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  • News: Copyright Troll Refuted in Fair Use Appeal

    Attempts by a copyright troll to overturn two "fair use" decisions against it were opposed in federal appeals court Friday by such prominent voices as the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), Google, Public Knowledge, and the Digital Media Law Project at Harvard University.

  • News: GOP lawmakers seek to postpone PIPA vote

    In a sign that massive public pressure may be working, six Republican U.S. Senators who previously supported the Protect IP Act, late Friday asked Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nevada) to postpone a scheduled Jan. 24 vote on the controversial bill.

  • News: Apple loses first round in ITC case against Motorola

    Apple is on the losing end of an initial ruling by the U.S. International Trade Commission in the company’s battle with Motorola.

  • News: SOPA author to remove ISP blocking provision

    The lead sponsor of the U.S. Stop Online Piracy Act, a controversial copyright enforcement bill, will remove a much-debated provision that would require Internet service providers to block their subscribers from accessing foreign websites accused of infringing the copyrights of U.S. companies.

  • News: Lawsuit claims Epicor's two-year effort delivered 'useless' software

    Beverage distributor Major Brands is suing Epicor, alleging the ERP (enterprise resource planning) software vendor failed to deliver a satisfactory system after years of effort and significant cost overruns, and then offered a solution that would force the company to install a new version that hadn't yet been completed, pushing back the original "go-live" date by four years.

  • News: Google adds virtualization queen Diane Greene to its board

    Google has appointed Diane Greene, a co-founder and former CEO of VMware, to its board of directors and audit committee.

  • News: Google faces accusations of underhand tactics from Kenyan startup

    Mocality, a Kenyan-based online business directory has accused Google of malpractice and misrepresentation while trying to woe businesses into the Getting Kenyan Businesses Online program (GKBO), a service that Google launched just over three months ago. With GKBO, Google gives businesses free websites and a domain. In an effort to list such businesses, Google has hired agents who call up businesses with the offer of a free webiste.

  • News: Nortel execs lied about financials, says prosecutor

    On the eve of the Canadian criminal trial of three former Nortel Networks Corp. executives, the prosecutor has dropped five of seven charges, but left the most serious allegation: That the trio fraudulently misstated the financial results of the network equipment maker.

  • News: Wall Street Beat: Tech earnings season could be stormy

    Get ready for a perfect storm of earnings news. With tech bellwethers including IBM, Microsoft, Intel and Google set to issue financial reports next week, earnings season will pick up in earnest and judging from recent forecasts and profit warnings, it could be a bumpy ride.

  • News: USITC investigates patent complaint against mobile device makers

    The U.S. International Trade Commission has launched an investigation of patent infringements alleged by patent acquisition firm Digitude Innovations against a who's who of smartphone and tablet makers.

  • News: I didn't fire Steve Jobs, says former Apple CEO John Sculley

    Apple's former chief executive John Sculley has revealed details of his relationship with Steve Jobs in an interview with the BBC.

  • News: Pirate Bay Veers from Torrent Tactics

    Digital piracy might be an official religion in Sweden, but continued legal challenges are clouting the future of The Pirate Bay. The most popular torrents site on the Internet says it will stop serving torrent files indefinitely in around a month, according to a TorrentFreak report, perhaps signaling the end of an era in file sharing.

  • Video: Video: CES 2012: Entrepreneurs bet it all in Vegas

    Inside Eureka Park, first-timers can spent $1000 for a booth, though that price doesn't tell the whole story. Stephen Harris-Smith just stuck $20 thousand dollars into a business for his invention, that he’s here displaying for the first time.

  • Video: Video: CES 2012: WowWee puts real toys in digital games

    The toymaker has come up with a high tech version of dog fighting using augmented reality and an iPad.

  • News: SAP Q4 revenues jump 11 percent

    SAP on Friday reported preliminary fourth-quarter results that showed revenue rise 11 percent to €4.5 billion (US$5.7 billion), according to IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards).

  • News: Nokia sells 450 wireless and video patents to Sisvel

    Nokia has sold 450 wireless and video patents and patent applications to Sisvel International, an Italian patent licensing company.

  • News: Indian court issues summons to Google, Facebook headquarters for objectionable content

    A Delhi court sent a summons to the headquarters of foreign Internet companies including Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and Yahoo on Friday, in a private case against objectionable content online.

  • News: Beijing's iPhone 4S turmoil a lesson to Apple, say analysts

    Apple should consider launching its products earlier in China, and expand its online distribution there, if it wants to avoid future displays of customer dissatisfaction like Friday's egg throwing at a Beijing company store, according to analysts.

  • News: IGT to acquire Facebook game developer for $500M

    International Game Technology, a maker of slot machines, has reached a definitive agreement to acquire social games developer Double Down Interactive for US$500 million, as it expands in online gaming, it said Thursday.

  • News: Number of Computing Science A Levels acheived drops 60% since 2003

    There has been a 60 percent decline in the number of British students achieving A Level Computing since 2003, says The Royal Society.

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