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August 27, 2012, 1:20 PM

Top News

Bryan Bishop / The Verge:
Google responds to Apple v. Samsung verdict: most claims 'don't relate' to ‘core Android’  —  In the wake of Friday's $1.049 billion jury verdict, Apple and Samsung quickly released statements to the press — but one company that remained conspicuously silent was Google.
Jon Russell / The Next Web:
Samsung: We are the ones prioritizing innovation over litigation  —  Samsung has released details of an internal memo sent to employees following Friday's crushing US legal defeat to Apple.  Though the verdict hit the Korean company hard — to the tune of more than $1 billion — it still believes …
Steven Musil / CNET:
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Samsung unveils Galaxy Player 5.8, pockets everywhere brace for impact  —  We hope you wear baggy pants, because you're going to want big pockets to carry Samsung's giant new jukebox.  The Galaxy Player 5.8 is dominated by its namesake 5.8-inch, 960 x 540 LCD — a screen that makes …
Nilay Patel / The Verge:
Google discloses paid bloggers and journalists, says Stanford professor Mark Lemley is outside counsel  —  Google has followed up with a judge's order to disclose anyone it might have paid to influence coverage of its trial against Oracle, and the list includes a well-known Stanford professor …
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The Modern Ink:
Hooha for App.net released on Google Play  —  mobile and web applications.  — E: apps@themodernink.com  —  Hooha (formally Jive), a new App.net client built for the community from the ground up is now available for download from Google Play.  —  Hooha is a beautiful yet simple …
Sean Buckley / Engadget:
Lenovo's 9-inch IdeaTab A2109 shows up at Best Buy, flaunts Tegra 3, $300 price tag  —  Lenovo's upcoming IdeaTab A2109 didn't drop in on the FCC with its seven-inch brother, but that hasn't stopped it from reaching stores.  The nine-inch device appears to be in stock on Best Buy's online store …
Brendan Sasso / Hillicon Valley:
FCC eyes tax on Internet service  —  The Federal Communications Commission is eyeing a proposal to tax broadband Internet service.  —  The move would funnel money to the Connect America Fund, a subsidy the agency created last year to expand Internet access.  —  The FCC issued a request for comments on the proposal in April.
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
IBM Buys Social HR And Talent Management Software Company Kenexa For $1.3B In Cash  —  IBM has scooped up talent management and HR software maker Kenexa.  The price?  A hefty $1.3 billion, or $46.00 per share in cash.  —  The NASDAQ-listed Kenexa offers an HR, talent acquisition and talent management software.
Tricia Duryee / AllThingsD:
Managing Expectations for Amazon's Upcoming Kindle Event  —  In less than two weeks, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos will take the stage at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif., to announce a lineup of new Kindle devices.  —  It was only a year ago that Bezos introduced a plethora …
Lorraine Luk / Wall Street Journal:
Apple's Top Supplier Raises Salary, Cuts Probation for Workers  —  TAIPEI—Apple Inc.'s major supplier Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. said Friday it has raised basic salary by 16% for its production line workers in Zhengzhou, Henan province of China, as it has difficulty recruiting labor in the area.

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