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German court dismisses Motorola's patent lawsuit against Apple

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Motorola suffered a setback in Germany this morning, after a Mannheim Regional Court struck down one of the company's several patent lawsuits against Apple. The patent in question, EP1053613, is considered essential to the 3G/UMTS wireless standard and, more specifically, pertains to a "method and system for generating a...
German court dismisses Motorola's patent lawsuit against Apple
Megaupload shutdown did nothing to slow piracy, study finds

Lego Olympics: Sporting triumphs re-enacted in stop-motion

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From Usain Bolt's blazing 100-meter dash victory to the women's gymnastics competition, memorable Olympics moments can be viewed in the form of stop-motion Lego action. [Read more]...
Lego Olympics: Sporting triumphs re-enacted in stop-motion

Steve Jobs Was Against The Name “Siri” Before He Was For It

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A palette-cleanser for the four course meal that will be your long and fruitful day: Yoni Heisler recounts a talk by Siri co-founder Dag Kittlaus in which he describes the naming process. Siri means “beautiful woman who leads you to victory” in Norwegian and Kittlaus owned the siri.com domain. He...
Steve Jobs Was Against The Name “Siri” Before He Was For It

ISPs Refuse to Block New Pirate Bay IP-Address

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Following an earlier court ruling that ordered Ziggo and XS4ALL, two of the Netherlands’ largest ISPs, to start blocking access to the The Pirate Bay, two weeks ago Dutch anti-piracy group BREIN chalked up another victory. On May 10th, the Court of The Hague ordered an additional five ISPs –...
ISPs Refuse to Block New Pirate Bay IP-Address

Chrome overtakes Internet Explorer worldwide for first time

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The victory was short-lived, however, as the lead was obtained on March 18 and quickly given up the next day. [Read more]...
Chrome overtakes Internet Explorer worldwide for first time

How Apple won a ban on Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 10.1

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A zig-zag path to victory in a landmark patent infringement case FORTUNE — On Tuesday, a U.S. district court granted Apple’s (AAPL) request for a preliminary injunction against Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 10.1 — the tablet computer that most closely resembles Apple’s iPad. “Although Samsung has a right to compete, it...
How Apple won a ban on Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 10.1
Olympic swimmer blames social media addiction for failing to win gold medal

The woman who knitted her way through tennis thriller

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It was the late-night tennis thriller that had the nation enthralled and the Centre Court crowd on the edge of their seats - but one woman spectator appeared to have eyes only for her knitting during Andy Murray's victory over Marcos Baghdatis....
The woman who knitted her way through tennis thriller

Apple scores temporary ruling in Motorola battle, can keep selling iPads, iPhones in Germany

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Apple today won a victory in Germany in its on-going legal dispute with Motorola Mobility. An appeals court in that country ruled that Cupertino can continue to offer its wares in its online store while it appeals a ruling that temporarily barred their sale. According to the court, the...
Apple scores temporary ruling in Motorola battle, can keep selling iPads, iPhones in Germany
UK Judge says Galaxy Tab does not infringe on the iPad, design 'not as cool'

Virgin Media site goes titsup in Pirate Bay payback attack

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Anonymous claims takedown victory Virgin Media's main website dropped off the interwebs on Tuesday with hackivist collective Anonymous claiming responsibility for the DDoS attacks in response to the company's recent cut-off of The Pirate Bay.…...
Virgin Media site goes titsup in Pirate Bay payback attack

Cash victory for Bletchley revamp

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Bletchley Park prepares to start urgent restoration of World War II codebreaking huts, after it raised £2.4m....
Cash victory for Bletchley revamp

Exceptionally Troubling Ruling In The UK: Owners Of Links Site Guilty Of 'Conspiracy To Defraud'

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We've written about the entertainment industry's overly aggressive legal campaign against the owners of SurfTheChannel -- a linking site -- before. Almost exactly three years ago, we wrote about how the private UK anti piracy group, FACT, had helped set up the raid on the offices of Scopelight, a startup...
Exceptionally Troubling Ruling In The UK: Owners Of Links Site Guilty Of 'Conspiracy To Defraud'

Google Compromises End Street View Litigation In Switz, Book Suit In France

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Last week Google notched a major victory for Street View in Europe. The Swiss have affirmed its basic right to exist in the country, which is widely regarded to have among the toughest privacy laws on The Continent. The Swiss privacy regulator had demanded that Google guarantee it would be...
Google Compromises End Street View Litigation In Switz, Book Suit In France

Buffalo Claims Victory in Race to Bring 802.11ac Gear to Retail

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Buffalo Technology says its first 802.11ac router and media bridge are on sale now, making it the first to market with next-generation gigabit Wi-Fi gear....
Buffalo Claims Victory in Race to Bring 802.11ac Gear to Retail

Apple Wins another Major iPhone & iOS Interface Patent

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The US Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of twenty-five newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today. In today's first granted patent report we focus entirely on a single patent that represents another major iPhone and iOS interface victory for Apple. Some may be bored to hear about...
Apple Wins another Major iPhone & iOS Interface Patent

ASUS PadFone gets benchmarked: a mere teaser of what's to come

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It was only last week that we learned of the varied battery life of ASUS' phone that would be a tablet that would be a laptop. Now, a further trickle of its performance might has passed our way, giving us insight into the real-world chops of its dual-core S4...
ASUS PadFone gets benchmarked: a mere teaser of what's to come

Daily Report: Reverberations of the Antipiracy Bills

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Legislation intended to help protect infrastructure from terrorists is hampered by fears of pressure from advocates who scored a victory against antipiracy bills. Meanwhile, the media and Internet giants who are at odds over dealing with purloined content on the Web may need to agree first on the extent of...
Daily Report: Reverberations of the Antipiracy Bills

US 3G and 4G networks face off once more, Verizon just squeaks out win over AT&T

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Competition for the US cellular speed crown is certainly fiercer than it was last year, when Verizon's 4G LTE let it walk over the competition unimpeded. With AT&T's LTE in the running, though, have the ranks changed? No, but only just barely: as PCMag discovered in its annual countrywide...
US 3G and 4G networks face off once more, Verizon just squeaks out win over AT&T

Microsoft Research just exploded the world record for data sorting in a 60 second window

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Microsoft Research is claiming victory in the MinuteSort test, posting a score that they say essentially triples the previous title-holder, a 2009 Yahoo team. MinuteSort is just that, a test of how much data you can sort in a minute. Obviously, this is a critical function, as ‘big data’ becomes...
Microsoft Research just exploded the world record for data sorting in a 60 second window

IE holds rival browsers at bay

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In February's usage reports, there was little change in the top three browsers' relative usage -- something of a victory for Microsoft. Also: a new IE10 preview. [Read more]...
IE holds rival browsers at bay
Audi's R18 e-tron Quattro becomes first hybrid to win Le Mans

New Zealand judge orders US to hand over Megaupload documents

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Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom and his co-defendants scored a significant victory on Tuesday when a New Zealand judge ordered the United States government to hand over evidence the defense will need to prepare for an upcoming extradition hearing. He rejected the government's argument that the defendants should make do with...
New Zealand judge orders US to hand over Megaupload documents

Microsoft vs. Motorola decision sees Droids banned in Germany over FAT patent

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The latest development in the neverending saga of worldwide patent warfare is a decision by a Mannheim judge banning Motorola's Android devices on the basis that they violate a FAT patent owned by Microsoft. FOSSpatent's Florian Mueller tweets that it is the third victory by Microsoft over Motorola, and...
Microsoft vs. Motorola decision sees Droids banned in Germany over FAT patent

What you need to know about CISPA: The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act

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While the US government getting involved in Internet affairs is nothing new, it has only been three months since SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) kicked up dust and called attention to some potential threats to our civil liberties. While SOPA wasn’t “new”, it took quite a bit of time for...
What you need to know about CISPA: The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act
'Smoked by Windows Phone' winner auctioning laptop and phone for charity

Twitter data 'predicts Boris Johnson victory'

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Boris Johnson will claim victory over Ken Livingstone in the London mayoral election, according to analyses based on data from Google searches, Twitter and Facebook....
Twitter data 'predicts Boris Johnson victory'
ACLU wins right to record on-duty police in Illinois

Wahoo Fitness BlueSC bike sensor ships for iPhone, fixie owners rejoice

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Summer cycling is about to get a lot more... precise. The Wahoo Fitness BlueSC sensor we saw back in April is now shipping, giving iPhone 4S and new iPad owners a Bluetooth 4.0 tracker for a bike's pedal cadence, speed and long-term performance through a trio of sensors. As...
Wahoo Fitness BlueSC bike sensor ships for iPhone, fixie owners rejoice
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