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  • News: Oracle asks for retrial against SAP in TomorrowNow case

    Oracle has chosen a new trial in its lawsuit against SAP for copyright infringement, rejecting the reduction of a jury verdict by about US$1 billion by a federal court in September last year.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Look around you

    Google looks outside the company to hire some integrity, Best Buy looks to consumers for mythical product research, and spammers look toward Steve Jobs for inspiration. The remainders for Monday, February 6, 2012 are looking sharp.

  • News: Appeals court denies Google bid to keep email out of Oracle trial

    Google has failed in its latest attempt to keep a potentially damaging email out of the lawsuit Oracle filed against it over alleged Java intellectual-property violations in the Android mobile OS.

  • News: Voice and video calls via Wi-Fi from 30,000 feet?

    Federal regulations forbid making calls from cell phones while aboard U.S. commercial planes in-flight, but Wi-Fi services could eventually permit voice and video calls over the Internet for a fee.

  • News: Lenovo ordered to pay €1920 for making French laptop buyer pay for Windows too

    A French laptop buyer has won a refund from Lenovo after a four-year legal battle over the cost of a Windows license he didn't want. The judgment could open the way for PC buyers elsewhere in Europe to obtain refunds for bundled software they don't want, French campaign group No More Racketware said Monday.

  • News: Former Gateway executives settle fraud charges

    The story originally headlined "Gateway ex-CEOs settle fraud charges," posted Monday, incorrectly stated the title of one of the former Gateway executives who have settled fraud charges. One official was CEO and the other official was CFO. The headline and first sentence have been changed to correct the mistake. The headline now reads: Former Gateway executives settle fraud charges. The first sentence now reads:

  • News: Brain drain: Protecting your organization's IP

    Global healthcare provider Best Doctors employs the most robust technologies and practices available to protect the privacy of its members' personal data—but that's just a part of doing business in this industry. Less obvious but equally important is the degree of vigilance with which the company protects its brand name, which is trademarked in dozens of countries worldwide.

  • News: Patent trolls in our midst

    Intellectual property (IP) protections exist in U.S. law for the purpose of ensuring inventors and creators are compensated for their works, encouraging innovation.

  • News: BTJunkie voluntarily closes file-sharing website

    The BitTorrent search engine BTJunkie has shut down its website, the latest file-sharing site to take defensive action following law enforcement's shutdown of MegaUpload last month.

  • News: Top Torrent Site BTjunkie Shuts Voluntarily

    BTjunkie, one of the largest torrent file-sharing sites, shut down voluntarily over the weekend. The service ranked among the top five torrent sites on the Internet and was never involved in legal action, but recent moves against the likes of MegaUpload and The Pirate Bay have influenced BTjunkie’s closure.

  • News: Google agrees to court order in India to remove content

    Google has agreed before a court in Delhi to remove religious and other content considered objectionable, though some other Internet firms are likely to appeal the court's decision, plaintiff Mufti Ajiaz Arshad Qasmi said on Monday.

  • News: HTC aims to improve on its past smartphones with better 4G products this year

    After facing a disappointing financial fourth quarter, HTC has reviewed its under-performing products from last year, making changes in design and components for its future smartphones, according to its CFO Winston Yung.

  • News: Wi-Fi in flight has yet to soar

    Launched four years ago, the use of Wi-Fi on U.S. airlines has yet to catch on, with estimates that the wireless technology is still used by only 7% of the flying public.

  • News: Micron appoints COO Durcan as CEO after Appleton's death

    Memory company Micron Technology has appointed Mark Durcan as its new CEO, quickly replacing the former CEO Steve Appleton who died in a plane crash on Friday.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Undercover boss

    John Browett masqueraded as an ordinary salesman, The Daily reveals its subscriber numbers, and a former Apple product manager unveils the not-so-secret secrets of the iPhone's development. Ignore the remainders for Friday, February 3, 2012 behind the curtain.

  • News: Internet broadcast rights in doubt following court ruling

    The landmark ruling by the Federal Court, which found Optus did not breach copyright by broadcasting NRL and AFL matches via its new TV Now service, has cast a doubt over the financial viability of internet broadcast rights.

  • News: BMC and VCE Partnership Shows Consortium Is Gaining Power

    Is there strength in numbers? The deal VCE recently struck with BMC suggests that a consortium of companies layering in best-in-class technology might be a more effective approach to win large-scale government and enterprise customers in the private cloud space, writes CIO.com's Rob Enderle.

  • News: How NOT to get a job 101: Hack Marriott, extort execs for work

    The Department of Justice today said a man who sent malicious code to Marriott International Corporation, threatening to reveal confidential information taken from the company's computers if Marriott did not offer him a job, has been sent to prison for his criminal endeavor.

  • News: Under the Gavel: Motorola patents trump Apple in Germany

    Visitors to Germany's online Apple Store may have witnessed an odd sight on Friday, as Apple scrambled to remove the iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, and all Wi-Fi + 3G iPads, thanks to a temporary injunction banning the sale of those products--a ban that was lifted mere hours later. In addition, iCloud users in the country may have to change how they get their email, thanks to a separate legal issue.

  • News: Micron CEO dies in plane crash

    Steve Appleton, chairman and CEO of memory and semiconductor maker Micron, was killed in a small plane accident in Boise, Idaho, on Friday.



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