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Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer & Co. talk about his legacy and lessons learned. Get ready for a series of posts, starting with this one.
With the unregulated virtual digital currency Bitcoin gaining both acceptance and momentum, India could soon issuing a warning against Bitcoin transactions to guard against terrorism and investment risks.
We've seen some news that the Trans-Pacific Partnership won't be in place at the year's end as previously intended. What does that mean? Is the TPP a concern for intellectual property rights?
A patent loss in a German court may lead to trouble for Microsoft's Android strategy.
Four areas of cooperation include a multilateral framework for governance, use of the Internet under UN scrutiny, clamping down on illegal online behavior, and joint efforts in protecting privacy.
The Reform Government Surveillance group, an alliance between eight major technology firms, aims to persuade the U.S. government to stop undermining the privacy rights of the general public.
Once more the Supreme Court is going to have a shot to kill off software and business-practice patents. Hopefully they'll get it right this time.
A supplier in southern China is accused of a series of labor rights violations including excessive workloads and owing unpaid overtime wages, according to China Labor Watch.
Kneejerk responses are leading to unclear and inconsistent laws, according to the Asia Cloud Computing Association, which unveiled guidelines to help harmonize data sovereignty laws and its first regional scorecard.
Democrats and Republicans may disagree on almost everything, but they can agree on one thing: They all hate patent trolls. The anti-patent troll Innovation Act has passed in the House of Representatives.
Based on where this goes next, a retrial in California or an appeal pushed all the way to the Supreme Court are both possible.
Counsel for the Australian Registrar of Trademarks has argued that the concept of an 'app store' isn't something Apple invented.
The EU has approved Microsoft's planned purchase of Nokia's mobile devices and services business.
The U.S. DOJ has given its approval to Microsoft's planned $7.2 billion acquisition of Nokia's devices and services business.
Ministry of Communications and IT wraps up public consultation on proposed rules governing the local telecom sector market, but how do the regulations measure up with international best practices?