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Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
Google has free speech right in search results, court confirms   —  A San Francisco court ruled last week that Google has the right to arrange its search results as it pleases, which confirms the company's long-held view, while underscoring the stark difference in how U.S. and European seek to regulate the search giant.
Nov 18, 2014, 12:35 AMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
Google's ad server suffers global failure, causing millions of ads to disappear from web   —  An unusual glitch struck Google's ad serving tool on Wednesday morning, causing blanks spaces to appear in place of advertisements on websites like BuzzFeed, Time, Forbes and VentureBeat.
Nov 12, 2014, 10:20 AMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
Aereo imposes large layoffs, but streaming TV service is not shutting down   —  There's more trouble for Aereo, which laid off the majority of its staff this week.  The internet TV service will continue operations for now.  —  Aereo's bad year just got worse.
Nov 6, 2014, 4:07 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
Judge says Aereo must shut for good as live TV, but service may survive as a cloud DVR   —  Broadcasters put the final nail in the coffin of Aereo as a live-streaming TV service on Thursday, but a judge's ruling could open the door to it operating as a cloud-DVR service.
Oct 23, 2014, 6:40 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
Pandora gives musicians a data dashboard to see where their fans are   —  Pandora released AMP on Wednesday, a tool that will let musicians have access to a trove of important data about their fan base, including favorite tracks and where they are located.  —  Pandora founder Tim Westergen likes …
Oct 22, 2014, 11:45 AMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
Patent trolling pays: Since 2010, trolls have made 3 times as much money in court as real companies   —  Two charts show how, even though patent trolls have lost recent battles, they are still winning the war.  —  Who deserves more money from a jury: a company that uses its patents to sue a competitor using its technology?
Oct 12, 2014, 12:40 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
Circle opens its global bitcoin service to the public in 7 languages   —  Circle, one of the giants of the bitcoin world, is finally allowing the general public to try out the service.  Its offering is tailored to the global market.  —  Circle is one of the big dogs of bitcoin …
Sep 29, 2014, 12:35 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
Rackspace knocks out patent troll that claimed monopoly on rotating smartphone displays   —  A troll called called Rotatable claimed a patent monopoly on the use of rotating mobile screen displays.  Rackspace won a victory for everyone by destroying its patent.
Sep 23, 2014, 9:25 AMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
Apple's “warrant canary” disappears, suggesting new Patriot Act demands   —  Apple included language in its first Transparency Report to say that it had not been subject to a Section 215 Patriot Act request.  That language is now gone.  —  When Apple published its first Transparency Report …
Sep 18, 2014, 2:10 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
California law says companies can't punish customers who post negative reviews   —  Some businesses use contracts that say customers have to pay large penalties if they say something negative online.  A new California law turns the tables on that.  —  A swanky hotel in New York caught flak …
Sep 10, 2014, 9:35 PMIn context

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