Archive: 08/24/2012

Apple wins $1bn in patent suit against Samsung

Apple won more than $1 billion in a massive US court victory over Samsung on Friday, in one of the biggest patent cases in decades—a verdict that could have huge market repercussions.

Aug 24, 2012
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Venezuelan election heats up via social media

With tweets, Facebook pages and YouTube videos, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez and rival Henrique Capriles are waging an online battle ahead of the country's October 7 elections.

Aug 24, 2012
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Sri Lanka braces for oil slick

Sri Lanka mobilised 500 volunteers on Friday to prepare for an oil slick heading towards its coast after a cargo vessel sank off-shore due to bad weather, a disaster official said.

Aug 24, 2012
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Greenpeace raids Russian Arctic oil platform

Greenpeace activists on Friday scaled the sides of an Arctic oil platform owned by Russian group Gazprom to draw attention to the dangers of drilling in one of the world's last pristine reserves.

Aug 24, 2012
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