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The Open Invention Network now has over a thousand licensees and the court cases are starting to go against the patent trolls.
The lawsuit argues that ServiceNow has built its business on BMC's patents covering IT management.
Valve Corporation is calling for mediated talks with the ACCC in the lead up to the competition watchdog's federal court case alleging Valve violated Australian consumer law over Steam refunds.
Recent security incidents and evolving legislations, including cross-border policies, highlight the need for businesses and consumers to assess potential risks and decide how much they are willing to absorb.
Multinationals beware. The G20 and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) are on your case.
A $368 million verdict that Apple infringed on the patents of VirnetX when creating the secure chat functionality of FaceTime has been dismissed due to testimony that may have influenced the damages award.
The NSW Police and Singapore's PCS Security Pte Ltd have been named as buyers of FinFischer malware, along with the intelligence arms of the Hungarian, Italian, and Bosnian governments.
The EC's long-running antitrust investigation into Google's search business in Europe looks set to run some more.
In a recent survey 20 percent of companies had to use social media data in litigation or an investigation — a number bound to rise. The time to get ready is NOW! Here's quick intro to get you started.
Opponents to Google's EU search proposal have stepped up calls to reject the deal as the EC's competition chief prepares to step down.
Judge Lucy Koh has rejected the offer as too low, but the companies aren't taking the decision lying down.
UPDATED: Besides damages, Nvidia wants the ITC to ban select Samsung Galaxy devices running on Qualcomm chips.
The celebrity stolen nudes debacle has everyone talking about failed protections and victims. Violet Blue thinks it's time to talk about fighting back.
Samsung, Philips and Infineon Technologies have been slammed by the European Commission for allegedly fixing the price of chips used in SIM cards.
A Frankfurt regional court ruling has resulted in Uber being banned across Germany.
The Cancer Genomic Atlas will have a heavy information technology component as it crunches data to map the cancer genome.
On a fresh installation of Windows Vista, we took screen shots when it came time to install Adobe's Flash plug-in into Internet Explorer for the first time. The sequence is especially interesting given Microsoft's emphasis on using Windows Vista as a non-administrative or "Lesser Privileged User" (LPU). Why? Because our first couple of attempt's failed. As it turns out, though, as best as we could tell, the failure had nothing to do with Vista, being an LPU, or Adobe's Flash. It has more to do the Web site that's calling for the Flash plug and how it responds when the Flash plug-in isn't there. In other words, depending on what site you go to, mileage may vary.
Here, the famous and infamous who probably now wish they'd never hit the send button.
Patricia Dunn leaves Santa Clara County Superior Court on her way to be booked on four felony charges.
Pandora's founder travels from town to town, sharing his time and story with fans.
Hoping to capitalize on MP3 player mania, Creative will soon offer two versions of its 30GB Zen Vision player.
The company wins a patent covering user interface technology on digital music players--like those on Apple's iPod.
The W800 Walkman from Sony Ericsson features a music-only mode that enables it to be used solely as an MP3 player while its cell phone transmitter remains off.
Disney's iPod challenger comes at a low price and is geared for kids of all ages.
Microsoft's chairman and RealNetworks' CEO strike a deal to end an antitrust squabble and promote the Rhapsody music service.
To appeal to today's gadget-enamored kids, toymakers are blurring the line between toys and electronic items.
Sprint Nextel celebrates the opening of its Sprint Music Store and touts its Power Vision services at a party in New York.
At the 2006 International Auto Show, carmakers show off rolling living rooms with built-in iPods, Xboxes or DVD players.
Stanford Law School professor Larry Lessig talks with "Second Life" about his book "Free Culture."
Cingular Wireless has begun offering the Slvr, an iTunes-compatible phone from Motorola.
Chevrolet's contest to get consumers to create ad content for its Tahoe SUV has attracted a lot of satire ads. The rules say any attempt to "undermine the legitimate operation of the contest may be a violation of criminal and civil laws." Here are some Tahoe clips from the contest you won't see on TV.
MCI chief executive Michael Capellas opens the NetWorld+Interop trade show in Las Vegas in his first keynote address since his company emerged from bankruptcy last month. He says MCI has a strong balance sheet and is committed to innovation.
VMware's software allows Intel-based architecture to be partitioned into several independent virtual machines. In an exclusive Face to Face interview with ZDNet Editor in Chief Dan Farber, Diane Greene discusses the benefits of her company's technology, the competitive challenge Microsoft poses and her hopes for an IPO.
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