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  • News: Microsoft joins forces with Barnes and Noble

    Microsoft has announced a 'strategic partnership' with eReader firm Barnes and Noble.

  • News: India asks regulator to clarify on 2G auction prices, after protests

    India's Telecom Commission has asked the country's telecom regulator to clarify on proposed reserve prices for an auction of mobile spectrum, following protests from companies and industry associations that the prices were too high.

  • News: Small business wins with big data

    A recent US CIO article on the burgeoning phenomenon of Big Data, published in Reseller News, made much of the need for modern semantic search engines. There is a New Zealand-developed option, SYL Semantics, which is attracting overwhelming interest from both government and commercial interests, according to chief executive Sean Wilson.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Jail time

    The iPhone might have popped a wheelie, an infamous jailbreaker gets his 15 minutes of fame, and Apple's no bigger a fan of paying taxes than the rest of us. It's one for you, 19 for the remainders for Monday, April 30, 2012.

  • News: Jury begins deliberations after Oracle, Google attorneys debate fair use

    The jury began its deliberations Monday in the copyright phase of Oracle's lawsuit against Google over Android.

  • News: Retaining Valuable Talent

    Scenario: Keeping Critical IT Knowledge In-House

  • News: LightSquared wins a week to hash out a longer debt deal

    Lenders to would-be mobile data carrier LightSquared have given the company another week to meet its debt obligations while talks continue on a longer reprieve that would give LightSquared more time to win FCC approval, according to a person familiar with the discussions.

  • News: Microsoft may take on Kindles and Nooks

    Microsoft is investing $300 million in a Barnes & Noble spinoff that has agreed to create a free Metro style Windows 8 application so customers can shop at the spinoff's store, but Microsoft reserves the right to compete against Barnes & Noble with its own e-reader hardware presumably based on Windows 8.

  • News: How online black markets work

    The internet is no stranger to crime. From counterfeit and stolen products, to illegal drugs, stolen identities and weapons, nearly anything can be purchased online with a few clicks of the mouse. The online black market not only can be accessed by anyone with an Internet connection, but the whole process of ordering illicit goods and services is alarmingly easy and anonymous, with multiple marketplaces to buy or sell anything you want.

  • News: Hitachi-LG Data Storage exec pleads guilty to price-fixing

    An executive with Hitachi-LG Data Storage (HLDS) has agreed to plead guilty and serve time in a U.S. prison for his participation in a series of conspiracies to rig bids for the sale of optical disk drives to Hewlett-Packard, the U.S. Department of Justice said.

  • News: Now Apple's cancelling WWDC ticket purchases

    Apple’s WWDC ticket fiasco continues with news that developers who ordered more than one ticket for Apple’s WWDC have had their orders cancelled.

  • News: More than 10,000 apps in Mac App Store

    The Mac App Store launched in January 2011 with 1,600 apps, 16 months, and 8,400 apps later, there are 10,339

  • News: Microsoft invests in new Barnes & Noble unit, settles litigation

    Microsoft will invest US$300 million in a new Barnes & Noble subsidiary, which will include the digital Nook and College businesses of Barnes & Noble, the companies said in joint statement on Monday.

  • News: Yahoo claims Facebook bought patents to countersue it

    Facebook purchased in the last five months eight of ten patents it has cited in a counterclaim to a patent infringement lawsuit filed by Yahoo, and several were purchased after Yahoo filed the suit, the Internet portal claimed in a filing on Friday before a federal court.

  • News: FAQ: What you need to know about CISPA

    The U.S. House of Representatives last week passed the controversial Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) despite opposition from privacy advocates, lawmakers and the White House, which threatened to veto the bill if it lands on the president's desk in its current form.

  • News: Everything Everywhere launches 4G campaign

    Everything Everywhere (EE) has launched a website campaigning for the launch of 4G mobile internet in the UK.

  • News: Yahoo claims Facebook bought patents to countersue it

    Facebook purchased in the last five months eight of ten patents it has cited in a counterclaim to a patent infringement lawsuit filed by Yahoo, and several were purchased after Yahoo filed the suit, the Internet portal claimed in a filing on Friday before a federal court.

  • News: Apple's new campus plan in turmoil

    Apple had been given approval for part of the deal, but it was still awaiting approval of additional incentives from Travis County officials who have between $5.4 million and $6.4 million in real estate related incentives on offer. These deliberations are still on-going, and Apple is reported to be getting frustrated by the delays.

  • News: Science fiction publisher Tor UK ditches DRM on e-books

    Science fiction publisher Tor UK has announced it is dropping digital rights management (DRM) from all of its e-books, in a move that could set a precedent for the rest of the industry.

  • News: Who's the King of Smartphone Sales?

    Android phone stalwart Samsung has announced record profits for the first three months of this year, profits driven by its flourishing smartphone sales.



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