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Apple ebook price-fix row: Stiffed readers inch closer to $450m windfall - Register

August 1, 2014 - 7:13pm

Reuters

Apple ebook price-fix row: Stiffed readers inch closer to $450m windfall
Register
An ebooks price-fixing lawsuit against Apple in the US is close to wrapping up – with the iPhone maker coughing up nearly half a billion dollars as a result, potentially. A US Judge on Friday granted preliminary approval to the $450m payment deal, in which ...
Judge approves $450-million Apple e-book settlementLos Angeles Times
Judge decides Apple's $450M e-books settlement is OK after allCNET
Judge approves Apple e-books price-fixing settlementComputerworld
Big News Network.com -Bloomberg
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Microsoft sues Samsung, says it stopped paying for patents - PCWorld

August 1, 2014 - 6:31pm

New York Times

Microsoft sues Samsung, says it stopped paying for patents
PCWorld
Microsoft filed suit against Samsung on Friday, claiming the device maker has backed out of an agreement that requires it to pay licensing fees to Microsoft for the Android phones it sells. Samsung has not honored the agreement since at least last September, ...
Microsoft sues Samsung in royalty disputeUSA TODAY
Microsoft blasts sueball at Samsung in Android patent royalty spatRegister
Microsoft Sues Samsung, Claims it Broke Android Licensing PromisesDailyTech
New York Times (blog) -Reuters -GlobalPost
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Microsoft sues Samsung over halt to royalties - Washington Post

August 1, 2014 - 5:08pm

Tech Times

Microsoft sues Samsung over halt to royalties
Washington Post
LOS ANGELES — Microsoft says it is suing Samsung for calling a halt to the royalties it was paying Microsoft for patents behind the Android operating system. The two companies came to a deal in September 2011 to cross-license each other's patent ...
Android makers must pay Microsoft, or else—software giant sues SamsungArs Technica
Microsoft Says It Is Suing Samsung Over Smartphone-Patent ContractWall Street Journal
Microsoft Sues Samsung Over Patent Licensing AgreementBusinessweek
Android Police -OS News -The Seattle Times (blog)
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Twitter's User Problem: Fastest Gains Are People That Don't See Ads - Wall Street Journal

August 1, 2014 - 4:47pm

Twitter's User Problem: Fastest Gains Are People That Don't See Ads
Wall Street Journal
Of the 271 million active Twitter users, 37.9 million never log in directly to Twitter's website or mobile app. DPA/Zuma Press. Investors who drove up Twitter Inc. TWTR -2.35% Twitter Inc. U.S.: NYSE $44.13 -1.06 -2.35% Aug. 1, 2014 4:01 pm Volume (Delayed ...

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Judge approves Apple e-books price-fixing settlement - Australian Techworld

August 1, 2014 - 4:21pm

Judge approves Apple e-books price-fixing settlement
Australian Techworld
A U.S. district court judge has given preliminary approval for Apple to pay a US$450 million settlement for its role in an e-books price-fixing conspiracy. Judge Denise Cote of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on Friday approved the ...

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Law Changed to Allow 'Unlocking' Cellphones - ABC News

August 1, 2014 - 4:02pm

PhoneDog

Law Changed to Allow 'Unlocking' Cellphones
ABC News
It just got a little easier to swap cellphone providers. President Barack Obama signed a bill into law on Friday making it legal once again to unlock a cellphone without permission from your wireless provider, so long as the service contract has expired.
Obama signs bill "unlocking" cellphonesCBS News
President Obama signs bill making it once again legal to unlock cell phonesApple Insider
Unlocking Your Cell Phone In The U.S. Is Officially Legal AgainTechCrunch
9 to 5 Mac -The Hill -TmoNews
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Microsoft is taking Samsung to court, says they aren't paying Android royalties - Neowin

August 1, 2014 - 3:53pm

Microsoft is taking Samsung to court, says they aren't paying Android royalties
Neowin
Microsoft is not happy with Samsung and is taking them to court over Android patent royalties. The Redmond-based company claims that Samsung has violated its contract with Microsoft and as a result, Microsoft is taking them to court to battle it out. This case ...

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Microsoft ordered to hand over overseas email, throwing EU privacy rights in the ... - ZDNet

August 1, 2014 - 3:24pm

ZDNet

Microsoft ordered to hand over overseas email, throwing EU privacy rights in the ...
ZDNet
msft (Image: Microsoft, via CNET/CBS Interactive). A US judge has ordered Microsoft to hand over foreign data it stores back to the US, despite allegedly strong privacy protections in Europe to mitigate such processes.

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'Flappy Bird' returns to Amazon's app store - USA TODAY

August 1, 2014 - 3:18pm

GameZone

'Flappy Bird' returns to Amazon's app store
USA TODAY
After getting grounded by its creator, Flappy Bird is once again taking flight. However, a lot has changed. The game is now called Flappy Bird Family, and allows players to battle against each other for the highest score. There's also one other interesting ...
Flappy Bird returns ... but only to Amazon's Fire TVVentureBeat
Flappy Bird returns -- yet only on Amazon Fire TVCNET
The creator of Flappy Bird has a new game on Amazon's AppstoreGamasutra
Tech Times -IntoMobile -Pocket-lint.com
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Comcast boosting Internet speeds for Olathe, Independence, other KC suburbs - Kansas City Star

August 1, 2014 - 1:48pm

Austrian Tribune

Comcast boosting Internet speeds for Olathe, Independence, other KC suburbs
Kansas City Star
Be sure to include your name, daytime phone number, address, name and phone number of legal next-of-kin, method of payment, and the name of the funeral home/crematory to contact for verification of death. For more information about placing obituaries, ...
Comcast doubles broadband speeds in California, MidwestPCWorld (blog)
Comcast Increases Internet Speeds in California, Kansas, Missouri and TexasMarketWatch
Comcast Confirms Broadband Speed HikesBroadcasting & Cable
Austrian Tribune
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Google sells one of its mystery barges in Portland, Maine - Los Angeles Times

August 1, 2014 - 1:43pm

USA TODAY

Google sells one of its mystery barges in Portland, Maine
Los Angeles Times
Google's San Francisco mystery barge. Its other barge, in Portland, Maine, has been sold, according to a report. Google's San Francisco mystery barge. Its other barge, in Portland, Maine, has been sold, according to a report. (Jeff Chiu / Associated Press).
Mystery over for Google's Glass barges as Maine ship sold for scrapApple Insider
Google offloads mystery barge to marine companyComputerworld
Google's barge plans come to a closeTechnologyTell
The Mary Sue -CTV News
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Leaked Pic Tips Windows Phone-Based HTC One (M8) - PC Magazine

August 1, 2014 - 1:16pm

PhoneDog

Leaked Pic Tips Windows Phone-Based HTC One (M8)
PC Magazine
A photo provided to PCMag shows an HTC One (M8) handset running the Windows Phone Live Tiles home page. 0shares. HTC One M8 Windows Phone OS. Ahead of HTC's Aug. 19 press event in New York, a photo leaked to PCMag suggests that a ...
HTC One M8 For Windows Phone On The Way To Verizon Soon, According To ...Gamenguide
The HTC One (M8) running Windows Phone is apparently real and here it isTechRadar UK
Verizon just leaked the Windows Phone version of HTC's One M8MobileSyrup.com
Windows Phone Central
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Harley-Davidson Recall 2014: Motorcycles Recalled For Ignition Switch Problem ... - International Business Times

August 1, 2014 - 1:13pm

MiamiHerald.com

Harley-Davidson Recall 2014: Motorcycles Recalled For Ignition Switch Problem ...
International Business Times
Harley-Davidson Inc. issued a recall on more than 3,000 motorcycles because of an ignition switch problem that can cause the bikes to stall and crash. The recall was announced Friday by the U.S. National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, ...
Harley Recalls Bikes Over Ignition Switch ProblemWall Street Journal
Harley-Davidson issues recall for ignition switch problemsWHBL Sheboygan
Ignition switch problem forces company to recall popular motorcyclekfor.com
WDJT -Reuters
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Facebook Service Inaccessible for Some on Social Network - Businessweek

August 1, 2014 - 12:31pm

Reuters

Facebook Service Inaccessible for Some on Social Network
Businessweek
Facebook Inc. (FB:US) was inaccessible for some users today, most likely due to technical issues, two months after another major service disruption. The largest social-networking service wasn't working for both mobile and Web browser users from San ...
Facebook back online after temporary outageCBS News
This Is What Happens When Facebook Crashes for Users Around the WorldE! Online
Facebook service disrupted for some usersReuters
ABC News -USA TODAY -Mashable
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USB Security Flaw Lets Hackers Hijack PCs - Top Tech News

August 1, 2014 - 11:44am

Top Tech News

USB Security Flaw Lets Hackers Hijack PCs
Top Tech News
The firmware that controls USB functions can be used by hackers to take control of computers, according to security · Relevant Products/Services experts at Security Research (SR) Labs, a Berlin-based security firm. The finding could represent an entirely new ...

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Harley-Davidson recalls motorcycles due to ignition problem - KFGO

August 1, 2014 - 11:02am

Harley-Davidson recalls motorcycles due to ignition problem
KFGO
(Reuters) - Harley-Davidson Inc is recalling more than 3,000 motorcycles to fix an ignition switch issue that can cause the bikes to stall and crash, the U.S. National Highway Transportation Safety Administration said on Friday. The U.S. motorcycle maker ...

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Department of Homeland Security warns retailers of 'Backoff' POS malware - TechSpot

August 1, 2014 - 10:57am

TechSpot

Department of Homeland Security warns retailers of 'Backoff' POS malware
TechSpot
The Department of Homeland Security yesterday issued an alert about a point-of-sale malware that was used in a string of recent attacks by cyber criminals. Dubbed Backoff, the malware has been witnessed on at least three separate forensic investigations ...

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First Look: 2015 Harley-Davidson Road Glide - Los Angeles Times

August 1, 2014 - 9:01am

First Look: 2015 Harley-Davidson Road Glide
Los Angeles Times
Harley-Davidson has put its Road Glide back on the road, bringing new lighting, ergonomics and comfort to this top-of-the-line cruiser. Harley-Davidson has put its Road Glide back on the road, bringing new lighting, ergonomics and comfort to this ...
Harley returns Road Glide to product lineupMilwaukee Journal Sentinel
Harley-Davidson resumes production of touring bikeWXOW.com
Renting motorcycles a more popular option at rallyRapid City Journal

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Apple closes $3B Beats deal, welcomes the company 'to the family' - CNET

August 1, 2014 - 9:01am

Latinos Post

Apple closes $3B Beats deal, welcomes the company 'to the family'
CNET
Apple says that it will work with the Beats team to "elevate" the experience already created by Beats products. by Don Reisinger · @donreisinger; August 1, 2014 6:54 AM PDT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin. googleplus. more. more +. email. tumblr.
Apple officially closes on $3B purchase of Beats headphones & streaming serviceApple Insider
Apple Snaps Up Another Piece of BeatsMashable
Apple Buys Vivendi's Stake in Beats for $404MThe Mac Observer
TechCrunch -9 to 5 Mac -Benchmark Monitor
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Hyundai recalls in US reach 1.3 million in same week - Reuters

August 1, 2014 - 8:39am

Reuters

Hyundai recalls in US reach 1.3 million in same week
Reuters
(Reuters) - South Korea's Hyundai Motor Co is recalling about 420,000 vehicles covering three models for separate problems in the United States, after recalling 883,000 Sonata sedans this week, according to U.S. safety regulators. No injuries or accidents ...
Hyundai recalls 883000 sedans after gear shift problemsBirmingham Business Journal
Business News:Hyundai recallsKYTX
Hyundai Recalls 883K Sonatas For Transmission DefectLaw360 (subscription)

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