US law can apply anywhere in the world, so long as a technology company has control over foreign data, a court rules.
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Intellectual property is actually an overlooked hotspot given Twitter received nearly 10,000 copyright takedown requests for the micro-blogging site and subsidiary Vine.
HTC showed some stability in the second quarter and touted its latest One device. The problem is that HTC may be merely a one-quarter wonder.
French telecoms firm Iliad makes an offer for the fourth largest phone giant in the U.S., which is estimated to be worth close to $25 billion.
Researchers at the MIT Media Lab and University of California at Berkeley say the technology could improve conditions in emerging markets where glasses and prescription lenses don't come easy.
BlackBerry said BBM for Windows retains the native user experience and modern design of the Windows UI.
RFID transmitters will be placed inside shoulder pads to track player position, speed and distance during Thursday Night Football games.
Progressive has quietly amassed a trove of driver data with Snapshot, its opt-in driving tracker device.
Oracle said it plans to integrate TOA with its Service Cloud, which is part of the company's customer experience suite, as well as its ERP apps.
Russian officials have asked the companies to hand over their source code so it can be tested for surveillance capabilities.