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  • News: Kodak allowed to auction patents, despite Apple's claims

    Eastman Kodak said on Monday that it has received approval from bankruptcy court to go ahead with the auction of its digital imaging patent portfolios, despite claims to some of those patents by Apple and another company, FlashPoint Technologies.

  • News: Samsung refused stay on injunction against U.S. sales of Galaxy Tab 10.1

    A court in California has refused to stay its earlier preliminary injunction on sales of Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablets in the U.S., pending an appeal by Samsung against the order.

  • News: Twitter loses fight to withhold activist's account information

    Twitter has lost a fight in which it challenged a court order to turn over public but now deleted Twitter messages written by an Occupy Wall Street protestor without being served a search warrant.

  • News: Driverless cars move closer in California

    California's State Assembly advanced a bill on Monday that aims to establish rules and regulations covering the safe operation of driverless cars on the state's highways.

  • News: Italy to fine Apple again over warranty concerns

    Apple is being threatened with yet more fines in Italy for not making it clear that local customers have a free two-year warranty. The company may face paying another €300,000 in fines, already having been hit with a fine for €900,000 due to the lack of clarity.

  • News: High-profile ex-Apple staff join forces in Cloud start up

    Apple's former senior vice president of Software Engineering Bertrand Serlet has been working at a cloud computing startup called Upthere since he left Apple last year.

  • News: The average iOS customer is worth $1,000 to Apple - analyst

    A new study has highlighted the loyalty of iPad and iPhone users, who are so unlikely to switch from Apple's iOS to another platform that an analyst believes they are worth almost $295 billion (£188 billion) cumulatively, which is more than half of Apple's current market cap.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Head down, power through

    What would you do to polish up an Apple project? An ex-contractor stuck around for several months without pay, California Governor Jerry Brown pulled some legal strings, and the company's retail division tried a new trick. The remainders for Monday, July 2, 2012 are pulling overtime.

  • News: Microsoft will take $6 billion write-down for online services division

    Microsoft will take a US$6.2 billion goodwill charge this quarter to recognize that its online services business won't grow as quickly as it had forecast, the company announced Monday.

  • News: Intel confirms acquisition of heart-beat biometrics company Idesia

    Intel has acquired biometrics company Idesia Biometrics for an undisclosed amount, an Intel spokesman confirmed on Monday.

  • News: Groups release dueling Internet freedom declarations

    Two groups with members who opposed controversial copyright enforcement bills in the U.S. Congress have released competing declarations of Internet freedom on Monday, two days before the U.S. celebrates its declaration of independence.

  • News: SF Giants CIO: Security, cost challenges in BYOD

    As the use of mobile devices proliferates, the CIO of the San Francisco Giants, Bill Schlough, is trying to keep office workers and baseball fans connected while grappling with bandwidth, cost and security challenges.

  • News: RIP, BlackBerry

    Alas, poor BlackBerry, I knew it well. Apologies for quoting Hamlet, but it seems appropriate.

  • News: Feds cracks down on data brokers

    J. Elizabeth Hill, a nurse living in San Diego, recently received a Gmail message from her nephew. Pasted inside was an article about soldiers in Afghanistan and the discrepancies regarding the ammunition they use.

  • News: Citadel malware: Buy it while you can, scammers

    Get it while you can, is the cry from the denizens of the Russian-speaking malware underworld regarding the Citadel Trojan, offered openly for $2,500, plus more for plug-ins and a monthly fee for "membership" in Citadel's crimeware syndicate. But now the Citadel gang is taking the malware off the open market.

  • News: Google offers concessions to EU antitrust regulators

    Google's Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt has written to Europe's top antitrust authorities with proposals aimed at avoiding a fine for anti-competitive behavior and abuse of its dominant market position.

  • News: Apple's Proview Payoff May Set Ugly Precedent

    Apple's reported decision to pay off the financially troubled Chinese company that claims it owns the iPad name could embolden trademark trolls looking to make a quick buck in the future off the richest company in the world.

  • News: Dell buying Quest for $2.4 billion

    Dell announced Monday that it is buying Quest Software for US$2.4 billion, following weeks of speculation over its interest in the infrastructure software vendor. The deal is expected to close later this year.

  • News: USPTO to open satellite office in Silicon Valley

    The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office will open satellite offices in Silicon Valley, Texas and Colorado in an effort to bolster its recruitment of patent examiners and other employees and better serve local businesses, the office announced Monday.

  • News: Dell buying Quest for $2.4 billion

    Dell announced Monday that it is buying Quest Software for US$2.4 billion, following weeks of speculation over its interest in the infrastructure software vendor. The deal is expected to close later this year.



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