked up its IPO price range to $34-$38 from $28-$35 late Monday. It will likely now price above $100 billion. Here's Mark Zuckerberg's explanation for what makes Facebook different than other big tech companies like Google and HP. It looks like Zuckerberg will...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

Amazon settles with Texas over sales tax

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E-tailer will start collecting sales taxes in the state come July 1, Reuters reports, in exchange for job creation and investment money. Texas, meanwhile, will drop demand for back sales taxes. [Read more]...
Amazon settles with Texas over sales tax

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

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Good morning! Here's the news: RIM's first quarter earnings were even worse than expected. The company posted an adjusted loss of $0.37 per share for the quarter and announced it will lay off 5,000 employees. RIM also revealed that it is delaying the launch of its Blackberry 10 operating system...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning
Samsung crashes the iPad HD party, files another suit against Apple in S. Korea

HBO considers allowing HBO GO outside of cable packages

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HBO may be relenting on its position towards allowing HBO outside of cable TV subscription packages, Reuters reports. CEO Richard Plepler says that the company is considering allowing access to HBO GO, its digital streaming option, via bundles with broadband Internet subscriptions. That would likely add about $10 to $15...
HBO considers allowing HBO GO outside of cable packages

Kodak sues Apple in bid to continue with patent sales

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Kodak has filed a new lawsuit against Apple, hoping to stop the latter from interrupting plans to sell part of its patent portfolio, Reuters reports. Documents were submitted yesterday through a bankruptcy court in Manhattan. Kodak asserts that Apple is wrongly claiming to own 10 patents derived from work the...
Kodak sues Apple in bid to continue with patent sales

Facebook Will Use Datalogix Offline Purchase Records To Show Ads The Perfect Number Of Times

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Show someone a Facebook ad once and they’ll forget, 100 times and they’ll be annoyed. So Facebook is going to use offline purchase data to help businesses increase ROI up to 40% by showing them “sweetspot” of ad frequency, it announced today at New York’s Advertising Week. Privacy fears flared...
Facebook Will Use Datalogix Offline Purchase Records To Show Ads The Perfect Number Of Times

Voyager Is Leaving The Solar System!

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The Voyager 1 space probe, which launched in 1977, has now reached the edge of the solar system Chris Wickham at Reuters reports. It will soon become the first and only man-made object to enter interstellar space, Voyager is now about 18 billion kilometers from the sun. It's traveling...
Voyager Is Leaving The Solar System!
Nokia in talks to sell Vertu as soon as this week, says Reuters

Sharp Reportedly Cutting iPad Display Production Amid Shift in Consumer Interest to iPad Mini

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Reuters reports that Sharp, one of Apple's primary display panel partners for its mobile devices, has slashed production of iPad displays at one of its plants. Sources did not indicate the reasons for the dramatic cut, but it appears to be a combination of a shift in consumer interest to...
Sharp Reportedly Cutting iPad Display Production Amid Shift in Consumer Interest to iPad Mini
Google's land grab extends to the 'next billion'

Brazilian Court Orders Google Exec Jailed Over Insulting YouTube Vid

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Seriously not kidding. (Photo: flickr.com/maionese_paty Well, there’s at least one Google executive that might want to hop on the next plane out of Sao Paolo–and it’s not because someone’s cheesed off at Orkut’s seeming frumpy sister status within the company’s social strategy. Reuters reports that a regional Brazilian elections court wants...
Brazilian Court Orders Google Exec Jailed Over Insulting YouTube Vid
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