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The tech giant has completed a hasty U-turn on the decision to ban sexually explicit content from Blogger blogs.
The tech giant must cough up roughly half a billion after being found guilty of using Smartflash patents without permission.
SK Telecom has won its patent lawsuit against Viber after a South Korean court ruled the latter infringed on four patents held by the mobile operator.
A former friend and work colleague of Brett Roberts, Christopher Killalea has admitted that he was blinded by friendship, which pushed his willingness to assist Roberts in allegedly arranging fake invoices.
The NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption has commenced its public inquiry into former university IT manager Brett Roberts for allegedly arranging fake invoices for work on technology projects that were never undertaken.
South Korea is considering joining other countries by launching an antitrust investigation against the US chip maker.
Microsoft and Samsung have settled an Android patent-licensing-related contract dispute, Microsoft officials say, while offering no specific about the terms.
Earnings per share are also projected to land a little higher with estimates between $4.85 to $5.05 a pop, compared to the prior guidance range of $4.75 to $5.05.
Qualcomm is likely to agree to a fine of $1 billion to end a 14-month antitrust investigation in China, reports suggest.
A Department of Justice decision will make it harder for holders of some standards essential patents to clog up the courts with patent lawsuits.
Ross Ulbricht, aka Dread Pirate Roberts, has been convicted by a jury in New York of creating and operating the Silk Road dark web marketplace.
The NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption will commence a public inquiry later this month as part of an investigation into former university IT manager Brett Roberts.
U.S. and U.K governments need to realize the negative impact of their actions regarding cloud data sovereignty and encryption, says Singapore-based tech lawyer who also points to the rise of Asian tech companies and innovation in 2015.
It wasn't just law enforcement which was willing to take down Silk Road, it seems.
The Dutch watchdog has handed down its first fines, to Vodafone and KPN, for failing to uphold neutrality law.
During the year, we have seen the destruction of SOPA and PIPA but the emergence of CISPA and similar laws around the world, a growing trend in hacks and scams, an explosion in malware, and states committing cyberwarfare on their friends and foes. Here's a run-down of what happened in 2012.
Microsoft unveils its first new logo in 25 years and only its fourth since 1975.
Come on! Is there really anything about the iPad's design that makes it so special that it should be used ban Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 sales? I Don't Think So.
As Facebook prepares to launch its massive IPO, it's a good time to look at the late 90s to see what people thought were good investments.
A look at Google's presentation outlining how it will fight back against Oracle's claims that it owes money for copying Java code
A selection of slides from Oracle's 91-page presentation to court, designed to push its claim that Google needs to pay it billions of dollars for using Java technology in Android
Facebook's IPO filing included images. Here they are and here's what they mean.
Over the years, we’ve developed a set of guidelines for holiday lights. Every holiday season we distribute citations to local residences for exceptionally good (and exceptionally bad) light displays.
A look back at some of the major controversies to grip the world's largest social network over the past few months. Is Facebook teetering on the edge of collapse?
Jawbone makes some of the best Bluetooth headsets and speaker so it wasn't much of a surprise that their new health device, the UP, is also built very well. Can the UP help you improve your health through activity tracking and team motivation?
(Sept. 2011) This gallery guide will walk you through friends lists, and how you can separate your many lives.
Facebook is rolling out a major revamp to its privacy settings. The changes affect what you see on your profile as well as when you share content on the social network.
Apple's "Design and Health" kit contents: Weighted mugs, lenticular mouse pads, post-it notes, and more!
Apple's internal "design and health" guide for their designers (click images to enlarge).
A run down of some of the most controversial decisions or actions by Facebook, including some of their biggest mistakes to date.
The ongoing patent wars by tech giants Google and Oracle might seem a bit hard to understand at times, but the implications of this case will likely change technology copyright history. If you're having trouble following all the developments, check out this ZDNet Hot Topics webcast, hosted by Jonas Tichenor and featuring journalists who have been inside the courtroom. ZDNet Editor Rachel King, CNET Editor Dan Farber and ZDNet Contributor Steven Vaughan-Nichols bring in depth analysis of this case and what its likely going to mean for the future of JAVA and even patents on intellectual property.
At the Dreamforce conference in San Francisco, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff interviews Google Chairman Eric Schmidt about the state of the technology industry. Highlights include remarks about Apple's Steve Jobs, Motorola, and what's wrong with the current patent system.
At a Churchill Club event in Mountain View, Calif., executives from Silicon Valley discuss the delicate line companies walk between protecting privacy and offering better location-based services.
LG's mid-range musical phone features dual colour displays and tri-band connectivity, but it lacks memory expansion options.
Nokia's 6230i is an upgraded version of its classic, unpretentious 6230 with a higher quality screen, 1.3-megapixel camera and Bluetooth.
Samsung's latest slider phone, the D500, looks a lot like its sliding predecessor, but comes in a black case with a megapixel camera and an MP3 player.
Motorola's music mobile combines a full-featured handset that will appeal to a wide range of users whether they're looking for fun, functionality or the perfect mixture of both.
Apple's newest iPod gets a makeover, adds some evolutionary upgrades, and delivers more bang for the buck. But are these changes enough to make a big splash?
We take a peek at one of Sony's upcoming Hi-MD portable music players, supporting a gigabyte of removable storage thanks to the company's new higher-capacity MiniDisc. Sony's upcoming range of digital music players revamps previous MiniDisc players by introducing Hi-MD media.
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