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Typo halts sales of iPhone keyboard as injunction takes effect

BlackBerry alleges the Typo keyboard is an 'obvious knock-off' of its own keyboards.

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Twitter fights Turkey ban with lawsuit over political freedom of speech

Twitter is making pieces of content invisible to Turkey’s citizens while it works to reverse a court order requiring the takedown of a controversial account.

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Amazon sends money to Kindle readers affected by e-book price-fixing scandal

If you bought a lot of bestsellers, you could see a hefty credit on your Amazon account on Tuesday.

U.S. House passes bill to allow mobile phone unlocking, but details worry advocates

Because yes, it's 2013 and still illegal to unlock your cell phone without your carrier's permission.

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Mt. Gox Bitcoin exchange's epic fall from grace draws government attention

Tokyo is trying to grasp the facts surrounding the bitcoin exchange, which has been shut down.

FCC won't challenge net neutrality's death, plans resurrection instead

In striking down net neutrality, an appeals court may have given the FCC the ammo it needs to finally make it stick.

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Judge rebukes Apple for invoking nationalist bias but denies Samsung a retrial

Apple's remarks in a patent trial suggested an 'American-versus-non-American theme' to the jury, Judge Koh said.

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Trial set for alleged Silk Road creator Ross Ulbricht

Ulbricht will plead not guilty to charges including narcotics conspiracy and computer hacking

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Why California's kill-switch mandate might save your phone

You may not live in California, but should that state's legislature pass a bill mandating kill-switch technology for smartphones and tablets, the implications will be felt far beyond the borders of the Golden State.

California bill proposes mandatory kill-switch on phones and tablets

The bill comes in answer to rising smartphone and tablet theft across the U.S. and could usher in the technology on phones sold nationwide

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