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  • News: German court overturns ban on Apple sales in Motorola Mobility case

    Apple has won a significant battle in its ongoing patent war with Motorola Mobility as a German court ruled on Monday that Motorola cannot block the sales of ipads and iphones while the case is under appeal.

  • News: Neelie Kroes tells Vodafone's Colao more regulation is good for customers, good for him

    Vodafone's warning that caps on roaming charges would cost jobs has provoked ire in European Union institutions.

  • News: Google's new privacy policy breaches European law, say data regulators

    Google's new privacy policy does not comply with European data protection law, and the company should delay its introduction pending an investigation of the changes, the French data privacy regulator told Google CEO Larry Page in a letter on Monday. But the company said once again that it will press ahead with the new policy, set to go live on Thursday.

  • News: Google, Apple Named in 'Street View' Patent Suit

    Google and Apple have been named in a lawsuit relating to the use of Google Maps' Street View on the iPad and iPhone.

  • News: Cyber threats a game changer for the FBI

    The rising tide of cyber threats has caused the FBI to change how it operates, FBI Director Robert Mueller will tell RSA Conference attendees Thursday.

  • News: Yahoo, Facebook in intellectual property dispute

    Yahoo is threatening action unless Facebook licenses some of its technologies, as other web and technology companies are said to have done.

  • News: Chinese Twitter-like service braces for negative impact of real-name registration

    Beijing's new real-name registration policy for the nation's Twitter-like platforms could lead to a "dramatic scenario", preventing many users from publishing their posts, according to microblogging site Sina Weibo, which has been working to implement the new system among its users.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Free for all

    Apple's offering free developer IDs to programmers; hackers have found a way to get free ebooks from the iBookstore; and Dell is about to go PC-free. The remainders for Monday, February 27, 2012 are free and clear.

  • News: Advocacy group takes aim at antiporn bill requiring ISP data retention

    One of the advocacy groups that worked to stall the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act in the U.S. Congress has taken aim at a bill that would require U.S. ISPs to retain the Internet Protocol logs of all their customers for a year, in the name of fighting online child pornography.

  • News: How the 2012 Computerworld Premier 100 IT Leaders were chosen

    Each year, Computerworld accepts nominations from across the industry -- from vendors, IT users, public relations and marketing professionals, Computerworld readers and past Premier 100 honorees. Eligible nominees include CIOs, chief technology officers, senior vice presidents, vice presidents, IT directors and managers from a cross-section of user and vendor companies and their IT divisions, including but not limited to professionals in network management, database management, Web management, help desk operations, application development, project management, contract management or procurement.

  • News: Premier 100 IT Leaders: Earning the rewards of risk-taking

    Editor's note: Each year, Computerworld's Premier 100 IT Leaders awards program honors the best and brightest IT executives. This year's class of 100 men and women are especially unique, in that many have made their marks by successfully executing on bold, high-risk decisions that are yielding big business benefits.

  • News: Apple Wins Key Victory in Motorola Patent War

    A German court has ruled in favor of Apple and dealt a crucial blow to Motorola Mobility in the ongoing patent battle between the two. The Karlsruhe Higher Regional Court decided today that Motorola Mobility can no longer enforce its standard-essential patent injunction against Apple in Germany during the ongoing appeal.

  • Video: Samsung introduces new smartphones and tablets

    Samsung introduced a number of new products at Mobile World Congress this week. The Galaxy Note smartphone tablet hybrid got a big brother with a 10.1-inch screen. Like its smaller sibling it can be used with touch or a stylus that Samsung calls the S Pen. It has a 1.4 ghz dual core processor and runs Android 4.0.

  • News: Wireless Voting Still a Long Way Off

    With the widespread adoption of smartphones and the use of mobile strategies in U.S. presidential campaigns, could there come a day when Americans vote wirelessly?

  • News: Elpida, world's third-largest DRAM maker, files for bankruptcy

    Elpida Memory, the world's third-largest DRAM maker, filed for bankruptcy Monday in a Tokyo court, saying it had accumulated debts of 448 billion yen (US$5.5 billion) through March of last year.

  • News: Nokia launches new Windows phones

    Nokia today at MWC unveiled the Nokia Lumia 610, what it describes as a 'cheaper smartphone' using Microsoft's Windows Phone software.

  • News: US moves to put Megaupload's founder back in jail

    Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom is due to appear in Auckland High Court on Tuesday morning as representatives of the U.S. government appeal a ruling that set him free on bail last week.

  • News: Pakistan plans system to filter and block websites

    Pakistan has floated a request for proposal for a system to filter and block websites, some months after banning the use of encryption on the Internet, and toying with the idea of filtering and blocking SMS (short message service) messages in the country.

  • News: Apple's iPad trademark battle comes to US from China

    Proview Electronics has brought its legal battle against Apple to the U.S., accusing the company of using deceptive practices to acquire the iPad trademark.

  • News: Oracle discusses Taleo product plans, girds for new battle with SAP

    Oracle moved quickly on Friday to lay out its plans for the HCM (human capital management) software market, a couple days after rival SAP did the same thing.



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