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Jeff John Roberts / GigaOM:
Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox counter-sues over failed North American expansion   —  Mt. Gox, the largest exchange for trading the crypto-currency known as Bitcoin, is demanding its one-time partner CoinLab return cash and Bitcoins, and also surrender $5 million worth of customer funds that CoinLab is allegedly sitting on.
Sep 16, 2013, 2:55 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / paidContent:
Outbrain plans IPO valued at $1 billion for 2014 - reports   —  Outbrain, the biggest in new type of firm known as content engines, will reportedly seek $200 million from Wall Street in 2014.  —  Outbrain, a start-up that helps publishers like CNN and USA Today serve ads to readers …
Sep 9, 2013, 6:02 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / GigaOM:
In fight with broadcasters, Aereo has time on its side: Supreme Court ruling unlikely before 2015   —  The legal saga of Aereo, a start-up that offers an $8-per-month TV streaming service, entered a new chapter last week as a California court heard arguments over whether to lift …
Sep 7, 2013, 9:50 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / GigaOM:
Apple's DRM on iTunes was not an illegal monopoly, court confirms   —  Apple, which has been hammered by a New York judge over its ebook pricing practices, got some good news this week when a California appeals court ruled that a music rights management system known as FairPlay did not break antitrust laws.
Sep 4, 2013, 12:30 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / GigaOM:
Google calls book scanning “transformative” in latest push for fair use ruling   —  Google and the Authors Guild's eight-year legal fight over digital books is coming to a head once again, as both sides prepare to make their final case next month about whether Google's scanning …
Aug 27, 2013, 2:40 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / GigaOM:
Feds seized $2.9M in Bitcoin funds from Mt. Gox, court docs show   —  The federal government sent a strong signal to Bitcoin traders earlier this year when the U.S. Department of Homeland Security seized an account belonging to Mt. Gox, the most popular exchange for people to buy and sell the crypto-currency.
Aug 19, 2013, 7:55 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / GigaOM:
Feds say Apple must give access to Amazon and Barnes & Noble e-bookstores   —  The Justice Department is calling on a federal judge to force Apple to allow competitors in the ebook market to provide prices and links to their e-bookstores within apps on Apple's devices, a move that is likely …
Aug 2, 2013, 10:15 AMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / GigaOM:
Feds will declassify Yahoo PRISM decision by September   —  The Justice Department says it will declassify a 2008 decision in which the country's secret spy court rebuffed Yahoo's attempt to challenge a controversial surveillance program.  —  In a rare public filing with the Foreign Intelligence …
Jul 30, 2013, 2:45 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / GigaOM:
Apple workers file lawsuit for lost wages due to bag searches   —  Former employees at Apple stores in New York and Los Angeles have filed a class action suit, claiming the iPhone maker required them to stand in line for up to 30 minutes every shift and wait for a manager to search their bags.
Jul 29, 2013, 9:50 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / GigaOM:
Verizon calls on President to veto coming iPhone ban   —  As an import ban on Apple products gets set to take effect two weeks from now, a Verizon executive is asking the White House to take the unusual step of intervening with the U.S. trade agency that imposed the ban.
Jul 25, 2013, 2:55 PMIn context

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