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Jury says Samsung infringed Apple patents

A California jury awarded Apple $119 million—far less than it demanded—in a patent battle with Samsung over alleged copying of smart phone features, and the jury made the victory even smaller by finding that Apple illegally ...

dateMay 03, 2014 in Business
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PlayStation 3 hack is decryption jolt for Sony

(—This week brings more bad security news for Sony. The unlocking of a console, called jailbreaking, is a way that the jailbreakers get to fulfill their wishes to customize their console to run their own code and ...

dateOct 24, 2012 in Business weblog
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Three-city patent court gets nod from EU leaders

( -- A one-stop panEuropean patent court system with functions divided among three cities is now in the wings, bringing Europe a new day for a single European patent system. After a decision left dangling over arguments ...

dateJul 03, 2012 in Business report
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Google to start selling electronic books

Google on Tuesday said it will soon begin selling electronic books that people can read on any Internet-connected device including Apple's hot-selling iPad tablet computers.

dateMay 04, 2010 in Business
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Intel settles AMD claims but isn't off the hook

(AP) -- Intel Corp. is paying Silicon Valley rival Advanced Micro Devices Inc. $1.25 billion to squash a legal battle over Intel's sales tactics, a rift that led to antitrust charges against Intel in several countries and ...

dateNov 12, 2009 in Business
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