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Apple and Samsung have agreed to attend a mediation session before they head to court in March over smartphone patents.
A single startup is fighting to have its voice heard alongside Lavabit in a legal case aimed at defending the Fourth Amendment from the US government itself.
A class-action suit claims that the social networking site monitors and uses your messages for advertising purposes.
It is accused of interfering in the pricing and mobile phone payment rates of three local telcos for iPhones, despite selling them the distribution rights.
Transparency is already one of the biggest buzzwords of 2014.
Here's the holiday story that only seems to be going from bad to worse.
A Google legal director pointed to a more "worrying trend," which she specified was the number of removal requests related to political content.
A federal judge says Facebook investors can pursue a lawsuit because the social network concealed information on its IPO filing.
Google joins IBM, NEC, Novell, Philips, Red Hat and Sony as a full member of the Open Invention Network open-source and Linux patent protection organization.
Asus could be required to pay $138 million in damages and possibly stop producing products that use USB technology.
A new package of regulation has been passed in Italy, cutting the costs and time needed to get sites blocked or copyright infringing work removed from the internet. But is the law as well thought out as it should be?
Group-buying website Scoopon has been fined AU$1 million by the Australian Federal Court for misleading both consumers and businesses.
China's top antitrust regulator will add more manpower in 2014 as the country is set to redouble its efforts to battle price fixing, state media reported last week.
The AFP has arrested a man who was allegedly using smartcards and decoders to hack into Foxtel's pay-TV service and provide it illegitimately to 8,000 people.
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