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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
Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
Ryan Seacrest's Typo sold thousands of BlackBerry-style keyboards in defiance of court order, faces contempt charge   —  Typo, which makes add-on keyboards for iPhones, got off to a rocky start this year when a federal judge slapped it with a sales ban for violating BlackBerry patents.
Aug 22, 2014, 3:30 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
Tycoon can sue Google over auto-complete, as Hong Kong joins global censorship push   —  Google's automated search suggestion feature is under attack by a Hong Kong business, who won the right to claim defamation when his name appeared next to the word “triad.”
Aug 7, 2014, 7:10 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
Yelp lied about review policies to inflate stock price, lawsuit claims   —  An investors' class action lawsuit against Yelp could help reveal whether rumors about the company's ad practices, which have never been proven, are true.  —  Yelp, a site that lets consumers post reviews of local businesses …
Aug 6, 2014, 9:05 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
Netflix to FCC: reclassify Comcast and Verizon so they can't choke the internet   —  Netflix came out swinging in its submission to the FCC over proposed internet “fast lanes,” arguing Wednesday that this would be a bad idea and that the agency should instead focus on forcing broadband providers …
Jul 16, 2014, 5:20 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
White House pulls plug on controversial Patent Office nominee after tech sector backlash   —  The Obama Administration has changed its mind over a plan to name pharmaceutical executive Phil Johnson as head of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, according to multiple sources.
Jul 9, 2014, 3:00 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
Newegg is latest big retailer to accept bitcoin   —  Online electronics seller Newegg announced on Tuesday that it has partnered with payment processor Bitpay to let its more than 25 million customers pay with bitcoin.  The company, which sells items like computers and game consoles …
Jul 1, 2014, 2:20 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
Microsoft bucks its own history , embraces “openness” in push for Azure adoption   —  It's not often you write “Microsoft” and"open" in the same sentence but, well, these are special times.  The company is straining to make its Azure cloud service a bona fide rival to Google Cloud and Amazon Web Services …
Jun 19, 2014, 4:10 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
FCC report shows ISPs are faster than ever, but congestion is a problem   —  The good news is that, overall, the country's average broadband speed is 36 percent faster than what it was in 2012.  The bad news is that DSL subscribers are getting left out of the party, and that severe congestion points …
Jun 18, 2014, 5:30 PMIn context

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