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Apple could pay $862 million fine in patent infringement case

Courts have ruled that Apple has infringed on a patented owned by the University of Wisconsin to power its modern A-series CPUs

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Audi confirms 2.1 million cars use emission cheating software

The Dieselgate scandal roars onward as Volkswagen admits to using emission-cheating scandal in millions of Audi cars

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Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles officially charged with embezzlement

The ex-CEO of the crumbled bitcoin empire Mt. Gox faces an embezzlement charge from Japanese courts

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Avid Life Media sending takedown notices following data dump

Avid Life Media goes on offensive, sending out takedown notices

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Swedish man behind BlackShades malware pleads guilty in US court

Co-creator of the BlackShades malware pleads guilty, and faces up to 10 years in prison

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Russian citizen pleads not guilty to stealing 160M credit cards

Russian citizen Vladimir Drinkman faces numerous charges, and a lengthy prison sentence if convicted, after serving as part of an international hacker ring

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Sony going to court over unauthorized use of song in 'The Interview'

Sony in more trouble as an artist sues them for the illegal use of a song

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Sony threatens Twitter with legal action over published hack details

Sony threatens to drag Twitter into court over leaked data being shared on the popular social networking website

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Noe Iniguez becomes first person sentenced under CA revenge porn law

Los Angeles man Noe Iniguez is the first person to be sentenced under the California 'revenge porn' law

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Actor who wore Donkey Kong suit suing Nintendo for medical problems

Nintendo must defend itself against the person who wore a Donkey Kong suit for live promotions

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Nintendo, Philips end patent disputes, and sign patent agreement

It would appear the legal patent dispute between Nintendo and Philips is now over, with both companies agreeing to a new patent license agreement

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Kim Dotcom says he is broke, spent millions on his legal defense

Kim Dotcom has spent millions on his legal defense, and reportedly faces prison time in New Zealand

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Monkey selfie at center of copyright battle

Photographer doesn't own copyright to monkey selfie because he didn't press the shutter button

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Court gives preliminary approval on $450 million Apple eBook settlemen

Apple eBook price fixing settlement wins preliminary approval, Apple still fighting ruling and may not have to pay

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Microsoft sues Samsung for failing to pay patent royalties

Microsoft has sued Samsung in US court for refusing to pay patent royalties after Nokia handset division purchase

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US judge orders Microsoft to turn over email stored in Ireland

Microsoft has been ordered to turn data over to a US court that is stored in Ireland, which is a violation of EU law

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Ex F1 boss takes legal action against Google over sex photos

Max Mosley, the son of the ex British Union of Fascists, is taking legal action against Google over compromising pictures that can be found online

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Google approves only about 50% of right to be forgotten requests

Source claiming to be familiar with Google operations says it has only granted half of right to be forgotten requests

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GM estimates settlement for ignition switch defect victims at $1.2bn

GM has earmarked $1.2 billion USD to compensate victims of the ignition switch issue with some GM vehicles

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FTC says Amazon let kids make unauthorized in-app purchases

Amazon makes it too easy for kids to make unauthorized purchases according to FTC complaint filed in US court

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Tesla gets sued in China for trademark infringement

Tesla faces new legal problems in China with trademark infringement suit pending

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Uber driver allegedly flees authorities with three passengers onboard

Uber driver fled authorities with three passengers onboard, matter under investigation by Uber and authorities

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Apple loses patent case in China clearing way for more legal action

Apple patent case loss in China opens door for more legal action against the firm, appeal is in the works in China

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Man fined for defacing ex-girlfriend's Facebook page

In a landmark ruling, a man in Ireland has been made to pay a fine after being found guilty of maliciously defacing a woman's Facebook profile

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Facebook ICO probe in UK to investigate user experiment legality

Facebook faces probe in the UK for toying with user's emotions in experiment conducted in 2012

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Intel loses appeal against $1.44 billion fine in EU

Intel loses appeal in attempt to get massive $1.44 billion fine thrown out in the EU, court says regulators weren't overly harsh with the fine

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Google launches form for people exercising their right to be forgotten

Google launches special form for people in Europe who want information to be removed from search listings so they can exercise their right to be forgotten

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FCC wins approval for rural broadband subsidies from appeals court

The FCC has been granted the right to use telephone subsidies to help the rollout of broadband to rural communities around the US

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Snapchat settles FTC charges regarding deceptive privacy practices

Snapchat and the FTC agree to settle a case in which the popular messaging app was caught doing bad things with user personal data

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HP to pay $54 million in proposed class action settlement

Settlement needs court approval before the WebOS fiasco is behind HP. There is no word on whether the court will approve the deal at this time

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Former Microsoft worker arrested for leaking software secrets

Microsoft has former employee arrested for leaking software secrets to French blogger

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Sprint to add stolen and lost smartphones to CheckMend database

Sprint will begin putting all lost or stolen smartphones into an international database making it harder to sell and activate the devices

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Google smacked with patent infringement suit over Google Earth

Google by ART+COM for patent infringement over similarities between Google Earth and Terravision

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Google agrees to pay $17 million to states for privacy intrusion

Google ignores privacy settings in Safari and pays $17 million

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Judge denies Apple's request to include GALAXY S4 in patent lawsuit

Apple's disallowed to add the GALAXY S4 to current patent lawsuit against Samsung

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Google creating industry-wide database to help crack down on child pornography

Google looks to stop child pornography by creating industry-wide database to store signatures

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Kim Dotcom wins another court battle, gets access to seized property from 2012 raid

Kim Dotcom to regain access to irrelevant property seized during raid in 2012

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ReportTT: EU investigating Apple over anti-competitive practices with the iPhone

Apple could be facing an investigation over anti-competitive practices in the EU

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ReportTT: Google facing new antitrust probe over display ads

Google facing new antitrust probe by FTC over display ad business

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Man flies drone over neighbor's property, appears to have been spying in 3rd-story window

Man flies drone over neighbor's property, refused to stop until police were called

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Judge rules Google must turn over documents to Apple in Samsung case

Google ordered to hand over search terms used to find files relating to latest Apple v Samsung battle

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Apple looking to get hands on Android source code records in latest Samsung battle

Apple looking to obtain Android source code records from Google

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Apple and Samsung to battle it out again in November over damages

Samsung and Apple to do battle in November over damages awarded last August

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Apple doesn't want to let Samsung look at iOS 6 source code

Apple rejects Samsung's request to view the source code of iOS 6

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Apple, Google, and others agreed not to poach during mid-2000s

Apple, Intel, Google, and others had non-poaching agreements in place, now being sued by five worker

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Teens drug milkshake to get more time on the Internet

Two teen girls drug parents so they can go on the internet past 10pm

IBM to Acquire StoredIQ
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IBM to Acquire StoredIQ

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Morgan Stanley fined $5 million by Massachusetts for Facebook IPO

Morgan Stanley fined $5 million over claims they coached Facebook in how to selectively release info

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Virginia women faces legal action over negative Yelp review

Yelp reviewer lands in court after posting a negative review

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Google forced to pay Australian man $208,000 over claims of defamation

An Australian court rules that Google must pay $208,000 to a man for linking to defamatory sites