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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
Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
12 companies including Level 3, BitTorrent and DataMotion to settle FTC charges over false EU Safe Harbor claims   —  U.S. says 12 companies, including BitTorrent and NFL teams, broke EU privacy rules  —  The Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday announced that a dozen U.S. companies …
Jan 21, 2014, 7:15 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
Court strikes down FCC's net neutrality rules, agency may appeal   —  An appeals court in Washington on Tuesday ruled that the FCC's “net neutrality” rules, which forbid prevent companies like Verizon from favoring some type of internet traffic over others, are invalid.
Jan 14, 2014, 10:30 AMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
Google's patent rank shoots up as company stakes out wearable tech   —  Google received nearly 2,000 patents in 2013, which is a significant jump from previous years and reflects the company's determination, as it moves into new fields of technology, to avoid the sort of legal exposure it has faced for years in the smartphone market.
Jan 14, 2014, 6:00 AMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
Facebook hit with lawsuit over “Like” ads - user says he never “Liked” USA Today   —  A Colorado man who claims Facebook falsely told his friends that he “Liked” USA Today has filed a lawsuit seeking at least $750 for himself and every other user who appeared in ads for products they never endorsed.
Jan 10, 2014, 3:35 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
Confide: an app for execs who want sensitive messages to vanish Snapchat-style   —  Many people associate “disappear” apps like Snapchat with young people who want to send each other bong or boob shots.  But kids are hardly the only ones who want to relay sensitive or silly messages without leaving a permanent trace on the internet.
Jan 8, 2014, 4:25 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
LinkedIn sues to stop bots that are stealing its user profiles   —  Professional network LinkedIn is fighting off shady competitors that are using bots to vacuum up hundreds of thousands of its user profiles in order to compete with LinkedIn's own recruiter products, according to a new lawsuit.
Jan 8, 2014, 5:25 AMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
ACLU appeals ruling that NSA phone database is lawful   —  The federal government's ability to keep a massive database on Americans' phone records is set to get further scrutiny as the American Civil Liberties Union on Friday asked an appeals court to review a recent decision that found the database to be lawful.
Jan 2, 2014, 5:35 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
Google sues to protect Android device makers from Rockstar patent infringement suits   —  Google sues to protect Android device makers from Apple-backed patent hell  —  Google has filed a new lawsuit to challenge an Apple-backed consortium known as Rockstar that is using dubious patents …
Dec 24, 2013, 8:25 PMIn context

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