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  • News: BT files patent suit against Google

    British Telecommunications has filed a civil suit in a Delaware court alleging that some Google products and services including Android, and its search, music, map, and location-based advertising infringe on one or more of six of its patents.

  • News: Professor files net neutrality complaint against Verizon Wireless

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission should investigate Verizon Wireless for allegedly blocking Google Wallet on a new smartphone available to the carrier's customers, a law professor has said.

  • News: House readies green card bill for tech

    There's a big push in the House of Representatives to get Congress to allow advanced degree graduates in science, technology, engineering and math to automatically get green cards.

  • News: IT Jobs Up, Skilled Immigrants Act Stalls

    As IT employment numbers near 2008's all-time high, Sen. Grassley blocks Senate action on the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act.

  • News: BT accuses Google of patent infringement

    BT has launched a lawsuit against Google, claiming the Android operating system infringes some of its patents.

  • News: BT files patent suit against Google

    British Telecommunications has filed a civil suit in a Delaware court alleging that some Google products and services including Android, and its search, music, map, and location-based advertising infringe on one or more of six of its patents.

  • News: Stop SOPA! A Plea from the Inventors of the Internet

    What happens when you combine an overzealous drive to fight Internet piracy, with elected representatives who don’t know the difference between DNS, IM, and MP3? You get SOPA--draconian legislation that far exceeds its intended scope, and threatens the Constitutional rights of law abiding citizens. And it may just pass.

  • News: Microsoft-Novell antitrust case ends in hung jury

    After a two-month trial, Novell's US$1.3 billion antitrust lawsuit against Microsoft ended on Friday in a hung jury, according to a spokesman for Microsoft who was at the court.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Frenemy fire

    Samsung tries to recast its tablet as forbidden fruit, Siri goes abroad (and learns some new tricks here at home), and Walter Isaacson is going to milk his cash cow until the, uh, cows come home. And stare at him accusatorily. The remainders for Friday, December 16, 2011 make a perfect holiday gift.

  • News: Microsoft-Novell antitrust case ends in hung jury

    After a two-month trial, Novell's US$1.3 billion antitrust lawsuit against Microsoft ended on Friday in a hung jury, according to a spokesman for Microsoft who was at the court.

  • Opinion: The Case for SOPA Legislation

    The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) has constantly been described as "controversial." But if you've been reading much from the tech part of the web, you're probably wondering what's so controversial about it--after all, it seems like nobody actually supports it, except for several U.S. House representatives.

  • News: House committee postpones action on SOPA

    The U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee has postponed further debate on the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) until after Congress' holiday break.

  • News: Timeline: RIM's very bad year

    You get the feeling that executives in Research in Motion will especially relish singing "Should old acquaintance be forgot" this year.

  • News: Top 10 Stories of 2011 From CIO.com

    Whether you were looking for ways to be better at your job, seeking advice for making mobile devices safe and efficient within the enterprise or brushing up on Facebook privacy, CIO.com helped you stay a step ahead of your colleagues in 2011.

  • News: How to Increase IT Staff Skills

    Scenario We are just finishing a two-year redesign of our job families, and we're now ready to look at other support structures that help lock in both technical and soft skills. I have a variety of pilot mentorship programs and am starting two summer projects to create a development activities guide and an improved onboarding program. The last piece in the puzzle is an experiential job rotation program for my 300 staff and managers. For staff, rotating to a different job for a set amount of time could let them practice new skills and get a realistic preview of what a new job would entail. For managers, job rotations would give them greater appreciation for the challenges of other parts of IT and foster more efficiency when working across teams.

  • News: Samsung files four more patent claims against Apple

    Samsung Electronics filed four additional patent claims against Apple on Friday in a German court while also going to trial over three other patents that the Korean company alleges are infringed by Apple.

  • News: EU police agency arrests 112 over online child porn

    Europe’s police force has arrested more than 100 people in a major crackdown on online child porn, but warned that the Internet is making it easier for offenders to share images.

  • News: Wall Street Beat: IPOs, M&A, chip news stir tech optimism

    Zynga's initial public offering Friday, a raft of acquisition announcements this week from IBM, Salesforce and others, and some upbeat reports on the chip and hardware sector are putting a positive spin on year-end news for the tech sector.

  • News: Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime UK preorders start

    Asus has announced preorders are now being taken for the Eee Pad Transformer Prime Android 4.0 (aka Ice Cream Sandwich) tablet. PC World and Currys are taking orders now for the £499 Android tablet. The tablet will be onsale from 12 January. The original Transformer TF101 model won awards from several respected gadget sites and is in the running for a PC Advisor Award.

  • News: Beijing to require users on Twitter-like services to register with real names

    Beijing city authorities are requiring users of China's Twitter-like microblogging services to register with their real name identities, a move that could scare off the websites' users, according to one analyst.



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