Based on where this goes next, a retrial in California or an appeal pushed all the way to the Supreme Court are both possible.
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The deal would give Apple access to about 700 million subscribers on the world's largest cellular carrier, pushing the iPhone into a new market never seen on this scale before.
Intuit has acquired Docstoc in a sale which could be as high as $50 million for the electronic document storage service.
President Obama may be the most powerful man in the world (say some) but he's still not allowed an iPhone, due to Secret Service restrictions.
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New leaks showing the scale of the U.S. government's cell location tracking efforts include how the NSA can track an individual's movements.
After spending the last 18 months retooling Facebook as a "mobile company," the next front is pushing those developments to the open source community.
British PM David Cameron was forced to defend the move, despite U.S. senators' belief that the Chinese networking giant is spying on the rest of the world.
This new USB Type-C connector will "enable thinner and sleeker product designs, enhance usability and provide a growth path for performance enhancements for future versions of USB."
Google isn't exactly the first to the robotics game and if it's going to differentiate its bots the company will need its Android and cloud computing to do the heavy lifting.