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IBM sues Priceline over patents

IBM is suing Priceline over a set of patents that the century-old technology firm says have been vital to the relative newcomer's success.

dateFeb 11, 2015 in Business
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US man sues Ethiopia for cyber snooping

A lawsuit filed on Tuesday accuses Ethiopia of infecting a US man's computer with "spyware" as part of a campaign to gather intelligence about those critical of the government.

dateFeb 18, 2014 in Security
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United Technologies merger settlement approved

(AP)—A federal judge has approved a settlement in which United Technologies Corp. will sell some of its assets as part of its $18.4 billion purchase of aerospace-parts maker Goodrich Corp., the largest merger in aircraft ...

dateMay 29, 2013 in Business
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Samsung's $1B bill in Apple case reduced by $450M

A federal judge on Friday slashed nearly half of the $1 billion damage award a jury ordered Samsung Electronics to pay Apple Inc. after a high-profile trial over the rights to the design and technology running some of the ...

dateMar 01, 2013 in Business
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Judge allows evidence against man in GPS case

(AP)—A federal judge is allowing prosecutors to use evidence in a drug conspiracy conviction that had been overturned because police used a global positioning system without a warrant.

dateDec 20, 2012 in Telecom
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Minnesota woman loses music downloading appeal

(AP)—A woman accused of sharing songs online owes record companies $222,000 for willful copyright violations, a federal appeals court said Tuesday, reversing a lower court's ruling in a long-running lawsuit over music downloading.

dateSep 11, 2012 in Internet
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