News tagged with public interest

Judge denies Apple request to ban Samsung phones

A federal judge has rejected Apple Inc.'s demands that its chief rival in the more than $100 billion global smartphone market cease selling models a jury recently found illegally used Apple technology.

Dec 18, 2012
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The crisis of shareholder primacy

If we want to prevent the next financial crisis, a new model of corporate governance is needed to replace shareholder primacy in financial institutions. Gates Scholar Mike Marin explains why.

Mar 20, 2012
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French GM corn-cancer researcher to detail work

A French researcher who claims a link between genetically modified corn and cancer on Tuesday said he would publish his work, the day after the EU, which has cleared the maize, promised to make public its own assessment. ...

Jan 15, 2013
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House Democrats shelve net neutrality proposal

House Democrats have shelved a last-ditch effort to broker a compromise between phone, cable and Internet companies on rules that would prohibit broadband providers from blocking or degrading online traffic flowing over their ...

Sep 30, 2010
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Judge: Aggregator of AP news can't have free ride

A company that relays excerpts of Internet news articles to its customers violates copyright laws, a judge said Thursday in a decision that gave The Associated Press a victory in its attempts to protect its online news content.

Mar 21, 2013
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Shareholder unrest voiced at News Corp

Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch faced calls to give up some of his control at the News Corp. conglomerate at a shareholder meeting Tuesday that was unlikely to change the balance of power.

Oct 16, 2012
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