Feds: Megaupload user data could be gone Thursday
Federal prosecutors say data from users of Megaupload could be deleted as soon as Thursday.
Nokia gets Chinese approval for Microsoft deal (Update)
Nokia has received regulatory approval from Chinese authorities to sell its mobile phone unit to Microsoft Corp., removing one of the last major hurdles to the 5.4 billion-euro ($7.3 billion) deal.
Too much information: When does adding mildly favorable details dilute the big message?
When a large item and a small one are packaged together, consumers often perceive the overall value to be less than that of the large item, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research. This applies to inf ...
eBay fined in France for selling upscale perfumes
(AP) -- Online auction site eBay Inc. was fined euro1.7 million ($2.5 million) by a Paris court on Monday for failing to stop the sale of famous perfume brands like Christian Dior, Guerlain, Givenchy and ...
Court lets Skyhook case against Google proceed
A Massachusetts judge has ruled that Skyhook Wireless Inc. can move ahead with its legal case against Google Inc., intended to bolster its claim that the Internet search giant interfered with Skyhook's business partnerships.
Philip Morris fights Australian packaging rules
(AP) -- Tobacco giant Philip Morris launched legal action on Monday against the Australian government over the country's plans to strip company logos from cigarette packages and replace them with grisly images ...
30 Meter Telescope oral arguments set for Dec.
Oral arguments are scheduled to begin Dec. 13 for a legal case challenging Hawaii's decision to grant a permit for the construction of the world's largest optical telescope at the summit of Mauna Kea.
Hollywood lodges appeal in Internet piracy case
Hollywood film studios Thursday lodged an appeal against a landmark legal judgment which found an Australian Internet provider was not responsible for illegal movie downloads by its customers.
New Zealand's top court takes Kim Dotcom appeal
(AP)—New Zealand's highest court ruled Thursday that it will hear an appeal by Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom and three colleagues as they seek to avoid extradition to the United States.
Judge orders US music website to drop Beatles songs
A judge on Thursday ordered a California online music service to stop delivering Beatles songs to users, according to a copy of the ruling posted online.
French-language Belgian papers hail Google copyright deal
French-language Belgian newspapers Thursday hailed a compromise deal reached with Google to end a six-year legal dispute over copyright as "the most reasonable choice".
Australia cigarette plan facing new legal threat
A second global tobacco giant has flagged legal action over Australia's plain packaging plan for cigarettes, warning of violations of its intellectual property rights, a report said Saturday.
BP, Transocean, Halliburton cited for violations
The US government slapped BP, Transocean and Halliburton with citations for violating oil industry regulations in what is expected to lead to massive fines for the deadly 2010 oil spill.
WikiLeaks' Assange can continue extradition fight
(AP) -- A British court Monday gave WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange permission to continue his legal battle to avoid extradition to Sweden over sex crimes allegations.