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Why a Samsung takeover of Blackberry could make sense

Samsung and Blackberry have splashed frigid water on a report that Samsung wants to make a $7.5 billion takeover offer for the struggling Canadian device maker. That, however, did not stop tech industry watchers from dissecting ...

Jan 15, 2015
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Ericsson and Apple in legal showdown (Update)

Swedish telecoms equipment maker Ericsson filed a complaint Wednesday against Apple in a US court over the iconic American brand's use of its technology in iPhones and other wireless devices.

Jan 14, 2015
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Artist's 'Angry Birds' lawsuit goes forward

A federal judge refused to dismiss a lawsuit by a Seattle artist who says she was cheated out of millions of dollars when the company that sold her line of plush pet toys called "Angry Birds" reached a deal with the Finnish ...

Dec 16, 2014
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T-Mobile sues Chinese telecom giant Huawei

T-Mobile USA claims Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies stole its software, specifications and other secrets for a cellphone-testing robot nicknamed "Tappy" - and it's not happy.

Sep 12, 2014
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Stolen photos of stars find 'safe harbor' online

Imagine what the Internet would be like if most major websites had imposed controls preventing the naked photos stolen from Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence and other celebrities from being posted ...

Sep 04, 2014
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How private funding influences GM research

Most of the debate around genetically modified (GM) foods has focused on health and nutrition, or the potential impact on the Australian agricultural industry. There has been less attention to the role of ...

Jun 30, 2014
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