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Jeff John Roberts / GigaOM:
Craigslist sues competitor PadMapper over listings   —  Craigslist has followed up on earlier threats and filed a lawsuit against popular apartment listing site PadMapper.  The case raises questions over whether Craigslist is stifling innovation or simply protecting its data.
Jul 24, 2012, 12:15 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / paidContent:
Justice Department slams Apple, refuses to modify e-book settlement   —  The Justice Department released a document today that characterized criticism by Apple and publishers of a controversial price-fixing settlement as “self-serving” and ill-founded.  The Department also pointed to recent ventures …
Jul 23, 2012, 11:45 AMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / GigaOM:
Noise Free says Apple stole its technology, sues to stop patent claim   —  A Silicon Valley firm called Noise Free says it showed Apple its secret noise cancellation technology in a series of meetings but that Apple then turned around and used the technology without permission for its iPad and iPhone devices.
Jul 10, 2012, 6:10 AMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / GigaOM:
Patent troll stalks travel site Hipmunk   —  Hipmunk's quest to “take the agony out of travel planning” has won plaudits from users and the media and earned the start-up a new $15 million investment.  Now, a patent troll wants Hipmunk to give it a piece of the action.
Jul 5, 2012, 12:35 PMIn context
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

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