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Twitter is working with London Olympics’ organisers to thwart ‘ambush marketing’

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As we edge closer to the 2012 London Olympic Games, there is a growing fear amongst organizers that the carefully-controlled marketing and official sponsorships associated with the event will be ambushed by brands hell-bent on getting themselves free coverage. With that in mind, Twitter has agreed to help combat this...
Twitter is working with London Olympics’ organisers to thwart ‘ambush marketing’

European carriers turn on Nokia and its Lumia phones, from the comfort of anonymity

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Reuters reports that four big European carriers are disappointed by Nokia's Lumia range and its ability to compete with the big hitters from Apple and Samsung. None of the naysayers have been named, but an executive from one of the companies has been quoted as saying that "no one...
European carriers turn on Nokia and its Lumia phones, from the comfort of anonymity

European Carriers Aren’t Digging Nokia’s Lumia Line

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Nokia hasn’t had the best year. Of course, the launch of the Lumia line has been refreshing, as Nokia’s much-anticipated Windows Powered offerings are finally out in the world, trying to woo owners like neon-colored puppies in a pet shop window. The only problem is that four of the major...
European Carriers Aren’t Digging Nokia’s Lumia Line
Phil Schiller knocks Galaxy S 4 for 'year-old software,' claims Apple does things better
Apple loses UK Galaxy Tab design appeal, ordered to run public apology

PayPal’s InStore mobile payment service hits the UK, launches with four major fashion retailers

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PayPal has announced that its In-Store mobile payment service will be accepted at four major UK retailers – Coast, Oasis, Warehouse and Karen Millen — from tomorrow, as the online payments service bursts on to the country’s high street shopping space. The agreement will allow UK shoppers to pay for items at...
PayPal’s InStore mobile payment service hits the UK, launches with four major fashion retailers

The Apple-Samsung verdict: Wall Street reacts

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Apple’s huge patent win over Samsung on Friday has broad and important implications for the mobile industry. But it’s not just handset and tablet makers and the people who buy them that are affected by the historic verdict. On Monday, Wall Street got the first chance to show its reaction...
The Apple-Samsung verdict: Wall Street reacts

Apple will have to apologize to Samsung after losing UK iPad appeal

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A UK judge has ruled in favor of Samsung in Apple’s appeal for its intellectual property case against the Galaxy Tab, Reuters reports. As a result, Apple will have to go through with publishing a public apology stating that Samsung did not copy its iPad. The iPad maker will be...
Apple will have to apologize to Samsung after losing UK iPad appeal

T-Mobile USA Planning to Offer iPhone and End Subsidies Within 3-4 Months

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Following up on yesterday's report about T-Mobile USA already having 1.9 million iPhones operating on its network as it moves toward a launch of official sales later this year, Reuters reports that the carrier should begin selling the device within the next 3-4 months. T-Mobile is planning a similar timeframe...
T-Mobile USA Planning to Offer iPhone and End Subsidies Within 3-4 Months

Google Has Not Yet Submitted a Google Maps App to Apple [Update]

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Reuters reports (via TheNextWeb) that Google's executive chairman Eric Schmidt has denied claims that the company has already submitted a Google Maps application to Apple's App Store. Google Inc. has not submitted a new Google Maps application to Apple Inc after the iPhone maker dropped the use of it in...
Google Has Not Yet Submitted a Google Maps App to Apple [Update]
Nokia is considering selling its own headquarters for an estimated $258 million

Intel claims chassis design breakthrough could mean cheaper Ultrabooks, eventually

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If your heart says Ultrabook, but your bank says ultra broke, this may be welcome news. Intel claims to have had a breakthrough in chassis design that might point prices of the slim line laptops in a southerly direction. Using existing plastics, and some internal rearrangement aka "structural reduction...
Intel claims chassis design breakthrough could mean cheaper Ultrabooks, eventually

Samsung Preparing to Add iPhone 5 to U.S. Patent Lawsuit

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Reuters reports on a new court filing from Samsung revealing that the company is preparing to add Apple's new iPhone 5 to a lawsuit currently underway in the United States seeking to ban Apple's devices from sale in the country over patent infringement."Based on information currently available, Samsung expects that...
Samsung Preparing to Add iPhone 5 to U.S. Patent Lawsuit
China’s communist state news website aims for $245 million IPO raise

UAE citizen arrested for criticizing security forces on Twitter

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Once again, a UAE citizen is facing trial for statements made online. Saleh al-Dhufairi, a self-described patriot and pro-democracy activist, has been arrested on charges of provoking strife in the country, after posting a series of tweets, in which he criticized UAE security forces. Reuters reports that al-Dhufairi was arrested in his...
UAE citizen arrested for criticizing security forces on Twitter

Apple Vs Samsung: U.K. Appeal Court Upholds 'Galaxy Tab Not Cool Enough To Copy iPad' Ruling

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Apple has lost an appeal against a ruling in a U.K. High Court that Samsung’s Galaxy Tab does not infringe the iPad’s design. The original ruling by Judge Colin Birss said Samsung’s tablets were not cool enough to be confused with Apple’s because they lacked the “extreme simplicity” of the...
Apple Vs Samsung: U.K. Appeal Court Upholds 'Galaxy Tab Not Cool Enough To Copy iPad' Ruling

Shareholders sue Facebook, banks over botched IPO

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The hype surrounding Facebook has rapidly turned sour since the company went public in a media frenzy last Friday. Its share price is collapsing and regulators are investigating allegations that Facebook’s big bank partners withheld key insider information. Now, Reuters reports that shareholders have filed a lawsuit in Manhattan federal...
Shareholders sue Facebook, banks over botched IPO

Facebook will pay its IPO underwriters one fifth of the average rate, says source

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Facebook could be set to retain a significant amount of its initial public offering, after a source close to the deal claimed that the firm will pay its underwriters a fee of just 1.1 percent of the deal, according to a Bloomberg report. Wall Street firms usually expect payment of...
Facebook will pay its IPO underwriters one fifth of the average rate, says source

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

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Good morning! Here's the news: Yahoo's CEO Scott Thompson sent an e-mail to employees urging them to ignore his ongoing resume scandal and stick to business as usual. Unfortunately, it looks like many of Yahoo's employees don't like the way Thompson and the company have handled the crisis so far....
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

Details of Google’s “aggressive” revenue projections revealed in Oracle suit

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Google’s ongoing trial with Oracle is throwing some interesting details that had been previously unknown outside of the company into the public spotlight. We’re seen details of the original GooglePhone while Android was revealed to have made $278.1 million in 2010, another tidbit released today is a series of ambitious projections the...
Details of Google’s “aggressive” revenue projections revealed in Oracle suit

China Mobile chief reveals ongoing talks with Apple over the iPhone

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China Mobile, the world’s largest mobile telecoms carrier with 650 million subscribers, has confirmed that it is engaged in discussions with Apple with the aim of striking an agreement to carry the iPhone. Current talks are believed to have come unstuck around the operator’s desire for a share of App...
China Mobile chief reveals ongoing talks with Apple over the iPhone
'iPhone 5' moving to 19-pin dock connector to make room for headphone jack, Reuters reports
Facebook, Google ramp up federal lobbying efforts in Q2 2012

European Commission set to fine Microsoft over 2009 browser compliance breach

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The European Commission is planning to fine Microsoft for its failure to adhere to a 2009 ruling that required the software giant to offer customers a choice of default web browser. The EU Competition Commissioner, Joaquin Almuni, advised the press that a formal proceeding into the breach -- which...
European Commission set to fine Microsoft over 2009 browser compliance breach

Judge Koh stops US sales of Galaxy Tab 10.1, puts a smack down on Samsung

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Thought Samsung was out of the woods when it defeated Apple's attempt to prevent it from selling the Galaxy Tab 10.1 stateside? Well, Apple appealed that decision and was given a second crack at banning Sammy's slate last month -- and it looks like Cupertino made the most of...
Judge Koh stops US sales of Galaxy Tab 10.1, puts a smack down on Samsung

Proview: “We are now preparing for negotiations with Apple”

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Cash-strapped display maker Proview that sued Apple over the iPad moniker in China feels it has the Cupertino, California-headquartered gadget giant right where it wants them, cornered against the wall. Just as the Intermediate People’s Court in Huizhou ruled last Friday that local distributors should stop selling iPads in China,...
Proview: “We are now preparing for negotiations with Apple”

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
DOJ Could Sue Apple Today Over E-Books: Report

Apple's Opening Court Statement Focuses on Samsung's Radical Shift in Phone Design

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While court documents filed in relation to the high-profile U.S. legal battle between Apple and Samsung have yielded a treasure trove of images of prototypes and concepts for iPhone and iPad designs, the court case is just now getting underway. Reuters reports on some of the early developments today, including...
Apple's Opening Court Statement Focuses on Samsung's Radical Shift in Phone Design

Reuters: Verizon lining up $100 billion bid to buy out Vodafone's share of VZW

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Word that Verizon would like to buy out Vodafone's 45 percent share of Verizon Wireless is hardly new, but Reuters reports it may finally be financially ready to take that step. According to unnamed sources, it's hired bank and legal advisers to prepare the bid, raising $50 billion in...
Reuters: Verizon lining up $100 billion bid to buy out Vodafone's share of VZW
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