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Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
“This could be the end of Bitcoin”: leak shows massive theft at Mt. Gox, price falls below $500 amid pleas for calm   —  The Bitcoin community is on edge as a leaked document (below) shows that the Mt. Gox exchange, a longtime pillar of the virtual currency, is missing hundreds of millions …
Feb 25, 2014, 1:25 AMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
Aereo will launch its internet TV service in Austin next week as Supreme Court date looms   —  Aereo, the startup that streams over-the-air TV channels to computers and smartphones starting at $8 a month, is expanding to a new city even as it prepares for a closely watched Supreme Court hearing …
Feb 24, 2014, 5:30 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
Whisper app hit with lawsuit over spam texts   —  The popular app Whisper, which lets users post anonymous gossip and confessions, may have some fessing up to do about its marketing practices.  —  According to a lawsuit filed in San Jose, Whisper violated a federal anti-spam law …
Feb 20, 2014, 7:40 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
Wheeler unveils new proposed rules for network neutrality, will try to stop “improper blocking”   —  The FCC announced its response to an explosive court decision that ended “net neutrality” last month: it will not appeal the decision, but scramble to impose new rules.
Feb 19, 2014, 11:50 AMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
AT&T's first transparency report shows 300K government demands for data including 37K for location, 35K from NSA   —  AT&T reveals number of NSA and location demands in first-ever transparency report  —  Phone giant AT&T published its first “transparency report” on Tuesday morning …
Feb 18, 2014, 11:30 AMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
Google posts large privacy violation notice on French homepage (UPDATE)   —  A French court on Friday refused Google's last-minute plea to suspend an order imposed by a privacy watchdog, meaning the search giant has to post a notice on its homepage for a period of 48 hours informing users …
Feb 8, 2014, 1:25 AMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
Google and Cisco enter cross-license deal, call for end to patent trolling   —  Google and Cisco on Tuesday announced a long-term agreement in which they will license each other's patents as part of a larger effort to curtail nuisance patent lawsuits.  The companies did not specify how many patents …
Feb 4, 2014, 12:20 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
Passengers win ruling in fight over Gogo's in-flight Wi-Fi “monopoly”   —  A federal judge has refused to throw out a class action complaint by air travelers who claim that in-flight internet provider Gogo is violating antitrust laws through its long-term contracts with major airlines.
Feb 3, 2014, 1:00 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
Google and Samsung reach global patent cross-licensing agreement covering “the two companies' existing patents as well as those filed over the next 10 years”   —  Google and Samsung reach global patent license deal  —  In a move that could have big implications …
Jan 26, 2014, 4:22 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
Cable industry sues Apple-backed patent troll over “illegal conspiracy”   —  The patent wars engulfing the tech industry have taken a new twist as five cable companies filed a lawsuit to stop Rockstar, a consortium owned by Google competitors that bought up 4,000 old patents in 2012 and began suing a wide variety of device makers.
Jan 22, 2014, 10:05 AMIn context

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