In February, the Seventh Circuit of the US Court of Appeals ruled in the case of two police officers who had quietly slipped a GPS tracker into the car of a "suspicious" man. The man sued under the Fourth Amendment (unreasonable searches and seizures).
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Zoho doesn't miss an opportunity to connect up with the hot products and services. Last week the company announced a version of its main browser-based applications for the iPhone and today it joined the Facebook revolution.
NetSuite is going public. In a regulatory filing Monday, NetSuite, an on-demand ERP vendor, outlined its financials and intention to become a public company.
On today's podcast:The iPhone report card.NetSuite's IPO.
The iPhone launch has come and gone and now it's time to recap the moving parts. Here's a look at the key components and how they graded out.
EE Times commissioned Semiconductor Insights to tear down the iPhone and dissect its innards. The key takeaways: Infineon is the chip of choice; there are many shared iPod parts that made design easier; and Apple brands a bunch of components to hide the names.
SAP said in a short statement that it will respond to Oracle's complaint--filed March 22 and amended June 1--today.The timeline is before midnight PDT.
Does Apple's iTunes store need U2?That's the crux of a game of chicken being played between Apple and Universal Music Group, which counts U2 and other big name artists in its stable.
Notable headlines:New York Times: Universal in Dispute With Apple Over iTunes.Yahoo launches customizable ad tool.
Steve Gillmor riffs on my post about Yahoo's lack of a social networking hub, where I state: "Yahoo is about making connections, but right now its more of loose federation of Web applications and services–many spokes without a strong hub to hold together a social Web. Yahoo 360 has been a failure as a social network.