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Jeff John Roberts / GigaOM:
Google stole sharing idea for Hangouts and YouTube, lawsuit claims   —  A New York start-up claims that a video sharing feature in YouTube and Google+ is based on concepts that it showed to Google when the two companies met to discuss collaboration strategies in 2011.
Jul 2, 2012, 1:25 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / GigaOM:
LinkedIn sued over hacking incident that exposed six million passwords   —  LinkedIn will get to connect with a federal judge after an embarrassing security breach in early June.  The social network for professionals has been hit with a class action seeking at least $5 million over an incident that exposed millions of user passwords.
Jun 19, 2012, 6:40 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / paidContent:
Judge says bank can't use Facebook to reach defendant — try local paper instead   —  In the latest example of courts' unease with social media, a federal judge has refused a request by Chase Bank to serve legal papers on an identity thief via Facebook.  —  In an order issued Friday in Manhattan …
Jun 13, 2012, 6:20 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / paidContent:
Google's e-book deal could slow rise of Amazon Kindle in Europe   —  Google announced a major deal this week with French authors and publishers that clears the way for the sale of millions of e-books that have been caught in legal limbo until now.  The deal could spur digital publishing …
Jun 12, 2012, 10:20 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / paidContent:
Search beats display by large margin in mobile ad spending, study shows   —  Facebook better hurry up with that search engine it's reportedly building.  A new survey of the mobile market shows that search ads are outstripping display ads by a wide margin in every region of the world.
Jun 7, 2012, 7:45 AMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / GigaOM:
Google hit with patent claim over Google Drive   —  The growing popularity of cloud technology is attracting not just users but patent lawsuits too.  The latest example is a suit filed against Google that claims the company's Drive and Docs products violate a 1999 software patent.
Jun 7, 2012, 5:00 AMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / GigaOM:
Oracle sues to smash patent troll Lodsys   —  Oracle, it seems, is not one for irony.  Right after an epic court fight with Google in which it was accused of abusing its intellectual property, the software maker is now trying to dissolve another company's patents.
Jun 4, 2012, 1:50 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / GigaOM:
Google takes down 1.2 million search links a month over piracy, copyright issues   —  Google today released a new picture of the millions of links it scrubs from its search results in response to requests from Microsoft, movie studios and other content owners.
May 24, 2012, 3:35 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / paidContent:
Facebook loses trademark fight against adult social network   —  A federal judge has refused to order a Norwegian website that describes itself as “the number one socializing porn and sex network” to turn over its name to Facebook.  —  U.S. District Judge Jeffrey White last week ruled …
May 22, 2012, 12:15 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / paidContent:
Judge comes down hard on publishers, Apple in e-book case   —  In a strongly worded opinion, US District Judge Denise Cote rejected requests by Apple and five book publishers to throw out a class action suit that accuses them of price-fixing.  —  Citing ongoing state, federal …
May 15, 2012, 6:50 PMIn context

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